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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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Pointe Du Hoc

source: Wimbledonian

source: Wimbledonian

Pointe du Hoc was the highest point between Utah and Omaha beach during WWII. The German army fortified it with casemates and gun pits to prevent the Allied Forces from invading. American troops captured Pointe du Hoc, helping to win the battle. Today, some of the observation bunkers still stand.

Pointe Du Hoc

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