These 21 Abandoned Military Bases Will Leave You Speechless

When wars end, the casualties have been counted and the land has been divided, the military machinery and bases are often left behind.

Maunsell Sea Fort

These abandoned sites are located throughout the world, sitting as stark reminders of everything from the Great World War to the Cold War and beyond. What happens to an armored tank after it sits in the hot desert sun for a decade? What haunts the halls of military hospitals?

Do you dare to visit these abandoned sites? Read on to discover abandoned military bases throughout the world that will leave you in awe.

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Devil’s Slide Bunker

Devil's slide bunker


Nestled in the Devil’s Slide promontory on the coast of California, the Devil’s Slide bunker sits as a ghostly reminder of the Japanese threat that loomed just across the ocean.

The bunker is just one of several buildings used to keep watch over the San Francisco Bay, and the military personnel would sit inside this observation post with binoculars, searching the waters for signs of enemy activity.

Devil’s Slide Bunker