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Westwall in winter

Winter can be cold and miserable but also inspiring. Made a trip to the Schneifel region in Germany near Prüm. You can still find some remnants of the Westwall in this area. This december there was a big pack of snow which made the trip more special. I’ve visited a special type 23 near Kronenburgerhütte, […]

Posted on December 31, 2009 at 1:06 am by Arthur van Beveren · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Hamburg Luftschutzturm destroyed

A Luftschutzturm (air raid shelter) near Rosshafen, Hamburg has been destroyed. The five-storied bunker which was finished off with a layer of bricks over the concrete “had” to be destroyed for a new container terminal. It’s not even clear when this terminal will be built, but the bunker is gone anyway. Another relic that disappeared.. Luckily […]

Posted on December 18, 2009 at 8:54 pm by Arthur van Beveren · Permalink · Leave a comment
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