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.
In: Demolition/Disappearing, News · Tagged with: atlantikwall, bretagne, bunker, demolished, demolishing, france, frankrijk, kriegsmarine, lorient, naval, navy, péristyle, sloop
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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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Lookout, originally uploaded by Artz!. Cap Blanc Nez
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pomp, originally uploaded by Artz!. Inside a water bunker in the Gironde area.