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.


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.



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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