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Field fortifications.

United States. General Service Schools, Fort Leavenworth.

Field fortifications.

Course in field engineering.

by United States. General Service Schools, Fort Leavenworth.

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Published by The General Service Schools Press in Fort Leavenworth, Kan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fortification, Field

  • Edition Notes

    StatementThe General Service Schools, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, 1926.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUG403 .U4 1926
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 128 p.
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6378158M
    LC Control Number38032084
    OCLC/WorldCa9924791

    Hess fans and students of field fortifications will be pleased, and others will find a work of first class military historyJournal of America's Military Past 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 futureLouisiana History/5(9). 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.

    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 . "This manual describes field fortification methods and gives details of construction of entrenchments, emplacements, and shelters. It also outlines the principles of terrain appreciation which apply to field fortifications, and explains how to combine individual field fortifications into a unified system by means of organization of the ground.".

    *fm field manual headquarters department of the army no. washing d. c., 8 october field fortifications paragraplhr page part one. introduction chapter 1. introduction 1,2 3File Size: 4MB. Field Fortifications () * FM Field Fortifications () * FM Camouflage, Basic Principles * FM A: Camouflage of Individuals and Infantry Weapons * FM B: Camouflage of Vehicles * FM C: Camouflage of Bivouacs, Command Posts, Supply Points, and Medical Installations * FM D: Camouflage of Field Artillery: FM E.


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Field fortifications by United States. General Service Schools, Fort Leavenworth. Download PDF EPUB FB2

“This book is a good look at the various types of field fortifications prepared by the Soviets during the war a number of color illustrations of various types of positions are impressive and the artist has used appropriate colors to help make these illustrations quite clear to the reader This is an interesting book.”/5(6).

US Army: Field Fortifications Manual Paperback – Ap by United States Army (Author) out of 5 stars 5 ratings. See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from /5(5).

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.

Field Armies and Fortifications in the Civil War: The Eastern Campaigns, is one of the three books Hess has written surrounding field Field fortifications. book in the Civil War/5. The experiences in the trenches in World War I had done much to shape its concept of field fortification, and its mobile warfare ethos was intended to prevent the previous war's stalemate.

This book addresses frontline defensive field fortifications, built by infantrymen using local materials, The German Army of World War II considered itself an offensive, mobile force/5. "This manual describes field fortification methods and gives details of construction of entrenchments, emplacements, and shelters.

It also outlines the principles of terrain appreciation which apply to field fortifications, and explains how to combine individual field fortifications into a unified system by means of organization of the ground.".

Buy This Field fortifications. book in Print summary In the study of field fortifications in the Civil War that began with Field Armies and Fortifications in the Civil War, Hess turns to the Overland campaign to cover battles from the Wilderness to Cold Harbor.

FORTS AND BLOCKHOUSES: FIELD FORTIFICATION IN THE REAR AREA by MAJ Grant D. Steffan, USA, 53 pages. This monograph examines US Army doctrine concerning field fortifications in the rear area, and determines whether this doctrine is appropriate based upon the rear area requirements of the Army's keystone doctrinal manual, FMSize: 2MB.

FM Field Fortifications "This manual is a training guide for small units in the construction of field fortifications, including protected firing positions for weapons, personnel shelters, and defensive obstacles.".

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 by: 1.

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WAR DEPARTMENT FIELD MANUAL CO P S OF ENGINEERS FIELD FORTIFICATIONS WAR DEPARTMENT: 14 FEBRUARY, WAR DEPAR TMENT FIELD MANUAL FMA Tii, manual supnrde FMOctoberincluding C 1, 2 Apriland C 2, 10 December ; and.o murA of Training Cireular,o.

52. ar Departmenl.as prtains lo FM ; Trainnt Circa.a No File Size: 3MB. A comprehensive study which draws on research and fieldwork from battle sites, Field Armies and Fortifications in the Civil War is an indispensable reference. Field Armies and Fortifications of the Civil War will find favor with those students of the war who want to look past the traditional accounts of battles for a fresh look at an aspect of the war that has been underreported until now.

This book is also essential for anyone preparing an in-depth study of any of these eastern : The University of North Carolina Press. Field fortifications are constructed by person- structed at the same time as the actual posi-nel of all arms and services. Hasty shelters tions. and emplacements are normally constructed by f.

Ingenuity. A high degree of imagination the combat units occupying the Size: 6MB. Brand new Book. Field fortifications are natural or manmade protective features used as defensive obstacles, personnel and weapons shelters, and protected firing positions.

This subcourse teaches you how to construct personnel, vehicle, and weapons emplacements, entrenchments, shelters, entanglements, and obstacles under various climatic : 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.

of our large fortifications must devolve -- a more complete system of instruction than I have been able to furnish. Where translations have been made, it has been my endeavor to select such portions as are or may be applicable to our own service, leaving out those peculiar to the foreign.

WEST POINT N. Y., Aug 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.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: United States. Department of the Army. Field fortifications. Washington, D.C.: Headquarters, Dept. of the Army. Fortress Books. Fortress Books is a Dutch internet bookshop that has specialized entirely in military books.

But we are REALLY specializing in books on 'fortification' and 'artillery'. New books, used books, antiquarian books. Books from all over the world in every language that you can think of!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, covers such eastern campaign battles as Big Bethel and the Peninsula to Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Charleston, and.

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