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The Kieswerk of Pointe Saint-Mathieu and the Atlantic Wall

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In this article a construction of the Atlantic Wall discovered on 02/01/2006 near the Pointe Saint Mathieu (Finistère, France) is identified and its purpose is clarified. It witnessed the presence, during the World War II, at Pointe Saint-Mathieu, of a Kieswerk or pebble factory in which the pebbles and/or crushed pebbles of the Ero Vili were stored and distributed. The Kieswerk was very likely to have participated in the construction of the Atlantic Wall fortifications of the Pointe Saint-Mathieu.

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Tomezzoli, G. (2015) The Kieswerk of Pointe Saint-Mathieu and the Atlantic Wall. Advances in Anthropology, 5, 177-182. doi: 10.4236/aa.2015.54017.


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