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

The Ghosts of Burnau kaserne

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I had the opportunity to go and explore this place in November 2014, it was one of two barracks in the Town.
that was part of the German army, during WW2 in the small town of Bernau, it had two Army barracks that mainly supplied the uniforms for the Wehrmacht and for Nazi Germany’s military elite forces. Continue reading

Berlin Abandoned Spreepark burned down

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A fire destroyed large parts of the remaining buildings at the abandoned theme park in Berlin, The buildings of a fake Western-style town was  completely destroyed in the blaze. Continue reading

Pankow Heinersdorf Roundhouse

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Found this old Railway Roundhouse by accident as I was traveling on the S-Bahn one Sunny day in July 2012. Railway buildings have always intrigued me,and I just had to go and have a look at the place. 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

Germany’s First Airport – Flugplatz Berlin – Johannisthal

Berlin and Germany’s very first Airport, this was on my list of explores for a long time, such history in this old place, from the old Airship days of the 1900s. Continue reading