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Located outside of St-Omer in the Eperlecques Forest, the blockhouse was the largest concrete bunker engineered by the Germans in World War II. It was originally planned to be a complete fuel production, V2 rocket assembly and launching facility capable of launching 100 V2s a day. It was eventually abandoned for safety reasons. A multi-lingual audiovisual presentation at locations in and around the blockhouse guide visitors through the site explaining the background and history at each stage. The site is now a memorial to peace.

rue du Fort Vesques Phone: 33 0 3 21 88 44 22 Fax: 33 0 3 21 88 44 84

Location: St-Omer

Other History nearby:
(St-Omer) Blockhouse at Eperlecques
(Brugge) Brewery De Gouden Boom
(Brugge) Guido Gezelle Museum
(Loppem) Loppem Castle
(Roeselare) Rumbeke Castle
(Ypres) Tyne Cot War Cemetary

02/05 Coming to The St-Omer area