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Chatham Defences, Kent

Chatham Defences, Kent

In 1667 the Dutch raided the Medway, then protected only by Upnor Castle. This started a program of work to protect Chatham dockyard with the addition of Cockham Wood and Gillingham Forts which were built in 1669 and later in 1756 the Cumberland lines, defences around the dockyard, and Fort Amherst. Forts Pitt and Clarence were added in 1805 and then a ring of forts was built around the south, ...
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All Europe Forts

All Europe Forts

This is an upgrade to replace previous "Europe" folder with same name in the "worldwide forts and fortresses" file as complete file is too big to be uploaded in one shot.
This part is for all european forts, mainly from France, Luxembourg and Poland
Rating of 3.212/12/2005836Google Earth Logo
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Dijon 1896 Forts belt

Dijon 1896 Forts belt

a bunch of forts arround Dijon, remaining of 1894/1896 Forts belt, most of them haven't been modernized and several are in a bad state.
Rating of 512/05/2005445Google Earth Logo
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Phrasumain Fortress, BKK, Thailand

Phrasumain Fortress, BKK, Thailand

A lot of forts were build along the Chao Praya River but most of them were destroyed or broken down during the centuries. This one is still standing and even the cannons are still in place.

In the middle of the 18th century the Phra Sumane Fort was one of 14 forts around Bangkok defending the city borders. Today only two forts remain and the hexagonal shaped Phra Sumane Fort is ...
No rating yet08/23/2005320Google Earth Logo
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Maubeuge 1914 Forts belt

Maubeuge 1914 Forts belt

Maubeuge is straight in the North invasion way-in but at the very beginning of WWI, the forts belt was too weak to resist german heavy artillery storm, so did the town felt. Some of these forts were partially modernized before WWII but, again, this was done too little. Facing the panzers rush the town felt after an heroic fight for the second time in 25 years.
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Belgium Forts

Belgium Forts

a lot of forts and redoubts around Antwerpen (Anvers)
Rating of 510/28/2005443Google Earth Logo
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Lyon (France) Forts belt

Lyon (France) Forts belt

A bunch of forts all around (and inside)Lyon in France, remaining from 1887 forts belt
Rating of 3.511/28/2005428Google Earth Logo
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Toul 1914 Forts belt

Toul 1914 Forts belt

As other main Lorraine places during WWI, Toul had rather finished modernization when war started. Most of these forts as still standing even if in bad state.
No rating yet12/04/2005480Google Earth Logo
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Worldwide forts and fortresses

Worldwide forts and fortresses

a lot of forts, fortresses and other fortifications from all eras all around the world.
Updated: 08.03.06
Rating of 3.33333333310/28/2005858Google Earth Logo
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Verdun 1914 Forts belt

Verdun 1914 Forts belt

The second "heavy" fortified pole in Lorraine partially modernized just before WWI. Some of these forts are now definitely anchored in memories (Vaux, Douaumont..) due to their heroic resistance accomplishing Verdun strong formula "On ne passe pas !" ("You won't get through")
Rating of 4.612/04/20053,422Google Earth Logo
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Przemysl 1914 Forts belt

Przemysl 1914 Forts belt

A bunch of forts around Przemysl in Galicia province at the border between Russian and Hungary-Austrian Empires according to 1914 fortifications map (some of them are now totally erased)
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Metz 1914 Forts belt

Metz 1914 Forts belt

Fortification line around Metz in France. Built between 1897 and 1912, most of these forts were built during German occupation after 1870 war. Some of them have now totally disapeared due to city expansion.
Rating of 512/04/2005652Google Earth Logo
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