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German Battery at Longues-sur-Mer
15-Oct-2017 Charlene Ambrose

German Battery at Longues-sur-Mer

Longues sur Mer, Normandy

This is one of four casemates positioned on the cliffs above Omaha Beach making up the German Battery.
Each was equipped with a torpedo boat cannon and these are the originals still here.
They were place 300 meters inland from the cliff edge.

Nikon D750
1/50s f/16.0 at 78.0mm iso100 full exif

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Dan Greenberg22-Dec-2017 14:20
Still looks pretty scary now. ~V~
Range View 01-Dec-2017 02:11
Excellent image very well captured Charlene.
Paolo Peggi (aka Bracciodiferro)30-Nov-2017 20:26
Absolutely good shot! V
joseantonio30-Nov-2017 19:48
must be a lovely and interesing visit.V.
globalgadabout30-Nov-2017 16:05
they were serious about repelling an attack...this is heavy duty...strong comp here..
Pieter Bos30-Nov-2017 15:18
Interesting place. ~V
Nick Paoni30-Nov-2017 14:01
So many brave soldiers faced those huge guns and yet prevailed.
Jim Coffman30-Nov-2017 13:53
That is very interesting.. Nicely captured.
Helen Betts30-Nov-2017 11:38
I was wondering about this when you posted pictures of the beach. It looks formidable. V.
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