Atlantic Wall


, Last update: August 26 2017,
Almost everyone with the slightest interest in WW2 is likely to know Field Marshal Erwin Rommel and his famous nickname "The Desert Fox" or "Wüstenfuchs". Erwin Rommel was one of...

, Last update: July 17 2017,
From May the 26th until the 4th of June in 1940 the British fought fiercely to evacuate their Expeditionary Force together with French, Belgium, Dutch, Poles, Czechs and other...

, Last update: May 13 2017,
After Fall Gelb, which is the German designation for the taking of the Netherlands and Belgium in May 1940, the Kriegsmarine settled in IJmuiden and took over the Dutch...

, Last update: March 21 2017,
South of Seezielbatterie Heerenduin is the Marine FLAK Batterie Olmen. This anti aircraft battery protected the coastal battery, the Schnellboot bunker, the industry of IJmuiden with its blast furnace...

, Last update: April 26 2017,
Behind the Seeziel Batterie Heerenduin W.N. 81 Coastal Battery lies FLAKbatterie Süd Ost designated W.N. 92. The unique feature of this Widerstandsneste is the Walzkörpersperre. This checkpoint in de...

, Last update: April 26 2017,
Battery Heerenduin is situated at the estuary of the North Sea Canal which runs towards the port of Amsterdam and its industry. To defend this canal the Dutch build...

, Last update: February 16 2017,
Stutzpunktgruppe Katwijk is a defensive strongpoint from the North sea inland to airport Valkenburg near Den Hague in the Netherlands. It is part of the Atlantic Wall.

, Last update: October 24 2016,
Between Omaha beach and Gold beach lies Marine Küsten Batterie Longues-sur-Mer or M.K.B. Longues-sur-Mer. Construction started in September 1943 and finished just two months before D-day in April 1944.

, 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 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,
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 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: April 15 2014,
On one of our trips we drove though the remnants of Battery Oye Plage. At first we encountered an ammunition bunker, Regelbau R134. It has oval armoured doors, like...



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