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ID: 300411495
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300411495

 

Record Type: concept
pillboxes (military structures) (fortifications, <single built works by function>, ... Built Environment (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Small defensive fortifications used as a gun emplacement or observation point; used in battle situations and routinely to command control of a site. Examples are pillboxes made of concrete that were used in battlefield defensive systems during World War I.
 
Terms:
pillboxes (military structures) (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,PN)
pillbox (military structure) (C,U,English,AD,U,SN)
sperfort (C,U,Dutch,AD,U,U)
sperforten (C,U,Dutch-P,D,U,U)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  V.RK

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Objects Facet
Objects Facet
Hierarchy of Built Environment (hierarchy name)
.... Built Environment (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of Single Built Works (hierarchy name)
........ Single Built Works (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of single built works (built environment)
............ single built works (built environment) (G)
Hierarchy of <single built works by specific type>
................ <single built works by specific type> (G)
Hierarchy of <single built works by function>
.................... <single built works by function> (G)
Hierarchy of fortifications
........................ fortifications (G)
Hierarchy of pillboxes (military structures)
............................ pillboxes (military structures) (P,U)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Klein verdedigingswerk voor de controle van belangrijke doorgangen, zoals grote verkeerswegen of spoorwegen, bij bruggen, rivierovergangen, bergpassen. 

Sources and Contributors:
pillbox (military structure)............  [RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
...............................................  Oxford English Dictionary Online (2002-)
pillboxes (military structures)............  [RKD, AAT-Ned, VP Preferred]
.....................................................  Bull, World War II Infantry Tactics (2004)
.....................................................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
.....................................................  Oxford English Dictionary Online (2002-)
sperfort............  [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.................  Kamps, Terminologie verdedigingswerken (1999)
.................  Van Dale Online Woordenboek (2014-)
sperforten............  [RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred]
.......................  Kamps, Terminologie verdedigingswerken (1999)
.......................  Van Dale Online Woordenboek (2014-)
 
Subject: .....  [RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
 
Note:
English .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
.......... Oxford English Dictionary Online (2002-)
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... Kamps, Terminologie verdedigingswerken (1999)
.......... Van Dale Online Woordenboek (2014-)

 

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