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Sherman Turret Haalderen

This turret is from a Sherman tank that was used during the liberation of the Netherlands. After the war, many Sherman turrets were used as artillery in bunkers that were part of the IJsselline, a defense line that was active till the German entry to the NATO in the Cold War.

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  • Text: Kaj Metz
  • Photos: Cor Muilwijk

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