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Resistance Nest Grand Hotel


Photos below have been kindly provided by Jersey Property Holdings
(Pictures taken with an Olympus E-1, 5mp, and 11-22mm Zuiko lens)

Location: Slipway opposite the Grand Hotel

Complement: One NCO, none other ranks

Unit’s Weapons: one leMG34, one leMG311(f)

Static Weapons: Type 631b housing a 4.7cm Pak K36(t) with MG37(t) machine-gun, 3.7 KwK 144 (f) in a Renault Tank Turret FT17

Battle Orders: TBC

Battle Command: TBC






Exploring bunkers:

  • Always get permission from the owner
  • Take a torch, a spare and one more for luck
  • Don't go alone & tell someone where you will be and for how long
  • You will get dirty as most are often full of rubbish and may have been used as a public toilet
  • Anything you find still belongs to the person that owns the property
  • Unexploded ordnance is still found in Jersey if you see or find anything that looks like ordnance please call the bomb disposal officer on 01534 612 612.
  • CIOS sites are the safest and run by experts, this is where we recommend you explore



Jargon Help

Resistance Nest (RN) = Widerstandsnest (WN)
Small pocket of resistance, these would be made up of small groups of up to 10 men with light weapons. They would man Anti-tank weapons, an observation post or a field gun.

Strongpoint (STP) = Stützpunkt St.P
Next level up from an RN and consisted of several RN's. STP areas would have a combination of weapons and different branches of the military used. Examples of this can be found with Strongpoint Greve de Lecq and Strongpoint Corbiere

Jäger Casemate was a special design and name for bunkers designed to hold a 10.5cm field gun










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