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Coordinates: 45°09′00″N 6°38′00″E / 45.15°N 6.6333333°E / 45.15; 6.6333333

Ouvrage Le Lavoir
Part of Maginot Line, Alpine Line
Southeast France
Concrete, steel
In use Abandoned
Controlled by France
Battles/wars Battle of France
Ouvrage Le Lavoir
Type of work: Large artillery work (Grand ouvrage)
Fortified Sector of Savoy
Number of blocks: 7

Ouvrage Le Lavoir was a work (gros ouvrage) of the Maginot Line's Alpine extension, the Alpine Line, also called the Little Maginot Line. The ouvrage consisted of two entry blocks, one infantry block, three artillery blocks and one observation block facing Italy.


  • 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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