A Dictionary on Modern Fortification, by Rudi Rolf. Included a black-and-white map of Europe featuring 19th and 20th century fortresses and defence positions. Size 72 x 102 cm!
464 pages - hardcover -21 x 26 cm. Price: € 50


  • Contains some 6200 entries on different aspects of military fortification in Europe between 1800 and 1945.
  • Fortification of the major and minor European states: France, Germany, Great Britain, Austria, Italy and Russia, Belgium, Netherlands, Spain, Portugal, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Poland, Czechoslovakia, Yugoslavia, Romania, Bulgaria, Greece and Turkey.
  • Composition of principal fortresses and defence positions.
  • Description of individual forts and batteries.
  • Short references to military engineers, designers, arms and armour manufacturers.
  • Fortification terminology in English, French, German and Italian.

... Rudi Rolf rudirolf@zeelandnet.nl