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Once protectors of the land during World War Two, these now retired bunkers sit quietly in rural France.

The photographer Jason Guilbeau, from Strasbourg, has been documenting the surprisingly inventive architecture of these abandoned military relics for the past three years.

As the photographs below show, the bunkers were often cleverly designed to blend in with the surroundings, using painted camouflage and structures that mimicked the geology of the region.

Today, people have started to turn these abandoned and forgotten buildings into pieces of art in their own right with colourful graffiti.

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