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Discovering Fortifications From the Tudors to the Cold War (Discovering) by Bernard Lowry

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Published by Shire Publications .
Written in English


  • History,
  • War & defence operations,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Military,
  • British Isles,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • Military - Strategy,
  • Military - General

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages136
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7963364M
ISBN 100747806519
ISBN 109780747806516

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  Reading Time: 6 minutes by Alessandra Ressa Emil line has been standing in solitary confinement near the train station of Villa Opicina for seventy-seven years, hidden from the historical and social changes that have affected this particular side of the world. The fortified line of German bunkers, which formed the so-called “Emil line”, has completely fallen into oblivion soon after [ ]. The book is about the British fortifications that were built in Malta during the Napoleonic Wars. Another outstanding extensively researched work from Stephen Spiteri. A very difficult book to find, especially in this condition, and with it's original shipping box. The Device Forts, also known as Henrician castles and blockhouses, were a series of artillery fortifications built to defend the coast of England and Wales by Henry VIII. Traditionally, the Crown had left coastal defences in the hands of local lords and communities but the threat of French and Spanish invasion led the King to issue an order, called a "device", for a major programme of work. In this In4 video segment, Historian Garry Adelman explains the various types of fortifications used by both sides during the Civil War. This video is part of the Civil War Trust's In4 video series, which presents short videos on basic Civil War topics.