The Hindenburg Line or Siegfried Position was a system of forts built by the German Empire along the Western Front (World War I) during the winter of 1916-1917 to defend against France. After the war, the French built the similar but more elaborate Maginot Line to defend against Germany.
|The Hindenburg Line|
|Built by||Imperial German army
|Materials||concrete, steel, barbed wire|
|Battles/wars||World War I|