Reville Map 1310E
Originally the site of an old French Fort that protected the northern entrance
to the small port of St Vaast la Hougue it was adapted by the Germans for much
the same use.
The major addition by the Germans was the building of three bunkers for enfilade
fire along the beach, both to the north and south.
The site is remarkable for the adaptation of one of the gun bunkers in to a tea
There is another at Quineville in similar use, but to have your snack where the
gun used to be is surreal.
There are quite a number of ammunition bunkers on the site and also a concrete
This might have been the support for a small telemeter, although these were in
short supply throughout Normandy and may just have been a binocular support.
The old French Fort has been adapted to be used for a small lighthouse, to form
a navigation reference for fishing boats and sailing boats entering the port of
St Vaast la Hougue.
Wn115 or Wn34 R667 - R677 - Shelters x 8 Wellblech - Vf2a - Vf58c - Vf/MG -
50mm KwK L/42 88mm Pak 43/41 - Cable Pit