Les Fortifications D'Alsace Lorraine: 1870-1918

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French Text After the defeat of 1870, Germany annexed the two districts of Alsace (except Belfort), the major part of Moselle and a part of Meurthe and Vosges, and prevented France from any attempt to reconquer this territory. The engineers of the Empire developed in Alsace and in Lorraine all the techniques coming from the art of fortifying in Germany: from Alexis von Biehler's forts in Strasbourg to the strongholds on the square of Metz. During 45 years, Germany built on its frontiers with France a coherent defensive ...

Les Fortifications D'Alsace Lorraine: 1870-1918 2008, Histoire & Collections, Paris

ISBN-13: 9782352500704

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