WN Hafen Gorey

Details

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

Numbers 

One NCO and seventeen Other Ranks. Reserve for Alarm Level 2. Four VGAD men

 
German Record Details

1 x le.MG 34
2 x s.MG 34
1 x 3,7cm KwK 144 (f) mit MG gekoppelt
1 x 3,7cm Pak
1 x 7,5cm Pak 40
5 x Abwehrflammenwerfer 42
2 x 40 cm Scheinwerfer

 
Weapons and Equipment

One light Machine Gun 34
Two light Machine Gun 34’s
One 3.7cm French Puteaux gun mounted in a APX-R tank turret with a co-axial Machine Gun
One 3.7cm Anti-Tank gun
One 7.5cm Anti-Tank gun
Five defence flamethrowers
Two 40cm searchlights

 
Objective and Function (translated)

The Resistance Nest Gorey Harbour has orders to defend the position against enemy attack from the sea, land and air and in particular the Harbour. Enemy approaching the resistance Nest are to be destroyed.

By attack against Gorey Harbour work in co-operation with Strongpoint Victoria Tower, by attempts at landing in Grouville Bay with Resistance Nest Fort Henry and by attack from the land with Resistance nest Mont Orgueil Castle.

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