German bunkers in Romania

On the coast of Constanza in Romania near the old casino some MG bunkers were built during the war. One of them is a Tobruk bunker, covered with a hood and attached to an underground tunnel system. More on bunkers in Romania. See http://aedificium.rockhall.ro/  

Posted on October 30, 2012 at 3:08 pm by Arthur van Beveren · Permalink · Leave a comment
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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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Luftschutz bunker in Oostende protected

A Luftschutzbunker in Oostende, Belgium, gets the monumental status. The Flemish secretary Geert Bourgeois (N-VA) approved the protection of the bunker. He visited it last year. In the previous protection round in 1993 it was overseen, because it’s still on military grounds. Until 1993 the Belgian army used the bunker during battle trainings. Read the […]

Posted on February 10, 2011 at 3:44 pm by Arthur van Beveren · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Best bird house ever

I’ve visited the War and resistance museum in Rotterdam today. Very nice museum! But the most curious thing I saw was this fantastic model of the M 152 Naval command bunker in Hoek van Holland. It’s a bird house made by the artist Hans Eijkenboom! Sorry for the bad quality phone pictures.

Posted on December 6, 2010 at 10:44 pm by Arthur van Beveren · Permalink · One Comment
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