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Fortress America : the forts that defended America, 1600 to the present

Author: J E Kaufmann; H W Kaufmann
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : Da Capo Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Detailed descriptions, photographs, drawings, diagrams, and cut-away illustrations accompany this overview of North American defense structures that ranges from the earliest colonial settlements to the Cold War bunkers of the twentieth century.
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Genre/Form: History
Military history
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J E Kaufmann; H W Kaufmann
ISBN: 0306812940 9780306812941
OCLC Number: 56912995
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 416 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cm.
Contents: Ch. 1. New France and Louisiana --
Ch. 2. The British in North America --
Ch. 3. The American Revolution --
Ch. 4. Fortifying America : 1783-1815 --
Ch. 5. Fortifications of the expanding frontiers --
Ch. 6. The American Civil War --
Ch. 7. Post-Civil War era and transition --
Ch. 8. The end of isolation and the big-gun fortifications --
Ch. 9. From guns to the missile age.
Responsibility: J.E. Kaufmann and H.W. Kaufmann ; illustrated by Tomasz Idzikowski.
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Detailed descriptions, photographs, drawings, diagrams, and cut-away illustrations accompany this overview of North American defense structures that ranges from the earliest colonial settlements to the Cold War bunkers of the twentieth century.

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