Bauxite for the German war machine

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The Giant Chemical works, has a dark history with its Nazi past and its production of synthetic Bauxite, during ww2 the alloy was used for Aircraft production. Continue reading

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Berlin to Germania Hitlers dream Capital

ger-welthauptstadt_germania The Schwerbelastungskörper (Heavy load-bearing body) (a.k.a. Großbelastungskörper – GBK) is a hefty concrete cylinder in Berlin, Germany located at the intersection of Dudenstraße, General-Pape-Straße, and Loewenhardtdamm in the northwestern part of the borough of Tempelhof. Continue reading

The Heinkel bomber works

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On the 1st of May1935, the Heinkel works (GMBH) Oranienburg was formally established, for the mass production of the Heinkel He111 bomber.

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Childrens Hospital Neukölln

Kinderkrankenhaus Neukölln

Not a great explore this one, I had to settle for looking around the newer building which was well and truly trashed, but still worth a look,so easy to get into just walk in of the street looks like they are ready to. start work on pulling the place down.

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SS Guard house and shooting range

Not really much to say about this place there is not much information about it, but it maybe a listed area as it is next to Sachsenhausen concentration camp. Initially, a shooting range for the SS was developed in March 1938. A barrack was build for the SS, as well as earthworks to stop bullets when it missed the target. Continue reading

Off limits at Templehof Airport

Templehof Airport, has always fascinated me, it’s been through two wars, WW2 and the Cold war, the latter being my childhood and growing up with the Russian threat of nuclear war in Europe. Continue reading

The Eagle has flown from the Lion and Eagle barracks

Finding the Lion and Eagle barracks was very easy, after walking all around the outside of the damn place. I couldn’t find an easy way into it. so it was climb over the fence then wade through mounds and mounds of tangle weed and long grass for quite a while till reaching the buildings. Continue reading