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Marckolsheim: Maginot line Museum

Defence line built between the World Wars along the French-German border, the Maginot line stretched some 200 kilometres north to south through Alsace from Luxembourg to the Swiss border. Established in a casemate on the edge of Marckolsheim, the memorial recalls the terrible battles from 15 to 17 June 1940 when more than 80% of the town of Marckolsheim was destroyed. The fortification has been preserved as they were in 1940: gun positions, dormitory, headquarters, drinking-water source, etc. They are equipped with weapons of the time, such as anti-tank guns, machine guns, mortars, light machine guns...

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Marckolsheim: Maginot line Museum
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Marckolsheim: Maginot line Museum
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