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Sole battery – Wn 14 strongpoint – Atlantic wall in Normandy

German strongpoints in Normandy: Wn 14
Sole battery

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The Wn 14 is located southwest of Ouistreham near the water tower, opposite Sword Beach. It includes a shelter serving as a command post in the 1st Battalion of the 736th Infantry Regiment (716. Infanterie-Regiment).

This position is called “Position Sole” by the British.

Composition of the Wn 14 strongpoint:

Several constructions type H69 (for grenade launcher and machine guns) and H58c.

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