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|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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|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...||10/20/2006||2,640|
|This U-boat bunker is located in Bremen. The bunker was 362m x 68m in size and the roof of the bunker was 4,5m thick. The construction of the bunker started in March 1944 and was never completed.|
|Bunker Aachen Forest|
(Germany - Nordrhein-Westfalen - Aachen)
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...
|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||08/25/2009||1,669|
|At Fromelles Hitler was stationed in 1916 with the 16th. Infantery Regiment.|
For a long time it was thaught he was staying in a bunker west of fromelles. Often referred to as Hitler's bunker but this is wrong ! Hitler didn't recognize this bunker during his visit.
A sign was placed here referring to Hitler's bunker but it is gone or removed by now.
|This base is a bit special as it's an inland port, 60 miles from the coast.|
Admiral Dönitz decided during the summer of 1941 to also a build a protective bunker in Bordeaux. Construction began in September 1941.
The bunker was 245m wide, 162m long and 19 m high. Above the pens the roof was 5.6m thick and 3.6m thick above the rear servicing area. The first U-boat to use...
|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...
|The Secret Nuclear Bunker at Kelvedon Hatch, in the Borough of Brentwood in the English county of Essex, is a large underground bunker used during the cold war as a regional government headquarters. Since being decommissioned in 1992, the bunker has been open to the public as a tourist attraction (known as the Secret Nuclear Bunker), with a museum focusing on its cold war history. The entrance ...||01/16/2010||1,027|
|Kirtland Underground Munitions Storage Complex (KUMSC)|
This is the biggest underground storage for nuclear weapons in the world. More than 3,000 warheads are stored there. If you zoom in, you can see many gates which lead to the storage complex in the mountain range. And you can also see that the complete area is fenced around several times on a broad stripe.
|Also known as Erich Honecker Bunker because it was shelter for E.H. and the National Defence Counsils of GDR's in case of war. The entrance was in one of the buildings looking like an apartment building and the tunnel was 500 meters long. It's not possible to visit the complex. It's located north of Berlin.
Around the bunker it's surrounded by other bunkers.