Wn 21 strongpoint – Trout position – Atlantic wall in Normandy

German strongpoints in Normandy: Wn 21
Trout position

Atlantic wall

The Wn 21 is located in Lion-sur-Mer. It includes several shelters and ammunition bunkers as well as two auxiliary observatories working for the Colleville-sur-Orne battery (Wn 16). It is nicknamed “Trout” by the Allies.

Composition of the Wn 21 strongpoint:

  • 1x 7,5 cm gun
  • 2x 5 cm KWK L/42 guns
  • 1x 8,14 cm Gr.W 34 mortar

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