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Field Fortifications

Field Fortifications

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FM 5-15 Engineer Field Manual, Field Fortifications 1940-10-01

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This book and its two companion volumes will be the starting point for students of field fortifications in the American Civil War for the foreseeable future Louisiana History, "Hess disputes much of what we have come to know about the Petersburg siege in this crisply written and thoroughly researched volume. This book, the third volume in Earl Hess's trilogy on the war in the eastern theater, recounts the strategic and tactical operations in Virginia during the last ten months of the Civil War, when field fortifications dominated military planning and the landscape of battle.

  Field fortifications Page: 5 p. ill., maps, plans, tables, diagrs. 17 cm. This book is part of the collection entitled: World War Two Collection and was provided to UNT Digital Library by the UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.   This book addresses frontline defensive field fortifications, built by infantrymen using local materials, and includes rifle platoon positions, trenches, crew-served weapon positions, bunkers, dugouts, shelters and more. It also covers anti-tank and anti-personnel obstacles, as well as field camouflage methods and construction : Bloomsbury Publishing.

  An Essay on Field Fortification: Intended Principally for the use of Officers of Infantry J. Nourse Bookseller to His Majesty & Printed for F. Wingrave, London, England. Wheeler, J. B. The Elements of Field Fortifications for the Use of the Cadets of the United States Military Academy, at West Point, New York. This volume explores the role of land and field fortifications in the eastern and overland campaigns of the Civil War between and Particular attention is devoted to the nine-month siege of Petersburg, where daily life within the redoubts, lunettes, redans, bomb-proofs, trenches and rifle pits is .


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Price New from Used from /5(5). Earl J. Hess uses this work, Field Armies and Fortifications in the Civil War, to better explain the design, need and uses of the field works on the But something rarely talked about are the fortifications and field works made by the armies in order to solidify the position of the armies both Union and Confederate/5.

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Hess, Earl J. In the Trenches at Petersburg: Field Fortifications and Confederate Defeat. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, Earl J. Hess has created a masterful trilogy on trench warfare during the Civil War.

The first book in the series Field Armies and Fortifications in the Civil War: The Eastern Campaigns, [ ]. The first to cover this topic in the English language and containing detailed information about the trenches, bunkers, observation posts and weapon positions, this book examines field fortifications built from local materials by infantrymen, as well as their use of mines, field camouflage techniques, and construction : Bloomsbury Publishing.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: United States. Department of the Army. Field fortifications. Washington, D.C.: Headquarters, Dept. of the Army, A Treatise on Field Fortification: Containing Instructions on the Methods of Laying Out, Constructing, Defending, and Attacking Intrenchments; with the General Outlines Also of the Arrangement, the Attack and Defence of Permanent Fortifications3/5(1).

Trench warfare is a type of land warfare using occupied fighting lines largely comprising military trenches, in which troops are well-protected from the enemy's small arms fire and are substantially sheltered from warfare lasting for several years took place on the Western Front in World War ing that war, "trench warfare" became a byword for stalemate, attrition.

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This manual describes field fortification methods and gives details of construction of entrenehments, emplacements. and shelters. It also outlines the principles of terrain appreciation which apply to field fortifications, and ex-File Size: 3MB. The eastern campaigns of the Civil War involved the widespread use of field fortifications, from Big Bethel and the Peninsula to Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Charleston, and Mine Run.

While many of these fortifications were meant to last only as long as the battle, Earl J. Hess argues that their history is. The first to cover this topic in the English language and containing detailed information about the trenches, bunkers, observation posts and weapon positions, this book examines field fortifications built from local materials by infantrymen, as well as their use of mines, field camouflage techniques, and construction tools.

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This book addresses frontline defensive field fortifications, built by infantrymen using local materials, and includes rifle platoon positions, trenches, crew-served weapon positions, bunkers, dugouts, shelters and more. It also covers anti-tank and anti-personnel obstacles, as well as field camouflage methods and construction methods.

This book addresses frontline defensive field fortifications, built by infantrymen using local materials, and includes rifle platoon positions, trenches, crew-served weapon positions, bunkers, dugouts, shelters and more.

It also covers anti-tank and anti-personnel obstacles, as well as field camouflage methods and construction methods.

Field Fortifications USE OF FIELD FORTIFICATIONS a. On the offense. During offensive operations periodic halts may be required to regroup, resupply, or consolidate positions gained. Where the enemy threat is known to include a counterattack capability (or probability), offensive units should seek available cover or should dig hasty.: Field Fortifications: Subcourse EN () by Army Institute Of Professional Development and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great : Army Institute Of Professional Development.Book Description: Continuing the study of field fortifications he began inField Armies and Fortifications in the Civil War, Earl J.

Hess turns to the Overland campaign to cover battles from the Wilderness to Cold Harbor.A grueling form of trench warfare became a key feature of tactical operations during this phase of the war in g on meticulous research in primary sources.