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|The lighthouse "Skagen West" Was build in 1956.|
It contains no control room but it's remotely controled from a comand post in "Skagen Fyr" (57°44'7.91"N 10°37'49.56"E)
|The lighthouse "Skagen Fyr" is 46 meters tall and was built in 1858. |
The rotating lens weighs a little more than 2,000 Kg is resting on mercury, the light source is a 400 Watt sodium light bulb. It can be seen 20 nautical miles away.
|This radar station came under the jurisdiction of the Luftwaffe, and over 200 officers and enlisted men served here The power for the radar and associated equipment came from diesel generators housed in underground bunkers. The earliest radar installed here was the Freya, which was completed in the autumn of 1940 and could only give a two dimensional picture: i.e. just the distance of ships or ...||01/16/2010||425|
|When you have passed the city Skagen you can drive up to the utmost north east point of Denmark where the Germans made some fortifications to defence and to control the entrance of the Baltic sea.|
Along the road Nr. 40 just outside Skagen you see a camping/holiday resort.
You can start at the beach and do your search in the direction of the lighthouse. You will encounter ...
|Holger Henrik Herholdt Drachmann (October 9, 1846 – January 14, 1908), was a Danish poet, painter and dramatist. He was born and died in Copenhagen but he got a final resting place in a tomb in the dunes north of Skagen because he lived most of his life in Skagen.|
He became most famous as dramatist with his most famous play "Der var engang" (Once upon a time) from 1885. It was a ...
|Along the coast of the North Sea, the Germans built several radar stations. On the island of Schiermonnikoog they built a radar installation of the Wassermann type. According to some sources, sabotage was the cause that an antenna was never installed, and therefore this Wasserman was never put into use. ||09/27/2006||850|
|This seven-story tower was completed in April 1944 on a leased 1.94 acre site as a Base-End Station and Radar Station for Fort Dearborn. It is now owned by the Shoals Marine Laboratory of Cornell University. Searchlight positions #6 and #7 were located elsewhere on the island. To the north of the tower past the old USCG Boat House were the Army station barracks (Site 1B) and the Navy's Magnetic...||04/12/2007||635|
|The radar station to the east of Pointe du Hoc mistaken as their landing place by Col Rudder and his Rangers on the morning of d-day.|
The is was German Navy Radar station named "Imme" and had a Wuzburg Riese a Freya and a Seetakt Gema installed on the site.
The site was extensively bombed around D-day and not much remains. The SK building that housed th...
|This is RAF Neatishead that during the Cold War identified incomming Soviet aircraft and directed RAF fighters to intercept. It was used until recently but is now closed. In the top left of the site the orignial radar is visisble, and the red roofed building to the south of this is the entrance to the nuclear bunker which housed and protected the operators. An F-4 Phantom is the guard gate.||12/31/2005||562|
|In January 1963 Bloodhound SAGW (Surface to air guided weapons) were regrouped under Master Radar Station status at Bawdsey and Patrington but in June 1964 Bawdsey lost its Master Radar station Status and became a satellite to Neatishead. This status was regained in February 1966 following the disastrous fire in the R3 control centre at Neatishead.||06/01/2010||824|
|Near the Hameau des Asselins lies the most interesting of German bunkers. This is a rare Mammut radar installation (named Gouesneraie), used not only for detecting shipping, but it also gave the range for the guns to either side of it. The bunker is quite a rare V143 type of which only four were built. The Mammut radar was called hoarding by the British, because of its size and shape. It sat o...||01/16/2010||354|
|National Weather Service long distance RADAR for Eastern Missouri. Contains website link for St. Louis seven day forecast.|
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