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The elements of field fortifications

for the use of the cadets of the United States Military Academy, at West Point, N.Y.

by J. B. Wheeler

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Published by D. Van Nostrand in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fortification, Field.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy J.B. Wheeler ...
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUG403 .W56
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 295 p.
    Number of Pages295
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6553113M
    LC Control Number12040230
    OCLC/WorldCa9924735

      "American Civil War Fortifications (2)" is an Osprey Fortress Series entry, authored by Ron Field, with illustrations by Peter Dennis. The book offers a thorough explanation of the key elements of field fortifications, before launching into a concise review of the role of they played in the conduct of the s: FM Field Fortifications (14 February ); pages, illus. Price {Item No}[This manual and FM Obstacle Technique ()are best reflections of thinking on the subject of Field Fortification technique during World War Two] [For how to camouflage World War Two Fortifications see: our Camouflage.

    Additional Physical Format: Print version: Wheeler, J.B. (Junius Brutus), Elements of field fortification. New York, Van Nostrand, Elements of fortification: field and permanent: for the use of students, civilian and military / (London: J.W. Parker and Son, ), by A. F. Lendy (page images at HathiTrust) Mahan's permanent fortifications. (New York, J. Wiley & sons, ), by D. H. Mahan and .

    Trench warfare is a type of land warfare using occupied fighting lines largely comprising military trenches, in which troops are well-protected from the enemy's small arms fire and are substantially sheltered from warfare lasting for several years took place on the Western Front in World War ing that war, "trench warfare" became a byword for stalemate, attrition.   But used properly, and supported by a field army able and willing to fight, they can be most formidable. “Fixed fortifications are monuments to man’s stupidity,” George Patton said.


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