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Coordinates: 43°55′26″N 7°28′14″E / 43.92389°N 7.47056°E / 43.92389; 7.47056

Ouvrage Col de Brouis
Part of Maginot Line, Alpine Line
Southeast France
Concrete, steel
In use Abandoned
Controlled by France
Battles/wars Battle of France
Ouvrage Col de Brouis
Type of work: Large artillery work (Grand ouvrage)
Fortified Sector of the Maritime Alps
Number of blocks: 3

Ouvrage Col de Brouis was a work (gros ouvrage) of the Maginot Line's Alpine extension, the Alpine Line, also known as the Little Maginot Line. The ouvrage consisted of one entry block and two artillery blocks facing Italy. The ouvrage was located about a kilometer north of Monte Grosso.


  • Allcorn, William. The Maginot Line 1928-45. Oxford: Osprey Publishing, 2003. ISBN 1-84176-646-1
  • Kauffmann, J.E. and Kaufmann, H.W. Fortress France: The Maginot Line and French Defenses in World War II, 2006. ISBN 0-275-98345-5

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