field fortifications


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field fortifications

An emplacement or shelter of a temporary nature which can be constructed with reasonable facility by units requiring no more than minor engineer supervisory and equipment participation.
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Secure timber processing capability, perform carpentry and joinery in the construction field fortifications at zodolnovn and repair of existing military facilities.
He was returning home after having served his sentence in the Model Prison of Madrid, and he brought with him in his baggage books on military strategy and tactics and treatises on field fortifications.
Michael, who joined the Royal Engineers aged 16 after attending Shelley High School, was involved in field fortifications, demolition and bridging.
It provided many natural features where German forces could tie in wire obstacles, minefields, and field fortifications.
In the area of SLM, the Infantry has been in pursuit of a lightweight, multitarget SLMs capable of defeating the protection provided by urban structures, field fortifications, and light armored vehicles for more than two decades.
Javelin enhances direct-fire capability against armored vehicles, buildings and field fortifications, a statement said.
Yes, extensive field fortifications became commonplace during 1864-1865, but that had little to do with the rifle and everything to do with the continuous campaigning General Ulysses S.
This volume completes my set of the trilogy Earl Hess set out to complete covering the field fortifications in the Civil War depicting the Eastern Theater.
It consisted of a complex system of underground bunkers, anti-tank systems, field fortifications, outposts and artillery fire, and included areas that could be flooded before the system came under assault.
Trench Warfare follows Hess's earlier study of field fortifications up to the Overland Campaign, Field Armies and Fortifications During the Civil War: The Eastern Campaigns, 1861-1864 (Chapel Hill, 2005), These books are prime examples of areas ripe for scholarly exploration and give the lie to the adage that there is nothing new in Civil War historiography.
Hess, Trench Warfare Under Grant & Lee: Field Fortifications in the Overland Campaign (University of North Carolina Press); Gerald Home, The Deepest South: The United States, Brazil, and the African Slave Trade (New York University Press); Nelson D.
Rottman's SOVIET FIELD FORTIFICATIONS 1941-45 (9781846031168, $16.