Vaagsfjord Krigshistorie

The Atlantic Wall

In Hitler's Atlantic Wall the 16" (40,6cm) gun batteries was the heaviest coastal defence batteries built by the German Wehrmacht. From 1943 three batteries were operational. The two Norwegian batteries was built to protect the iron-ore port at Narvik, Battery Lindemann at Calaise to harass and fire at allied shipping in the northern part of the English Channel.

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The Adolf Guns

This booklet deals with the history of the Adolf Guns and the coastal artillery batteries in the Atlantic Wall, where these enormous 16" naval guns were used. The situation in Germany after World War I, Hitler’s rise to power and the following rearmament with relevance to the guns is discussed.

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The Adolf Guns

Vaagsfjord Krigshistorie

Vaagsfjord Krigshistorie (Vaagsfjord War History) is a small company that has specialized in bringing to light events that took place in Vaagsfjord in Troms county, Norway, during WW II, especially in the Harstad area. The company has so far published four books and one, The Adolf Guns, has been translated into English and German. It is available by using the following order form, but please read the information carefully before ordering. The Adolf Gun Battery in France was the one which harassed the Kent area in England during 1942-44. A chapter in the book also deals with this particular Battery.

Bilder fra krigsårene

I denne boken, den femte boken om krigsårene 1940-45, gir forfatteren leseren et innblikk i okkupasjonssoldatenes tilværelse sett gjennom de tyske soldatenes kameralinser.

Festung Narvik

Boken om Adolfkanonerna är översatt och utgiven på svenska under namnet "Festung Narvik".

De risikerte livet

De risikerte livet er en bok om motstandsbevegelsen i Harstad-området og i nordre Hålogaland under andre verdenskrig. Om radioagenter i Secret Intelligence Service (SIS) og XU og hvor jakten på det tyske slagskipet "Tirpitz" kom til å bli deres hovedoppgave for de allierte.

The Adolf Guns

This 64 page booklet (size 21 x 19cm) deals with the history of the 40,6cm (16") Adolf Guns SK C-34 and the coastal defence batteries in Hitlers Atlantic Wall that used these former naval guns.

Die Adolfkanonen - Dieses Buch ist leider komplett ausverkauft

Dieses Heft beschäftigt sich mit der Geschichte der Adolfkanonen und derjenigen Küstenartillerie-batterien in Hitlers Atlantikwall, in denen diese Kanonen zum Einsatz kamen;

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Bank expenses in Norway are extremely high. Because of that we do not accept cheques.

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Bilder fra krigsårene

I denne boken, den femte boken om krigsårene 1940-45, gir forfatteren leseren et innblikk i okkupasjonssoldatenes tilværelse sett gjennom de tyske soldatenes kameralinser.

Festung Narvik

Boken om Adolfkanonerna är översatt och utgiven på svenska under namnet "Festung Narvik".

De risikerte livet

De risikerte livet er en bok om motstandsbevegelsen i Harstad-området og i nordre Hålogaland under andre verdenskrig. Om radioagenter i Secret Intelligence Service (SIS) og XU og hvor jakten på det tyske slagskipet "Tirpitz" kom til å bli deres hovedoppgave for de allierte.

The Adolf Guns

This 64 page booklet (size 21 x 19cm) deals with the history of the 40,6cm (16") Adolf Guns SK C-34 and the coastal defence batteries in Hitlers Atlantic Wall that used these former naval guns.

Die Adolfkanonen - Dieses Buch ist leider komplett ausverkauft

Dieses Heft beschäftigt sich mit der Geschichte der Adolfkanonen und derjenigen Küstenartillerie-batterien in Hitlers Atlantikwall, in denen diese Kanonen zum Einsatz kamen;