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
Gun Deck, Pendennis Castle N900017
PENDENNIS CASTLE, Falmouth, Cornwall. The upper gun deck in action in the late 1540s. England was at war with France from 1542-6 and again in 1549. Pendennis and its sister fortress at St Mawes guarded the approaches to Falmouth Harbour. Reconstruction drawing by Ivan LAPPER.
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Artillery, Cannon, Defence, Graphic, Illustration, Military, Tudor