Subterranean Sites
Michael Foedrowitz
Subterranean Sites

The number and scale of subterranean sites used during the Second World War as bomb-proof facilities for the production of armaments and storage of raw materials, cultural treasures, gold and currency reserves has not been fully verified until now. Many locations remain unknown, as does their use.

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B tunnel of the “Zement” (concrete) site in Ebensee, Austria
B tunnel of the “Zement”
(concrete) site in Ebensee, Austria
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Railroad in the A tunnel of the “Zement” site
Railroad in the A tunnel of the
“Zement” site
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“Bunker” in the Merkers salt mine, today known as Kaiseroda
“Bunker” in the Merkers salt
mine, today known as Kaiseroda
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“Führerstollen” (Führer tunnel), 50 m underneath Fürstenstein castle, Lower Silesia
“Führerstollen”
(Führer tunnel), 50 m
underneath Fürstenstein
castle, Lower Silesia
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Access road to the “Malachit” site in Halberstadt
Access road to the
“Malachit” site in
Halberstadt
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Massive bunker ruin near Mühldorf
Massive bunker ruin near Mühldorf
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The Messerschmidt AG tunnel in Oberammergau after its opening
The Messerschmidt AG tunnel in Oberammergau
after its opening
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Tunnel in the Obersalzberg
Tunnel in the Obersalzberg
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Room in the “Führerbunker” underneath the Berghof
Room in the “Führerbunker”
underneath the Berghof
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Quarry in Mirnoveccques, entrance to the “Hochdruckpumpe” (high-pressure pump) production site for V weapons, the so-called England cannon V3
Quarry in Mirnoveccques, entrance to the
“Hochdruckpumpe” (high-pressure
pump) production site for V weapons, the
so-called England cannon V3
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Above the “Hochdruckpumpe” site: giant bomb crater torn by a 6-ton “Tallboy” bomb
Above the
“Hochdruckpumpe”
site: giant bomb crater torn by
a 6-ton “Tallboy”
bomb
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V2 launch site Wizernes (La Coupole) in Northern France
V2 launch site Wizernes (La Coupole) in
Northern France
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