Fort in the form of a star – type fortifications, which first appeared in the XV century in Italy. At that time, the medieval fortifications that were built of stone, becoming an easy target for the guns. That is why forts star began to build of brick, earth and other materials that are made to strengthen a much more powerful and have reduced the probability of failure of cannonballs.
City of Palmanova in Northern Italy.
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The woman’s face depicted on the famous propaganda poster from World War II, “The Motherland Calls!” Is familiar to all. The main task of the artist Irakli Toidze was to create a generalized image of the woman-mother, in which each soldier could see his mother. Nevertheless, this image-symbol was a real prototype – Tamara Toidze.
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