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Maginot Line - Maison Forte (MF10) Saint Menges

On 12 May 1940, the following French soldiers were killed by enemy fire in this casemate of the type "Maison forte":
- Lieutenant (1st lieutenant) Boulenger.
- Brigadier (corporal) Collette.
- Pointeur (pointer) Guilbert.
- Cannonier (gunner) Bellenou.
- Cannonier (gunner) Le Geut.

The fallen soldiers stood under command of the 78ème Régiment d'artillerie.

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  • Text: Kaj Metz
  • Photos: Joost Verheijden (1, 2, 3, 4), Kaj Metz (5)