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the art or science of strengthening defenses

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I set up all my chests and boards, and the pieces of timber which made my rafts, and with them formed a fence round me, a little within the place I had marked out for my fortification.
The little remainder of corn that had been in the bag was all devoured by the rats, and I saw nothing in the bag but husks and dust; and being willing to have the bag for some other use (I think it was to put powder in, when I divided it for fear of the lightning, or some such use), I shook the husks of corn out of it on one side of my fortification, under the rock.
to cut a hole through my new fortification, like a sink, to let the water go out, which would else have flooded my cave.
When Germany invaded France at the start of World War Two, the fortifications held-up well in the Alps.
Previous books in his series are Field Armies and Fortifications in the Civil War: The Eastern Campaigns, 1861-1864 and Trench Warfare under Grant and Lee: Field Fortifications in the Overland Campaign.
Rather than describing the military fortifications as pre-and post-gunpowder artillery, he often utilizes the terms "Hindu"' and "Muslim" to refer to the two eras.
Rottman's SOVIET FIELD FORTIFICATIONS 1941-45 (9781846031168, $16.
Cynthia Riesterer says the technique addresses every inch of the body and that "each one of the 17 fortifications is based on working a specific body part or a quality of movement.
The fortifications, including a monumental gatehouse and a 70-metres long section of an ancient wall, were found just outside the present-day walls of Jerusalem's Old City, next to the holy compound known to Jews as the Temple Mount and to Muslims as the Noble Sanctuary.
Trench Warfare is a study of the Overland Campaign in Virginia in 1864 between the Federal Army of the Potomac and the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia and how the use of fortifications affected the course of the campaign.
According to the most recent research, the fortifications at Castle Hill were finally destroyed by fire in about 415 BC.
The design engineer's interest in fortifications began with ancient British hill forts and Roman remains when he was still a schoolboy.
Earlier on Sunday, a Lebanese Army unit raided mills and quarries facing the location of Wadi al-Hosn on Ersal outskirts, demolishing fortifications that have been set up by armed groups.
Contract notice: Prime contractor for the restoration of fortifications agglomeration.