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FlAK = "Flugzeug Abwehr Kanone". Anti Aircraft Gun.


"Hansted" = Small village on the cape named "Hanstholm".

Hanstholm = A town in northern Thy. Until 1960 was it the name of the cape where the town Hanstholm lies today.


Kriegsmarine = The German Navy.

Kristiansand = City in southern Norway. Closest to Denmark (Hanstholm).


MAA = Marine Artillerie Abteilung. Artillery Unit in the German Navy.

MAA 118 = Artillery Unit stationed in Hanstholm and Agger area.

MFlA = Marine Flak Abteilung. AA-unit in the German Navy.

MFlA 814 = AA-unit stationed in the Hanstholm area, protecting 1/MAA 118 and 2/MAA 118.


Regelbau = A german standard system for building bunkers and fortifications.


Skagerrak = The strait betwen Denmark and Norway.


Thy = A region in northwestern Jutland.

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