German Pillbox - Inside

German Pillbox - Inside Famous Historical Events Social Studies World War II Visual Arts

What did a German pillbox look like, inside?  This artist's rendering shows us.

Created by Mitchell Jamieson, on 15 June 1944, this charcoal & wash is part of the U.S. Navy's art gallery.  Its description, at "The Invasion of Normandy:  Wreckage" display, is as follows:

Interior of German Pillbox Occupied by British Troops from Liverpool

Once conquered, German concrete bunkers and pillboxes were used to protect Allied troops from German artillery fire and air raids.

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Media Credits

Image 88-193-RS, described above, online courtesy Naval History & Heritage Command.



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