Type F - Gruppenunterstand (LVZ)

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In complete flak positions there were pillboxes included for the housing of troops. The number of pillboxes varies from four to six. This type of bunker can house 18 soldiers. With a minimum of  4 pillboxes on fully build positions 72 soldiers were present , enough for 4 guns and commando equipment. These bunkers are based on the Limes type 10a as included in the Westwall. The F type does not include the attached battle room. An other adjustment was the observation periscope.

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Rooms a and b are 3.50 x 3.20m and the connection between the rooms was 1.20m. The height of the rooms was 2.10m. The entrance is defended with an embrasure.

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Gruppenunterstand. This bunker type is part of the Luftverteidigungszone west. A bunker for 6 soldiers

Dimensions 7.60 m x 10.80 m

Source: Der Westwall zwischen Niederrhein und Schnee-Eifel, Manfred Groß, Rheinland-Verlag GmbH, Köln, 1982 (not available in the bookstore anymore)

Article created on 5/7/2010 by rene.
The last change was made on 5/7/2010 by rene.

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