Demolition in Croisic

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 […]

Posted on October 14, 2013 at 2:26 pm by Arthur van Beveren · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Allen Gewalten zum Trotz sich erhalten

Two years ago I’ve posted about the Fl 250 anti-aircraft headquarters in Saint-Marc near Saint-Nazaire. Back then more than 400 letters from all over Europe ended up at the office of the Service Territorial d’Architecture et du Patrimoine. However, there was no reaction to any of these letters, although they were surprised by the big […]

Posted on September 4, 2013 at 8:36 am by Arthur van Beveren · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Save the tower of Saint-Marc, send this letter

The city of Saint-Nazaire is known for its ignorance towards World War 2 heritage, destroying many unique bunkers and truncate the U-Boot bunker. But all of this would be peanuts compared to the plans to destroy the Marineflak headquarters at Saint-Marc. The bunker, a huge and very rare Fl 250, consists of a big bunker […]

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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Anti-tank bunker renovated

The first phase for the renovation of a 4.7cm Festungpak casemate in Gujan-Mestras (bording the Bassin d’Arcachon in the south west of France) has started. The Groupe de Recherches Archéologiques sur le Mur de l’Atlantique Secteur Arcachon (GRAMASA), a local group of bunker enthusiastics, will first clear the outside of the bunker and make it […]

Posted on April 4, 2010 at 12:53 am by Arthur van Beveren · Permalink · Leave a comment
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