Stützpunkt E696 - 622 - Doppelgruppenunterstand

This Stützpunkt was part of the German Atlantic Wall (Atlantikwall).

During the war there was a railway battery here: E696 with 2 x 280mm L / 40 Kurze Bruno cannons. They stood there since 1942 but disappeared in late August early September 1944, just before the siege of Dunkirk.

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  • Text: Bertrand Nollet & Fedor de Vries
  • Photos: Bertrand Nollet