Entries by Arthur van Beveren

Atlantikwall photo contest

If you like photography or if you think bunkers are awesome, then you should participate in the Bunkerzoom Atlantic Wall Europe photo contest. Just go out and look for hidden treasures all over Europe and create your own image of this bunker heritage. Who is not familiar with them? Bunkers in the landscape, hidden under […]

Monuments de Chagrin

Over the years, numerous photographers were fascinated by the bunkers of the Atlantikwall. The big inspiration, I think, for all these photographers was the French cultural theorist, urbanist, and aesthetic philosopher Paul Virilio. His 1975 book Bunker Archéologie is a classic, and also the first to examine the concrete World War 2 structures in detail. […]

A new category: the seven wonders …

We start the series of the seven wonders of the Atlanticwall with our choice of the finest batteries. 1. Berck de la Fource, for its clean and unspoiled bunkers. 2. Batterie Reichenberg, complete and well preserved. 3. Batterie Todt, of course for Turm IV. 4. Batterie Holzendorf, for the fine location and the rare M […]

Westwall moving in colour

This private film shows the Westwall in colour, starting with a rare 40P8 Sechsschartenturm during the construction of a bunker, large earth excavations, a shot of another bunker for Sechsschartenturm and officers around a table.