It has begun.. Stp Pommern will be demolished

Today I got the unfortunate news that demolishing works have started on the bunkers of the beautiful and famous Stützpunkt 120 “Pommern” on the beach south of Wissant. 2,5 years ago the local government decided to demolish the bunkers. Now, all the bunkers on the beach including the iconic Regelbau 600 with stairs, 630 in […]

Posted on January 9, 2013 at 11:27 pm by Arthur van Beveren · Permalink · 9 Comments
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Demolition news from northern France

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 […]

Posted on August 18, 2011 at 1:18 pm by Arthur van Beveren · Permalink · One Comment
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Bunkersite.com update: Pas de Calais, Zeeland, Woensdrecht

Some French additions to the site: Stp Arnika, Leo, Martha, Max, Moritz and Nora in the Nord Pas-de-Calais region. Also the Woensdrecht airport in Holland and some small bunker in Stavenisse. Bunkersite.com updates

Posted on January 18, 2011 at 3:13 pm by Arthur van Beveren · Permalink · Leave a comment
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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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Tour de Mont St Frieux

The l’Association Opale Bunker History gives a tour along the bunkers on Mont Saint-Frieux near Hardelot. The tour starts at 10 am on Thursday 13 May. Costs: €3.

Posted on May 3, 2010 at 11:39 pm by Arthur van Beveren · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Hunting gets priority in France

Thanks to my correspondent in the Calais area Olejniczak Hervé The well known naval Batterie Oldenburg near Calais is going to loose some of its bunkers to a new hunting terrain! Anywhere else this sounds crazy but apparently hunting is still big in France. Since the first week of december, bird hunting lakes and observation cabins […]

Posted on December 14, 2009 at 11:23 pm by Arthur van Beveren · Permalink · Leave a comment
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