Bunker Regelbau 117a, near Hollerath
The Siegfried line consisted of many types of different bunkers, today one can still find traces of blown up bunkers, some still in pretty decent shape. The Regelbau 117a near Hollerath is such an example, below you can find some pictures from the inside and outside as can be seen today. Historical Hollerath has organized various walks where one can see these bunkers.
Regimentsgefechtstand, Siegfriedline section Rgt.G F.Wahlerscheid – Ramscheid.
11,95 m x 21,70 m, 10 Rooms, wall thickness: exterior walls and roof 2 m , interior walls 0,80 m.
The US tried to blow it up after the war, but were not succesful today you can still visit this nearly
1 Kampfraum/Eingang, Combatroom/Entrance
2 Gasschleuse, Gaslock
3 Nahkampfraum, Close combat defense
4 Bereitschaftsraum/Unterschlupf, Crew
10 Beobacthungspanzer, Observation turret
21 Funkraum, Radio room
30 Vorräte/Lagerraum, Store room
33 Führerraum/Kommandeur, Commander
40 Offiziersraum, Officers room
52 Telefonvermittlung/Fernsprechraum, Telephone exchange
For more detailed information and wonderful research regarding Regelbau please visit the Regelbau.dk website.