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Admin24.07.2021

Category:Westwall (Aachen)

The , or Westwall as the Germans called it, was a 390 mile long defensive wall built in the 1930s to screen Nazi Germany in from an attack from the West and was partially built in reaction to the construction of the French.
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Admin07.07.2021

Westwall

[ ], Rastatt Historical Society Literature [ ]• Machine gun emplacement, modified Regelbau Type 23 by the• In propaganda [ ] German propaganda, both at home and abroad, repeatedly portrayed the Westwall during its construction as an unbreachable bulwark.
Admin30.07.2021

West Wall

5 m 11 ft thick.
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Admin30.08.2021

Siegfried Line, Aachen

Pictures of these must wait until another visit! The Westwall was a series of fortifications constructed between 1938 and 1940 along the western frontier of Germany between the Netherlands and Switzerland.
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Aachen siegfried linie

These towers were protected at close range by bunkers from the Limes and Aachen-Saar program Geldern Emplacement The Geldern Emplacement lengthened the Siegfried Line northwards as far as Kleve on the Rhine, and was built after the start of World War II.
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Admin28.06.2021

West Wall

These bunkers were mostly dugouts for single soldiers.
Admin23.07.2021

List of surviving elements of the Siegfried Line

The bunkers had a ceiling and walls 1.
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Admin29.07.2021

List of surviving elements of the Siegfried Line

Regelbau 121B8 modified in Besseringen• For they were often built near farms.
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Admin21.07.2021

The Siegfried Line

Parallel running four and five rows of dragon's teeth between -Hollerath and Ormont Rhineland-Palatinate [ ]• Scattered and emplacements added additional defence against both air and land targets.
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Siegfried Line

Many other irregular lines of teeth were also built.
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Siegfried Line, Aachen

Preservation and destruction [ ] In , about thirty bunkers still remain; most of the rest were either destroyed with explosives or covered with earth.
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