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Atlantic wall, Pointe de Portzic - France (3)

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

Atlantic wall (Mur de l'Atlantique) along French coastlines. Pointe de Portzic, Goulet de Brest, France. Based below the phare du Portzic, the battery was placed at the end of the Goulet de Brest. It was designed to include four 105 mm gun bunkers, three 88 mm gun bunkers, and three 150 mm gun bunkers. View of the Goulet de Brest from a 105 mm gun German bunker on 14/04/2004.

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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