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Bunker Archaeology: The WW2 German Battery of Salamis island, by Konstantinos Kirimis

By Pierre Kosmidis Information, research by Konstantinos Kirimis Photos by Giannis Arseniadis, submitted to www.ww2wrecks.com by Konstantinos Kirimis and used by permission Salamina island (known as “Salamis” in English, based on the name of the island in ancient Greek), is known all over the world, as  a naval battle fought between an alliance of Greek city-states […]

Bunker Archaeology: WW2 German bunker complex in western Attica, by Konstantinos Kirimis

Information, research and photos by Konstantinos Kirimis Mr. Konstantinos Kirimis, a respected researcher and author, is a regular contributor of www.ww2wrecks.com  and prepared a feature on a World War 2 bunker complex. During 1943, the German occupation forces in Greece, were expecting an Allied landing. In fact, this was deliberately circulated by the Allies, codenamed “Operation Animals”, as a distraction of […]

Bunker Archaeology: The German WW2 “Hohlgangsanlage” bunkers of Aegina island, Greece, by Konstantinos Kirimis

By Pierre Kosmidis Research and photos by Konstantinos Kirimis, submitted to www.ww2wrecks.com and used by permission Among the various bunkers and fortifications built by the German occupation forces all over Greece during World War 2, this specific “cave-shelter” (Hohlgangsanlage, according to the German technical terminology of the time) is located in the Northern Fortress of Aegina (see Note 1, […]

Bunker Archaeology: The 305 mm naval guns WW2 emplacements, by Konstantinos Kirimis

By Pierre Kosmidis Photos and information submitted by researcher and author Konstantinos Kirimis, used by permission Check the links below IN RED for more stories by Konstantinos Kirimis: Bunker Archaeology: Exploring the 150 mm artillery positions in Aegina   WW2 Bunker Archaeology: The 102 mm gun emplacements of Aegina   The Greek Navy constructed a series […]

Bunker Archaeology: The WW2 178 mm coastal artillery emplacement of Fleves island, by Konstantinos Kirimis

By Pierre Kosmidis Photos and information submitted by researcher and author Konstantinos Kirimis, used by permission Author and researcher Mr. Konstantinos Kirimis, from Greece, has conducted extensive and systematic investigation and on site exploration of WW2 bunkers and other fortifications. One such bunker and artillery positions complex, located at Fleves island, still survives to this day, reminding […]

Περιήγηση στη μυστική, υπόγεια Αττική: Τα καταφύγια του Β’ Παγκοσμίου Πολέμου από το συγγραφέα Κωνσταντίνο Κυρίμη

By Pierre Kosmidis Φωτογραφίες: Κωνσταντίνος Κυρίμης, δημοσίευση κατόπιν αδείας Κάτω από επιφάνεια της γης κρύβονται πολλά μυστικά, τα οποία σε αρκετές περιπτώσεις περιβάλλονται με την αχλύ του μύθου και αποκτούν μια εξωπραγματική διάσταση, στα όρια της τερατολογίας. Είναι γνωστό ότι την περίοδο πριν το Β’ Παγκόσμιο Πόλεμο, μια σειρά υπόγειων καταφυγίων κατασκευάστηκαν στην Αττική, είτε από […]