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Regelbau 656 discovered near Nieuwpoort

A long forgotten Regelbau 656 was discovered near the Albert I-monument in Nieuwpoort. The bunker is completely stripped but apart from that in a beautiful conditions. Its number (Ost-W 019-252) is clearly visible and the St sign on the outside and instructional texts on the inside are still sharp. It was probably part of Wn […]

Posted on February 5, 2014 at 3:51 pm by Arthur van Beveren · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Bunker discovered in Belgium

A Luftwaffe Flak bunker L 409 was discovered this monday in Stp Hundius, Oostende, Belgium. A few years ago, I [pierrot] was proud to announce on the forum that I found a surviving L409a in Belgium (Stp Blücher III, in De Haan); now I also have found its little brother: a L409. Yesterday we excavated […]

Posted on March 16, 2011 at 10:55 am by Arthur van Beveren · Permalink · 2 Comments
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Luftschutz bunker in Oostende protected

A Luftschutzbunker in Oostende, Belgium, gets the monumental status. The Flemish secretary Geert Bourgeois (N-VA) approved the protection of the bunker. He visited it last year. In the previous protection round in 1993 it was overseen, because it’s still on military grounds. Until 1993 the Belgian army used the bunker during battle trainings. Read the […]

Posted on February 10, 2011 at 3:44 pm by Arthur van Beveren · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Headquarters opened up after 40 years

In the Belgium town of Middelkerke a headquarters type 117b was opened for historical investigation. The bunker was still in quite a good shape. The bunker with number Ost-W 011-219 has probably been closed for over 40 years. Several original fittings like battery boxes and telephone connection boxes were still there. More photos on this Belgian website.

Posted on February 2, 2010 at 12:32 pm by Arthur van Beveren · Permalink · Leave a comment
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