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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!

'...the fiction that Holland is a Fortress.'

Michels, Joost

Dutch, Hardcover (2021)

The book describes the history and development of Dutch fortification from 1914 to 1940. It also describes what these fortifications meant for the defeat of the Dutch army in May 1940.

€ 40.00

 

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18 Issues of the French fortification magazine Le Mur Fortifs

Diverse

French, Divers (1993)

18 Issues of the famous French fortifications-magazine Le MUr Fortifs, published between 1993 and 1996. With high-quality articles from famous experts, like Alain Chazette, Jean Bernard Wahl, Yannick Rose, Alain Durrieu, Daniel Corlouer, Yves Barde, Martin Barros, Bernard Paich, Alain Destouches, etc. - mostly about the Atlantikwall, Maginot Line and other 20th century fortifications. All high-quality content, photocopied magazines (published as this kind of magazines always were back then!).

€ 180.00

 

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Discovering the fortified Heritage of the Quiberon Sector - Etel - Carnac - La Trinité - Locmariaquer - Quiberon

Chazette, Alain - Destouches, Alain - Paich, Bernard - Dansac, Fabien-Michel & Penlaé, David

French, Divers (2023)

The new book by ALain Chazette c.s. about the fortifications of the Quiberon Sector in the south of Brittany, France.

€ 35.00

 

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Memorial Album Atlantic Wall

Chazette, Alain - Destouches, Alain & Paich, Bernard

French, Hardcover (1995)

The book describes the Atlantic Wall along the entire French coast. One of the best books published so far about the subject!

€ 159.00

 

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Archeology of the Atlantic Wall - Volume 2

Chazette, Alain - Destouches, Alain - Tomine, Jacques - Paich, Bernard - Lemonnier Cédric - Laquieze, Jean-François - Sormail, Jory - Mantey, Olivier

French, Hardcover (2022)

The second book in the series by Alain Chazette c.s. about furniture and equipment of the bunkers of the Atlantic Wall - Constructors and Typology

€ 72.00

 

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