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Disclaimer: Some of the images displayed in my album contain anti semitic graffiti. I'm not promoting anti semitism here but am only showcasing what's inside this bunker. 

 

Today's post is about the exploration of a World War II bunker, that has  been abandoned since approximately 1955, when Austria signed the Declaration of Neutrality. Construction began during the war but because of the siege of the Red Army, the bunker was never finished.

Nowadays, most of the former exits have been walled off with only one proper entry and exit remaining. Rescuing people trapped in certain areas of the facility would be close to impossible, due to some entrances being filled with stones and mud.

 

You imagine bunkers like concrete mazes and even though it looked like one, it was hard to get lost. It was very easy to navigate around even though the tunnels measure about 700m (0.45 miles) in total. Initially, there were around 5 to 7 entrances throughout the whole structure which made it impossible to get lost.

 

26762806057_fab897cb4b_h.jpgDSC_5054 by anthrax, auf Flickr

 

40920187484_81485fa43a_h.jpgDSC_5080 by anthrax, auf Flickr

 

26762824357_cb2525b30c_h.jpgDSC_5085 by anthrax, auf Flickr

 

27761761918_6379d760e9_h.jpgDSC_5090 by anthrax, auf Flickr

 

41630901701_dd63f11860_h.jpgDSC_5124 by anthrax, auf Flickr

 

28046459608_463ca1907f_h.jpgDSC_6339 by anthrax, auf Flickr

 

27047910427_782afe3757_h.jpgDSC_6351 by anthrax, auf Flickr

 

27047920297_6bcf3b45e6_h.jpgDSC_6353 by anthrax, auf Flickr

 

40110159150_5c7ad107b7_h.jpgDSC_6357 by anthrax, auf Flickr

 

40110180770_cd4db95c00_h.jpgDSC_6369 by anthrax, auf Flickr

 

 

If anyone is interested in more, the full album of photos can be found here and my post about the structure here

 

 

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vor 5 Minuten schrieb Dubbed Navigator:

Again does need a few more pictures, could you upload some more please? Doesnt really jump out at me as a bunker from this selection :)

I will add more for both posts.  Thanks for the feedback :)

 

If you want to see the full resolution pictures though, you can check them out on the link provided.

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