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Copacabana fortification

Copacabana fortification

This fortification was used in the past to secure entrance to Guanabara bay in Rio de Janeiro
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Radio Guidance and Radar - Wn346 - Digulleville

Radio Guidance and Radar - Wn346 - Digulleville

Near the Hameau des Asselins lies the most interesting of German bunkers. This is a rare Mammut radar installation (named Gouesneraie), used not only for detecting shipping, but it also gave the range for the guns to either side of it. The bunker is quite a rare V143 type of which only four were built. The Mammut radar was called hoarding by the British, because of its size and shape. It sat o...
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German Bunker at Fecamp - France

German Bunker at Fecamp - France

The bunkers complex consists of two groups of radar one with two radars (Mammut FuMo 51) and the other with radars(FuMo214, FuMo 24 and Regelbau 636)
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Open pit mining in Germany

Open pit mining in Germany

The three huge open pit coal mining sites of Inden, Heimbach and Garzweiler in western Germany, including the power plants of Weisweiler, Neurath and Frimmersdorf and placemarks for all mammut bucket chain excavators.
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JUNO Beach - Nan Green, Courseulles-sur-Mer - May 1944

JUNO Beach - Nan Green, Courseulles-sur-Mer - May 1944

Overhead aerial of 'Nan Green' Beach JUNO Area and Strongpoint 9785, (Widerstandsnest 29) east of the River Seulles at Courseulles-sur-Mer. This position was defended by 6th Company of the German 736th Grenadier Regiment, and was captured by the Regina Rifles and the 1st Hussars of 7th Canadian Brigade, after heavy fighting on 6 June. Note the scattered stakes and 'Hedgehog' obstacles on the be...
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St. Martin s Battery - Dover

St. Martin s Battery - Dover

Just above the harbour you can find the village St. Martin's Battery, it was part of an old fortification.

At this location were several heavy guns placed to protect the harbour of Dover and the rest of the English coast, as well to attack enemy ships in the Canal. They where not allowed to fire to the coast of France as an answer to German shellings, because that would result in...
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Fort Stark, Portsmouth

Fort Stark, Portsmouth

The earliest forts were built to protect the colonists. As Portsmouth Harbor's importance increased with its Revolutionary War shipbuilding industry and the establishment of the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in 1800, additional fortification was needed.

At Jerry's Point there is evidence of earthwork fortification, circa 1842, and a stonework fort, circa 1873. Following the Spanish ...
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Bunker

Bunker

Rests of german WW II - Fortification in Normandy, France.
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Almeida

Almeida

A Vauban style fortification located in Portugal near the border with Spain.
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Fort de La Pree (ile de Re)

Fort de La Pree (ile de Re)

Previously built by order of Richelieu against Protestants standing in La Rochelle, then modified by Vauban, this 17th-century fortress is the oldest fortification of the Île de Ré.
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Fort Trumbull, New London

Fort Trumbull, New London

In 1775 Governor Jonathan Trumbull recommended the building of a fortification at the port of New London to protect the seat of the government of Connecticut. Built on a rocky point of land near the mouth of the Thames River on Long Island Sound, the fort was completed in 1777 and named for Governor Trumbull, who served from 1769 to 1784. In 1781 during the American Revolutionary War, the fort ...
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Zitadelle Spandau, Berlin

Zitadelle Spandau, Berlin

One of the most important Prussian fortresses, the Zitadelle was constructed in the 16th century as part of a bigger city fortification.
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