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

The most feared building in Berlin

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Prinz-Albrecht-Strasse is a street in Berlin, the capital of Germany. It is best known for having been the location of the headquarters of the Reich Main Security Office, SD, Gestapo and the SS in Nazi Germany. 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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On my radio in Funkhaus GrĂ¼nau

P1000185Grunau such a beautiful area with all its big plush houses along side of the Langer See , I had explored the ballhaus Riviera 2 years before, so it was great to be going back to such a beautiful area out side of Berlin. Continue reading

The lost statues of Anhalter Bahnhof

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This was another of my Berlin railway explores, the only real bit of the Anhalter Bahnhof that survives is the front facade, so they say, but if you do a bit of research in the area, there is much more to be found.

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The night the bombs dropped

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The ruins of a villa from WW2, I went to explore this place in the summer but it was so overgrown you just could not get a photo of the outside of the building, Continue reading