"This book is a most welcome addition to the Fortress series... I found the subject, and the book, fascinating, and highly recommend the book." -Bolling Smith, Coast Defense Journal
"... an excellent concise reference covering the German forts
of Metz... This will be one of the books in the series you will certainly want to include in your collection." -J.E. Kauffman (October 2008)
"... As in all books in the series, the condition of extant works and one's ability to currently access them is provided. All of this is additionally enhanced by period photos, images of the extant sites and the superb art work of Brian Delf. The book will be especially useful to the modeler who likes to do dioramas as there are a nearly unlimited number of possibilities shown in these pages." -Scott Van Aken, modelingmadness.com (October 2008)
About the Author
Clayton Donnell has had a life-long fascination with the Brialmont forts built at Liège and Namur. He spent his early years living in Belgium, and often visited the sites of the forts. Over the years he has amassed a large collection of material relating to this period, and has translated much of it from French to English. He has previously co-written Modern European Military Fortifications, 1870-1950: A Selected Annotated Bibliography
(Praeger, 2004), and has created websites on the forts of Liège and Namur, and the Maginot Line. This is his first book for Osprey Publishing. The author lives in Southampton, PA.