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Lessons in Fortifification - Part I Effects of Artillery Fire Part II Field Fortifications and the Protection of Batteries

U.S. Army Engineer School

Published by Press of The Engineer School, Washington Barracks, D.C., 1917
Condition: Fair Soft cover
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120 pages. Linen-type woven soft fabric. Spine well worn and chipped on edge. Soft cover fabric soiled and rubbed on front and back. Spine fabric worn away at top and bottom of spine. Stapled (2) binding. 'Number 53, Occasional papers, Engineer School, United States Army'. Contents include: Effects of Artillery Fire - Projectiles For Use Against Personnel [discusses munitions types '65, 75, 77, 80, 105 long, 120 short, 90, 95,120 155-mm], shrapnel dispersion effects, Shells For Use Against Material, Surface effects, Effects in Depth, Attack against Armor and Concrete, French Explosive Shells [discusses 75, 80, 90, 95, 100, 105, 120, 155, 220, 270, 280, 293, 370-mm]. Bombs of Trench Mortars, German Explosive Shells, Effects of Artillery Fire [protection], Cover, Obstacles, Field of View, Communications, Strong Points, Cover, The Trench, Shelter, Bombproofs, Machinegun Shelters, Wire Entanglements, Obstacles, Urban protection Protection of Woods, Protection of Batteries, Concealment, Intrenchments and shelters for field and heavy batteries, Ammunition Magazines, Sunken batteries, Casemates, Intrenchments for trench mortars, Dummy batteries, Command posts, Observation stations, Accessory defenses, 'Schneider Crocodile'. Numerous drawings of fortifications and additional figures. World War I era. Steve's Bookshelves LLC Inventory #15-002617-4345. Bookseller Inventory # 002617

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Title: Lessons in Fortifification - Part I Effects ...

Publisher: Press of The Engineer School, Washington Barracks, D.C.

Publication Date: 1917

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition:Fair

Dust Jacket Condition: None

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