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, Last update: November 24 2017,
Stützpunkt Von Kleist was a Heeresbatterie of the VB Vlissingen. The battery had a fire support role defending the Landesfront of the Verteidigungsbereich of Flushing.

, Last update: November 21 2017,
Flushing was of great strategic importance during WW2. As part of the Atlantikwall, the Germans fortified the city and the surrounding area for it's defense. To prevent an attack...

, Last update: October 21 2017,
In the early morning of 1st November 1944, the town of Flushing is rudely awakened by an extensive artillery bombardment. Under the cover of this preliminary attack, the first...

, Last update: September 19 2017,
After the evacuation of the British Expeditionary Force it was used by the German Kriegsmarine and was now part of the Atlantic Wall.

, Last update: May 13 2017,
After Fall Gelb, which is the German designation for the taking of the Netherlands and Belgium in May 1940, the Kriegsmarine settled in IJmuiden and took over the Dutch...

, Last update: March 21 2017,
South of Seezielbatterie Heerenduin is the Marine FLAK Batterie Olmen. This anti aircraft battery protected the coastal battery, the Schnellboot bunker, the industry of IJmuiden with its blast furnace...

, Last update: April 26 2017,
Behind the Seeziel Batterie Heerenduin W.N. 81 Coastal Battery lies FLAKbatterie Süd Ost designated W.N. 92. The unique feature of this Widerstandsneste is the Walzkörpersperre. This checkpoint in de...

, Last update: April 26 2017,
Battery Heerenduin is situated at the estuary of the North Sea Canal which runs towards the port of Amsterdam and its industry. To defend this canal the Dutch build...

, Last update: February 16 2017,
Stutzpunktgruppe Katwijk is a defensive strongpoint from the North sea inland to airport Valkenburg near Den Hague in the Netherlands. It is part of the Atlantic Wall.

, Last update: October 24 2016,
Between Omaha beach and Gold beach lies Marine Küsten Batterie Longues-sur-Mer or M.K.B. Longues-sur-Mer. Construction started in September 1943 and finished just two months before D-day in April 1944.

, Last update: February 11 2016,
On the West side of the Staelduinse Forest lies Artillery Stand "Kormoran". This was an open firing position just outside the inner anti-tank ring of Fortress Hook of Holland...

, Last update: February 8 2016,
As part of the Fortress Hook of Holland, Widerstandsnest (or W.N.) 35 H lay hidden in the relative safety of the Staelduinse Forest, a small distance to the North...

, Last update: February 2 2016,
Situated at a safe distance from the coast in the Staelduinse Forest area at 's-Gravenzande, Stp. XIX was the Fortress Hook of Holland Command Headquarters.

, Last update: January 3 2016,
The Grand Blockhouse is a renovated 5 level fortification build by organization Todt and part of the Atlantic Wall. It is located in Batz-sur-Mer, France, and part of the...

, Last update: January 6 2016,
This bunker was part of "Widerstandsnest 27" and still houses a 5cm Kwk (Panzerabwehrkanone) like it had during the D-day landings on Juno Beach. During the landings on the...



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