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Adolf Hitler’s bunker for sale

"Seven acres of living history dating back to the Second World War."

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Giffoine plot up for sale situated on the southwest of Guernsey. (Bell & Co via SWNS)

By Ed Cullinane via SWNS

A real 'Hitler's Bunker' is for sale - acres of Nazi trenches, gun stations and battlements built by Germans during an occupation of the British Isles.

The site used to host 24 soldiers and officers from the Third Reich after they invaded Guernsey in the Channel Islands.

The two bunkers on the seven-acre plot were built sometime between 1942 and 1944.

They hold massive gun emplacements mounted in a hexagonal concrete pit with a range of 14 miles (22 kilometers).

(Bell & Co via SWNS)

The Giffoine plot up for sale with Bell & Co estate agents is situated on the southwest of the island.

Agents say the site offers a unique chance to see what D-Day might have felt like from the German perspective.

A spokesperson for Bell & Co said: "This is an incredible opportunity to offer seven acres of living history dating back to the Second World War.

"The land is on the southwest corner of Alderney (3.5 square miles with a population of 2,100) with superb open sea views to the west and south."

The Channel Islands were invaded by Germany on June 30, 1940. German forces became trapped after D-Day.

Despite doing considerable work to maintain the site the current owner has been forced to sell due to ill health.

Bell & Co’s managing director Andrew Eggleston says he hopes that any future buyer would keep the site open to the public to explore as it has been for years.

He said: "It would be a terrible shame if someone were to buy it and then start padlocking it. They’ve done so much work to it, it’s quite amazing."

The land will be sold by sealed bid, with the deadline set for Friday, December 9.

It is expected that the land will sell for somewhere around £40,000 ($47,800 USD) and Mr. Eggleston said that expressions of interest had already been made.

You can read more about the property here.

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