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Location Tent Camp Belgian Refugees Plein 13 Bergen op Zoom

Tent Camp Belgian Refugees.

During World War I were south of Bergen op Zoom, two tent camps set up on military training areas, "Plaza 13" and "Kijk in the Pot".
After just a month raised the camp "Kijk in the Pot", but "Plein 13" remains in use throughout the First World War.
Stayed at this place between 1914-1918 are more than 60.000 Belgian refugees.

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Source

  • Text: TracesOfWar.com
  • Photos: Bob van Vree