TracesOfWar needs your help! We miss photos of important sights in the Netherlands, Belgium, France and Germany. Submit your photos to and it will be published!

Festung Libau - Coastal Battery No. 27

This Soviet coastal battery was constructed in 1940 and took part in the defence of Liepāja in 1941 against the German army. During the Second World War, the coastal battery became part of Festung Libau. It was reused by the Soviets after the war.

Do you have more information about this location? Inform us!


Related books

Stalin's Generals
Barbarossa 1941
Barbarossa: The Russian-German Conflict 1941-1945
The Eastern Front 1941-1945
Marshal Zhukov's Greatest Battles
Panzer Leader