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The Maginot Line 1928-45

By: Allcorn, William & Chris Taylor

Price: $14.50

Publisher: New York, Osprey Publishing: 2003

Edition: First Edition; Sixth Printing

Seller ID: 19136

ISBN: 1841766461

Condition: Very Good

Card cover show very light shelf wear.; A bright, solid book.; B&W and Colour illustrations; 9.7 X 7.1 X 0.3 inches; 64 pages; "The Maginot Line, the massive series of fortifications built by France in the 1930s to defend its borders with Germany and Italy, is perhaps the most maligned collection of fortifications ever built. Despite being a technological marvel, and the most sophisticated and complex set of fortifications built up to that time, it failed to save France from crushing defeat in 1940. Yet there are those who argue that it accomplished exactly what it was designed to do. This... View more info