What is your bunkerholiday destination.

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What is your bunkerholiday destination.

Post by ducatim901 » 03 Jun 2007 13:42

Yep vacations are coming closer and closer, but where is everybody going to see bunkers.
We are going to Alderney and a few days to St.Malo.
Is there anybody that has some maps of Alderney???
Or are there any Alderneians that could show us some hard parts of the Island??
Greetings Jack.

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Post by Nectar » 06 Jun 2007 22:02

for me it is also a week Jersey, Guernsey & Alderny. :D

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Post by AvB » 06 Jun 2007 22:24

One week in Bergen, Norway! And some days in Denmark I think.
And a couple of days in Margival again! :D

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goin' on a bunkerholiday....

Post by Luchtkastelen 40-45 » 07 Jun 2007 20:53

Summertime is time to rest. Too many people passing by, too much bushes, weeds, grass and foliage to reach bunkers or take decent foto's and too hot to wear long pants and heavy shoes to be safe from thorns, pricks and mosquitoes. Sorry, but I'm looking forward for autumn again:-)

Rgds, René

Below is what I (hardly) found on Cambrai-Niergnies aerodrome in summer 2005....

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Post by kstdk » 07 Jun 2007 21:59

Hello all

This year - the trip is going to "Südwall" :D

We are going to stay in Perpignan Area, and i am trying to find out what to see around there?

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Post by 20P7 » 08 Jun 2007 07:46

Hello Kurt,

Perpgnan area is very interesting, the mix of old french and german Südwall fortification over there is impressive. Have a look at what we found there at the beginning of this year:

http://www.atlantikwall-research-norway ... chor-56754

We, Erik E., Erik R. and me will head for the Atlantikwall in northern norway for one week. We hope to cover most of the area between Kirkenes and Alta. 24 hours of daylight shall be a good support ;-)

And Rene:

Vegetation is not problem up there, bushes and trees need centuries to grow......

Greetings

Daniel

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Post by SES » 08 Jun 2007 07:53

Hi,
But the mosqutios are so big, that they have grills in their air intake in order not to suck in Norwegian jet-fighters.
:D
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Post by stril » 08 Jun 2007 13:21

Hello
Summertime is time to rest.
I agree on that one. Im spending the summer in Bergen, having my holiday in september.
Not sure where to go yet :)
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Post by 20P7 » 08 Jun 2007 14:29

Haha, actually I'm more afraid of seabirds attacking us. A friend of mine told me that he was attacked several times, while walking through a HKB, where seagulls had their nests. They rtied to pick on his head. Well, let' s hope that we will find some old german steelhelmets to protect us;-)

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Post by kstdk » 08 Jun 2007 14:53

Hello Daniel

Thanks for the ideas regarding Südwall :D
20P7 wrote:Hello Kurt,
We, Erik E., Erik R. and me will head for the Atlantikwall in northern norway for one week. We hope to cover most of the area between Kirkenes and Alta. 24 hours of daylight shall be a good support ;-)
GreetingsDaniel
For one - i know that Erik E will be in Denmark on vacation this month also. I have an aggreement to meet up with him on a small bunkertrip in the western part of Jutland.

Oh....and also he has a "special delivery" for me - looking foreward to receive it :D

http://forum.axishistory.com/viewtopic. ... highlight=

New book about Lista - Norway !!!!!

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Kurt
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Post by SES » 08 Jun 2007 15:15

20P7 wrote:Haha, actually I'm more afraid of seabirds attacking us. A friend of mine told me that he was attacked several times, while walking through a HKB, where seagulls had their nests. They rtied to pick on his head. Well, let' s hope that we will find some old german steelhelmets to protect us;-)

Daniel
Hi Daniel,
Did you ever wonder why a Fleet Air Arm dive bomber was called a Skua? The locals carry a long stick pointed vertically up, that dissuades the gulls.
bregds
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Post by 20P7 » 08 Jun 2007 15:48

Hello SES,

carrying a long stick, that was exactly the thing my friend told me to do up there. We will find out in a few weeks.

In the meantime I wish Kurt a lot of fun on his short trip with Erik E. Enjoy reading the new book about Lista.

We had a lot of fun writing it;-)

I'm off now for the rest of the weekend, as I have to join a party and afterwards on sunday will take at the cologne fortress day. If you are interested in visiting this event, please have a look at this homepage of the city of cologne and find the detailed planning in the pdf at the bottom of the page:

http://www.stadt-koeln.de/kulturstadt/e ... index.html

For more general information about the cologne fortification from the time of the romans to WW I have a look at this pages:

http://www.koelner-festungsbauten.de/

http://www.crifa.de

http://www.ag-festung-koeln.de

If anybody will go there, you can meet me in Zwischenwerk VIII B. I will sell some publications about fortification.

See you

Daniel

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Post by SES » 08 Jun 2007 15:53

Hi Daniel,
My family spent 3 years in the Faeroes :wink:
Have fun in the weekend.
bregds
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Summertime tip: Berck-Plage

Post by Luchtkastelen 40-45 » 11 Jun 2007 10:14

This could be a decisive reason to visit during summertime 8O Outside the peak season, the bunkers and dunes are a meeting place for homosexuals. Maybe the big stick's a useful weapon here too?

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Post by 20P7 » 11 Jun 2007 13:24

Be careful not to be treatened by other "sticks" outside the peak season.

Daniel

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