This German checkpoint of the type Walzkörpersperre was the only acces to the hermetic closed Festung IJmuiden and is one of the last remaining checkpoints of the Atlantikwall.<br>
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The Berlin Hi-Flyer in the BallonGarden at Checkpoint Charlie is one of the largest helium balloons in the world. You ascend without a sound in a gondola into the sky above Berlin. You feel as though you are floating freely, and yet, you are connected to the ground with a steel rope. An electric motor gently brings you back to the ground.
While you are ascending, the pilot will provide y...
This site was an airforce-base for fighters and had also function as a leading centre for nightfighters. This proves the presence of a bunker, type L 479, who served as a checkpoint for nightfighters. The pilots stayed at the castle of the landlord. They behaved very correctly according to the marchioness. Only somethimes they used the clock on the tip of the facade as target.
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