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Czechoslovak Fortification 1938
- Profile of the ultimately futile fortification systems constructed by the Czechs prior to the Nazi invasion.
Delaware's Coastal Defenses
- History of Fort Miles and Fort Saulsbury and their role in defending the Delaware coast.
- Jim Apps describes and illustrates what remains of a World War 2 ring of anti-tank ditches and pillboxes built as a final line of defense to prevent the capture of London.
- Covers European fortifications of the 19th and 20th century, particularly the Maginot Line and Vallo Alpino in Italy. Contains photographs, history and weaponry information.
The Maginot Line
- History and description of the Maginot Line of fortifications along the French-German border.
The Pillbox Study Group
- Introduces the most common World War 2 defensive fortifications in the UK. Details the location, background information, history and other resources.
- Diagrams and detailed descriptions of fortification technique used in both World Wars, emphasizing the Regelbau system.
Siegfriedline / Westwall Website
- Gives details of the wall constructed along the western border of the former Reich, 1936-1945. Includes maps, art, music, technical details, historical background, and pictures.
UK World War 2 Pillboxes and Anti-Invasion Defences.
- Photos of locations in the United Kingdom showing pillboxes and other defences built to resist a German invasion in World War 2.
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