Stützpunkt Clingendael - Command bunker Seyss Inquart

This German bunker was built in World War II, as command bunker for Seyss Inquart. It measures 60 by 30 metres, with a height of 15 metres. The roof is 4 metres thick. The bunker is made of concrete, the bricks are painted. The "chimneys" were platforms for anti aircraft guns.

The Stützpunkt Clingendael was located next to the Stützpunkgruppe Scheveningen and with this the front was drawn around Clingendael in a large way.

The defense works 303a was composed of multiple bunkers of the 625 type and was occupied, according to a map of August 24, 1944, by:
• 1/Polizei Waffen Schule III, composed of 1 officer and 5 soldiers.
• 7/Polizei Waffen Schule III, composed of 2 non-commissioned officers and 8 soldiers.
• 1./SS-Panzer Jäger "Nordwest", composed of 3 non-commissioned officers and 11 soldiers.

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Source

  • Text: Fedor de Vries
  • Photos: Lennard Bolijn