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Command Center Dover

This tunnel was used as command center in the Second World War. Is was the headquarters of Admiral Sir Bertram Ramsey, who directed the evacuation of French and British soldiers from Dunkirk, code-named Operation Dynamo. The tunnel was also a military hospital.

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  • Text: Fedor de Vries
  • Photos: Flickr

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