WW2 Artillery Gun Graveyard
In 1946, after the British Army dismantled the World War Two German gun batteries in Jersey, 29 guns were thrown from off the cliffs at Les Landes (list below).
Batterie Haesler, 4 x 15cm K18 field guns
Batterie Schiefflen, 4 x 15cm K18 field guns
Batterie Mackensen, 3 x 21cm Morser 18 howitzers
Batterie Lothringen, 4 x 15cm Skl/45 Ship gunsr
Batterie Roon, 4 x 22cm K532 (f) field guns
Batterie Moltke, 4 x 15.5cm K 418 (f) field guns
Batterie Ludendorff, 3 x 21cm Morser 18 howitzers
Batterie Hindenburg, 3 x 21cm Morser 18 howitzers
7 of the guns have been brought back up for display across the channel islands.
Many of the guns can still be seen today, but please do not visit without an expert guide as the risk of being injured or falling to your death is very high!