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The fortifications of Gibraltar 1068-1945

Author: Darren Fa; Clive Finlayson
Publisher: Oxford, UK ; New York, NY : Osprey Pub., 2006.
Series: Fortress, 52.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The directors of the Gibraltar Museum draw on museum archives and local expertise as natives to tell Gibraltar's history with detailed maps and diagrams, original artwork and a wealth of photographs.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Military history
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Fa, Darren, 1966-
Fortifications of Gibraltar 1068-1945.
Oxford, UK ; New York, NY : Osprey Pub., 2006
(DLC) 2006287445
(OCoLC)70672583
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Darren Fa; Clive Finlayson
ISBN: 9781849080514 1849080518
OCLC Number: 593295828
Credits: Series editors : Marcus Cowper and Nikolai Bogdanovic.
Description: 1 online resource (64 pages) : illustrations (some color), color maps.
Contents: Gibralter's defences --
Chronology --
Islamic Gibraltar --
The Spanish defences --
The 18th-century British fortifications and the Great Siege --
"Strong as the rock'" : Gibraltar and the British Empire --
The 100-ton gun --
The 9.2 in. gun --
The development of the Naval Yard --
The construction of the Dockyard --
Construction of the mole --
The 20th century and the two World Wars --
Force H and Operation Pedestal --
The tunnels and the airfield --
Aftermath --
The sites today.
Series Title: Fortress, 52.
Responsibility: Darren Fa & Clive Finlayson ; illustrated by Adam Hook.

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