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Coastal battery IC266_003 Featured Defending the Coast Print

Coastal battery IC266_003

Reconstruction drawing showing the layout of a typical Second World War emergency coastal battery comprising two 6-inch naval guns in gun-houses, with a battery observation post behind and a searchlight position to the right. Chris Evans, 1997

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Artillery, Cannon, Coast, Defence, Fortification, Graphic, Illustration, Military, Wartime, Weapon, Ww2

Castal erosion 28403_001 Featured Defending the Coast Print

Castal erosion 28403_001

Fort Godwin coastal battery, Kilnsea, East Riding of Yorkshire. The Godwin Battery was built to defend the Humber Estuary during the First Wold War. The impact of coastal erosion can be clearly seen in this photograph of June 2013. TA4116/90

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Aerial, Coast, Erosion, Military, Sea

Walmer Castle from the beach J860338 Featured Defending the Coast Print

Walmer Castle from the beach J860338

WALMER CASTLE AND GARDENS, Kent. View of the castle from the beach. The Castle commands approaches to the busy anchorage of The Downs. The shingle beach provides a clear line of fire from its gun ports. Walmer is official residence of the Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports. The chambers on the upper floors have been repeatedly altered to reflect the requirements of successive Lord Wardens

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