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Le Portel, railroad

Le Portel, rail, Festung, Boulogne sur Mer

This tunnel goes miles into the mountain. There is no visible exit at the end. The Germans used it from 1941 till 1943 for a 21 cm K 12 railroad gun and called it Stp Salblei. The unit was E Batterie 701.

Le Portel, rail, Festung, Boulogne sur Mer

But the carved date proves that it is French from origine.

Le Portel, rail, Festung, Boulogne sur Mer

Very impressive and along the long walk we found nice things.