'Irons Curtains of the First Kind'


from French Newsmagazines

One incident of many :
a Belgian living in a Belgian enclave in Baerle-Duc is shot
by a German guard while talking to his daughter across the electrified wire.

A war-time map showing the location of the Belgian enclaves in the Netherlands

from 'Le Pays de France' : crawling through a barrel to freedom.


From a Belgian Magazine Published under German Censorship

The electrified wire runs through an abbey garden and right next to private houses on the border.

from a German publication :
a photo of the electrified wire in a village north of Antwerp