TracesOfWar needs your help! We miss photos of important sights in the Netherlands, Belgium, France and Germany. Submit your photos to and it will be published!

U-Boat Bunker St. Nazaire

This German bunker was built as from 1941 until the end of the Second World War.

There was room for 20 U-Boats. It was 299 metres wide and 124 metres deep (wide?), with a maximum height of 18 metres.

Nowadays the bunker can be visited.

Do you have more information about this location? Inform us!


  • Text: Ewoud van Eig
  • Photos: Willem Visser