Key:casemate

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Description
A protected gun emplacement. Edit or translate this description.
Group: Military
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A casemate=* node is used to indicate if a gun emplacement is encased in a protective casemate.

A casemate is a vaulted chamber with an embrasure, used as a protected gun position. Casemates in concrete were built in the Second World War to better protect coastal artillery from air attack.

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