1. Welcome to 28DaysLater.co.uk - 28DL - The UK Urban Exploring / Urban Exploration / Urbex Forums.

    Asylums and Hospitals, High Stuff, Industrial, Leisure Sites, Residential Sites, Military Sites, Mines and Quarries, ROC Posts, Theatres and Cinemas, Draining, Underground Sites, European and International Sites, Leads, Rumours and News, Kit, Clothing, Equipment, Photography and Video sections plus a lot more.

    Please feel free to browse this website as a guest. Creating an account removes some ads, allows you to post replies, start new topics and threads, and gives you access to more features including bookmarking, live chat, messaging and notification systems.

    Create an account | Login | Request new password

Report - Latvia. Northern Costal Batteries 2012

Discussion in 'European and International Sites' started by kingrat, Jul 5, 2012.

  1. kingrat

    kingrat 28DL Regular User
    Regular User

    Joined:
    Jun 1, 2012
    Messages:
    100
    Likes Received:
    79
    Home Page:
    The Northern Costal Batteries of Ventspils and Leipaja are huge, mile after mile of the coastline is littered with decaying hulks of concrete which are slowly being destroyed by mother nature. The batteries were built between 1939 & 1941 with emplacements for 130mm cannons, command towers, facilities for engineers, command posts and barracks. The Soviets began destroying the batteries in 1941 although some parts remained battle ready right up to the end of WW2. Today the batteries are a unique part of the coastline and you are able to explore these monoliths to your hearts content. It was a bit like Dover, only bigger and warmer(ish) and less 'undergroundy'.

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    Thanks.
     

    Remove this ad by donating or subscribing.

Draft saved Draft deleted
Loading...

Users Who Have Read This Thread (Total: 0)

Share This Page

Remove this ad by creating an account and logging in