The Field Engineer: Or, Instructions Upon Every Branch of Field Fortification: Demonstrated by Examples which Occurred in the Seven Years War Between the Prussians, the Austrians, and the Russians; with Plans and Explanatory Notes. Translated from the 4th Ed. of the German Original of J.G. Tielke ...
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