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Range Finding Point
France

To enable the four guns of the Longues-sur-Mer battery to target accurately this range finding point was built on the cliff top. Due to its position and importance in the setup you can see that it was heavly targetted before and during d-day.

Copyright: Robert bilsland
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送信日: 13/06/2010
更新日: 26/08/2014
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