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The Siegfried and Maginot Lines: similarities and differences

Both these resounding names refer to a national defence system. They are, respectively, German and French. The principal difference between the two is that the former was erected in France by the Germans in World War I; the latter by the French between 1929 and 1934 on their own eastern frontier.

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By | 2011-02-23T15:51:15+00:00 February 23rd, 2011|EU History, French History, German History, World History|2 Comments
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