Sad news from the demolition front again. A very rare L 406 on the Croisic peninsula will be demolished or at least altered. In 2010 new houses already closed in but now the bunker has to disappear (completely or under a new house). The faith of the Vf bunkers around this one is unknown. A […]
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The Füherhauptquartier Wolfsschlucht 2 is known for its enormous variety of bunker designs. There are local designs for machine gun turrets and plates and one can discover Luftwaffe Regelbauten never built anywhere else. A not so rare Luftwaffe design is the L 410, a command bunker for small Flak batteries. However near Margival this type […]
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A fantastic German wartime film shows the operation of radar and jamming. Partly related to bunkers, it gives an impression of how daily life for Luftwaffe radar crews must have been. It’s in the National Archives library.
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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 […]