Pechotní srub R-S 74 "Na holém" - Orlicke mountains, Czech Republic
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N 50° 11.183 E 016° 30.543
33U E 607728 N 5560443
Quick Description: The book about the infantry blockhouse R-S 74 (code name "Na holém").
Location: Pardubický kraj, Czechia
Date Posted: 12/25/2014 12:53:05 PM
Waymark Code: WMN4G6
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
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Long Description:
The infantry blockhouse R-S 74 (code name "Na holém") is part of the extended system of fortifications built to defend the former Czechoslovakia during the second half of the 30s.

The extended system of fortifications was built to defend the former Czechoslovakia during the second half of the 30s. The heavy fortified installations with infantry blocks were built in the border sections with high defence priority. They were solid, mostly two-storey constructions which were armed with machine guns as well as with anti-tank guns, if necessary with mortars, too.

The block R-S 74 (code name "Na holém") - the technical and tactical data
Concreting: 1.-9.12.1937
Materials consumed: 1725 cubic meters of special reinforced concrete
Altitude: 749 m.a.s.l.
Crew: 37 soldiers
Armament: 2x heavy twin machine guns, model 37; 6x light machine guns, model 26; 2x 4,7 cm anti-tank gun; 1x 9 cm mortar
Armored elements: 1 cupola for a light machine gun

Current status: exterior of object was repaired, interior is not accessible
ISBN Number: 8090158005

Author(s): Stehlík Eduard, Kupka Vladimír

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