Wn 27 strongpoint – Atlantic wall in Normandy

German strongpoints in Normandy: Wn 27

Atlantic wall

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

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