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Subject: When were gabions first used?

Date: Fri Oct 28 07:05:24 2005
Posted by Lafayette
Grade level: grad (non-science) School: No school entered.
City: Bandung State/Province: No state entered. Country: Indonesia
Area of science: Engineering
ID: 1130508324.Eg

In the course of my studies on the development of European siege warfare, I 
found that an earth-filled wicker basket called "gabion" was the staple item of 
field fortifications from the 15th or 16th century onwards. When were they 
first used, and by whom? And how did they develop over the ages?

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