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Posted on Feb 16, 2008 in History News

History written in concrete

Jim H. Moreno

History written in concrete (International Herald Tribune)

Today, 63 years after the end of World War II, the remains of the Nazis’ Atlantic Wall are there for all to see, although few observers realize the extent of what they are seeing. No complete inventory has ever been done, but specialists estimate that some 6,000 pillboxes and blockhouses still dot Europe’s coastline.