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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Stp Pommern will disappear

The local government of Wissant on the 23th of March decided to demolish the bunkers on the southern beach of the town. It was the French state who feels the bunkers are a danger to the coastal protection and to visitors of the beach. Total costs of the demolition: €450.000. The ruins pose too much […]

Posted on April 10, 2010 at 3:40 pm by Arthur van Beveren · Permalink · 2 Comments
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Hunting gets priority in France

Thanks to my correspondent in the Calais area Olejniczak Hervé The well known naval Batterie Oldenburg near Calais is going to loose some of its bunkers to a new hunting terrain! Anywhere else this sounds crazy but apparently hunting is still big in France. Since the first week of december, bird hunting lakes and observation cabins […]

Posted on December 14, 2009 at 11:23 pm by Arthur van Beveren · Permalink · Leave a comment
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A famous 4.7cm Festungspak 36 (t) gone..

Through the French Atlantikwall Forum I read the sad news that the very special 4.7cm Festungspak 36 (t) in a 612 at Kerbascuirl near Plouhinec (south of Bretagne) has disappeared. Although it was a miracle the gun was still there after so many years it’s still very disappointing. At the moment there’s no info on […]

Posted on July 19, 2009 at 11:59 am by Arthur van Beveren · Permalink · Leave a comment
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