Atlantikwall

Erwin Rommel checking-out atlantikwall

Erwin Rommel assumes command of the Atlantikwall

Erwin Rommel and the Atlantikwall In the latter half of 1943, two of World War II’s most colorful and charismatic senior commanders, General George S. Patton, Jr. and Field Marshal Erwin Rommel, the “Desert Fox,” were both out of work and in the doghouse, with their careers not only on hold, but possibly even coming to an end. Patton’s …

Erwin Rommel assumes command of the Atlantikwall Read More »

Bunker SK1 in which the museum is located

Visiting Bunker Museum Antwerpen – Atlantikwall Museum

Many people don’t know this, not even much Belgians, however there’s something unique to be found in Wilrijk, Belgium. In Park den Brandt (Wilrijk, Antwerp) a whole bunker village can be found and every first week-end of the month one of them opens up. The museum is to be found in one of SK1 Bunkers and …

Visiting Bunker Museum Antwerpen – Atlantikwall Museum Read More »

A German bunker that was built in 1943 has recently been uncovered in Arcachon Basin, Gironde in France by the Archaeological Research Group for the Atlantic Wall: Arcachon Sector (Gramasa).

German WWII Bunker uncovered after 70 years in France

A German WWII Bunker that was built in 1943 has recently been uncovered in Arcachon Basin, Gironde in France by the Archaeological Research Group for the Atlantic Wall: Arcachon Sector (Gramasa). After 70 years the bunker has finally been reopened again. This bunker was part of the Atlantikwall, a network of 15,000 concrete bunkers that …

German WWII Bunker uncovered after 70 years in France Read More »

Help Us Preserve Military History

X