`Tourlist Bardufoss – Tromsö Trip 04. – 08.10.2006`

`04.10.2006`

`MKB 1/512 Tromsö Süd 1940 – 45 3 x OB f. 10,5 cm SKC/32 (2 x 10,5 cm SKC/32 on display in the
OB
), 1 x Vf Mun UStd., 1 x Vf Firecontrolpost`

`The batteriesite is today a museum. The area was used by the Norwegian forces after 1945. It is not clearly visible which parts of the buildings are left from the time before 1945 and which parts were added / rebuild afterwards. Inside the ammunition bunker is a exhibition placed. This one shall be moved into a nearby barrack in the future. On display outside are beside the two 10,5 cm SKC/32: 1 x 150 cm searchlight, 1 x 38 cm grenade / bomblauncher (german origin), parts of a third 10,5 cm SKC/32 (dismantled, cutted in peaces), wheeled generator for 150 cm searchlight`

`05.10.2006`

`Bardufoss`

`1 x old (first) runway (today nothing more than a flat gras strip inside a wooden area)`

`inside the Bardufoss airbase:`

`3 x PZ III M (after the war the german tanks were placed on top of underground systems as a part of the static defence of the new Norwegian airfield, the chassis of the visited one is empty, the torsion, bumpers and wheels are taken away, the turret is in its original state)`

`1 x L 13 with 957P7, 1 x Pz 35 (t) turret on Norwegian postwar position, 1 x Vf 7a, 2 x Rs 58 (one with a “selfmade” steelturret for MG), barackfoundations, 2 x 8,8 cm Flak 36 on static display, 1 x Huey helicopter as gateguard, 1 x F 5, 1 x F 86, 1 x F 104 beside the airfield, all around the airfield are a lot of Norwegian postwar defence positions (AA and infantery defence positions) left`

`Bardufoss officers mess beside the main road (E6) 2 x 10,5 cm K 331 (f), 2 x Rs 58 beside the E 6, 1 x feldm. UStd. beside the E 6`

`outside Bardufoss airbase:`

`Flak Bttr on a hillside west of the airfield 1 x L 424 (according to the 1944 buildinglist, measurements are not quite correct, but the bunker is not accessible)`

`WN on a hillside west of the airfield 1 x R 622, minimum 5 x Rs 58, down by the road a Norwegian MG bunker from before 1940`

`outside todays military base are a lot of Norwegian postwar defence positions (AA and infantery defence positions) left in the fields and woods`

`Stp. Gulhav 1 x
OB
with 5 cm KwK (barrel destroyed by explosion), 2 x Rs 231 f. 5 cm GrWrfr (f), 1 x 4,7 cm Pak (t) fixed on a 1m thick concrete wall, trenchsystem with concrete MG positions all around the hill, 1 x Vf SK f. MG (two levels), 1 x underground system for a company`

`Stp. Sörreisa 1 x 4,7 cm Pak (t) fixed on a 1 m thick concrete wall, 1 x remains of the lafette of a 4,7 cm Pak (t) fixed on a 1 m thick concrete wall, 1 x feldm. Barack for the 4,7 cm gun crews, 1 x Min. Anlage beside the main road`

`HKB 23./972 Grunnreisa 1941 – 45 1 x Vf SK firecontrolpost, 2 x OB f. 15,5 cm sFH 414 (f) with turnable gunfixation, 1 x Rs 58 (entry backwards), 1 x feldm. Mun UStd. (HWB), 1 x KAB, 1 x OB leiFla, 2 x feldm. Living quarters`

`06.10.2006`

`Stp. Salangsverket 1 x Vf SK with 4,7 cm Pak (t), 1 x feldm. Bunker with destroyed 5 cm KwK, 1 x Dp-Pak-SK with destroyed 5 cm KwK`

`Elvenes airfield today military area (seems like conversion is going to take place in the near future) 1 x original medium hangar, 1 x Rs 58, several original barracks`

`Storsteines GefStd 270 I.D. 1 x Min.Anlage unfinished, just two wholes in the rock beside the main road`

`HKB 19/972 Brensholmen 1941 – 45 1 x R 636, 1 x R 671 with added Rs, 4 x OB f. 10,5 cm K 331 (f), 6 x feldm. UStd., 3 x OB LeiFla, 1 x feldm. BeoStd., 3 x Vf Mun UStd., 1 x Min.Anlage unfinished, just two very small wholes in the rock`

`HKB 2/480 Austein 1944 – 45 4 x OB f. 10,5 cm K 331 (f)`

`HKB 16/972 Henrikvik 1942 – 45 1 x
OB
f. 10,5 cm K 332 (f) (partly removed by roadconstruction), 1 x
`

`HKB 18./972 Nordberg 2 x
OB
f. 21 cm Mörser 18, 1 x OB Lei Fla, maybe some other parts of the battery remain in the partly overgrown, partly urbanised area`

`07.10.2006`

`MKB 3./512 Lyngen 4 x SK with added OB f. 15 cm SKC/28 (1942-45), 1 x SK Vf Firecontrolpost, 3 x R 622, 2 x Vf UStd., 4 x OB f. 12 cm K L/44 (1941-42)(Cockerill, first armament), 2 x pit in the ground f. SK with added OB, 1 x feldm. Baracks, 2 x barackfoundation, concrete memorialstone with the insignia of the naval artillery,`

`HKB 31./971 Rottenvik 1944 – 45 4 x
OB
f. 15,5 cm K 418 (f) (each with two ammunition shelters)`

`Aroybukt norwegian postwar battery (area was free to access due to landsales activities,maybe at the same position of HKB 5/972 Aaröyholmen 1942 – 45, 4 x 10,5 cm K 331 (f)) 2 x 7,5 cm turretguns (Bofors), 1 x firecontrolturret f. the Bofors guns, 2 x Norwegian casemates f. 10,5 cm SKC/32 guns, 1 x Norwegian firecontrolpost for the 10,5 cm battery, 1 x Norwegian MG bunker It is not clearly visible which parts of the buildings are left from the time before 1945 and which parts were added / rebuild afterwards. As usual original german equipment like doors and ventilation system was reused by the Norwegian forces.`

`WN Aroybukt 1 x 5 cm KwK (actually the gun lays beside the southern road corner above the village)`

`HKB 6./972 Russelv 1942-45 6 x OB f. 14,5 cm K 405 (f), 1 x Vf SK firecontrolpost, 2 x OB Lei Fla, 1 x Rs 58, several earth positions`

`HKB 7./972 Lattervik 1941-45 3 x OB f. 10,5 cm K 331 (f) (one filled with remains of a 2 cm Flak 30), 1 x feldm. Firecontrolpost, 1 x HWB, 1 x MG position with concrete roof (collapsed), 1 x feldm. MG position, 1 x wooden barrack (collapsed), 1 x stone barack `

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`MKB 2./512 Grötsund not visited, abandoned but still military area`

`HKB 8./972 Vaagsnes search for this battery not finished due to nightfall`