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Re: Finnish bunkers

Post by Sturm78 » 19 Sep 2015 12:06

Hi all,

Another one: Soviet, also ??

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Re: Finnish bunkers

Post by Sturm78 » 25 Sep 2015 10:24

Hi all,

Any idea about this ??

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Re: Finnish bunkers

Post by Juha Tompuri » 26 Sep 2015 18:18

Both seem to be of Soviet origin.

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Re: Finnish bunkers

Post by Sturm78 » 27 Sep 2015 21:34

Thank you, Juha

Here, another image from SA-Kuva archive (139747)
I think a Finnish light armored cover M/40 or a of heavy M/41 cover ....

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Re: Finnish bunkers

Post by Sturm78 » 02 Oct 2015 10:32

Hi all,

Any idea about the exact model of this bunker cupola ??

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Re: Finnish bunkers

Post by Juha Tompuri » 03 Oct 2015 15:13

They might be light and middleweight machine gun cupolas M/43.

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Re: Finnish bunkers

Post by Sturm78 » 05 Oct 2015 14:37

They might be light and middleweight machine gun cupolas M/43.
Thanks Juha...I suppose that my last image is a M/43 two-men medium machinegun steel cupola, do not?

Any idea about this ??

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Re: Finnish bunkers

Post by JTV » 05 Oct 2015 19:27

Sturm78 wrote:
Any idea about this ??
Finnish pallokorsu ("ball dug-out") - vacuum conrete bunker. Unlike the one in previous page of this subject, this one seems to be standard version.

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Re: Finnish bunkers

Post by Sturm78 » 06 Oct 2015 13:47

Thank you, Jarkko.

Here, a fire director turret bunker of a 305mm coastal gun battery

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Re: Finnish bunkers

Post by Sturm78 » 09 Oct 2015 16:59

Hi all,

Any idea about these bunkers ??

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Re: Finnish bunkers

Post by karjala » 27 Oct 2015 00:05

Sturm78 wrote:Hi all,

Any idea about these bunkers ??

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First photo - observation post.
Modern photography (2008):
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Located on the River "Свирь" ("Syväri"), the village of "Вознесенье".
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Re: Finnish bunkers

Post by Juha Tompuri » 27 Oct 2015 19:37

Hi karjala,

Thanks for the location identification,
But can't see the photos.

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Re: Finnish bunkers

Post by karjala » 27 Oct 2015 22:10

Hello, Juha!

I insert a picture into the message.

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Re: Finnish bunkers

Post by Juha Tompuri » 28 Oct 2015 15:21

Thanks!

Quite unique looking type.

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Re: Finnish bunkers

Post by karjala » 30 Oct 2015 02:56

Drawing from the album, compiled by Soviet engineers who examined the Finnish bunkers fall of 1944.
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