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Former Royal Blast Furnaces (Tata Steel) and Monument

The Velsen blast furnaces (opened in 1918) were partly dismantled and transferred (without succes) to Germany during the German occupation. The blast furnaces were bombed by the Allies until May 1943.

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  • Text: Kaj Metz & Cor Bart
  • Photos: Wikimedia (1), Ton Goedhart (2)