Coastal Observations: The Atlantic Wall in North Brittany (Bretagne Nord), France

Chanson, Hubert (2004) Coastal Observations: The Atlantic Wall in North Brittany (Bretagne Nord), France. Shore & Beach, 72 4: 10-12.

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Author Chanson, Hubert
Title Coastal Observations: The Atlantic Wall in North Brittany (Bretagne Nord), France
Journal name Shore & Beach   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0037-4237
Publication date 2004-01-01
Sub-type Article (original research)
Volume 72
Issue 4
Start page 10
End page 12
Total pages 3
Place of publication Fort Myers, Fla., USA
Publisher American Shore and Beach Preservation Association
Language eng
Subject 290804 Construction Engineering
291299 Maritime Engineering not elsewhere classified
260403 Physical Oceanography
291200 Maritime Engineering
300199 Soil and Water Sciences not elsewhere classified
290802 Water and Sanitary Engineering
290800 Civil Engineering
290899 Civil Engineering not elsewhere classified
291201 Naval Architecture
290801 Structural Engineering
Abstract The Atlantic Wall was a series of fortifications built by the German Army, Navy and Air Force during World War 2 to prevent the Allied landing in continental Europe. Today, these structures may serve as markers and evidence of coastal changes during the last 60 years. The study is based new investigations of German fortifications in Bretagne Nord (North Brittany) between Cancale and Brest.
Keyword Atlantic wall
fortifications
coastlines
Brittany
France
Plage du Val-Andre
Pointe du Petit Minou
Plage du Port-Morvan
References ANDERSEN BO, p. (1994). "Le Mur de l'Atlantique en Bretagne 1944-1994." Editions Ouest-France, Rennes, France, 126 pages. ANDERSEN BO, P. (2002). "Le Mur de l'Atlantique en Bretagne." Editions Ouest-France, Rennes, France, 126 pages. CHANSON, H. (2004). "Coastal Observations: Baie de Saint-Brieuc (France)." Shore & Beach, Vol. 72, No. 1, pp. 27-28. CHAZETTE, A., DESTOUCHES, A., and PAICH, B. (1995). "Album Mémorial Atlantikwall. le Mur de l'Atlantique en France 19401944." Editions HEIMDAL, Bayeux, France (ISBN 2 84048 0883). DESQUENNES, R., and RONNE, H. (2004). "Le Mur de l'atlantique du Mont-Saint-Michel au Treport". Editions Ouest-France, Rennes, France. DUPONT, A., and PEYLE, E. (1994). "Le Mur de l'Atlantique sur la Cote d'Emeraude." Editions Danclaus, Dinard, France. FLOCH, H., and LE BERRE, A. (2001). "L'Enfer de Brest." Editions HEIMDAL, Bayeux, France (ISBN 2 84048 144 8).
Q-Index Code CX
Additional Notes The article is complemented by a cover page photograph of the Shore & Beach issue.

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