Gdynia pont Axel

Back Hulsterseweg, Axel

Grass-topped dyke, located southeast of the village of Baarland. Landing spot of the 52nd Lowland Scottish Division (codenamed Operation Vitality II) during the Battle of the Scheldt.

The text on the sign at the current bridge:
Gdynia – Bridge, Polish soldiers gave this name to a Bailey Bridge they built here in the battle for Axel in September 1944

de situatie toen. Deze tekening hangt in het Gdynia Oorlogsmuseum, Axel

de situatie toen. Deze tekening hangt in het Gdynia Oorlogsmuseum, Axel

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