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Hel Peninsula

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Hel Peninsula (Mierzeja Helska, Półwysep Helski; Hélskô Sztremlëzna; Halbinsel Hela or Putziger Nehrung) is a 35-km-long sand bar peninsula in northern Poland separating the Bay of Puck from the open Baltic Sea. [1]

32 relations: Atlantic Wall, Baltic Sea, Battle of Hel, Bay of Puck, Chałupy, Dynamite, France, Gdańsk, Hel Fortified Area, Hel Lighthouse, Hel, Poland, Jastarnia, Jurata, Kuźnica, Pomeranian Voivodeship, Metalocalypse, Nazi Germany, Peninsula, Poland, Polish Armed Forces, Polish Corridor, Pomeranian Voivodeship, Prussia, Puck County, Sand, Second Polish Republic, Shoal, Spit (landform), Władysławowo, Westerplatte, World War I, World War II, 40.6 cm SK C/34 gun.

Atlantic Wall

The Atlantic Wall (Atlantikwall) was an extensive system of coastal defence and fortifications built by Nazi Germany between 1942 and 1944 along the coast of continental Europe and Scandinavia as a defence against an anticipated Allied invasion of Nazi-occupied Europe from the United Kingdom during World War II.

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Baltic Sea

The Baltic Sea is a sea of the Atlantic Ocean, enclosed by Scandinavia, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Russia, Poland, Germany and the North and Central European Plain.

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Battle of Hel

The Battle of Hel was one of the longest battles of the Invasion of Poland during World War II.

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Bay of Puck

The Bay of Puck or Puck Bay (Putziger Wiek), is a shallow western branch of the Bay of Gdańsk in the southern Baltic Sea, off the shores of Gdańsk Pomerania, Poland.

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Chałupy

Chałupy (Chalëpë, Ceynowa) is a village and a Polish sea side resort with good conditions for windsurfing and kitesurfing, in Gmina Władysławowo.

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Dynamite

Dynamite is an explosive made of nitroglycerin, sorbents (such as powdered shells or clay) and stabilizers.

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France

France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.

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Gdańsk

Gdańsk (Danzig) is a Polish city on the Baltic coast.

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Hel Fortified Area

The Hel Fortified Area (Rejon Umocniony Hel) was a set of Polish fortifications, constructed on the Hel Peninsula in northern Poland, in close proximity to the interwar border of Poland and the Third Reich.

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Hel Lighthouse

Hel Lighthouse is an active lighthouse in the town of Hel, Pomeranian Voivodeship in Poland.

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Hel, Poland

Hel (Kashubian Hél, German Hela) is a town in Puck County, Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland, located on the tip of the Hel Peninsula, some from the Polish mainland.

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Jastarnia

Jastarnia (Jastarniô, Heisternest) is a small town in Puck County, Pomeranian Voivodship, northern Poland.

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Jurata

Jurata - popular Polish sea side resort, part of the town of Jastarnia.

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Kuźnica, Pomeranian Voivodeship

Kuźnica (Kùsfeld; Küsfeld) is a popular Polish sea side resort, a part of the town of Jastarnia.

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Metalocalypse

Metalocalypse is an American adult animated television series, created by Brendon Small and Tommy Blacha, which premiered on August 6, 2006, and concluded on October 27, 2013 on Adult Swim.

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Nazi Germany

Nazi Germany is the common English name for the period in German history from 1933 to 1945, when Germany was under the dictatorship of Adolf Hitler through the Nazi Party (NSDAP).

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Peninsula

A peninsula (paeninsula from paene "almost” and insula "island") is a piece of land surrounded by water on the majority of its border, while being connected to a mainland from which it extends.

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Poland

Poland (Polska), officially the Republic of Poland (Rzeczpospolita Polska), is a country located in Central Europe.

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Polish Armed Forces

The Armed Forces of the Republic of Poland (Polish:Siły Zbrojne Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej, abbreviated SZ RP; popularly called Wojsko Polskie in Poland, abbreviated WP—roughly, the "Polish Military") are the national armed forces of the Republic of Poland.

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Polish Corridor

The Polish Corridor (Polnischer Korridor; Pomorze, Korytarz polski), also known as Danzig Corridor, Corridor to the Sea or Gdańsk Corridor, was a territory located in the region of Pomerelia (Pomeranian Voivodeship, eastern Pomerania, formerly part of West Prussia), which provided the Second Republic of Poland (1920–1939) with access to the Baltic Sea, thus dividing the bulk of Germany from the province of East Prussia.

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Pomeranian Voivodeship

Pomeranian Voivodeship, Pomorskie Region, or Pomerania Province (in Polish województwo pomorskie, in Kashubian Pòmòrsczé wòjewództwò), is a voivodeship, or province, in north-western Poland.

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Prussia

Prussia (Preußen) was a historically prominent German state that originated in 1525 with a duchy centred on the region of Prussia.

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Puck County

Puck County (powiat pucki, pùcczi pòwiat) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Pomeranian Voivodeship, northern Poland, on the Baltic coast.

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Sand

Sand is a naturally occurring granular material composed of finely divided rock and mineral particles.

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Second Polish Republic

The Second Polish Republic, commonly known as interwar Poland, refers to the country of Poland between the First and Second World Wars (1918–1939).

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Shoal

In oceanography, geomorphology, and earth sciences, a shoal is a natural submerged ridge, bank, or bar that consists of, or is covered by, sand or other unconsolidated material, and rises from the bed of a body of water to near the surface.

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Spit (landform)

A spit or sandspit is a deposition bar or beach landform off coasts or lake shores.

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Władysławowo

Władysławowo (Kashubian/Pomeranian: Wiôlgô Wies, Großendorf) is a town on the south coast of the Baltic Sea in Kashubia in the Pomerelia region, northern Poland, with 15,015 (2009) inhabitants.

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Westerplatte

Westerplatte is a peninsula in Gdańsk, Poland, located on the Baltic Sea coast mouth of the Dead Vistula (one of the Vistula delta estuaries), in the Gdańsk harbour channel.

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World War I

World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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40.6 cm SK C/34 gun

The 40.6 cm SK C/34,SK - Schnelladekanone (quick loading cannon); C - Construktionsjahr (year of design) sometimes known as the Adolfkanone (Adolf gun), was a German naval gun, designed in 1934 by Krupp and originally intended for the early H-class battleships.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hel_Peninsula

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