THE SUFFOLK REGIMENT MEMORIAL
This bunker, the first one cleaned and renovated by volunteer members of the association, is a shelter for a canon type: Regelbau 605.
Because of D-day, its construction was not completed in time (by June 44), and the heavy sliding doors were never installed.
The shelter R.605 is a rare model on the Atlantic Wall (only two in France), which served as a garage for anti-tank guns and vehicles. It remains today one of five models, of this type, in Europe.
The construction of this model required 1,600 m3 of gravel, 900m3 of concrete and 45 tons of scrap metal.
Aerial photographs show that a concrete shelter had been prepared to fit a canon. A munition storage was found near this location.
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