The Atlantik Wall In Normandy

 

Glossary of German Words Used On the Atlantik Wall

Beobachtungsraum                                                                                        Observation Post

Beobachtungsstand                                                                                        Observation Post

Brennstoff und Treibstoff                                                                                Fuel Store

Brunnenunterstand                                                                                        Water Supply Bunker

Brunzeuntstand                                                                                             Water Bunker

Deckenplatte                                                                                                 Roof Canopy

Doppelgruppenunterstand                                                                               Twin Group Bunker

Doppelschartenstand                                                                                      Twin Embrasure Casemate

Doppelturm                                                                                                   Double Turret

Doppelunterstand                                                                                           Twin Group Shelter

Einheitsstand                                                                                                 Standard Emplacement

Einschartenturm                                                                                             Turret

Feldgeschutze                                                                                                Field Cannon

Flakscheinwerfer                                                                                             AA  Searchlight

Flakstellung                                                                                                   AA Position        

Flammenwerfer                                                                                               Flame Thrower

Funkmebgerat                                                                                                 Radar (Bunker)

Funkmebortungsgerat                                                                                       Radar Position

Funkraum / Fernspechraum                                                                                Radio Room

Funksendestand                                                                                              Radio Control Bunker

Gasschleuse                                                                                                   Gas Lock

Gefechtsstand                                                                                                Headquarters

Gefechtsverbandplatz                                                                                      Dressing Station

Geschutz                                                                                                       Cannon

Geschutzschartenstand                                                                                   Gun Casemate

Geschutzstand (fur 88mm Flak)                                                                        Position for 88mmm AA Gun

Geschutzstand                                                                                               Range Finder

Geschutzunterstellraum                                                                                   Gun Bunker

Getechtsstand                                                                                                Command Post

Granatraum                                                                                                    Shell Store

Granatwerfer                                                                                                  Mortar

Grobschaltstelle                                                                                              Large Switch Board

Gruppebunterstand                                                                                          Group Shelter

Heizungraum                                                                                                  Heating

Hochleitstand                                                                                                 Tower Fire Control Post

Hulsengrube                                                                                                   Spent Casing Pit

Kampfraum                                                                                                     Gun Room

Kampfwagen                                                                                                   Tank

artouschraum                                                                                                 Cartridge Store

Kasematte                                                                                                     Casemate

Kleinschartenstand                                                                                          Small Casemate

Kleinstunterstand                                                                                            Small Personnel Bunker               

Kommandostand                                                                                             Naval Command Post

Kuchen                                                                                                          Kitchen

Leichter                                                                                                         Light (Emplacement)

Leitstande                                                                                                      Fire Control Post

Leitstrahlsender                                                                                               Radio Guidance Transmitter

Luftungraum                                                                                                    Ventilation

Machinensatze                                                                                                 Machinery Bunker

Mannschaftsraum                                                                                             Personnel Quarters

Munitionsauffullraum                                                                                       Ammunition depot

Munitionsraum                                                                                                Munitions Store

Munitionsstand                                                                                               Ammunition Bunker

Nachrichtenstand                                                                                            Communication Post (Telephone)

Nebenraume                                                                                                   Annex

Notausgang                                                                                                    Emergency Exit

Offener  Geschutzstand                                                                                    Open Position

Peilstand                                                                                                       Measuring Post

Plan und Rechenraum                                                                                      Plotting Room

Ringstand                                                                                                      Circular Emplacement

Sanitatsunterstand                                                                                         Dressing Station

Schartenstand                                                                                                Casemate (Larger Gun)

Scheinwerferstand                                                                                          Searchlight Bunker

Schubsicher                                                                                                   Bomb Proof

Sockellafette                                                                                                 Casemate

Stand fur Panzerkampfwagenturn  (Pz.T)                                                           Bunker for Tank Turret

Stand                                                                                                          Emplacement

Stellung                                                                                                        Position

Uffiziersraum                                                                                                 Officers Quarters

Unterstand                                                                                                    Shelter or Personnel Bunker

Unterstellraum                                                                                               Gun Garage Bunker

Verwundetensammelstelle                                                                               Casualty Assembly

Vorrate                                                                                                          Store Room

Wassenbombenwerfer                                                                                     Depth Charge Thrower

Wasservorratsstand                                                                                       Water Supply Bunker

Werkstattraum                                                                                              Workshop

Wohnunterstand                                                                                            Living Quarters

 

 

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