Observations on Modern Systems of Fortification: Including that Proposed by M. Carnot, and a Comparison of the Polygonal with the Bastion System; to which are Added, Some Reflections on Intrenched Positions, and a Tract on the Naval, Littoral, and Internal Defence of England
J. Murray, 1859 - 283 pagina's
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