Articles on Hanstholm, 1940-1945
During the German occupation of Denmark, 1940-1945, Hanstholm became the strongest fortified area in Denmark. The museum bunker with it's great 38 cm gun was one of the most important parts of these fortifications.
In the articles bellow, you can read about the 38 cm battery, it's guns and the effect the fortificiations had one the lives of the civil population of Hanstholm.
The 38 cm battery
38 cm gun
The mine barrage in the Skagerrak
The evacuation of Hanstholm, 1942/43