In a meadow near Kladde (Steenbergen), are four German bunkers of the model 612, the German name Schartenstand für Lande- und Sturmabwehrgeschutze ohne Nebenräume.
The dimensions of one bunker are: width 10m, height 5m, depth 10m.
The walls are 3 meters thick, in total 385 m3 concrete was used. There are 649 bunkers of this type built in Europe.
Heeres Kuste Batterie garrisson 6-1719 AR.
The garrisson of this battery(800) played a major role in slowing down the advance around the bridges of Antwerp in september 1944.
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- Text: TracesOfWar.com & Adri Kramer
- Photos: Adri Kramer