The History Network

A fortnightly military history podcast looking at all aspect of war throughout the ages.


episode 5: Sébastien Le Prestre de Vauban

In looking back through history, it is kings, queens, politicians and generals who steal the limelight. Those people who actually "do" the bidding are often much less well known. How many people are familiar with Sébastien Le Prestre de Vauban, Marshal of France? The foremost military engineer of his day, he was renowned not only for building fortifications but for developing the art of siege craft. Dur: 15mins File: .mp3


 2014-08-31  14m