(1633-1707) French military engineer and Marshal of France

Sébastien le Prestre de Vauban

(1633-1707) French military engineer and Marshal of France

(1633-1707) French military engineer and Marshal of France

Sébastien le Prestre de Vauban

(1633-1707) French military engineer and Marshal of France

"The Victoria Cross is an English naval and military decoration instituted by royal warrant, Jan. 29, 1856, and bestowed for 'conspicuous bravery or devotion' to the country in the presence of the enemy. It is the most coveted of all British decorations, and is open to all officers and men of the regular, auxiliary, and reserve forces."—(Charles Leonard-Stuart, 1911)

Victoria Cross

"The Victoria Cross is an English naval and military decoration instituted by royal warrant, Jan. 29,…

Captain in the military.

A. J. Warner

Captain in the military.

An illustration of George Washington in horseback commanding the American army. He is lining up the army and getting them ready for battle.

George Washington and American Troops

An illustration of George Washington in horseback commanding the American army. He is lining up the…

The military coat of arms for William, Prince of Orange.

Coat of Arms of William, Prince of Orange

The military coat of arms for William, Prince of Orange.

"In the high entanglement the stakes average 4 feet from the ground, and the wiring is horizontal and diagonal." — Moss, 1914

High wire entaglement

"In the high entanglement the stakes average 4 feet from the ground, and the wiring is horizontal and…

"An ordinary barbed-wire fence is a considerable obstacle if well swept by fire. It becomes more formidable if a ditch is dug on one or both sides to obstruct the passage of wheels after the fence has been cut." — Moss, 1914

Wire fence

"An ordinary barbed-wire fence is a considerable obstacle if well swept by fire. It becomes more formidable…