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Danish TV2 Nord produces TV-series about the Atlantikwall

Twenty interviews with people from Germany, USA, UK, Australia and Denmark. Nine 30 minute episodes. Danish TV2 Nord put huge effort in their series “Bunkerne”.

Posted on April 8, 2016 at 4:32 pm by Arthur van Beveren · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Danish demolitions under way

Work has started on the demolition of 100 bunker along the Danish coast. For a sad video see http://nyhederne.tv2.dk/article.php/id-70959793:for-farlige-tyske-bunkere-spr%C3%A6nges-v%C3%A6k.html?fbs

Posted on August 25, 2013 at 12:49 am by Arthur van Beveren · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Denmark demolitions

122 bunkers along the Danish coast will be demolished in the coming months. This is because the concrete and steel remains pose a danger to the public. According to TH on Axis History Forum the following bunkers will be demolished: 1x L 410, 1x L 411, 1x 621, 1x 676, 5x 680, at least 62 […]

Posted on July 26, 2013 at 6:01 pm by Arthur van Beveren · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Alarming messages from Denmark

Ok, the story appeared on an engineers website but still it’s an alarming message. Without mentioning any historical value of the bunkers, Poul Erik Faurholm of CMP Demolition A/S makes a cold calculation on how the bunkers could be demolished. The only question is: “Who’s going to pay for this all”. I hope Danish government officials have […]

Posted on June 21, 2012 at 9:17 am by Arthur van Beveren · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Dreischartenturm in Denmark

Posted on November 24, 2011 at 5:29 pm by Arthur van Beveren · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Bunker in Thyborøn Denmark restored

A bunker for personnel in the Danish coastal town of Thyborøn has been restored to its original outside state. It’s an interesting one because it was camouflaged as warehouse, including fake big wooden doors and windows. There is an exibition inside about “Skildpaddespionen” (The Turtlespy) a Danish employee (engineer) at the town hall who made double […]

Posted on September 11, 2011 at 5:23 pm by Arthur van Beveren · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Bunkers by night, in Silkeborg

To celebrate liberation, the Silkeborg bunker museum organises Bunker by night on the 5th of June. Last year’s night was a big succes with over 3.500 visitors. Between 5 and 11 pm visitors can visit bunkers and enjoy a play by reenactors who portray German and English soldiers from 1945. The entrance fee is 50 […]

Posted on June 1, 2010 at 12:03 pm by Arthur van Beveren · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Bunkersite.com update: Silkeborg

In the November 1942 the health resort of Silkeborg Bad was confiscated by the Germans and in March of the following year the construction of a dozen Ständige bunkers started. The newly installed Wehrmachtsbefehlshaber in Dänemark (Commanding Officer of the army in Denmark) Hermann von Hanneken moved his headquarters from Copenhagen to Silkeborg Bad in […]

Posted on May 9, 2010 at 2:27 am by Arthur van Beveren · Permalink · Leave a comment
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