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... br> · During construction in 1932, the majority of the Zuiderzee was closed off from the North Sea with a large dam and the salt water inlet changed into a fresh water lake
· Experience showed that till (boulder clay), rather than just sand or clay, was the best primary material for a dam structure. An added benefit was that it was easily available; it could be retrieved in ...
... Bob and Brant - I got you both a small book about this with pictures as I know you like WW2 history.
As I said, unfortunately, because of many reasons, this was a disaster with tens of thousands of Allied troops killed and many thousands more who landed successfully were later hidden by local residents away from the Germans. Another guide told about how her family had found and hidden two wounded American paratroopers and ...
... side of the car and
drive on the 'wrong' side of the road! That's another whole thing. Technically
Derek is driving, but in reality we have two sets of eyes on the road. Lady Tom
Tom will give directions, Derek will steer the car and change gears, and I will
make sure we are on the correct side of the road. Even at this hour of the
night there is a lot of ...
Hoisted the sails today. Had one of those sploosh moments which all yachties dread. its the moment something bounces into the water instead of onto the deck. Of course it never bounces onto the deck, it makes the sploosh sound as someting invariably important, ireplaceable and or expensive takes a swim. Today it was the door. The cockpit door was lifted off the hinges by the furling line and splooshed spectacularly. Rae was keen to swim for it but the ...
We made it. Red Dwarf is in Einkhuzen after i think 2.5 months of travel? Might be more I dont know. But it was a nice feeling to come back through the same old bridge that we saw a million years ago while having a beer with Gerrit. it wasnt the welcom i had expected. The warf where we have to tie up to had lots of shiny boats on it so we motored at snails pace up to them and the yard manager came running out telling us ...
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