Atlantikwall The Hague

Time period: 1940-1945



Number of interviews: 15


Time frame: 1940-1945



Collection of interviews as part of the project Getuigen Verhalen, with (former) residents of The Hague and Scheveningen about their memories of the Atlantic Wall during the Second World War.


The Atlantic Wall was a 2685-kilometre-long defensive line constructed by the Germans during the Second World War to prevent an Allied invasion. The programme includes the forced evacuation of Duindorp in September 1943, the shooting and premature crashing of V2s in The Hague and Scheveningen, and daily life in the Sperrgebiet.