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A protected gun emplacement. Show/edit corresponding data item.
Group: military
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may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areas (and multipolygon relations)should not be used on relations (except multipolygon relations)
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Status: in use

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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