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Lunette (fortification)

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Lunette (fortification)

Two different kinds of lunettes

In [1][2]

One notable historical example of a lunette was the one used at the Battle of the Alamo in San Antonio, Texas, in March 1836.[3] Another were the Bagration flèches, at the Battle of Borodino, in 1812.

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  2. ^ PEMcDuffie, Dictionady of Fortifications: Lunette Civil War Field Fortifications Website 2003.
  3. ^ Texas State Historical Commission. "The Alamo Historical Marker". 
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