Maginot line

Mareth line , military museum, Mareth

Mareth line , military muse ...Mareth line , military muse ...

Located between Gabes and Djerba, the Mareth line museum deals with the WW2 war history. Indeed, in March 1943, Rommel used this bunker line to resist the Montgomery's VIIIth army advance.
Authion Fortifications, Turini pass

Authion Fortifications, Tur ...Authion Fortifications, Tur ...

Magnificent mountain landscapes, military vestiges, the complicated history of a region shared between France and Italy.....
Rondinara Maginot Bunker, Suartone

Rondinara Maginot Bunker, SuartoneRondinara Maginot Bunker, Suartone

An old Maginot bunker located in one of the most beautiful creeks in Corsica...
Casemate I de Pertusato, Maginot Bunker, Bonifacio

Casemate I de Pertusato, Ma ...Casemate I de Pertusato, Ma ...

An interesting and well preserved bunker, close to the Pertusato lighthouse.
Santa Manza Maginot bunker, Sant'Amanza gulf

Santa Manza Maginot bunker, ...Santa Manza Maginot bunker, ...

A lost artillery bunker...
Roche-La-Croix Maginot fortress

Roche-La-Croix Maginot fortressRoche-La-Croix Maginot fortress

1.900m above sea level, on an overhang overlooking the pass of Larche, Roche-La-Croix bunker is an impressive artillery fort.
Simserhof Maginot fortress, Bitche, Moselle

Simserhof Maginot fortress, ...Simserhof Maginot fortress, ...

The big artillery fort of Simserhof is located 4km west of Bitche. It is the centrepiece of the Maginot line in the sector, between the Saar flood area and the mountainous Northern Vosges.
Dambach-Neunhoffen, Casemates Maginot, Alsace

Dambach-Neunhoffen, Casemat ...Dambach-Neunhoffen, Casemat ...

Between the powerful Simserhof fort (Bitche sector) and Four-à-Chaux / Hochwald (Wissembourg sector) stands a vast 40km long area of forest, which was poorly defended by simple infantry casemates.
Schoenenbourg Maginot fort, Ingolsheim

Schoenenbourg Maginot fort, ...Schoenenbourg Maginot fort, ...

Schoenenbourg is the largest fort of the Maginot line open to the public in Alsace. Visitable since 1978, the fort is still equipped with all its original items.
"Four à Chaux" Maginot fort, Lembach

"Four à Chaux" Maginot fort ..."Four à Chaux" Maginot fort ...

The "Four à Chaux" in Lembach is a Maginot line fortress.
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