StP255 Fort du Roule M.K.B. MENU

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StP255 Fort du Roule M.K.B. MENU

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Fort du Roule is a 19c French fort building started in 1793 to protect the port of Cherbourg. The main fort today was built between 1853 &1857. 1928 the Navy built extensive tunnels under it to store equipment (Torpedoes). In 1943/4 the Todt Organisation built several tunnels and casemates around the front face of the mountain.

Fort du Roule.

Dates on two of the stones.

Main gate.


StP255 Fort du Roule M.K.B. MENU

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StP255 Fort du Roule M.K.B. MENU

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StP255 Fort du Roule M.K.B. MENU

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StP255 Fort du Roule M.K.B. Exterior

StP255 Fort du Roule Old Site

The first German troupes to enter the Fort.

General Collins on the battlements.

French torpedo storage tunnels under Roule.

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