Molotov Line - anti-tank trench
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Anti-tank trench scheme - source: С. Е. ГЕРБАНОВСКИЙ - ФОРТИФИКАЦИЯ ПЕХОТЫ (11. Противотанковые препятствия)
Anti-tank obstacles were part of Molotov Line fortifications, there are stil few remained anti-tank ditches. However, even in places where they don't exist anymore, you can trace them - some are still marked on old topographic maps, ditches leveled and plowed are sometimes visible at satellite images as a slightly different color belt running across the field. Some ditches are now... cemeteries, because the Nazis buried there killed people.
I have drawed anti-tank trench at CoR Prosienica: red - preserved ditch / żółty - levelled ditch / nblue- cemeteries / on the map from Google Maps
There is one part of well preserved anti-tank trench in the Center of Resistance Prosienica (part of Zambrów Fortified Region). Here you can find soviet secret weapon - combat woodland strawberries! Woodland strawberries cause significant slowing of movement of enemy troops which are stopping, and beginning to eat them. Watch out, it is a trap for geocachers, instead of looking for next geocaches, you may get stucked in a trench full of woodland strawberries.
Geocache? Is buried under the moss-covered, sloping stump on the wall of the ditch. Shovel is useful, especially to hide again geocache in the sand.
place where geocache is hidden
geocache is also registered at opencaching.pl