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Festung Mainz (Mainz, Germany)

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Geographic headingFestung Mainz (Mainz, Germany)
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Variant(s)Mainz Fortress (Mainz, Germany)
See alsoFortification--Germany
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Special noteThis heading is not valid for use as a geographic subdivision.
Found inWork cat.: Heinz, E. Doppelrad und Doppeladler : die Festung Mainz zwischen Kaiser, Reich und Kurstaat im 1. Koalitionskrieg (1792-1797), 2004.
Wikipedia WWW site July 12, 2006 (Fortress Mainz - Mainz was from 1619 to 1918 a fortress and garrison town. The presence of the military and extensive fortifications shaped the life of the population. The map of the federal fortress of Mainz in 1844 shows its position ... )
Festung-mainz WWW site July 12, 2006 (Goethe's quotation makes clear how closely the history of Mainz is connected to the military and the fortress ... This Internet site now offers information about the fortress in Mainz.)