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Westwall moving in colour

This private film shows the Westwall in colour, starting with a rare 40P8 Sechsschartenturm during the construction of a bunker, large earth excavations, a shot of another bunker for Sechsschartenturm and officers around a table.

Posted on November 4, 2014 at 12:43 am by Arthur van Beveren · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Batterie Longues-sur-Mer and Pointe-du-Hoc on 1944 video

PhotosNormandie shows high resolution photos of the US Signal Corps and more from 1944 on Flickr. They also have a Youtube channel with raw film material from the same period. There’re a lot of well known images and film images but to see all the raw material is amazing, plus it’s very interesting study material. […]

Posted on September 10, 2014 at 2:50 pm by Arthur van Beveren · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Regelbau, the photo series

Until the end of March and during July, August and September I’m presenting my photo series ‘Regelbau’ in Kunstfort Vijfhuizen, the Netherlands. It’s a study on the German standardized bunker from World War Two and its current state both as an historical object and a part of present nature. A fascination for modernist materials such […]

Posted on March 21, 2014 at 5:30 pm by Arthur van Beveren · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Atlantikwall from the air

A very nice video by Marc Tessier using a drone.

Posted on February 2, 2014 at 9:37 pm by Arthur van Beveren · Permalink · 2 Comments
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High frequency as a weapon

A fantastic German wartime film shows the operation of radar and jamming. Partly related to bunkers, it gives an impression of how daily life for Luftwaffe radar crews must have been. It’s in the National Archives library.

Posted on April 18, 2013 at 11:43 am by Arthur van Beveren · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Batterie Longues in 1946

A nice short private film of the casemates of Batterie Longues sur Mer in Normandie. The guns are still there today, but in 1946 you could still operate them. Source is Cinémathèque de Normandie.

Posted on February 25, 2012 at 5:41 pm by Arthur van Beveren · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Atlantic Wall Typology

Posted on December 6, 2011 at 5:10 pm by Arthur van Beveren · Permalink · 3 Comments
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Karola from the air

Fantastic video by Olivier Benoit using a Canon 5d MkII and a drone (small remote controlled plane) of the Karola fire control tower on Île de Ré. More of his work on http://noibix.com/blog/                

Posted on November 28, 2011 at 9:44 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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B-Werk Irrel

Posted on November 22, 2011 at 12:03 pm by Arthur van Beveren · Permalink · Leave a comment
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