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Ostend
World War I


  • Fort Napoleon
  • Fort Napoleon was built in 1811 by Napoleon as a means to defend Ostend from English invasion. Used in World War I, as headquarters for German forces, it is now both a museum and a memorial.
  • Address:
    • Vuurtorenweg 1/Z
    • 8400
    • Ostend
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Ostend and the Great War, 1914-1918. World War 1 memorials, cemeteries, battlefield tours and tour guides in and around Ostend.


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