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PEPINSTER The Fort of Tancrémont

The last fighters of 1940



Tancrémont, the Mecca of Belgian military resistance


The Fort de Tancrémont (Pepinster) is a Belgian fort located 3 km south of Pepinster .

It was built in the 1930s and was added, with those of Aubin-Neufchâteau , Battice and Ében-Émael to the 12 forts of theFortified position of Liège built around 1880.


It was the last fort and the last Belgian Unit to surrender to German forces in the 18 Day Campaign in the early days of World War II .

It is preserved and can be visited.



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The fort of Tancrémont: History

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