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  • The War Cemetery In Saldus With 22,000 Graves

    The War Cemetery In Saldus With 22,000 Graves

    In the Latvian city of Saldus lies one of the largest German soldiers cemeteries outside of Germany. It’s also the largest war cemetery in the Baltic States. There are almost 25,000 German soldiers, mostly from World War II. More

  • Exploring An Abandoned Soviet Missle Facility

    Exploring An Abandoned Soviet Missle Facility

    Once a very secret missile facility that would protect the Soviet against all possible military threats. To enter here, before 1995, had resulted in prison for many years. Today the place is abandoned. Now we enter the traces of rocket pads and rooms for radar surveillance! More

  • Wolf's Liar: Adolf Hitler's Abandoned Headquarters

    Wolf’s Liar: Adolf Hitler’s Abandoned Headquarters

    Built in 1941, four years before the war was over. Yet Hitler had time to spend more than 800 days on the now abandoned site. This was Adolf Hitler’s headquarters “Wolfsschanze” in East Prussia. More

  • If The War Comes: In A Normal Swedish Shelter

    If The War Comes: In A Normal Swedish Shelter

    In the late 1930s, the Swedish government decided that focus would be on the protection of civilians in time of war. With Prime Minister Per Albin Hansson as the leader, a civilian agency called the Air Protection Inspectorate was formed. The Air Protection Inspectorate was given the responsibility of planning, managing and meeting the need […] More

  • Latvia Liepāja: The Tsar's Abandoned Fortress

    Latvia Liepāja: The Tsar’s Abandoned Fortress

    The Latvian coastline has been the site of many fierce battles. The Russian Tsar Alexander III founded this military town that was named Karosta. This is the southern fortress, built by Alexander III to protect Liepāja and Karosta from enemies. More

  • The Biggest Military Base of USSR  - Jüterbog

    The Biggest Military Base of USSR – Jüterbog

    After Germany’s defeat in World War II, the Soviet got access to a large quantity of abandoned military buildings and areas. At first, they tried to blow up as much as possible, but the Soviet Union saw the potential of the giant site of Jüterbog. In Jüterbog, near Berlin, they planned to locate the largest military forces […] More

  • Secret WW2 Bunker In Latvia

    Secret WW2 Bunker In Latvia

    The tracks from World War II can be found in different ways. After some research, I found a secret WW2 bunker of historical value in Latvia. More