Bunkers, Fortresses & Strongpoints

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, Last update: May 16 2016,
Near the town of Cramond in Scotand is the tidal Cramond island. During World War Two the entrance towards the river Almond was protected with a submarine defense wall...

, Last update: March 3 2016,
Fort Mahler a.k.a Fort du Larmont Inférieure was built between 1843 and 1851 to cover the flank of "Château de Joux" or "Fort de Joux" in case of an...

, Last update: February 11 2016,
On the West side of the Staelduinse Forest lies Artillery Stand "Kormoran". This was an open firing position just outside the inner anti-tank ring of Fortress Hook of Holland...

, Last update: February 8 2016,
As part of the Fortress Hook of Holland, Widerstandsnest (or W.N.) 35 H lay hidden in the relative safety of the Staelduinse Forest, a small distance to the North...

, Last update: February 2 2016,
Situated at a safe distance from the coast in the Staelduinse Forest area at 's-Gravenzande, Stp. XIX was the Fortress Hook of Holland Command Headquarters.

, Last update: January 3 2016,
The Grand Blockhouse is a renovated 5 level fortification build by organization Todt and part of the Atlantic Wall. It is located in Batz-sur-Mer, France, and part of the...

, Last update: January 2 2016,
This museum offers tours inside Pz.W 716 and Pz.W 717 and walks down the vast tunnel system of Festungstellung Oder-Warthe Bogen in Poland.

, Last update: January 6 2016,
It is hard to believe that the epicenter of ww2 Germany 70 years ago is a parking space surrounded by Communist style apartment blocks in Berlin nowadays. But this...

, Last update: January 6 2016,
This bunker was part of "Widerstandsnest 27" and still houses a 5cm Kwk (Panzerabwehrkanone) like it had during the D-day landings on Juno Beach. During the landings on the...

, Last update: January 6 2016,
Position or "Stelling" Den Oever was built between 1932 and 1936 on the North Holland side of the Afsluitdijk. It consisted of anti tank obstacles and two lines of...

, Last update: January 6 2016,
Position Kornwerderzand was constructed between 1931 and 1936 and consisted of two lines of defense with a total of 17 bunkers, of which 9 where placed in the first...

, Last update: January 6 2016,
During the construction of the 32 km long and 90m wide Afsluitdijk, a number of man made islands were created along the dam to form defense lines with armed...

, Last update: January 6 2016,
Battery Maisy or Widerstandsnest 83 was a coastal fortification on the Atlantic Wall near the French town of Grandcamp - Maisy in Normandy. It was constructed by Organisation Todt...

, Last update: January 6 2016,
On June 6th 1940, Hitler and his general staff observed the advance of the German forces through France during operation "Fall Rot" from this location in Brûly-De-Pesche. The invasion...

, Last update: January 6 2016,
Breendonk was built as part of the fortification defence to protect the city of Antwerp and especially the port of Antwerp in addition of the 1859 stronghold. It was...



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