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Monument Element Bailey Bridge Wijk en Aalburg

This memorial is erected in memory of the Bailey bridge that after the destruction of the old swing bridge served for years. Dutch text on the memorial (translated to English):

1893 - 1896 Construction majestic swing bridge,
component of the separation of the rivers Maas and Waal
Destroyed by bombings on December 5th 1944

1945 - 2001 Bailey Bridge
(Type Caland - Hamilton)
2002 new realization
bridge floodgate
The Memorial (element Bailey Bridge)
connects us to the war years 1940-1945

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  • Text: TracesOfWar.nl
  • Photos: Fedor de Vries