It was designed and built to fight another WWI, but was ill prepared to deal with the changes in weapons and tactics developed after that war. WWII battles would be mobile instead of static, fortifications were a thing of the past.
There are many Maginot Line related websites on the net including Maginot Line and Maginot Line At War. Many of these websites have links from Wikipedia and deal with the history of the location.
No, the Maginot Line was an entirely French endeavour.
I think the Maginot line was entirely staffed by the French. It was. Before the British retreated to Dunkirk, the Maginot Line had already fallen.
Translocation and the Maginot Line are very different things. Translocation means to change position.Ê The Maginot Line was a static line of fortification on the French and German borders in the 1930's.
The Maginot line was overturned further north by the Germans who went through Belgium.
The Maginot Line
The battle line in France is called the Maginot line. The German line was called the Hindbergh line. The Maginot was not able to prevent the German invasion of the 1930s
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The Maginot Line spanned the entire German-French border - from Belgium to Switzerland - and was about 720km (450mi) long.
France, and the Maginot Line ultimately failed to serve its intended purpose.
The Maginot Line was ineffective and costly to maintain. It had been built to prevent a direct German attack on eastern France; however, Germany invaded France through Belgium bypassing the Maginot Line.
France built the Maginot Line because they still perceived there was a threat of German invasion post- WW1.
Named after Andre Maginot, French defensive minister during it's creation.
because the germans just went through belgium and ardennes which were not covered by the maginot line, not went through the border
the maginot line
The Maginot Line was a long line of underground artillery fortifications constructed by the French to repel an invasion by Germany. The Germans simply went around them.
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The Maginot Line