Ouvrage C, Cap Diego Line

Posted on November 10, 2021 / 5
Listing Type : Defence Line
Location : Madagascar

Ouvrage C, on the Cap Diego Line is also know as Fort du Cap Bivouac. Built between 1902 and 1904 this Ouvrage had a brick faced ditch around the perimeter.  Within the Fort du Cap Bivouac there was a single Casemate de Bourges with two 95 mm guns that covered the ground westwards towards Ouvrages A and B.  There was also a single concrete magazine which was of cut and cover construction.  A half company of troops with two machine guns were assigned to protect the Ouvrage.

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