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more from my visit at fort "North of Spaarndam" ... a still in very original shape fort ... was in use as munitie storage till 1970 ! ... located near the North Sea Channel that connects the port of Amsterdam with the North Sea ...every warship that visited Amsterdam in those days had to store their munition at this fort ... a so called "smal railroad " transported the munition from the ships to the fort !!
while cleaning the fort my friends discoverd many original items ... some great wall paintings from different time periods ..this fort was in use by the German forces during WW2 ... and by the Dutch forces during WW1 !
more paintings that my friends found after removing the chalk .... they have no idea who ever painted this !!
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Jul 28 2009 03:53 GMT martini957
a shame that the artist is unknown
Jul 28 2009 04:11 GMT JPHarr
Great stuff! I just visited an old US Army post that I am going to share with you especially in mind. ;-)
Jul 28 2009 05:07 GMT hans55 PRO
JP ... looking forward to that !!!
Jul 29 2009 03:03 GMT jomoud PRO
Wouldn't be great of they could somehow restore some of this amateur art?
Jul 30 2009 23:04 GMT Ini
Jemig wat prachtig !!!
Jul 31 2009 10:39 GMT h43
Incredible. Have they had historians or people from a museum in to look at these?
Jul 31 2009 12:00 GMT hans55 PRO
we are the historians h43 !! ... specialized in militairy history !
Aug 05 2009 00:44 GMT ManiacMom PRO
this is great stuff, hans!

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