The Castillo de San Marcos is a Spanish built fort located in the city of St. Augustine, Florida. It was known as Fort Marion from 1821 until 1942, and Fort St. Mark from 1763 until 1784 while under British control.
The city of St. Augustine was founded in 1565. Over the next one hundred years, the city was defended by nine wooden forts. Following the 1668 attack of the English ...
Bay of Pigs, Cuba. In 1961 America launched what was to become a failed attempt of an invasion of Cuba at the Bay of Pigs. The CIA, president and his advisors full of confidence completely mismanaged the whole thing [oh how things have changed]. The whole exercise brought the world to the brink of nuclear war.
The Castillo de Santa Bárbara, originally built to protect Alicante and virtually surrounded by sea, remains a major landmark in the city, offering panoramic views. Its foundations date back to the 11th century, and remains have been found here from the Romans and Moors, but most of the building was constructed from the 14th-16th centuries, when this Mediterranean city had already been reconque...
Spanish military fortress, built between 1747 and 1774, bastion of defense of the port of Callao from the pirate and corsairs. It was the last defense wall during the independence of Peru. Designed by Luis Godín according to the plans of the Vaudan School that dominated the military art of the time. It possesses 70 thousand square meters of area, has pentagonal shape, 5 ramparts, walls, cord, r...
Cayo Largo del Sur, also known simply as Cayo Largo, is a little island no more than 25 kilometers (15.5 miles) long and 3 kilometers (1.9 miles) wide. It is the second-biggest island in Cuba’s Canarreos Archipelago
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