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    (If you are researching the Maginot Line, visit the student-created Maginot Line research page)
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    The Maginot Line
    " Whatever is the conception that one can make himself of a future war, there is a necessity that remains imperious, it's to prevent the territory from invasion. We know what disasters it can accumulate so the victory, itself, isn't able to compensate the irreparable damages. The defensive organizations of borders that we want to realize, doesn't have another goal that to block the way of a still possible invasion. The concrete is better, in this way and is cheaper than a wall of chests..." - Andre Maginot
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    Popular support 274 to 26 vote for in parliament's upper house.
    The Main Line
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    10 km from German Border
    20-25 km deep
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    Railroad System
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    Observation posts
    Flood zones: strategic areas that could be flooded to halt the Germans
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    The Maginot Line
    " Whatever is the conception that one can make himself of a future war, there is a necessity that remains imperious, it's to prevent the territory from invasion. We know what disasters it can accumulate so the victory, itself, isn't able to compensate the irreparable damages. The defensive organizations of borders that we want to realize, doesn't have another goal that to block the way of a still possible invasion. The concrete is better, in this way and is cheaper than a wall of chests..." - Andre Maginot
    History:
    World War One: Invasion of France
    1,385,300 killed or MIA
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    Petit Ouvrages: Smaller than the main ouvrages. Manned by 200-300 men.
    Infantry Casemates: bunkers with machine guns (see Fig 1).
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    Railroad system
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    Observation
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    Flood zones: strategic areas that could be flooded to halt the Germans
    Telephone Lines
    Problems
    Planned for last war's immobile front (trench warfare).
    France did not know of Belgium's planned neutrality until 1936- construction near Belgium was done hastily
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    was Impassible
    The

    The
    War
    May 10, 1940: Germany plows through Belgium and the "impassible" Ardennes forest utilizing Panzer tanks.
    May 19: German forces capture le petit ouvrage La Merte.
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    Germans use the line against Allied attempts to retake France.
    Success on the Alpine Front: The line succeeds against Mussolin's attempts to invade France through the Alps.
    ConclusionWhileConclusion
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    of France.
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    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maginot_Line
    http://europeanhistory.about.com/gi/dynamic/offsite.htm?site=http://thetunnel.free.fr/maginot-e.html
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