Interesting places in the Pyrenees and around with Jane Cautch

Le Grand Blockhaus in Batz-sur-Mer, part of the Nazi Atlantic Wall

The Museum of Le Grand Blockhaus in Batz-sur-Mer, France.

The Atlantic Wall was an extensive system of coastal defences and fortifications built by Nazi Germany between 1942 and 1944, along the coast of continental Europe and Scandinavia as a defence against an anticipated Allied invasion of Nazi-occupied Europe from the United Kingdom, during World War II. …

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Transport and fighting vehicles by Andrew Panteleyev

Sturmgeschütz III from 1940

Sturmgeschütz III from 1940. The Sturmgeschütz III (StuG III) assault gun was Germany’s most-produced fully tracked armoured fighting vehicle during World War II, and second-most produced German armored combat vehicle of any type after the Sd.Kfz. 251 half-track. It was built on the chassis of the proven Panzer III tank, replacing the turret with an …

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Transport and fighting vehicles by Andrew Panteleyev

Laffly V 15 T

The Laffly V15T was a French light 4WD artillery tractor used during World War II. It was used to tow the 25 mm SA anti-tank gun. A personnel carrier and reconnaissance vehicle based on the same chassis was designated as V15R. The Laffly company itself only manufactured the first batch of 100 V15s, the rest …

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