By Duncan B Campbell
The concept that of a legionary citadel as an enduring constitution dates from the reign of Augustus (27 BCâ€"AD 14). it's only from that point that we discover a status military dispensed round the empire, and their everlasting fortresses built from the transitority box fortifications of the legions on crusade. This e-book describes the advance, layout and building of those fortresses during the size and breadth of the Empire. It additionally offers commonly with the adventure of lifestyles inside a standard citadel and covers the operational heritage of those fortifications, together with the well-known siege of Vetera in advert sixty nine.
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E. Consider the following for maps or GPS (in a combat environment): 1. DO NOT write on the map. 2. DO NOT soil the map by touching the destination. DO NOT fold in a manner providing travel information. DO NOT use waypoint or other features on GPS to mark locations. 5. Conserve GPS batteries. Note: These actions may compromise information if captured. 2. Navigation and Position Determination Once the decision has been made to move, you must know where you are and where you want to go. As simple as this sounds, if you have not kept track before you are in trouble.
Plan egress routes in case of failed recovery. 4. Recovery Procedures When the actual recovery is taking place, it will be easy to let your excitement overcome caution. Remember that the recovery team will probably be on edge because of the danger of their mission. It would be very easy to be mistaken for the enemy if you are not careful. Every effort must be made to make the process of identifying you as an evader as easy as possible. 3 Figure IV–1. S. Forest Forest Penetrator Figure IV-2. Penetrator a.
Roman Legionary Fortresses 27 Bc - Ad 378 by Duncan B Campbell