- Easy to follow trails so you can explore World War Two sites in the partner regions within four countries (Belgium, France, Netherlands, UK)
- Look for traces of the defences planned to resist German invasion in Essex and Suffolk
- Investigate bunkers from the Atlantic Wall in Zeeland (Netherlands), West Flanders (Belgium), and the Cote d’Opale (France)
- Easy to understand descriptions provide the key facts about World War Two features
- Maps with easy to follow instructions help you find the way around the trails
- Listen to interviews with people who experienced the momentous events of the War, learn what it was like to be invaded and occupied
- Look into the past from the present by overlaying historic photos on the present day view
- Information is presented in Dutch, English and French
This app has been developed by the partners in the World War Two Heritage Project, funded by the European Union’s Interreg IVA Two Seas program. The overall aim of the project is to ensure the preservation and improve the accessibility of the material and immaterial heritage of the Second World War in the 2 Seas region of north-west Europe.
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The app features archive content from a network of organisations (the Greater Manchester Centenary Partnership), working collectively to commemorate the centenary of the First World War.
Centenary Connections is led by Imperial War Museum. Connecting current and future generations with the lives, stories and impact of the First World War.
The Library of Birmingham takes its collections to the streets, with Trails, theme-based tours of 12 illustrated sites mapped around the city. Explore this city’s rich cultural history of innovators, benefactors and radical thinkers, on foot or at home. Find out about the city of today and discover your own connections to Birmingham past, present and future.
With the BAApp you can:
- Browse a library of regularly updated Birmingham buildings, containing a brief summary, architects, build date, materials, use and other useful facts.
- Find out about Birmingham buildings as you are walking the city.
- Use our regularly updated walking tours of Birmingham to visit a collection of buildings and read about their background
- The Birmingham Walking Architecture BAApp is brought to you by the Birmingham Architectural Association (BAA),in conjunction with RIBA West Midlands and the Birmingham & Five Counties Architectural Association.