FORT MODÈLE N°1
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1913 - Napoléon is in war against all Europeans Nations and the English entend to land in France. So one begins to strengthen Brest's defences.
|"Strong modele n°1" is the first of a series of small strongs which must shelter between 40 and 70 soldiers.|
|Although we are in the middle of XIX e century, construction seems to be inspired by fortified castles of Middle Age : wide ditch surrounding the buiding, bridge levis. On each side of the main entrance, openings for piece of ordnance which took the access's road in row.|