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The Maginot Line 1928-45

by William Allcorn

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The Maginot Line 1928-45

The Maginot Line, the massive series of fortifications built by France in the 1930s to defend its borders with Germany and Italy, is perhaps the most maligned collection of fortifications ever built. Despite being a technological marvel, and the most sophisticated and complex set of fortifications built up to that time, it failed to save France from crushing defeat in 1940. Yet there are those who argue that it accomplished exactly what it was designed to do. This book provides a concise and informative treatment of the Maginot Line, from North-East France to the Mediterranean. Packed with plans, contemporary and modern images, plus digital artwork, it presents a detailed visual exploration of this famous fortification system.

Contents
Introduction
Chronology
Historical background
The structure of the Maginot Line
The Maginot Line in peace
The Maginot Line at war
Aftermath
Bibliography and Further Reading

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