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Coordinates: 43°53′13″N 7°27′12″E / 43.88694°N 7.45333°E / 43.88694; 7.45333

Ouvrage L'Agaisen
Part of Maginot Line, Alpine Line
Southeast France
Concrete, steel
In use Preserved
Open to
the public
By appointment
Controlled by France
Occupants French Army
Battles/wars Battle of France
Ouvrage L'Agaisen
Type of work: Large artillery work (Grand ouvrage)
Fortified Sector of the Maritime Alps
Number of blocks: 4

Ouvrage L'Agaisen 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, two artillery blocks and one observation block above Sospel. Additional blocks were planned but not built.


  • 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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