Maginot Line


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a fortification built before World War II to protect France's eastern border

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The Mullins/Walsh machine continues to treat the Home Guard with the same respect the Panzers gave to the Maginot Line.
As their faltering effort continues, it is becoming increasingly evident that their best route into the Champions League next season would be to win this year's, something that's not exactly easy when you have the worst defence since the Maginot Line.
The guys used to be called The Maginot Line, who I'd played at Tut's before.
A Maginot Line B Sandal Line C Plimsoll Line D Jubilee Line QUESTION 5 - for 5 points: What does the German word kindergarten mean?
He said: "All these fantastic sea defences they promised which were supposed to prevent this have crumbled like the Maginot Line - the water has just gone around them.
Simpson compared the government's investment in nuclear energy to France's construction of the Maginot Line before the Second World War as a policy which required huge investment but ultimately failed.
Examples of specific topics include the Maginot line in memory and tourism, facially disfigured veterans as walking reminders of war, photographic and cinematographic representation of the Armenian genocide, war tourism in Poland and Germany, Slovenian history and collective memory of World War I in inter-war Yugoslavia, representation of the memory of Jews in physical space as an element of Polish identity, and aspects of Czechoslovak cultural life in Britain during World War II.
The Bundesbank, like the French generals who built the supposedly impregnable Maginot Line to fight the last war, insists on an anti-inflation mindset in a continent mired in recession and deflation.
During World War II, Morris betrayed detailed information about the Maginot Line to the invading Germans, aided the Gestapo as a torturer and was assassinated by the French Resistance in 1944.
Rabbi Reuven Slonim, in his 1977 book Family Quarrel, described the United Church and the Canadian Jewish community as "two opposing camps viewing each other across a Maginot line.
And later on, we had a guided tour of the magnificent but ultimately private useless French Maginot line of underground forts, that failed to 1801, a save France from the Nazi invasion at the start of the Second World War.
And later on, we had a guided tour of the magnificent but ultimately useless French Maginot line of underground forts, that failed to save France from Nazi invasion at the start of the Second World War.
Making the final cut are ancient Athens's Long Walls, Hadrian's Wall in Britain, the Ming Dynasty's Great Wall, Louis XIV's Pre Carre, the French Maginot Line, and the Israeli Bar-Lev Line.
There is no Maginot Line in cyber space as recent high-profile attacks on defence contractors have shown," he said.
There is no Maginot Line in cyber space as recent high profile attacks on defense contractors have shown.