The explorer was looking for a construction with an intriguing but murky past. Somewhere nearby, a giant concrete complex was concealed. And after he’d made his way through the forest, the colossal compound finally loomed into view.
A keen photographer, Askat had brought his camera along to document the derelict structure in detail. In fact, the building visible was gradually being reclaimed by nature, and undergrowth had already enveloped some of the site. But what exactly was it that he’d found in the French forest?
The answer almost boggles the mind. Askat had uncovered a huge Nazi bunker buried deep in the French countryside. Reinforced with concrete blocks, the vast site was used by German forces during World War II and was a key command center in the conflict.