German casino Den Helder burned down

Wednesday June 10, the former German casino in the Dutch naval port of Den Helder burned down. The building, which is located near the old Marine Werft, stood empty for many years. Plans were ready to restore the building but its future is unknown now, only the walls and pillars are still standing. The building […]

Posted on June 14, 2009 at 9:35 pm by Arthur van Beveren · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Tunnels at Fort du Roule open in june

The restauration project at Cherbourg’s Fort du Roule are coming to an end. The tunnels will be opened on June 6 (65 years since D-Day) but due to some extra work the official opening will be on the June 26, the day Cherbourg was liberated. Fort du Roule was a French fort overlooking the city […]

Posted on May 24, 2009 at 2:38 pm by Arthur van Beveren · Permalink · 5 Comments
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The soldiers who manned Stp. Corbiere

Malcolm Amy, volunteer for the Channel Islands Occupation Society (CIOS) on Jersey, began publishing the accounts of three German soldiers who were assigned to Stp Corbiere on the island. It gives a highly interesting inside look into the daily life in and around the bunkers during the occupation. You can follow the story on The […]

Posted on May 20, 2009 at 4:07 pm by Arthur van Beveren · Permalink · One Comment
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Bunkersite.com starts BunkerBlog

Every day I watch several forums from all over Europe to see what’s happening in the bunker community. It’s a time consuming business but well worth the time because without it I wouldn’t have known about restauration projects in Poland, demolitions in Norway, dug up bunkers in Holland or any other activity in Europe on the […]

Posted on May 17, 2009 at 4:23 pm by Arthur van Beveren · Permalink · Leave a comment
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