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Wn 101 in Normandy – Wn 2 – Atlantic wall

German strongpoints in Normandy: Wn 2 / Wn 101

Atlantic wall

The Wn 101 strongpoint, also coded Wn 2 strongpoint by the Germans, located three kilometers east of Sainte-Marie-du-Mont near the village of Poupeville, consists of several sites for artillery guns.

Composition of the Wn 101 / Wn 2 strongpoint:

  • 2x 5 cm KWK L/42
  • Several machine guns

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