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Ouvrage Sapey
Part of Maginot Line, Alpine Line
Southeast France
Fort du Sapey p1410134.jpg
81mm mortar
Concrete, steel
In use Abandoned
Controlled by France
Battles/wars Battle of France
Ouvrage Sapey
Type of work: Large artillery work (Grand ouvrage)
Fortified Sector of Savoy
Number of blocks: 4

Ouvrage Sapey 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 two kilometers west of Modane. The ouvrage was built on the much older Fort du Sapey.


  • 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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