Tagged: War relics hunting


Diggin’ SS division ‘Nord’ in North Karelia (photos+)

Here is another motivation post for WW2 battlefield in North Karelia (East front). Looks like really nice place for WW2 relics hunting. Enjoy! Rusty German helmets, canteens, bayonets, carbines, etc., right from the lost bunkers and trenches. AT mines’ ‘Tellermine’ holders were collected together by the Germans and left as it was… WW2 relics in the forest… Abandoned many years ago German bunker.   More related posts can be found...


Amazing WW2 treasure! (video+)

In case you havent seen it yet, here is a video from last year where a lucky guy finds an incredible treasure! Among a lot of other cool items he finds a german “Verbandskasten”, which is a medkit from World War 2. Enjoy the video! What an amazing find! The guys who found it are very lucky people:) Want to see more War relic finds? You will find it here! 


Exploring German WW2 Bunkers (+photos, finds and video!)

When I first started metal detecting I was thinking about places to detect, so I asked some locals that has lived here a long time. I got a lot of good suggestions, and a veteran told me about a place near the beach where there used to be multiple German bunkers and positions. I had heard that there might have been German positions some place around there by other people,...


Amazing WW1 german helmets find in France (photos+)

Great news from France! Lot of German camo helmets (mostly M16 type) found in France. Really awesome find! Except helmets there were some gas masks, containers for gas masks and canteens. All refer to WW1 German army. Awesome condition for such items left in ground for more than 100 years! Take a look at these photos! Tell us about Your WW1 finds! More war relics finds here !

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Bolshoy Tyuters Abandoned Island – Full Of WW2 Wehrmacht Relics!

A lot of my friends always say things like: “there are no places left for metal detecting, soon we will only be detecting at some local parks and beaches!”. However, I am sure that, at least in Europe, we have plenty of places full of history, and we will need more than 500 years to search it all with metal detectors. We will even leave a lot of cool spots to...


Diggin’ WW2 Battlefield: Courland Pocket (photos+)

Hi there! So far I decided to show You some photos made this year in Courland Pocket by my Latvian colleagues. Enjoy! Rusty German helmet found in forest under fallen tree. Helmet liner still there. Four Panzerfaust 60 firing tubes were found in a mess around former battlefield. On the other side of the tube was visible part of warning: “Vorsicht! Rohr ist immer mit Pulver geladen auch wenn Geschoss...


Diggin’ Russian WW2 Battlefield (Gruesome images+) Part II. SS-Viking positions

Here is another short stunning story with photos about fierce hand-to-hand combat near Rostov city. All ground around was mixed up with artillery shells and bombs. Many from the thousands of brave Soviet and Nazi German soldiers found their death in this bloody trenches. Most of them were buried on the same place where they have been killed by machine gun or artillery fire during the battle in 1943. Well...


Diggin’ Russian WW2 Battlefield (Gruesome images+) Part I. LAH soldier with Athens ring

This was a war not just shiny nazi helmets and mint badges on a lovely display behind the glass cover. There are dead and injured soldiers associated with it. This tragedy needs to be shown in details. No idea where exactly and by whom the bodies were discovered and excavated. I am just leaving this photos here. These bones belong to a LAH Unteroffizier. They were found near the village...

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About searching for war relics

I think that many digging lovers sooner or later start thinking about digging at the places of the military operations, for example, of the World War II times. But before you start digging, I’d offer you to learn couple easy rules. It’s better to dig with a shovel with a long handle, otherwise, if you dig with a short-handled shovel, you can spend really long time opening a next trench,...