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Massive reminder of dark times

We were intrigued by the strange steep roof of this unusual construction and went to have a closer... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2017
Trainbleu
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Brussels
unfinished bunker

I actually stumbled upon this Hockbunker accidentally. It was erected during World War 2 to protect... read more

Reviewed 21 January 2017
konshoe
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Ipoh, Malaysia
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13 Apr 2017
“Massive reminder of dark times”
22 Feb 2017
“An air-raid shelter... a good reason for safety”
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Augustinerstr. 1, 54290 Trier, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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Reviewed 14 April 2017

We were intrigued by the strange steep roof of this unusual construction and went to have a closer look at it. It turned out to be the roof of a high-rise bunker (‘Hochbunker’ in German) on Augustinerhof, built in 1942 next to the town hall....More

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Reviewed 23 February 2017

It was said to have been built for the protection of enemies against air strikes that can accommodate and hide people for safety from the enemies. The construction was intended to the advantage of being built upward, which was much cheaper than downward excavation. It...More

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Reviewed 21 January 2017

I actually stumbled upon this Hockbunker accidentally. It was erected during World War 2 to protect officials and civilians against potential air attacks but was not completed (you can see the roof that is not covered by any roof tiles or slates). There are a...More

Thank konshoe
Reviewed 14 June 2012

38 Meter high. 1942 Built next to City Hall in order to defend it against airstrikes. Pointed roof shape (never completed) so bombs would bounce from the roof to the ground. WW II fire management, technical emergency service and urban management. Has also served as...More

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