The region of Lorraine, tucked in the northeast corner of France, is bordered to the north by Belgium, Luxemburg and Germany. Stretching along its border to the east is Alsace. However, whereas Alsace is well known for its picturesque villages and lovely wines, Lorraine is well known for its rich military history. If you are intrigued by stories of World War II, you will not want to miss a visit to the Maginot Line, built as a brilliant, but unsuccessful defense against a German invasion. The Maginot Line stands today as a monument to French engineering genius and lost hopes. Also tying in with the history of the World War II, is the beautiful American cemetery in Saint Avold where thousands of simple white crosses mark the graves of American soldiers. A visit here is unforgettable.
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