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Der Luftnachrichten Dienst.
         
  Radar bunkers.  
         
  L 485, Mammut.  
         
 

 The Mammut radar was mounted on top of a large bunker, either a L 485 as in Denmark, a V 143 in some other countries and in at least three places a special Vf.

 
         
     
  The "L 485" at Hjertebjerg.  It differs markedly from the other known L 485s, and varying thickness is used for the walls.  It is my theory that this is "The Mother of all L 485s" - the "pre-production" model.  It is not listed in the Bfm, which to me indicates that it was not built by the Fest.Pi.Stab, but by the Luftwaffe Ausbau Stab.   The L 485 at Blåvand.  A more regular shape, but again different from the "Typeheft".  
         
     
  The L 485 at Rømø.  Again a variation over a theme, the opening in the west wall is in-explicable.  This bunker housed the display equipment for both the Mammut and the See-Elefant.   The display equipment in the L 485 at BÜFFEL, Blåvand.  
         
   
  The technical installations inside a L 485.  
         
   
  The Mammut antenna at Hjertebjerg, Hanstholm.  Note how the antenna cables are assembled and routed down a cable "chimney", as depicted on the drawings below.  
         
   
         
   
  Please also note the shape of the bunker in Vf a little like the one in Hanstholm.  The Mammut here has the serial number M 3.  
         
     
  One of the cable "chimneys" at Blåvand.   The cables were routed through this armor plate, placed on top of the "chimney", now lingering in the sand next to the bunker.  
         
     
  The cable "chimneys" at Blåvand from inside.  (Blåvand).   The cables were then routed through the walls into the Kompensator room . . . (Blåvand).  
         
     
  .. . . where the Kompensators were mounted on a low platform. (Rømø).   The platform for the Kompensators.  (Rømø).  
     
   
  The original camouflage colors are re-emerging in 2007.  
         
  For an in depth technical description and an explanation of many of the artifacts found in Mammut bunkers please see:  
  http://www.cdvandt.org/mammut-wassermann.htm
 
         
         
         

         
         

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