Artillery position bunker of the German 77th Reserve Division

Artillery positions were located on the hill, near the buildings of the homestead. It was made of three concrete structures and rooms for ammunition. Howitzers or field and fortress guns could stand in such fortified points. The size of the embrasure was larger for howitzers. Colonel Racenstein, a resident of Smeline, was the chief of the 77th Reserve Artillery Division. He commanded two reserve artillery regiments, each regiment had six artillery batteries of four guns, a total of 48 field guns and 12 heavy field howitzers. GPS: 55.723004, 26.442838

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