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The Dutch group shelters, part of the New Dutch Water Line, were designed as a shelter by shelling and bombing, the trenches between the shelters gave not enough coverage. The principle was based on the fights in the First World War.
The group shelters were built in 1939 and 1940. A number of these were not completed yet with the outbreak of the Second World War. The build of these were not finished.
These personnel bunkers were called 'Pyramids' by the Germans, because of their shape.
- Text: Fedor de Vries
- Photos: Fedor de Vries
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Point of interest
- Office NSB-department "Volkscultuur en Sibbekunde"
- Office Luftwaffe Nachrichtenabteilung
- Headquarters NSB (Dutch National-Socialist Movement)
- Remembrance Tile Wall Polar Bears
- Memorial Jewish Cemetery Hilversum
- Liberation Memorial Bench Breukelen
- Dutch War Grave Catholic Cemetery Hilversum
- Commonwealth War Graves Soestbergen Cemetery
- Memorial for the Orange Freebooters
- Stumbling Stones Gijsbrecht van Amstelstraat 318
- Stumbling Stones Maliesingel 36
- Stumbling Stone Gijsbrecht van Amstelstraat 408