Forts

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List Of Hill Forts In England
... There are over 1,350 known hill forts in England and Wales ... some smaller sites have been destroyed and the actual number of hill forts constructed was probably higher, possibly around 1,600 ... England's hill forts are concentrated in the south and west, with especially high numbers in the south-western peninsula (Devon and Cornwall have a total of 285 hill forts) ...
List Of Egyptian Castles, Forts, Fortifications And City Walls - See Also
... (disambiguation) List of buildings List of fortifications List of castles List of forts List of walls List of cities with defensive walls List of established military terms (Engineering) ...
Late Roman Army - Fortifications
... saw much greater fortification activity, with many new forts built ... According to Luttwak, Roman forts of the 1st/2nd centuries, whether castra legionaria (inaccurately translated as legionary "fortresses") or auxiliary forts, were clearly residential bases that ... view is too extreme, as all the evidence suggests that such forts, even the more rudimentary earlier type based on the design of marching-camps (ditch, earth rampart and wooden palisade), afforded a ...
Siege Of Tourane - Forces Engaged
... The Vietnamese had built five major forts along the sheltered western side of the peninsula, covering the approaches to the town (see map) ... These forts were known respectively to the French as Fort de l'Aiguade, Fort de l'Observatoire (Observatory Fort), Fort du Nord (Northern Fort), Fort de l'Est (Eastern Fort) and Fort de l'Ouest (We ... Several shore batteries were deployed between these forts ...
Séré De Rivières System - The Forts - Modernized Forts
... After the rise of the explosive shell the most important forts were modernized ... The most vulnerable locations in the fort were the magazines, which in the modernized forts were dispersed and more deeply buried ... within the counterscarps looking back at the fort ...

Famous quotes containing the word forts:

    Charge once more, then, and be dumb!
    Let the victors, when they come,
    When the forts of folly fall,
    Find thy body by the wall!
    Matthew Arnold (1822–1888)