Photos

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.

Click Start Slideshow to Begin

Afghanistan

Ilya Varlamov via varlamov.ru

Ilya Varlamov via varlamov.ru

Afghanistan has been the setting for multiple conflicts over the years, and the numerous tank graveyards scattered throughout the country have remained long after each battle has ended. These tanks appear as though they were abandoned mid-battle.

Afghanistan

  START SLIDESHOW