All items tagged: "Defence".


  • © Kenneth Stamp

    Fun activities with the kids

    A day out or holiday with the whole family is guaranteed to be a success if there are fun activities to do for the kids and you have time to enjoy yourself as well. The forts of the Defence Line of...
  • © Saskia Bekke

    Attack and defence

    Are you interested in the past of the country that you’re visiting, and its military history in particular? Do you like to visit fortresses, war memorials and battlefields while on holiday?...
  • Spijkerboor Aerophoto

    The Fort near Spijkerboor: the history of a military object

    The Fort near Spijkerboor is located in the southwest corner of the Beemster Polder. It is the most northern fort of the Defence Line of Amsterdam and also the biggest one.
  •  © Cultuurcompagnie NH

    The Atlantic Wall: Fort Island IJmuiden

    Fort Island IJmuiden is a semi-underground fortress that is situated at the estuary of the North Sea Canal. The Fort Island was created around 1885 as an important advanced defence post for the...
  • Frank van Drie

    The hidden Fort near Edam

    In the midst of a vast landscape, a small elevation is visible. It’s surrounded by a wide ditch lined with willows. Tucked away under that hill is the Fort near Edam. The idea was to hide this...
  • Fort aan den ham

    Fort aan den Ham defending the railway

    To survive enemy attacks, soldiers stationed at a fort needed to be well awake. How this happened, you experience in the sleeping quarters of Fort aan den Ham. Build to guard and defend the railroad...
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