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i will start this series of the defenceworks at Kornwerderzand with a map of Holland that explains the meaning of it ... the afsluitdijk was closed in 1932 ...a monument is placed on that closing spot ! ... to prevent any enemy to enter Holland by passing the dike, defenceworks where created at both ends of the dike ... at the eastside near Kornwerderzand a museum is created in some of the 17 kazemats ...so the next series will be about that !!
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Jul 31 2008 07:29 GMT gbgd
Great series of the dike! I have travelled there many times and Im allways very impressed of the work! Last time a stayed in Zurich.
Jul 31 2008 07:35 GMT dcz
well. grea,
Jul 31 2008 07:39 GMT PaP67
You are a great specialist about this subject , bravo Hans !
Jul 31 2008 07:45 GMT PhotoPro PRO
looking forward to more!!
Jul 31 2008 12:50 GMT Papagena
Interesting series !! Many years ago, in the sixthies, I could visit "boulders (?)" in constrution. Was very impressive !!
Jul 31 2008 17:28 GMT kamilla
Great idea for series :)
Jul 31 2008 20:25 GMT Lensvision
Mooie serie Hans, zal eraan denken als ik er langs rij eind augustus.
Jul 31 2008 22:13 GMT ManiacMom PRO
wonderful series. I like that you included this map! Looking forward to the next series.
Jul 31 2008 22:52 GMT annieann PRO
great series .............
Jul 31 2008 23:09 GMT Macfudge
As a long removed Hollander; I am very proud of ALL the dike works throughout Holland. A fantastic achievement up and down the coast - of course - including Zeeland! :-)
Aug 02 2008 11:22 GMT Bellavista
It is fantastic, what all the people can make with the sea!