Armament of tobruks

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Re: Armament of tobruks

Post by dirk Peeters » 21 Mar 2016 07:52

thanks very nice info

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Re: Armament of tobruks

Post by SES » 21 Mar 2016 08:59

Interesting document, thanks for sharing.
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Re: Armament of tobruks

Post by jopaerya » 03 Apr 2016 09:00

Could this heavy MG Lafette be on a Gerät Nr. 960 S6 ( page 1 ) , it's not the same as the model with the pole
in the middle ( last picture). You can see a roller on the ringstand steelring, or is it a other device ??

Photo = Ebay and W.W.2

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Re: Armament of tobruks

Post by jopaerya » 04 Apr 2016 18:25

Sorry, it's a very blurry picture, but this a picture of the Gerät Nr. 960 S6 , please note the same roller .

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Re: Armament of tobruks

Post by forttravel » 04 Apr 2016 18:44

Other style of wood turnbase device (no idea about designation).
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Re: Armament of tobruks

Post by jopaerya » 06 Apr 2016 17:52

This could be a Gerät Nr 967 S7 = Schernfernrohrbehalter , picture is from Ebay

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Re: Armament of tobruks

Post by forttravel » 31 Aug 2016 21:44

forttravel wrote:Not armament but armour. East front version of Tobruk bunker with aditional bases for armoured (бронекрышку - steel plate?) roof/lid.
One more example of Tobruk bunker armour - thin rotating lid/turret with diameter 100 cm. Bunker from Finish VT fortifield line opposite to Leningrad broken/captured by Russians in June 1944.
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Re: Armament of tobruks

Post by dirk Peeters » 02 Jan 2017 18:09

just saw it Thanks Fortravel
it is a 100 cm tobruk , the base a 58c
100 cm is not so quit normal
we have a 58c with turret at Hirsthals fyr but that one is 90 cm ...
wonderfull stuff
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Re: Armament of tobruks

Post by dirk Peeters » 02 Jan 2017 18:13

58c with a 100 ring are found in Marinebatteries ....
I ll search further

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Re: Armament of tobruks

Post by forttravel » 19 Jan 2017 22:12

One more style of lid cover for ring-hole. Eastern front.
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Re: Armament of tobruks

Post by dirk Peeters » 20 Jan 2017 10:02

very nice Forttravel
You found nice things
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Re: Armament of tobruks

Post by moonraker » 20 Jan 2017 13:12

hello,
look dirk it is wood floor.

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Re: Armament of tobruks

Post by forttravel » 23 Jun 2017 21:25

jopaerya wrote:Sorry, it's a very blurry picture, but this a picture of the Gerät Nr. 960 S6 , please note the same roller .
Regards Jos
Similar device in Ringstand captured by Red Army in Poland.
Source: https://blogkazamata.wordpress.com/2017 ... iowe-1945/
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Re: Armament of tobruks

Post by forttravel » 18 Aug 2017 22:49

One more eastern front drawing, ringstand with additional wood made vestibule.
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Re: Armament of tobruks

Post by forttravel » 03 Jan 2018 17:14

forttravel wrote:One more example of Tobruk bunker armour - thin rotating lid/turret with diameter 100 cm. Bunker from Finish VT fortifield line opposite to Leningrad broken/captured by Russians in June 1944.
Update for that drawing, set of pictures with "half" copula details.
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