WN Fort Henry

Details

Resistance Nest Fort Henry lies between the Operational Positions Le Hurel and Fort William

Numbers 

One officer, three NCOs and thirty-two Other Ranks

 
German Record Details

1 x le.MG 34
2 x le.MG 34(als s.MG eingesetzt)
3 x s.MG 34
2 x 5cm Gr.W.210 (f)
2 x 10,5cm K.331 (f)
2 x m.Flammenwerfer
8 x Abw.Fla.W.42
2 x 30cm Scheinwerfer
1 x 40cm Scheinwerfer
1 x 60cm Scheinwerfer

 
Weapons and Equipment

One light Machine Gun 34
Two light Machine Gun 34’s (also with heavy machine Gun mounts)
Three heavy Machine Gun 34’s [six-loophole turret for heavy MG’s]
Two 5cm French mortars
Two 10.5cm French guns (casemated)
Two medium flamethrowers
Eight defence flamethrowers
Two 30cm searchlights
One 40cm searchlight
One 60cm searchlight

 
Objective and Function (translated)

Defend Resistance Nest Fort Henry against enemy attacks by land, sea and air in Grouville Bay. Destroy approaching enemy by counter attack. Attempts at landing in Grouville Bay work in co-operation with Resistance Nests La Rocque and Gorey Harbour and the Operational Positions Le Hurel and Fort William

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