Some weeks ago we came into contact with a Marineflak veteran which was stationed at Trégastel, south of Brest in Bretagne, France. Wolfgang Weber came in from the Flakschule at Misdroy at the Baltic Coast at the age of 19. His story combined with our fieldwork can be found here. I must say, you do know […]
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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.
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Works in Warsaw found a German bunker in the center of the city during works on a tram line. According to the photos it looks like a regular Tobruk to me, but a curator at the Polish army museum talks about a ’10-foot (3-meter) deep bunker’. It wil be moved to the museum. However the […]