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The Nightfighters

In response to the massive nighttime raids on German cities and industrial areas, the Germans developed a tactic of supporting technology for Night fighters. In our archives and exhibition many names, schools,...

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Dump Deelen

After the war, the First Canadian Army left over 37.000 (!) vehicles behind on Deelen airfield. Motorcycles, jeeps, scoutcars, tanks, trucks, artillery pieces as well as lathes and other equipment was scattered up and...

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Glass map

For more than 4 years we puzzled with 4000 thousand shards of a 2 by 3 meter glass plate on which you can see an etched map. This card was created by the German Night Hunting leadership used to intercept...

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SIK Locomotive

During the war, a special railway line ran from Wolfheze to Airport Deelen. Initially intended for the supply of building materials for the bunker Diogenes. Later it was also for supplying the...

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Würzburg Riese radar

In the depot of Deelen Airbase Museum we are currently restoring our Würzburg Riese radar. Würzburg-Riese was during the Second World War, the German code word for the 1941 by Telefunken in...