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Mathieu Laurent Joseph Brialmont

Leutenant-General Mathieu Laurent Joseph Brialmont was a Belgian army officer, politician and minister of defense and was the father of Henri-Alexis Brialmont. A veteran of the Napoleontic Wars he later served the United Kingdom of the Netherlands but became …

Lunet Kiel

Description – The lunet of Kiel was built in support of the citadel of Antwerp. It was located southwest of Antwerp on a short distance away from the river Scheldt.

Construction & Armament – This lunet constructed in 1817 featured …