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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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Barnton Quarry

source: Ben Cooper

source: Ben Cooper

Barnton Quarry was meant to be fit for a queen, should the Queen of England be near Edinburgh during a nuclear attack. It’s super-secret location was revealed in 1963, just 11 years after its construction. With the cat out of the bag, the Queen likely had to look for refuge from Soviet nuclear attacks elsewhere.

Barnton Quarry

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