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Coordinates: 49°27′00″N 5°44′00″E / 49.45°N 5.7333333°E / 49.45; 5.7333333

Ouvrage Latiremont
Part of Maginot Line
Northeast France
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Block 6, front
Concrete, steel
In use Abandoned
Controlled by France
Battles/wars Battle of France
Ouvrage Latiremont
Type of work: Large artillery work (Grand ouvrage)
Fortified Sector of Crusnes
└─Sub-sector of Arrancy

Ouvrage Latiremont is an ouvrage of the Maginot Line, located in the Fortified Sector of Crusnes, sub-sector of Arrancy. It is located between the gros ouvrage Fermont and the petit ouvrage Mauvais Bois, facing Belgium.

This ouvrage has two entrances and six combat blocks.

  • Ammunition entrance: two automatic rifle cloches (GFM), one machine gun/anti-tank gun embrasure (JM/AC47).
  • Personnel entrance: one GFM cloche, one grenade launcher cloche, one JM/AC47 embrasure
  • Block 1: Infantry block with two machine gun cloches (JM) and one GFM cloche.
  • Block 2: Infantry block with one machine-gun turret, one GFM cloche, one JM cloche and one periscope cloche (VDP).
  • Block 3: Infantry block with one machine-gun turret and one GFM cloche.
  • Block 4: Artillery block with one 81mm mortar turret, one JM embrasure, one JM/AC47 embrasure and one GFM cloche.
  • Block 5: Artillery block with three 75mm gun embrasures, two GFM cloches and one LG cloche|grenade launcher cloche (LG).
  • Block 6: Artillery block with three 75mm gun embrasures and two GFM cloches.



  • 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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