WW2 Bunkers

Type 583a / M 178. Fire control post for medium and heavy batteries. Heerenduin, Ijmuiden, The Netherlands. © Jonathan Andrew.


Photographs by Jonathan Andrew


World War II military bunkers are still present in Europe. These imposing concrete structures have stood the test of time, some reused but most of them abandoned a long time ago. Photographer Jonathan Andrew documents in his “WW2 Bunkers” series the current condition of these structures in The Netherlands, France, and Belgium. These images are a reminder of the conflicted past in Europe.


Type L483. Central radio transmitter bunker. Spaandam, The Netherlands. © Jonathan Andrew.


Type 703. Emminkhuizen, South of Renswoude, The Netherlands. © Jonathan Andrew.


Type 669. Heensche Mole, The Netherlands. © Jonathan Andrew.


Military casemate Type 623. West of Koudekerke, The Netherlands. © Jonathan Andrew.


SK observation tower. Fliegerhorst, Hemiksem, Belgium. © Jonathan Andrew.


R636 fire post control. Leffrinckoucke / Zuydcoote, Plage l´Ouest de Zuydcoote, France. © Jonathan Andrew.


Dragon teeth. Riegelstellung Dune, BPT. 34 WN. 136H. © Jonathan Andrew.


Jonathan Andrew is an experienced and award winning photographer. Originally from Manchester, he lives and works in Amsterdam. His work encompasses commissions for advertising, design and editorial clients, as well as personal projects.

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