We’ve started working on the area around Ørland and Trondheim half way up Norway. Very interesting strong points and bunkers including the famous MKB Ørlandet or Austrått Fort with it’s triple 28cm Gneisenau turret. We’ll add it to the website in the coming weeks. Ørland on Bunkersite.com.
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Finally some nice news from Hoek van Holland, at least for the moment. An interesting bunker type 634 for Sechsschartenturm was found at Wn 33H near the Oranjesluis in the Landfront. The bunker’s armoured turret was scrapped just after the war and a part of the roof was demolished. The new dike was built over the […]
In: Demolition/Disappearing, Holland, News · Tagged with: 207, 634, festung, hoek, holland, maasdijk, nederland, netherlands, oranjesluis, pays-bas, pettendijk, sechsschartenturm, van
Some nice updates on the website: The Battallion HQ on Voorne, Wn 105 H (Holland) Pen Bron in the La Baule region (France) Le Pointeau in the St-Nazaire region (France)
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Tomorrow an inside view..
In: Photography · Tagged with: 20p7, 634, pen bron, saint-nazaire, sechsschartenturm, treppenscharte
Last november, a bunker for machine gun (type 634) was demolished in the French city and former Festung St Nazaire. After the war the Sechsschartenturm was scrapped but the bunker of Stützpunkt Nz 313 was left in place. Due to new housing developments the bunker had to be broken down. The works took 2 weeks and […]