Book Review – The Forts & Fortifications of Europe 1815-1945, The Central States, Germany Austria-Hungary and Czechoslovakia


This is the most comprehensive work on the Nineteenth and Twentieth Century forts and fortifications of the central European States. The authors are veteran historians with a considerable knowledge of forts and fortifications. Here, they provide an in depth review of these structures in central Europe and provide valuable insight into their use during WWII. This book is essential reading for anyone with an interest in the subject, but also provides a useful introduction for those wishing to develop a knowledge of fortifications and their impact on the conduct of war.

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