German strongpoints in Normandy: Wn 27
The Wn 27 strongpoint, located in Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer (Juno Beach), flanks the beach with its unique anti-tank gun.
Canadians of the North Shore Regiment (8th Brigade of the 3rd Infantry Division) captured the Wn 27 strongpoint on D-Day less than two hours after the landing.
Composition du Wn 27 strongpoint:
- 1x 5 cm KWK L/42 gun