German Fort The construction of this fort began in 1908, but it was not finished yet when the first world war began. By the 1930ies the fort was controlled by the French army and used to defend France during WWII. It was abandoned after the war. Share this:FacebookGooglePinterestMoreTumblrLinkedInEmailPrintTwitterLike this:Like Loading... Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.