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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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Kandahar, Afghanistan

Kenny Holston via flickr.com

Kenny Holston via flickr.com

Kandahar, Afghanistan was the location for fighting during multiple conflicts. Pictured here is a graveyard of Soviet tanks abandoned after the Soviet-Afghan war, which lasted from 1979 to 1989.

Kandahar, Afghanistan

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