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The barbed wire barricades in front of the stopline - may 1940

The barbed wire barricades in front of the stopline [here checked out by Hauptsturmführer [Captain] Otto Kumm who was the company commander of 12 Company - III battalion SS Standarte Der Führer who operated here during the May War]. When the Dutch stopline troops counter attacked the Germans at the 12th, they first had to negotiate these fences.

Category 13 May / Fortifications and defence-lines (15 images)