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Report - Gros Ouvrage Mont des Welches - France - October 2012

Discussion in 'European and International Sites' started by Saul, Nov 3, 2012.

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    Saul Basterd
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    This report is a composite of pictures from our first and last visit here. We missed a few things last time and decided a re-visit was in order.

    The construction of Ouvrage Mont des Welches was began in 1930 with the fort becoming operational in 1935, the fort successfully held off a German attack in June 1940. Ouvrage Mont des Welches was renovated to some degree in the 1950's and decommissioned in the 1970's.

    More history here.

    Visited with Rookinella.


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