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Wn 68 strongpoint – Atlantic wall in Normandy

German strongpoints in Normandy: Wn 68

Atlantic wall

Wn 68 strongpoint, located northeast of Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer, defends the entrance of the valley of the Moulin from the counter-slope to the west. It consists of several shelters and tobrouks.

Composition of the Wn 68 strongpoint:

  • 1x 5 cm KWK L/42 gun
  • 1x 47 mm Pak 181 -f- gun
  • 2x R35 tank turrets

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