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Open Monumentendag the Netherlands

This weekend is heritage weekend in the Netherlands. A lot of usually closed bunkers are open to the public. Here’s a small list of possible visits. September 8 In the province of Zeeland one can visit several bunkers of Stichting Bunkerbehoud between 10.00 am to 4.00 pm. In Vlissingen you can take a view through the huge […]

Posted on September 7, 2012 at 12:06 pm by Arthur van Beveren · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Bunkerleven by Jet Nijkamp

Dutch artist Jet Nijkamp is working on her project Bunkerleven (Bunker life). What thoughts do we trust with the concrete bunkers? Their walls contain stories of life, hope, love, war, sex and death. Help Nijkamp extend the project from drawings and paintings to an installation, the bunker of thought, at Retort Art Space. Visit http://www.voordekunst.nl/vdk/project/view/204-bunkerleven

Posted on March 2, 2012 at 12:32 am by Arthur van Beveren · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Bunker type 634 found in Hoek van Holland

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 […]

Posted on September 9, 2011 at 2:40 pm by Arthur van Beveren · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Bunkersite.com update: Voorne and Vregny

Added the village of Vregny in France. It is one of the villages which was incorporated into the Führerhauptquartier Wolfsschlucht 2. Lots of Tobruks, covered personnel bunkers and a huge bunker for the Reichsführer-SS. Vregny Updated STP XX II H in Stp Gr Voorne in Holland. Late in the war, a Wassermann radar was moved […]

Posted on April 25, 2011 at 11:24 pm by Arthur van Beveren · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Visit Slotbos Haamstede

The regimental headquarters of Burgh-Haamstede in Holland lies in a protected area. This summer, you can get tours along the bunkers. There are guided tours by Natuurmonumenten, a society for preservation of nature, on August 8, 15 and 22 starting at 10am. It’s a great oppurtunity to visit this big HQ, because during the rest […]

Posted on August 5, 2010 at 9:28 pm by Arthur van Beveren · Permalink · Leave a comment
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New bunker park in Holland

Widerstandsnest 220H on the former island of Goeree-Overflakkee in the southwest of Holland will be made accessible to the public. Two of the bunkers (a 502 and 504) will become a bunker/war museum. Together with municipal organisations, the Stichting WO2GO will create a hiking path along the bunkers (134, 502, 2 x 504) and open them up. One […]

Posted on January 17, 2010 at 1:45 pm by Arthur van Beveren · Permalink · Leave a comment
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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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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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