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Atlantic wall, Pointe de Kermorvan - France (3)

  • Atlantic wall, Pointe de Kermorvan - France (3)

Atlantic wall (Mur de l'Atlantique) along French coastlines. Pointe de Kermorvan, Le Conquet, France. The Pointe de Kermorvan was a heavily fortified position defending the Northern entrance of Le Conquet harbour. The Kermorvan peninsula is covered by numerous German fortifications, including two 105-mm guns at Fort de Kermorvan, two large bunkers for guns, several Tobruk bunkers, especially on the Northern part of the peninsula, and one large circular turret (at least 2 levels deep) facing le Fort de l'Ilette on the Northern part of peninsula. Tobrouk position overlooking the Fort de L'Ilette on 19 Apr. 2004.

Hubert Chanson, Civil Engineering, The University of Queensland, Australia

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This web site was launched by Prof. Michele Mossa of the Polytechnic University of Bari (Italy) with the initial support of Fondazione Caripuglia, Bari, Italy for the Research Project LIC-MON of 2003 and of the Project IMCA (Integrated Monitoring of Coastal Areas) financed by MIUR PON D.M. 593/00. Later, the initiative was supported with other Prof. Michele Mossa’s funds, most recently provided by the RITMARE Project.

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