The German Back Front

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DescriptionThe Marguerre Camp :

Located in the canton of Spincourt the dissumulé village Marguerre Camp (1915) is décovre gradually as and as we approach the marked trail. This Camp, rear base of the German front, consisting of concrete barracks, was built under the orders of German captain Hans Marguerre. The latter created in this place a concrete plant and a camp to test the uses of this indispensable material to the necessities of the war of position.

His visit to better understand the daily life of a German soldier before and during the Battle of Verdun. Here, no defense, no cut, no barbed wire network, but a storage center and experimental concrete. His unexpected decor gives it a remarkable architectural ambiance.

The Duzey battery:

Long time, the site will be considered Duzey like the "Big Bertha cannon." In fact, this is a site of "Max", a naval gun 20 tons to very long range. The visit to the camp to discover the impressive features, special management to receive the ingenuity to hide and impact of fire on Verdun.
Period and opening timesOpen all year.
Guided tours for group from 5 people only on booking.
You can seeSites in the forest, towards Loison.
Individual pricesSites are free access.
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 49.32929
Longitude : 5.66558
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