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Stützpunkt 08 HKB Riva Bella - OB

The purpose of Stützpunkt 08 HKB Riva Bella with 6 pieces of 155mm artillery was to cover the entrance of the river Orne and the canal.

The OB is an open gun emplacement for a 155mm gun, type K418 (f).

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  • Text: Barry van Veen
  • Photos: Bertrand Nollet