Maginot Line - Fort Rohrbach (Fort Casso)

Initially the plan was that Fort Rohrbach would exist of a 10 block-system . But because budgetary reasons this was reduced to a 3 block-system.
The garrison of Rohrbach comprised 176 man including 3 officers. It saw combat from 15 to 30 June 1940. On 10 December 1944, Fort Rohrbach was taken by the Americans.

The fortress today is currently a museum.

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  • Text: Kaj Metz
  • Photos: Randy Brandt (1,2) & Kaj Metz (3,4,5)