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The Maginot Line (French: Ligne Maginot, IPA: [liɲ maʒino]), named efter the French Meenister o War André Maginot, wis a line o concrete fortifications, obstacles, an wappen installations biggit bi Fraunce in the 1930s tae deter invasion bi Germany an force them tae myuve aroind the fortifications.

Maginot Line
Ligne Maginot
Eastren Fraunce
Maginot line 1.jpg
Entrance tae Ouvrage Schoenenbourg, Maginot Line in Alsace
TeepDefensive line
Site information
Controlled biFraunce
Open tae
the public
Yes
CondeetionMaistly intact, throu the preservation o the French Govrenment
Site history
Biggit1929–1938
Biggit biPaul Painlevé, Colonel Tricaud
In use1935–1969
MaterialsConcrete, steel, airn
Battles/warsWarld War II