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Oranjemolen observation bunker

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Oranjemolen observation bunker
Oranjemolen observation bunker

This type 143 observation bunker can be found at the Oranjemolen in Vlissingen. It was built in 1943 as an observation post for an artillery battery. The reinforcement of the dike in 2001 also saw the bunker made accessible to the general public. The bunker has been completely restored including the original periscope. On November 1st, 1944, Allied commandos entered the neighbouring harbour moving on from there to liberate Vlissingen.

Address: Oranjedijk Vlissingen, near the Oranjemolen.

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Munitions bunker M145

Munitions bunker M145

This bunker was an ammunition store and you can still see lists of types of ammunition that were kept here noted on the walls.

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Bunker 618 Toorenvliedt

Bunker 618 Toorenvliedt

Toorenvliedt is the only intact divisional headquarters in the Netherlands and the most complete one within the Atlantic Wall.

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Hospitalbunker

Hospitalbunker

This is the only type M159 hospital bunker in The Netherlands and played a significant role during the war.