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|These are a group of bunkers that used to hold amunition produced in the delapidated builings just south of the 2 lane highway. The locals report they are empty but there is a high fence and some mean dogs there. It looks like a farmer has taken advantage of a couple of the bunkers. email@example.com||07/11/2006||605|
|The Maldegem Flugplatz is situatied near the 'Ringbaan' which is now largely an industriel area.|
The former Belgian airfield, which was still beeing constructed in 1940 was occupied by the German and Italian Air force during WWII. Later on it was used by the Canadian liberators. One of my witnesses told my the Germans returned for a short while on the first of January 1945. It...
|These are the Vigso bunkers made by the Germans as part of the Atlantic Wall during WW2. They became known from the danish movie die Olsen Bande in Jütland / Olsenbanden i jylland (The Olsen Gang in Jutland made in 1971.|
It was here in bunker 246/312-3 the gang was drilling in the walls when a bomb from WWII hanging in a transportation construction was moved on because of vibrati...
|Former NATO amunition bunkers. Today it's used for several matters: Mushroom production, storage depots and so on. Even a hotel has been build and the rooms are inside the bunkers:|
Click on Ferienhäuser and Gew. Nutzung and you can see. The text is in german.
|Kongresshalle in Nuremberg is the second largest nazi building survived WWII.||08/23/2005||998|
|Operation Barbarossa (Unternehmen Barbarossa) was the German codename for Nazi Germany's invasion of the Soviet Union during World War II that commenced on June 22, 1941. It was to be the turning point for the fortunes of Hitler's Third Reich in that the failure of Operation Barbarossa arguably resulted in the eventual overall defeat of Nazi Germany. The Eastern Front which was opened by Operat...||10/24/2005||1,294|
|The 1./M.A.A. (Marine Artillerie Abteilung) 205 manned the bunkers built here, north of Hoek van Holland. |
The complex consisted of
* one M 152 (Marine-Artilleriekommandostand),
* one R 621 (Gruppenunterstand) and
* three M 151 (Mannschaftsunterstand für 1/3/24).
The bunkers were interconnected by covered trenches. These trenches and the bunk...
|The reinforced position of the city of Liege (Belgium) was a part of an extensive network of fortresses as a protection against an invasion by an enemy. It forms an arc that reaches from Comblain-au-Pont to Visé. |
The defence lines around Liege stretched over a length of 60 kilometres and comprised strong ‘modern’ blockhouses (Tancremont, Battice and Aubin-Neufchâteau) and smalle...
|Historical interest - archive WWII air photo matching surviving relic structures. Although no longer physically visible on the ground, the surviving runway layout is clearly visible from the air - enhanced by the dry conditions - and ties in well to the WWII imagery.||06/20/2007||1,184|
|During the capture of the different countries Hitler wants to have on a short but safe distance from the frontline a Fuhrerhauptquartier (FHQ). From this FHQ he can lead the war. Wolfsschlucht 2 in the forest of the small French village Margival (Picardie) is one of the FHQ's. The 2 behind Wolfsschlucht is simply to clarify because there was already a Wolfsschlucht 1. Wolfsschlucht 1 was locate...||08/29/2009||441|
|The "Batterie Benerville" was fitted with four 15cm Guns (3 in the bunkers and 1 in the open field). The range of the guns was 15,000 m and they were able to hit the allied landing zones.||08/17/2005||1,206|
|Vierville Artillery Bunkers, Cannon, Ponton-Bridge||08/25/2009||378|