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CF - Modern fortifications - 20th century

Reinforced concrete came more and more in use for the construction of fortifications in the early twentieth century. Forts, bunkers, casemates, gun emplacements etc. were all built using concrete and steel. In the works of the Atlantic Wall, West Wall, Maginot Line, Oder-Warthe-Bogen, Pommernstellung, East Wall, Grebbe defence line, Per-Albin-Line - but also in the Brialmont forts in Belgium, the Stelling van Amsterdam and the German panzerfesten. Fortress Books has a vast amount of books on all these bunker lines and defence lines. Not only new books, but also the second hand book, or even the antiquarian book you've always been looking for!

"Mirus" - The Making of a Battery - Atlantic Wall

Partridge, Colin & Wallbridge, John

English, Paperback (1983)

The book describes the history and characteristics of "Battery Mirus", a heavy German coastal battery on Guernsey, built during WW2.

€ 35.00

 

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1944: The Atlantic wall in Normandy

Chazette, Alain & Destouches, Alain

French, Hardcover (1989)

A detailed description of the history, organisation and characteristics of The Atlantic wall fortifications in Normandy, France.

€ 29.00

 

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200 km of Concrete and Steel - The Maginot Line in the Alsace

Wahl, Jean-Bernard

German, French, Hardcover (2013)

Exceptionally well illustrated book about the Maginot Line in the north-east of France.

€ 73.00

 

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