Russian Fortresses 1480-1682

Russian Fortresses 1480-1682

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In 1462 the throne of the Principality of Moscow passed to the Ivan III (1462-1505), who succeeded in throwing off the Tatar yoke. For the next 200 years this new state struggled to maintain her borders against a series of attacks from the Lithuanians, Swedes and Poles to the west, as well as the Tatars to the south. They achieved this through the development of a network of fortified sites and a series of linear defensive systems. This book examine how these fortifications… (more)

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Publisher: Osprey Publishing (June 19, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 64 pages

File size: 12.8 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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