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New book: Die Marinegeschütze des Westwalls am Oberrhein

Early November a new book about the Westwall was published. It’s not about the defence line as a whole, but about a particular part of it, the naval gun batteries in the Upper Rhine valley. I talked to one of the authors of the book, Sascha Kuhnert, to find out how the Kriegsmarine guns ended […]

Posted on January 29, 2013 at 12:55 pm by Arthur van Beveren · Permalink · One Comment
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Epic Books: Duitse bunkers in Nederland, 1979

In the series Epic Books I discuss the books that either were the first in the field or the ones that inspired and mystified me. It was the time when the internet wasn’t there yet to look it all up, and when I still thought German bunkers were Dutch. This time it’s ‘Duitse bunkers in […]

Posted on February 25, 2012 at 1:27 am by Arthur van Beveren · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Atlantic Wall Typology

Posted on December 6, 2011 at 5:10 pm by Arthur van Beveren · Permalink · 3 Comments
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Forteresses Du Dérisoire

First of all, thank you Arthur, for the very friendly and graphic introduction. On this Blog I will deal with the Atlantikwall from different and hopefully surprising perspectives. As I also try to do in the muddy fields and sandy beaches, or in the dusty archives surrounded by funny smelling paper. I always try to look beyond […]

Posted on June 7, 2011 at 2:02 am by Peter de Krom · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Updated book on Stp Groede

With help from the local government, Ben Muller republished an updated version of the book about Stützpunkt Groede. A 669 will probably be renovated to its original state. The book can be ordered via the author himself via his website.

Posted on July 30, 2010 at 10:06 pm by Arthur van Beveren · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Atlantikwall on Schouwen-Duiveland

A new book about the Atlantikwall on the Dutch former island of Schouwen-Duiveland has been published this week. The book, which is written in the Dutch language, tells the story of bunkers and troops on the island and contains maps of every Stützpunkt and Widerstandsnest. The 240 pages are illustrated with photos, of which some […]

Posted on June 23, 2010 at 10:35 am by Arthur van Beveren · Permalink · Leave a comment
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