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The sound of a bunker

What does a bunker sound like when it’s being demolished? At Péristyle near Lorient Kriegsmarine shelters are being demolished to make place for a new residential area.

Posted on February 25, 2012 at 2:41 pm by Arthur van Beveren · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Stop the looting of Bt Karola

Looting bunkers of the Atlantikwall by so-called collectors has been the case since the eighties of the last century. However since less and less complete bunkers are present the rate of looting speeds up. This is especially the case with the heavy Marine Batterie Karola on Île de Ré. Alain Durrieu, writer of several books about the Atlantikwall, now […]

Demolition news from northern France

Some unfortunate news from Nord-Pas de Calais. In Dunkerque, a bunker was demolished to make place for new housing. At the Batterie Waldam with its famous concrete gun turret, the loose barrel of the flare gun which was still there seems to have been cut to pieces and disappeared. According to this post on the french […]

Posted on August 18, 2011 at 1:18 pm by Arthur van Beveren · Permalink · One Comment
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More bunkers for sale in France

It’s property sale in France. Again two bunkers are on the market. The rare bunker for machinery M 123 (also known as a Luftwaffe type) at Le Croisic, including 1002 m2 of land, is for sale for just under €300.000. Another bunker is for sale on Île d’Oléron. Judging the photos it’s probably a Vf bunker […]

Posted on March 8, 2011 at 3:30 pm by Arthur van Beveren · Permalink · One Comment
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Turrets, towers and Tumulus in Saint-Nazaire

Bunkersite.com travelled to Saint-Nazaire; again. After visits by Lenco in 1999 and 2002 and some additions by Henk Adriaanse in 2005 I wanted to see this formidable Festung myself. We wanted to update the website with new pictures, but also add new finds. In ten years much has happened in the Saint-Nazaire region. Mainly due […]

Posted on July 9, 2010 at 3:38 pm by Arthur van Beveren · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Look out

Lookout, originally uploaded by Artz!. Cap Blanc Nez

Posted on June 22, 2010 at 12:20 am by Arthur van Beveren · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Pump

pomp, originally uploaded by Artz!. Inside a water bunker in the Gironde area.

Posted on June 15, 2010 at 11:34 pm by Arthur van Beveren · Permalink · Leave a comment
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