Category:Modlin Fortress

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Modlin Fortress 
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LocationNowy Dwór Mazowiecki, Poland
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52° 26′ 17.88″ N, 20° 40′ 54.84″ E

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The Modlin Fortress is the biggest fortification structure in Poland and one of the biggest in Europe. Built by French troups (under Napoleon) and Russians (under Alexander I. and Nicholas I.) over a period from 1807 to 1915 the Fortification consists of:

The Garrison (Citadel)

  • Inner Garrison incl a defense line
  • Outer Garrison incl the major defense line

The Forts and Strongholds around

  • Bridgeheads at the rivers (3)
  • Inner circle of Forts (8)
  • Outer circle of Forts (around 23 incl support units)

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This category has the following 5 subcategories, out of 5 total.

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