Ship wharf, hotel and animal hospital. These were just a part of the ideas on the future of the giant Schnellbootbunker in IJmuiden, the Netherlands. It was the present owner of several docks, Hoorne Vastgoed, who asked students to come up with a plan for bunker. The ship wharf with luxurious hotel idea won, of course. […]
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On 19 September a step back in time was made on the Forteiland in IJmuiden. Here’s an impression.
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Last minute call! This weekend is a special one on Forteiland IJmuiden. Re-enactors will dress up and act like World War Two soldiers again and portray the soldiers who manned the fort and bunkers through the years. Tonight an excursion on the island, through the fort and bunkers, will lead along these Dutch and German […]
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The Dutch bunker foundation WN2000 in IJmuiden won the Gouden Betonmolen (Golden Concrete-mixer!). The bunker museumwas chosen as winner by the members of the Dutch Fortificatieforum, for the newly rebuilt trenches in the dunes. A thing never accomplished on this scale anywhere else. The Gouden Betonmolen is an initiative by the forum to award people or […]