German Pillbox

Discussion in 'Scandinavia' started by Oldman, Aug 1, 2012.

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  1. Oldman

    Oldman Very Senior Member

    During a recent visit to Norway, I found myself awaiting refreshments at the Stalheim Hotel, the vista from the hotel patio is fantastic.
    I started wandering to nget a better view point during the wanderings I came accross a trench cut into the rock and follwed it.

    Internally it was sound the view of the field of fire as you can see by the picture is superb.

    I have since learnt that the hotel was actually taken over by the German army.



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  2. KOS

    KOS Junior Member

    Hello,

    a strategic place for a heavy MG that is - the 'Lorelei' bunker ! Apparently named from the rock by the Rhine :)

    regards/
     
  3. Bernard85

    Bernard85 WW2 Veteran WW2 Veteran

    hi.oldman,01-08-2012, 07:12pm.re:german pillbox,interesting thread,great photos,they seem to be well placed for the line of fire.were they ever used in anger?glad you enjoyed your holiday.bernard85
     

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