The Maginot-fortress Michelsberg was a component of the Secteur Fortifié de Boulay. The garrison consisted of 495 soldiers and 20 officers from the 164e RIF. Michelsberg repulsed a German attack on 22 June 1940, with help from fortress Mont des Welches. It was sabotaged by retreating German soldiers in 1944.
The fort today:
It is currently a museum.
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