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WN Verclut

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Resistance Nest Verclut, Company Command Post, is a second line fighting installation. Neighbouring left is Operational Position Woodlands, behind the firing position of 13./H.K.A.R. 1265.


Three NCOs and seventeen Other Ranks. Reserve: two officers, five NCOs and twenty-four Other Ranks from 13./HAKR 1265 Batterie Schlieffen

German Record Details

2 x 8cm Gr.W.34.
1 x s.MG 34
2 x le.Lad.Werfer
1 x 4,7cm Pak 36 (t) mit MG gekoppelt
1 x 40 cm Scheinwerfer.

Weapons and Equipment

Two 8cm mortars
One heavy Machine Gun 34
One 20cm spigot mortar
One 4.7cm Czechoslovakian Anti-Tank gun mounted with a Machine Gun
One 40cm searchlight

Objective and Function (translated)

The Resistance Nest Verclut has orders to work in co-operation with Strongpoint La Rocque to defend against attacks from the sea, land and air and in the intervening area the enemy is to be destroyed by fire).

By penetration in the intervening area or through enemy air landings work together with Operational Position Woodlands and the 13 Army Coastal Artillery Regiment 1265, with the latter as well as the Resistance Nest under attack or the Battery firing position).

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