The remains of the Douaumont fort that became a giant pile of concrete. You can observe on the roof the lamps of an optic communications system. These flash lamps were used to communicate when telephone lines were cut or the fort ran out of pigeons. 1917.

The remains of the Douaumont fort that became a giant pile of concrete. You can observe on the roof the lamps of an optic communications system. These flash lamps were used to communicate when telephone lines were cut or the fort ran out of pigeons. 1917.

(Source: ecpad.fr)

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