Achtung: Wire of Death

The Wire of Death between Belgium and the Netherlands

The Wire of Death between Belgium and the Netherlands


Dutch - Belgium border in WO-I

Reusel - The wire of death was an electric fence on the border of Belgium and the Netherlands that relied on the neutral policy of the Dutch during The Great War (First World War). The lethal barrier was built by the German military to control the Dutch-Belgian frontier during the occupation of Belgium.

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    Achtung: Wire of Death

    Address: Burg Willekenslaan
    Postal code and City: 5541 NA  Reusel
    Region: Langs de Belgische grens
    Province/Region: Noord-Brabant

    Visit: An average visits takes approx. 0,5 hours.
    The Wire of Death has been reconstructed in several places along the border between Belgium and the Netherlands, including those in Reusel. This reconstruction from 2011 gives a fairly complete picture.

    Let op: The locations on the map are indicational. It is not always the entrance, parking lot or best route. The map shows up to 8 locations in the area. Want to see all locations? Check our Hotspot map or use the Search option on this website.



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