“God created war so that Americans would learn
geography.” - Photo by Jan Bommes
"I'd long wanted to visit this place. For the architecture, for the murals and for the historic importance. This used to be the Nazi's flight school and was taken over by the Soviets after World War II. The Soviets used it for training their artillery officers during the cold war. Most of the surrounding areas are military training grounds."
There is no information regarding this old farmhouse standing abandoned by the side of a country road in the German state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania.
Some of the old stables have been cnverted into storage buildings and garages.....(more)
In the South of an East German city lies this abandoned ammunition depot.
There is no historical information, but the type of bunkers used indicates that it was used by the Wehrmacht.
Toward the South of the depot area is a large military area that was used as well by the Soviet forces as well as The East German army (NVA), so it's safe to assume that either one of them used this depot after the war.
Train tracks are seperating the depot from the military area, and remains can be found by the side of the tracks indicating that the ammunition depot used to have its own railway station....(more)
When Pixelcracker, Lost Places in Schleswig-Holstein und Umland and I met up
that morning in early July of last year, it was my first tour to Denmark since my wife's family reunion about one year before, and I was happy to have to chance to go for a tour there
Since it was only a day's tour, we limited ourselves to some spots in the southern part of the country.
Our first stop was an old farm house. Structurally, it was the classic Danish farmhouse with four sides and a yard in the middle.
The four parts are usually the farmhouse, a barn, stables and a workshop and/or quarters for the farm hands.
We drove by the place a couple of times...(more)