Fortress

Each book in the Fortress series examines the history, evolution, military architecture and natural setting of some of the world’s most important fortification systems. Covering fortresses throughout history, from ancient times through to the modern day, these books contain full colour cutaway artwork, maps, diagrams, and colour and black and white photographs. Fortress books are ideal for military historians, modellers, wargamers and fortification enthusiasts.

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  1. Defenses of Bermuda 1612–1995

    FOR 112 Multiple formats
    Due to its location in the western North Atlantic some 600 miles off the Carolinas and halfway between Halifax in Canada and Jamaica in the West Indies, the island of Bermuda was a key naval haven for...

    Starting at: $15.20

  2. The Hindenburg Line

    FOR 111 Multiple formats
    Jagging across north-western Europe like an ugly scar, the Hindenburg Line was Germany's most formidable line of defence in World War I. Its fearsome reputation was matched only by its cunning design,...

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  3. Forts of the American Revolution 1775-83

    FOR 110 Multiple formats
    Though primarily fought in the field, the American Revolution saw fortifications play an important part in some of the key campaigns of the war. Field fortifications were developed around major towns including...

    Starting at: $15.20

  4. The Atlantic Wall (3)

    FOR 109 Multiple formats
    This book completes the story of one of the most formidable defensive lines in Europe in World War II, looking at the lesser known Mediterranean extension and describing how it was conceived of, built...

    Starting at: $15.16

  5. Germany’s East Wall in World War II

    FOR 108 Multiple formats
    The East Wall was where the final battles for the stricken Third Reich were fought, amid scenes of utter carnage. Beginning life at the end of World War I, the wall became a pet project of Adolf Hitler's,...

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  6. Defense of the Third Reich 1941–45

    FOR 107 Multiple formats
    Starting in 1940, Germany was subjected to a growing threat of Allied bomber attack. The RAF night bombing offensive built up in a slow but unrelenting crescendo through the Ruhr campaign in the summer...

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  7. Forts of the War of 1812

    FOR 106 Multiple formats
    When war broke out between the United States and Great Britain in 1812, neither side was prepared for the conflict, as evidenced by their respective fortifications. The most sophisticated and modern fortifications...

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  8. Forts of the American Frontier 1776–1891

    FOR 105 Multiple formats
    With the violent separation between the United States and Britain which began in 1776, the new 'Americans' set off to fulfill their manifest destiny and rule their new land from coast to coast. As they...

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  9. Fortress Monasteries of the Himalayas

    FOR 104 Multiple formats
    The spread of Buddism and Tibetan secular power throughout the Himalayas led to a distinctive style of fortifications not found anywhere else. This book looks at Himalayan fortifications, from their creation...

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  10. The Fortifications of Verdun 1874–1917

    FOR 103 Multiple formats
    The ring of fortifications protecting the city of Verdun on the Meuse River would become critical in the infamous battle of World War I. This book examines these fortifications, including the famous forts...

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