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The battle for the fortress city of Brest is a testament to the use of fortifications in the Second World War and their effectiveness when directly confronted.

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The mauled remnants of the 2nd Fallschirmjager, 343rd and 266th Infanterie Divisions successfully held off a determined American advance on the city for 39 days. On the adjacent Crozon Peninsula, portions of the 343rd Infanterie held out just as long, denying the use of it as a vantage point from which to bombard the city…

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