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New Dutch Waterline

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The New Dutch Waterline is a defence line that spans 53 miles. The line starts at Muiden and ends at the Biesbosch and is 2 to 3 miles wide. It consists of 45 forts, 6 fortified towns, 2 castles, 85 machine gun casemates, over 700 concrete troop shelters and casemates as well as more than 100 military sluices and water engineering works. The New Dutch Waterline is the largest National Monument in the Netherlands.

 

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Fort Vuren

 

On Thursday we made a sight-seeing trip along the Waterline.

 

A trip report with pictures can be found here

 

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Very interesting for an Aussie  we are having 10 days + of 37-42C, 172 is a fantastic aircraft. 

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It is nice to read stories from other countries as it all helps to expand our knowledge base. Ken

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