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M.A.St. walking route near Kaatsheuvel

# Punt Bezienswaardigheid
AStartpunt  
 We start the route at the car park at the road named Horst. From here you can reach the woods by walking over the walking bridge over the N261.
BWaypointWar Memorial Loon op Zand
CWaypointParking Places German Ammunition Storage Buildings (M.A.St.)
 These former parking bays for German vehicles are still clearly visible through the U-shaped piles of sand that surround the bays. These were required to protect the tires of the vehicles in the event of bombardment.

DWaypointBomb Craters German Ammunition Storage Buildings (M.A.St.)
 These large craters were created by exploted ammunition depots. On September 5, 1944, the Germans blew up the ammunition depots to prevent munitions from falling into the hands of the Allies.



EWaypointMachine Gun Nest German Ammunition Storage Buildings (M.A.St.)
 This former machine-gun nest was located on the edge of the complex. It consisted of two large holes which served as a machine gun setup and the other as a shelter for the soldiers. Around the holes a trench was constructed which is still clearly visible.



FWaypointLatrine German Ammunition Storage Buildings (M.A.St.)
 The latrine was at the border of the camp. In total two of these latrines were found after the war.

GWaypointTrenches German Ammunition Storage Buildings (M.A.St.)
 In total, the trenches were about a kilometer long and ran criss crossing along the broder of the terrain. At various places the trenches are still visible.

HEindpunt  
 We end the route again at the car park.

Sources
Text: Paul Moerenhout
Photos: Paul Moerenhout
Heemkundekring De Ketsheuvel
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