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Cross Section Of Longues-sur-Mer Bunkers

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    The Cross Section Of A Casment.

    1. Firing Chamber
    2. Used Cartridge Trench
    3. Cannon
    4. Ammunition Hold

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    The Cross Section And Plan Of A Casement.


    1. Concrete Roof
      Hook For Camouflage Netting
      Ventilation Duct
      Vertical Firing Range
      Concrete Foundation
      Sump For Streaming Water Evacuation
      Camouflage Netting

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    1. Firing chamber
    2. Cannon
    3. Trench
    4. Ammunition hold
    5. Abutment

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    The four casemates can be distinguished with their gun, shelters, ammunition holds and, in the foreground, the firing command post. Each artillery position, surrounded by a minefield, constituted a strong point.

    1. Firing Command Post
    2. Tobruk Or Machine Gun Emplacements
    3. Shelter And Ammunition Hold
    4. Casemates
    5. Ammunition Holds
    6. Trenches
    7. Barbed Wire
    8. Mines
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