The purpose of the bunker was to construct U-boats (submarines). The 9 parts of the specific U-boat, U-boat XXI, were already finished. In the bunker they would put all the parts together and then a complete U-boat would leave the bunker.
The bunker is built next to the Weser, the plan was to dig a channel to the bunker so the U-boat could easily get in and out, they never had the ...
U-boat bunker is located in Lorient. The bunker was 403 x 146m in size and the roof of the bunker was 3,5m thick. The bunker was constructed in the period May 1941 - December 1941 and had a capacity of 7 boats
The building of the U-boat bunker started in January 1941 and in September 1941 the first boat, U-372, used the first ready pen. The U-boat bunker at Brest was 333 metres wide, 192 metres long and roughly 17 metres high. The area covered was a record 52,000 square metres. The bunker was actually two structures, the first consisting of 13 pens, A to E and 1 to 8, the second of pens 9 and 10. The...
The planning of a U-boat bunker in Bergen started already in late 1940 by Organization Todt, who also made a special group called "Einzatzgruppe wiking". They were set to coordinate the building of the U-boat bunker, as well as other bunkers along the coast. The construction of bunker "Bruno" started one year later. The bunker had 7 pens, including 3 dry-docks and 3 "we...
This bunker was part of the Westwall and was build in 1939. It was of type Regelbautyp SK/6a No. 153 and was 10.7 by 12 metres tall. The walls are 2 metres thick and the bunker had a armoured dome with a MG 08. The crew existed of 9 soldiers.
On 13 and 14 September 1944 there were fights a...
In 1943 the Germans started to build a big bunker for the Luftwaffe at the Bornia Estate. The bunker got the codename Cäsar and type number L 487B. Early 1944 this bunker was completed, but because of a reorganisation within the Luftwaffe, the bunker was never put into use by the Germans.
Only when the war was finished, the bunker was put into use by the Dutch Royal Air Force. However, i...
This gigantic bunker was used by the Germans during World War 2 for the construction and maintenance of the Schnellboot.<br>
The bunker today: It is currently used for mineral storage and is not accesible.<br>
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