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Strongpoint Rebhuhn, Vlissingen (Walcheren)

Strongpoint Rebhuhn, Vlissingen (Walcheren)

The battery at Baskensburg covered the mouth of the Westerschelde.
Rating of 309/29/2006645Google Earth Logo
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Strongpoint von Kleist, Walcheren

Strongpoint von Kleist, Walcheren

The battery Von Kleist covered the western part of the Landfront and could also fire on the beaches north of Walcheren.
Rating of 309/29/2006660Google Earth Logo
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Landfront Vlissingen

Landfront Vlissingen

The Germans considered Vlissingen an important town because of the mouth of the Westerschelde that was the entrance to the port of Antwerp. Vlissingen got the status of Verteidigungsbereich.
Verteidigungsbereich Vlissingen consisted of coastal batteries and anti-aircraft batteries. At the northern edge of the town was a small airfield. At the inland a rather extensive Landfront protecte...
Rating of 109/29/20061,764Google Earth Logo
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Strongpoint Torring, 180 HKAR

Strongpoint Torring, 180 HKAR

The well-preserved battery site lies on a hill and is thereby highly visible. The battery is placed on a hilltop just opposite the village of TÝrring.
The site measures ca. 250 m west-east. The main elements of the site are the four Regelbau 669, which lie in a curved line with embrasures pointing to the north. The two easternmost bunkers are totally visible from all sides, as they were...
Rating of 307/11/2006695Google Earth Logo
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Vlissingen The Netherlands

Vlissingen The Netherlands

Port of Vlissingen home of schelde shipyard
Rating of 3.28571428503/13/2006679Google Earth Logo
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Stuetzpunktgruppe (Strongpoint) Loekken

Stuetzpunktgruppe (Strongpoint) Loekken

The battery site is very impressive and conspicuous as it partly lies on the beach due to coastal erosion. The way the bunkers lie fully visible on the beach gives the visitor a good impression of the layout of the original battery site. The battery stretches ca. 600 m along the coast. The original depth of the battery was ca. 200 m. Due to a coastal erosion of ca. 50 m since the war, the bunke...
No rating yet03/07/20071,723Google Earth Logo
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The Needles -  New Battery

The Needles - New Battery

"The Needles" new battery is a product of subsidence problems and concerns about the old battery.
The main armanant composed of three BL 9.2 inch (233.7 mm) pieces and saw action during World War Two.

The battery today:
It is currently abandoned.
No rating yet09/04/2009476Google Earth Logo
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The Needles -  Old Battery

The Needles - Old Battery

This Victorian coastal battery was used during World War 2 as observation point for the 'New battery'. It's main armanant composed of anti-aircraft guns.

The battery today: It is currently opened to the public.

Website:www.nationaltrust.org.uk/main/w-theneedlesoldbattery
No rating yet09/04/2009561Google Earth Logo
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Battery nr. 21

Battery nr. 21

A Polish coastal battery was part of the Rejonu Umocnionego Hel. The main armanant composed of two 75mm "Schneider" guns.
During the Battle of Hel in 1939, this battery took down 30 German fighterplanes.

The battery today:
It is currently abandoned.

Address:Lesna, Hel
No rating yet09/12/2009444Google Earth Logo
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Battery Mundesley

Battery Mundesley

This English coastal battery was built between 1940 and 1941. The main armanant composed of two 6-inch (152.4 mm) guns.

The battery today:
It is currently abandoned.
No rating yet09/04/2009531Google Earth Logo
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Punta Carnero Alto Battery near Gibraltar

Punta Carnero Alto Battery near Gibraltar

This battery used to have four 120mm Vickers guns in a four position monobloc, with concrete covered magazines and storage an intrinsic part of the battery; it is rapidly becoming overgrown.
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Battery Rubha nan Sasan

Battery Rubha nan Sasan

This English coastal battery was built in 1941 to defend Loch Ewe against a possible German invasion.
The main armanant consisted of two 6 inch (152.4 mm) guns.

The battery today:It is currently abandoned.

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