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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Kalama Atoll

Kalama Atoll is what the locals call Johnston Atoll, and the name sounds a bit more becoming of a land situated on a coral reef bed. Unfortunately, the land is contaminated from years of chemical weapons testing and storage.

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife service visits annually to monitor the situation, but it looks like this land will stay unoccupied, haunted by ghosts of the past.

Kalama Atoll