Forts and Fortresses
From the Hillforts of Prehistory to Modern Times, the Definitive Visual Account of the Science of FortificationBook - 1990
Traces the history of fortification from the Ancient Babylonian brick structures in 3500 BC, to the massive Atlantic Wall erected by the Germans during World War II. Each chapter covers a specific period in history, or a recognizable culture, and documents the best examples of fortification, the defensive innovations of the period, and other key developments. With hundreds of illustrations, many in color. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Publisher: New York : Facts on File, c1990.
Characteristics: 192 pages :,illustrations (some color), maps ;,30 cm.