Fortifications

Artillery bunker „Waligóra” - commander – lieutenant Leopold Galocz, 3 non-commissioned officers, 11 privates and gunners, in total – 15 soldiers. Heavy, concrete combat bunker „D” type, one-storey, armaments – 2 field-guns in armor shooting set on mobile platforms, calibre 76,2 mm, 1 machine gun „Browning”, calibre 7,92 mm. Armored combat-observation dome has not been installed, only sandbags on the roof of the bunker were arranged. „Waligóra” has a rocket launcher, grenade dump and optical signalic device. Ventilation device was not installed. Bunker built in the period July-August 1939 took an active part in the battles 2 September 1939. In the night from second to third in September by order of command the soldiers retreated. Visible signs of fire are the result of fire at close range during the filming of a propaganda movie by Germans in 1939.

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Combat bunker „Wąwóz” - commander – second lieutenant of the reserve Antoni Chudziński, 4 non-commissioned officers, 13 privates, in total – 18 soldiers. Heavy, concrete combat bunker „D” type, armaments – 1 anti-tank gun, calibre 37 mm, 4 machine guns, calibre 7,92mm – two of them in the rifle ranges, one at the top of the bunker. Armored combat-observation dome has not been installed, only sandbags on the roof of the bunker were arranged. Lack of ventilation, lighting, waterworks and communication. „Wąwóz” has one emergency escape, rocket launchers, grenade dumps and optical signalic device. There was a one defensive shooting, but it was blown. Bunker built in the period July-August 1939 took an active part in the battles 2-3 September 1939. September 3th bunket could not fire in the direction of the west because of damage of anti-tank gun and machine gun. Soldiers tried to repulsed the German troops attack from the side of Żabnica village until all ammunition and grenades ended. After that, under the cover of darkness, soldiers retreated. Part of the crew joined the polish army and fought until the capitulation near Lvov. Commander of a bunker, second lieutenant Antoni Chludziński, was taken prisoner by Soviet and murdered by Russian in Charkov. In 1939 Germans blowed up the bunker.

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Combat bunker „Wędrowiec” - commander - captain Tadeusz Semik, deputy – sergeant Stanisław Raczyński, 3 non-commisioned officers and privates, in total – 20 soldiers. Heavy, concrete combat bunker „D” type, armaments – 1 anti-tank gun, calibre 37 mm, 3 machine guns „Browning”, calibre 7,92mm – two of them in the rifle ranges, one at the top of the bunker. Armored combat-observation dome has not been installed, only sandbags on the roof of the bunker were arranged. „Wędrowiec” has two emergency escapes, two rocket launchers, grenade dumps and optical signalic device. Ventilation device, generator and reflectors was not built up. Bunker built in the period July-August 1939 took an active part in the battles 2-3 September 1939. September 3th „Wędrowiec” was trying to prevent attack of German troops from South. The capitulation took place around 5 p.m., after the amunition runned out. 5 soldiers died – shooters Jan Fliś, Jan Kulpa and sergeant Stanisław Raczyński during the battle at the top of the bunker, shooter Michalski next to the anti-tank gun and shooter Tlałka, who was killed after capitulation. Today „Wędrowiec” houses The Museum and Memorial Chamber.

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Combat bunker „Włóczęga” - commander - second lieutenant of the reserve Marian Małkowski, 3 non-commissioned officers, 13 privates, in total – 17 soldiers. Heavy, concrete combat bunker „D” type, armaments: 1 anti-tank gun, celibre 37 mm, 3 machine guns „Browning”, calibre 7,92 mm, two of them in the rifle ranges, one at the top of the bunker. Armored combat-observation dome has not been installed, only sandbags on the roof of the bunker were arranged. „Włóczęga” has one emergency escape, one rocket launcher, grenade dump and shooter. Ventilation device, generator and reflectors were not installed. Bunker built in the period July-August 1939 took an active part in the battles 2-3 September 1939. Crew fought until all ammunition ended at 8.30 a.m. October 3th. Two soldiers died during the siege – coroporal Franciszek Tomaszek and corporal Bolesław Wiśniewski. In the 50's a residencial house was built in a bunker. Currently it is not available to visitors. 

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Bunker „Wyrwidąb” was built in June-July 1939. Heavy, concrete combat bunker „D” type, target armaments – 3 machine guns „Browning”. Armored combat-observation dome has not been installed, lack of equipment, ventilation, water instalation and electricity. „Wyrwidąb” has one emergency escape, two rocket launchers, grenade dumps and shooter. Bunker was not active during the battles in September 1939, was blown up during the training of battalion „Bielsko” in 1968.

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