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... construct an entrenched camp1 at the end of each 1 Normally the camp was
built to accommodate two legions, with cavalry and auxiliaries. When the ground
permitted, it was square in shape; each of its sides day's march, a task which, ...
So completely did the spade dominate tactics, that the legions seldom accepted
battle unless there was an entrenched camp close at hand, and not a few Roman
campaigns may be described as mobile trench warfare. Further, lack of mobility, ...
Three miles to the south of Caesar's entrenched camp at Ruspina rose the
northern end of a ridge which stretched southward for some seven miles toward
the modern village of Djemmal, and from it rose a number of hill-tops. Westward
of the ...
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999 Julius Caesar: Man, Soldier, and Tyrant, by Major-General J. F. C. Fuller (read 23 Feb 1969) After I read this book and Natthias Gelzer's book on Caesar I said: It is amazing to me how little I ... Read full review
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Good review of Caesar. But a lot is just copied from Caesar, not much in the way of insight. Read full review
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