(Poland - Pomeranian - Gdynia)
The Torpedowaffenplatz Hexengrund was a former Luftwaffe torpedo research facility during the period of 1942 till 1945. The building was officially opened on 2 April 1942. In April 1945, Torpedowaffenplatz Hexengrund served as refugee camp for thousands of wounded and refugees. On 5 May 1945, 3.500 persons were evacuated with Schnellboten to the mainland. The Red army occupied the facility on 6 May 1945.
- Text: Kaj Metz
- Photos: Leszek Pietrukaniec
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Point of interest
- Memorial Killed Foresters Gdynia
- Plaque General Antoni Heda "Szary"
- Memorial Polish Soldiers Coastal Battery "Canet"