An Elementary Course of Military Engineering, Volume 1

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John Wiley & Son, 1867 - Military engineering
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Contents

aktioli nan 25 Methods for Exploding Fig 24 156
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Rocket Fig 25
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Tamping
158
Galvanic Battery
159
Demolitions
161
Bridges i
162
Shell Fougasses Fig 26
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CHAPTER m
165
System of Countermines
167
CHAPTER IV
170
Sieges of Silistria and Brailow
171
Siege of Sebastopol Figs 27 28
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Siege of Petersburgh Figs 29 30 31
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SIEGE OPERATIONS ATTACK BY R B3 Q TJ X A R APPROACHES CHAPTER L
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Trenches
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Simple Trench Figs 1 2 8
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Flying Sap Figs 4 6 6
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Double Sap Figs 10 11 187
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Half Doable Sap Fig 12
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11 12 13 Practical Defilement of Trenches Figs 13 14 189 190
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14 15 16 Trench Cavalier Figs 15 16 17 192 193
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CHAPTER II
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20 21 Blinded Descent Fig 18
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Passage of Dry Ditch
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Splinter Proofs
199
Powder Magazines Figs 29 30 31
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Mortar Batteries
212
Observatories
214
8IEGE OPERATIONS ATTACK t 7a Periods of a Siege
218
Investment
219
Intrenchments of Camps
220
Army of Observation
221
Point of Attack
222
Plan of Attack
224
Parallels
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2d Parallel
227
3d Parallel
228
Batteries
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Blinded Batteries 233
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Sorties
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Opening the Trenches
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Journal of Attack
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Third Period 286
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CHAPTER V
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SECOND PERIOD 148 Measures against the Opening of the Trenches
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Counter Approaches
245
Daily Guard
247
Distribution of Artillery
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Gun Shelters
249
Defensive against Open Assault
250
Defence of Ditches
251
CHAPTER VL
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ILLUSTRATIONS OF SIEGE WORKS FROM SOME OF THE MORE RECENT SIEGES Siege of Sebastopol
266
Siege of Tickaburg
277
Siege of Fort Wagner 878
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