In Saint-Clément-des-Baleines on the l’Ile de Ré, four blockhouses built by German Army during World War II, as part of Atlantic Wall, have been bulldozed to the ground in past days. The reasons provided by the local goverment have been by safety and for...read more


Defensive operations were considered by Japanese Imperial Army, as merely a temporary phase of combat necessitated by the momentary preponderance of the strength of hostile forces. According to Japanese doctrine, positions should be constructed on high ground...read more

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