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List of fortifications along the Atlantic Wall
Maybe we should create a list of all the fortifications along the Atlantic wall (perhaps as a separate article), many have wikipedia articles but have no connection to this page. (184.108.40.206 (talk) 10:04, 6 September 2013 (UTC))
date of construction
In the Channel Islands construction started in 1941, shortly before Hitler gave the order that the Islands be fortified. So does that mean that the earlier Channel Islands date should be used as the start point of the Atlantic Wall (at the moment it says 1942)(Fdsdh1 (talk) 01:05, 1 November 2012 (UTC))
Despite the construction of the Atlantic Wall, Nazi Germany still failed to prevent D-Day, remain in control over their territory, and win the World War II. Did the British also built fortifications along their coasts to stop Germany invading them? —The preceding unsigned comment was added by The Anonymous One (talk • contribs) 04:07, 7 December 2006 (UTC).
- There is an entire article about British anti-invasion preparations of World War II. 220.127.116.11 23:06, 21 December 2006 (UTC)
World War 2
In the opening paragraph it states WW2 started in 1942 and ended in 1944. This is a factual error because that was the "global war", not the beginning. Any objections to me changing it to 1939? 1sttomars 06:08, 18 February 2007 (UTC)
- I think it's supposed to mean that the wall was built 1942-44, which was during WW2 (while not being the full duration of the war). - x-Flare-x 07:42, 18 February 2007 (UTC)
Wow I missed that entirely, someone should clarify that. Thanks though 1sttomars 17:40, 18 February 2007 (UTC)
Atlantik wall movie
Recently I was watching a documentary about the Atlantic wall, specifically about the walls built by the Germans in France, and was curious if you had any ideas about what it might have been?
I originally thought that it was on the History channel but when I checked their schedule I couln't find it.
The types of defensive structures built not described sufficiently
The types of defensive structures that were built in the Atlantikwall are not described sufficiently. For instance, Rommel deliberately inundated land inwards as a counter-measure against paratroopers. No mention of that in the article. Furthermore, mentioning underwater obstacles and mines is not enough. What kind of devices were they? How did they look like? Another question: was there a strategy of defense in depth? Wereldburger758 (talk) 07:34, 1 March 2013 (UTC)
- I checked the German site on this subject and there some defensive structures are mentioned. Wereldburger758 (talk) 07:41, 1 March 2013 (UTC)
25 March 2015
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History: Relaxed front
I found this wording a bit odd, in the section History:
- Throughout most of 1942–43, the Atlantic Wall remained a relaxed front for the Axis troops manning it, with only two British attacks.
'Relaxed front' sounds odd, should it be changed to 'a relatively quiet sector'? Further suggested edit:
- Throughout most of 1942–43, the Atlantic Wall remained a relatively quiet sector, with only two British attacks.
(I don't think there's a need to call out "for the Axis troops").
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