Wn 65 strongpoint – Atlantic wall in Normandy

German strongpoints in Normandy: Wn 65

Atlantic wall

The Wn 65, located northeast of Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer, defends the entrance of the valleuse of the Ruquet from the counter-slope to the west. It consists of several shelters and tobrouks and a casemate type H667.

Composition of the Wn 65 strongpoint:

  • 2x 5 cm KWK L/42 guns
  • 1x 3,7 cm Pak 36 gun
  • 2x mortars

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