Annals of a Fortress (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

Annals of a Fortress (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

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by Eugène-Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc
     
 

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Part historical document and part novel, the great architect draws on his own experience in the Franco-Prussian War of 1870-1871 to imagine the castle Le Roche-Pont, an ideal defense for France. Emphasizing the importance of artillery and a strong shield of fortresses, this 1876 work influenced French military thinking through two World Wars.

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Part historical document and part novel, the great architect draws on his own experience in the Franco-Prussian War of 1870-1871 to imagine the castle Le Roche-Pont, an ideal defense for France. Emphasizing the importance of artillery and a strong shield of fortresses, this 1876 work influenced French military thinking through two World Wars.

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ISBN-13:
9781411444829
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
04/05/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
436
File size:
11 MB
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