La Ligne Maginot: Tome 4

La fortification alpine

Alain Hohnadel, Jean-Yves Mary, Jacques Sicard

 
Date Published :
November 2009
Publisher :
Histoire and Collections
Language:
French
Illustration :
710 color and b/w illustrations
No associated books available.

Overview
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French Text

In the first part of this eagerly-awaited fourth volume, the authors in great detail study the fortifications built to face the Italian threat over the Alps. No stone is left unturned: development of the fortified south-eastern line, building the loftier fortifications, technical means and specific armament. The second part of Volume 4 exhaustively reviews the infantry and specific artillery which continuously from 1935 to 1940, held the south-eastern barrier.

The importance of the subject has led the publishers and the authors to bring out Volume 5 – coming shortly – for the saga to be complete without holding back on any information.

REVIEWS
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"A fine addition to Mary’s resume, and it gets added to our list of best works on the subject."

- Stone & Stone Second World War Books

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