Bastioned Forts

Fortifications that incorporate enclosed earthworks with bastions (projecting portions) at the angles where the curtain walls meet. They are designed to provide coverage by defensive weapons, which are able to fire from the projecting portions along the fronts of the curtain walls.

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13658
Names
bastioned forts
bastioned fort
bastion-forts
forts, bastioned
gebastioneerde forten Dutch
gebastioneerd fort Dutch
fortificaciones de bastión Spanish
fortificación de bastión Spanish
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