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Eiffel Tower & Bunker Champ-de-Mars Paris

Eiffel Tower & Bunker Champ-de-Mars Paris

The Eiffel Tower was closed to the public in the First and the Second World War.

During the First World War in august 1914 held Genie soldiers guard from the Eiffel Tower.
At 300 meters eight guns were placed to all four directed the winds.

During World War II, in 1944, escaped the tower to start a fire by the German occupiers. The attack was claimed by the Wehrmacht.

Just next to the Eiffel Tower under a southern pier is a military underground bunker under the Champ-de-Mars.

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