- 12 Rue du Rhin, 67390 Marckolsheim, France
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The Memorial Museum of the Maginot Line of the Rhine, located in Marckolsheim, commemorates the fierce fighting of 15, 16 and 17 June 1940, which resulted in the destruction of over 80% of the town. The original firing chambers, generating unit, sleeping quarters and command post can be visited. The museum presents photographs taken in 1939 and 1940 as well as original weapons and military vehicles.
During WWII, Nazi Germany implemented in Alsace a policy of Germanization and Nazification to change Alsatians into German citizens. Nowadays, a unique blend of French and Germanic cultures can still be found all around, as much in the capital city