Sigmund

Sigmund

Posted on 08/11/2013


Photo taken on July 30, 2012



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The bunker

The bunker
The command centre at Tellevik coastal forts. The concrete construction was completed in winter of 1944 and was equipped with a 7.500 kg steel plate in the roof of the stand. Here it was at any given time 10 officers and enlisted men at work to monitor and ensure vessel traffic to and from Bergen.

"Batterie Tellevik» was established in 1941 to be able to withstand ally progressing southward. The Germans, mobilize volunteers and Norwegians and Russian POWs from camps around Bergen, who participated in the work. The fort had four big guns in caliber 10.5 cm and several smaller. There was also a lot of thick concrete bunkers, crew barracks and close defense positions with machine guns, flamethrowers and projectors.

Michael Relguag, Miles Wolstenholme, Light Scholar, Trond Solem and 9 other people have particularly liked this photo


12 comments - The latest ones
Joëlle CHEN
Joëlle CHEN
Bien vu bien pris !
4 years ago.
Juan
Juan
Excellent black and white photography!
4 years ago.
Juan
Juan
Fantastic composition !!
4 years ago.
Frode Øen
Frode Øen
Supert sort&hvitt bilde med interessant tekst !
4 years ago.
Dave Linscheid
Dave Linscheid
A very well done moody black and white image.
Group: L'Atelier d'Art ✪ Maïclo & Félix
4 years ago.
Peter Van Der Houwen
Peter Van Der Houwen
Beautiful in B&W!
4 years ago.
Bettyboop
Bettyboop
Beatiful B&W
4 years ago.
Valeriane ♫ ♫ ♫¨*
Valeriane ♫ ♫ ♫¨*
impressionnant**************
4 years ago.
Don Sutherland
Don Sutherland
Fantastic capture.
4 years ago.
Karol Kolesar
Karol Kolesar
Extra!
3 years ago.
foto buff
foto buff
the old fortifications stand as a testament to their build... nice b&w
3 years ago.
pierquin
pierquin
la peur au ventre!
3 years ago.