Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Koningshooikt-Wavre Line ...

... map of the KW-line or Iron Wall ...

... Nature Reserve Bat Project. Please, don't disturb
the bats hibernating in this war-time bunkers...


... View of bunker H4 and the water duct used
to flood the area in front of the tank barricade ...

... the Dyle river...

... part of the antitank canal ...

... part of the antitank canal
managed by the Nature reserve ...

... view on 'Wilde Heide' ...

KW-line ... (EN)
by en.wikipedia.org
... also known as the Dyle-line or Iron Wall,
was the main Belgian line of defence against a possible
German armoured invasion through the centre of Belgium,
during the initial phase of the Second World War.
It consisted of a connection of bunkers and barricades
between the village of Koningshooikt and the city of Wavre.

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