Ouvrage Hackenberg - Description - West Wing Blocks

West Wing Blocks

  • Block 7 : infantry block, twin of Block 4 with one machine gun turret (JM), one machine gun/anti-tank gun embrasure (JM/AC37), one machine gun embrasure (JM) and two GFM cloches.
  • Block 8 : westwards-flanking artillery block with three 75mm gun embrasures and two GFM cloches.
  • Block 9 : an unusual artillery block, armed with one 135mm gun turret and a flanking 135mm gun embrasure to the west. Two GFM cloches provided local defense.
  • Block 10 : artillery block with one 81mm mortar turret and two GFM cloches.

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