Fortifications of the Great Siege
This 40-minute video documentary, produced by www.militaryarchitecture.com on the occasion of the 450 anniversary of the Great Siege, takes a look at the fortications of the Hospitaller Knights of S...
Erected on an exceptional site atop a plunging cliff, the Fortifications of Québec tower over the St. Lawrence River.
In 1693, on the advice of General Nicolas Catinat, Louis XIV of France (the "SunKing") ordered that a fortress be built where the upper Chisone valley narrows, just below the village of Fenestrelle.
After their major attacks on 21 February, 10 April and 25 May 1916, the Germans occupied the elevated côte du Poivre and the côte des Chambrettes
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