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Wn 70 strongpoint – Atlantic wall in Normandy

German strongpoints in Normandy: Wn 70

Atlantic wall

The Wn 70 strongpoint is one of the four defensive positions of the village of Vierville-sur-Mer. It is located on the heights overlooking the beach to the east of Vierville-sur-Mer, at the place called Hamel-au-Prêtre. It consists of several shelters and tobrouks.

Composition of the Wn 70 strongpoint:

  • 1x 80 mm (FK17 -t-) gun
  • 1x 2 cm anti-aircraft gun (Flak 30)
  • 2x 8,14 cm (Gr.W 34) mortars

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