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The Maginot Line 1928-45 by William Allcorn

The Maginot Line 1928-45

by William Allcorn

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Having decided that I like this booklet well enough to actually go ahead and buy it, what it boils down to is that this is the best concise examination of the famous fortication system that I've seen. This is even as compared to the competitively priced paperback edition of "Fortress France" by Kaufmann & Kaufmann. ( )
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Abri du Ancien Camp

Alpine Line

Casemate d'Esch

Casemate d'Oberroedern Sud

Casemate de Marckolsheim Sud

Defensive Organization of Corsica

Ouvrage Champ de Tir

Ouvrage Chatelard

Ouvrage Chesnois

Ouvrage Col d'Agnon

Ouvrage Col de Brouis

Ouvrage Col de Crous

Ouvrage La Séréna

Ouvrage Latiremont

Ouvrage Laudrefang

Ouvrage Le Lavoir

Ouvrage Lembach

Ouvrage Les Aittes

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Allcorn explores the history, evolution, military architecture and natural setting of one of the most famous fortifications in the world - the Maginot Line. It discusses the controversy over whether the Line was a success or failure, and evaluates the pros and cons of each side of the debate.… (more)

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