To fortify the Atlantic coast against an anticipated Allied invasion, the Nazis forced slave laborers to build huge bunkers along it. The son of one of those workers is now excavating them, awakening horrifying memories for many.
During World War I, Hartmannswillerkopf in Alsace was the scene of fierce battles between France and Germany. Now a memorial site will serve as a place of remembrance and reconciliation.
Just behind The Hague's sandy beaches under the dunes lie dozens of Nazi bunkers built during World War II which the Dutch are now dusting off to attract tourists and to help heal lingering scars.
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