Regelbau 638 opened after 60 years

The most complete army battery of the Südwall at La Tamarissière (Agde) has the only built 638 hospital bunker on this side of the front. The bunker was closed since the 1950s but has been reopened this weekend by a local group of enthusiasts. Pipettes, syringe boxes, various tubes and even remains of unused glass x-ray […]

Posted on November 17, 2013 at 9:33 pm by Arthur van Beveren · Permalink · One Comment
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A Festungspak on Crete

Agia Galini, originally uploaded by Dr Derek Bem. As far as Crete the Germans built bunkers. Gun casemates are known as well as Tobruks. This is a 4.7cm Festungspak 36 (t), with an attached tunnel in the rocks in Agia Galini on the southern coast of Crete. Interesting to see such a weapon even in […]

Posted on December 1, 2010 at 4:32 pm by Arthur van Beveren · Permalink · Leave a comment
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