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Digital walk - 167 days of bombs and terror

Guided walk

An activity organised by the city of Antwerp

The flying bombs (V-1s) started raining down on Antwerp one month after the city was liberated. The German command wanted to prevent the Allies from capturing Antwerp unscathed and supplying their troops on the front line, by dropping thousands of these vengeance weapons on the city. But the bombs were not always that reliable, which is how they ended up spreading terror throughout the city. They killed 3,560 people, injuring more than 9,000 other people. And the port? Wonder by wonder, it was captured almost intact by the Allies, going on to play an important role in the end of the war. Are you curious to find out more?

Then download the app to your smartphone or tablet and head out for a walk through the city. Or take a virtual tour on your PC.

Available from 13 October 2019

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