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Atlantic Wall Construction

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German military engineers inspecting a quay under construction, circa 1943. Workers are installing steel bars which will be used to anchor barbed wire defences to the wall. The quay is part of the Atlantic Wall fortifications, built by Germany along the western coast of Europe against Allied invasion. (Photo by Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

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  • Title: Atlantic Wall Construction
  • Creator: Keystone
  • Date Created: 1943-01-01
  • Date Published: 2009-03-23
  • Provenance: Hulton Archive
  • Subject Keywords: People, Construction, Horizontal, Full Length, Black And White, War, Engineer, Pointing, Examining, Army Soldier, Military, Adult, Jackhammer, Quayside, Medium Group Of People, Men, Only Men, Photography, German Military, Military Uniform, World War II, Surrounding Wall, Adults Only, Preparation, German, 1940-1949

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