German soldier observing the Atlantic coastline, France, circa 1943-1944

Caption     German soldier observing the Atlantic coastline, France, circa 1943-1944 ww2dbase
Photographer    Unknown
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Photos on Same Day 31 Dec 1943
Photos at Same Place France
Added By C. Peter Chen

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1. Commenter identity confirmed Bill says:
16 Sep 2011 09:29:10 PM


Looks like a cold and windy day. This soldier
is equipped with a great coat, gloves, field glasses, K98 ammo pouches, bayonet, gas mask
looks like a 7.92mm Mauser Karabiner 98K
Rifle and his Stahlhelm "Steel Helmet" he also has been issued ankle-boots w/canvas or leather gaiters.
2. macomb says:
2 Sep 2013 08:19:18 AM

cela ressemble à Veulettes sur Mer depuis le Casino en direction de conteville (Paluel) mais le grain de la photo ne facilite pas la chose beaucoup de vestige de grosses installations allemandes plus de 20 bunker de différentes formes beaucoup sont inaccessibles des deux cotés de la vallées (enterrés)
3. zek says:
17 Aug 2014 01:51:19 AM

This picture was taken in Mers-Les-Bains, in the Somme department, facing north.
4. Commenter identity confirmed Bill says:
23 Dec 2014 04:01:55 PM


Ich kann England heute sehen.


Mers-Les-Bains seaside town facing the English Channel fortifications were built along the cliffs the town is located between Normandy and Picardy. Glad to read other comments working on the French

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