The Vauban Fortifications Of France by Paddy GriffithThe Vauban Fortifications Of France by Paddy Griffith

The Vauban Fortifications Of France

byPaddy GriffithIllustratorPeter Dennis

Paperback | April 25, 2006

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Vauban was the foremost military engineer of France during the period of its centralisation and wars of expansion in the 17th and 18th centuries. His influence persisted long after Waterloo, and his name has become synonymous with the science of the construction, defence and attack of bastioned fortresses. Dunkirk, Toulon, Perpignan, Verdun and Brest stand out among the many historically significant sites created by this incredible engineer. This book examines the many achievements of this pivotal figure in fortification history, exploring the sites and their subsequent significance.
Paddy Griffith is a freelance military historian based in Manchester, working as both an author and a publisher. His groundbreaking books on low-level tactics include 'Forward Into Battle' (1990), 'Battle Tactics of the Civil War' (1986) and 'Battle Tactics of the Western Front' (1994). He has also written books on the art of war of th...
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Title:The Vauban Fortifications Of FranceFormat:PaperbackDimensions:64 pages, 9.91 × 7.25 × 0.15 inPublished:April 25, 2006Publisher:Bloomsbury USALanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1841768758

ISBN - 13:9781841768755

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