The Boyen Fortress in Gizycko

The Boyen Fortress was built between 1844 and 1856 and it is an excellent example of Prussian fortification. The Fortress obtained its name after the Prussian general, von Boyen, who as the first presented the idea of building such military structure in the centre of the region of the Great Masurian Lakes.


The Boyen Fortress in Gizycko - overview 4411
 

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