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Tank Ditch Haagse Bos

This canal was part of the defense line during the war.
It now looks like a ditch, but at the time it was extra wide (20m) and deep (3.5m) with steep walls. All kinds of tanks kept getting stuck in it. Near this canal was a cannon, hidden in a bunker, to shoot these tanks.

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Source

  • Text: Stichting 3 maart 45
  • Photos: Eric Dullaart