Bunkers, Fortresses & Strongpoints

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, Last update: January 7 2016,
The Coastal Battery Tirpitz started out with the name MKB Saltwedel neu. It is an old naval battery which originated in 1941 within this year the name changed to...

, Last update: January 6 2016,
On the beach to the North of Les Ecardines in Norhtern France there are some bunkers which belong to the KVA B - Hauptquartier/8 Kompanie/II Bataillon/Jägerregiment 36/18 Luftwaffenfelddivision, also...

, Last update: January 6 2016,
To the north of Battery Oldenburg lies Battery Waldam, named after the village Waldam nearby. Both batteries are situated north of the french city Calais. Unlike Battery Oldenburg Battery Waldam...

, Last update: January 18 2017,
Situated along the railway line Laon-Paris in the thick wooded area surrounding Margival, this steep sided valley proved ideal for camouflaging a large facility. Even more ideal was the...

, Last update: April 30 2017,
This battery was part of the defence of the Strait of Dover like Battery Todt, Battery Lindemann and other heavy batteries in Nord-Pas-de-Calais. From these heavy batteries is battery...

, Last update: October 3 2018,
This is one of the "Sonderbauten" which was planned to be built by organisation Todt between 1943 and 1944 in France. The underground complex was ment to be used...

, Last update: January 6 2016,
The beach of Wissant, in Nord-Pas-de-Calais in France, is still full of WWII obstacles en bunkers. The sea is slowly pulling them in or digging away the sand from...

, Last update: January 6 2016,
Flakturm type IV in st. Pauli is freely admissive. Nowadays the massive bunker houses a music school, shops and some offices. It also has a nightclub in the cellar...

, Last update: January 6 2016,
U-boat bunker Valentin itself, we could not enter, because we failed to schedule an appointment with the conscious professor who arranges the only tours in this bunker. Although this...

, Last update: September 27 2016,
To supply the buildings on the Obersalzberg of electricity and heat, a huge coal storage was built near the Berghof. The storage was build in 1940, by Italian workers...

, Last update: July 17 2016,
World War Two ended in Europe with the unconditional surrender of the German high command on May 7th, 1945 in Reims. But a tiny, forgotten outpost of the Third...

, Last update: October 31 2016,
In September 1940, as part of the plan to invade England, Battery Siegfried (Stp. 186 Saitenspeil) became operational. The battery existed mainly out of four very large concrete tower...

, Last update: January 6 2016,
Situated between the beaches of Utah and Omaha, a strongpoint built by Organisation Todt, with an artillery battery of six captured French 155mm guns at Pointe du Hoc, prestented...

, Last update: January 6 2016,
From mid September 1944 until the 9th Februari 1945, the U.S. Army fought it's longest single battle ever recorded, also it's longest battle on German soil, over an area...

, Last update: January 6 2016,
The last visits of my summer vacation are Werk (Fortress) Valmorbia and Werk Mattarello. We tried to visit Fortress Valmorbia first.



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