The Atlantic Wall (1)

The Atlantic Wall (1)

France

Fortress 63
  • Author: Steven J. Zaloga
  • Illustrator: Hugh Johnson, Lee Ray, Chris Taylor
  • Short code: FOR 63
  • Publication Date: 10 Jun 2007
  • Number of Pages: 64
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Germany's Atlantic Wall was the most ambitious military fortification program of World War II. With Germany's gradual loss of the strategic initiative to the Allies, in 1942 Hitler was forced to construct an impenetrable wall of fortifications along the Atlantic and Mediterranean coast. This book deals solely with the structures on the French coast, starting with the Pas-de-Calais and extending down to Spain. It features detailed illustrations and diagrams of the various sections of the Atlantic Wall and the role that they played, giving a thoughtful analysis of some of the most accessible fortifications of World War II.

Biographical Note

Steven J Zaloga received his BA in history from Union College and his MA from Columbia University. He has published numerous books and articles dealing with modern military technology, especially armored vehicle development. His main area of interest is the US Army in the European Theater in World War II. He works as an analyst in the aerospace industry and lives in Maryland, USA.HUGH JOHNSON is a highly experienced and talented freelance digital illustrator who has completed a number of books for Osprey. He lives in Surrey, UK..

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