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|This is an upgrade to replace previous "America" 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 americas (N, S and central) forts as well as Canada.
|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, ...||12/15/2005||499|
|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.||12/05/2005||519|
|Toruń Fortress (Festung Thorn), built from 1872–1894 by the Kingdom of Prussia and located in Toruń (now Poland), is one of the largest fortresses in Central and Eastern Europe. The fortress complex – a chain of forts surrounding the city, as well as numerous smaller fortifications supplementing it – was intended to defend the eastern border of Prussia (with the Russian Empire). Despi...||11/19/2009||629|
|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 ...
|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. ||12/05/2005||546|
|a lot of forts and redoubts around Antwerpen (Anvers)||10/28/2005||516|
|A bunch of forts all around (and inside)Lyon in France, remaining from 1887 forts belt||11/28/2005||493|
|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.||12/05/2005||552|
|a lot of forts, fortresses and other fortifications from all eras all around the world.|
|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")||12/04/2005||4,227|
|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)||01/05/2006||512|