A New and Enlarged Military Dictionary: Or, Alphabetical Explanation of Technical Terms: Containing, Among Other Matter, a Succinet Account of the Different Systems of Fortification, Tactics, &c. Also the Various French Phrases and Words that Have an Immediate, Or Relative, Connection with the British Service, Or May Tend to Give General Information on Military Subjects in Either Language
T. Egerton at the Military Library, 1805 - English language - 1008 pages
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