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IMG_8127 (EF)

Framzelle, Nord Pas De Calais.

M.K.B. Grosser Kurfürst (The Great Elector), StP. 155 Tümmler.

Beneath the S414 Ständiger Bunker of Turm III.

The Battery comprised four 28cm SK/L 45 guns which were housed in warship like steel turrets, not casemates. Each turret measured 36ft x 21ft and were protected by 56 tons of steel plate up to 7.5 inches thick. Mounted on huge S414 Ständiger Bunkers, the guns could traverse 360 degrees.

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Taken on July 5, 2012