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Fort du Bois-du-Four

| Route Departementale 125, 54920 Villers-la-Montagne, France
+33 3 82 26 12 10
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Impressive, informative and sobering.

The amount and level of restoration that has been undertaken to restore an empty shell to the... read more

Reviewed October 4, 2017
Snafu352
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Luxembourg
Maginot ouvrage magnificently restored, superb!

I visited this Maginot ouvrage with a group of guides from another Maginot ouvrage. The visit was... read more

Reviewed October 29, 2016
Richard T
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Sedan, France
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Located in the heart of the Fortified Sector of the Crusnes, the Bois du Four A5 is one of the few monolithic works of the Maginot line. Built in 1932, the single block of 6,000 m3 of reinforced concrete between accumulated other artillery observatories, close defense cuirasses, three anti-tank guns of 47 mm, 5 twinning of machine guns, 1 rotating turret to eclipse 96 tonnes 2 and 81 mm mortars.
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Oct 4, 2017
“Impressive, informative and sobering.”
Oct 29, 2016
“Maginot ouvrage magnificently restored, superb!”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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| Route Departementale 125, 54920 Villers-la-Montagne, France
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Reviewed October 4, 2017

The amount and level of restoration that has been undertaken to restore an empty shell to the current excellent representation of the fort in 1940 is deeply impressive. The knowledgeable and enthusiasm of the guides is a joy.

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Reviewed October 29, 2016

I visited this Maginot ouvrage with a group of guides from another Maginot ouvrage. The visit was incredible; The work that the association has carried out over the years to restore the ouvrage is astonishing. The guide was extremely knowledgable and explained everything in an...More

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