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World War II sites

German soldiers marching World War II

World War II is certainly the bloodies and most horrifying war in human history. It raged from 1939 till 1945 and took away tens of millions of lives on several continents. Today only few sites remain spread across the World that witnessed most important events in that war. Here we compiled a list of World War II sites.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Austria

Itter Castle

 

In a strange twist of history Itter Castle became a site where German Wehrmacht fought shoulder to shoulder with the American GIs.

Lake Toplitz

 

Lake Toplitz is a beautiful lake in the Austrian Alps. It became a resting ground for tested German explosives and fake currency that were printed by the Nazis to crumble British economy.

Mauthausen Concentration Camp

 

Mauthausen Concentration Camp is a large group of concentration camps near villages Mauthausen and Gusen situated 20 km East of Linz.

 

 

 

Belgium
Wolfsschlucht I

 

Wolfsschlucht I is an abandoned German headquarters in a town of Brûly-de-Pesche. Its most notable resident was Adolf Hitler.

     

 

Finland

Mannerheim Line

Mannerheim Line was a massive Finnish defenses on the border with USSR that was tested during the Winter War.

     

 

France

Oradour-sur-Glane

 

Oradour-sur-Glane a site of a horrible massacre of French civilians by the Nazis.

Wolfsschluct II

 

Wolfsschluct II (gorge or ravine of the wolf in German) or simply W2 is an abandoned headquarters of Adolf Hitler during World War II.

   

 

Germany
Beelitz Military Hospital

 

Beelitz Heilstätten Military Hospital is abandoned former hospital that once treated Adolf Hitler. Later it was converted to a Soviet Army hospital.

Buchenwald Concentration Camp

Buchenwald Concentration Camp is famous for being one of the worst killing factory that was massacred enemies of the Third Reich.
   

 

Poland

Treblinka

 

Treblinka Extermination Camp in modern day Poland is one of the most famous and largest concentration camps in the Third Reich.

Wolf's Lair

 

Wolf's Lair is an abandoned military headquarters for the high command of the Third Reich. It is one of the most famous of Fuhrer headquarters.

   

 

Russia

Adjimuschkay

 

Adjimuschkay quarries became famous during World War 2 then remains of the Red Army defended against overwhelming German forces.

Fort Krasnaya Gorka

Krasnaya Gorka Fort is an abandoned coastal artillery fortress in Leningrad Oblast of Russia.

Rzhev

Rzhev is a medieval Russian city that became famous for one of the bloodiest battles of the World War II.
Volgograd

Volgograd or more commonly unknown under its former city of Stalingrad was largely rebuilt after the most famous battle of the World War II.

 

Ukraine
Werwolf

 

Werwolf or Werewolf in German is an abandoned bunker of Adolf Hitler situated in Werwolf Forest near Vinnytsia, Vinnytsia Oblast in Ukraine.