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FORT DE PRE-GIROUD: OPEN FOR THE SEASON
Sunday 26 May 2019

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The Fort of Vallorbe is not only a military structure buried in a secret land, it is also a museum that shows the everyday life of the troop during the 1939 to 1945 mobilization.

MUSEUM AND EXHIBITION

An exhibition which recounts real events through the customs of Vallorbe 39-45 (photos, plans, mannequins, banners, weapons)
The refectory has been converted into a museum with various weapons and infantry items provided to the men who were responsible for the external defense of the fortress (diorama)
The dormitories of the non-commissioned officers (NCOs) and kitchen helpers are still totally equipped, with arms, uniforms and all accessories
Rooms for officers and senior NCOs
The officers mess, decorated with wood by the soldiers of the garrison
The telephone center, connecting the fort with all the troops in the sector
The company office
The sanitary block (operating room, dentist, infirmary) where a physician-surgeon officer is ready for any intervention Sound and light reconstruction of shooting parts (gun and submachine gun)

 

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OUVERTURE DU 18 MAI AU 20 OCTOBRE 2019
Le Fort 39-45 de Pré-Giroud ouvrira ses portes au public le samedi 18 mai 2019 (voir horaires ci-dessous). Deux expositions permanentes viendront agrémenter la visite de l'ouvrage :
- Le camouflage et les tenues d’assaut
- Les moyens de destruction des ouvrages (ponts – routes – tunnels)

Location Vallorbe, VD

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