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|Historic and modern coastal defense emplacements in and around San Francisco, CA.||07/31/2005||479|
|The AMOCO CADIZ ran aground off the coast of Brittany, France on March 16, 1978, spilling 68.7 million gallons of oil. It currently is #6 on the list of the largest oil spills of all time.|
The sunken ship is located 48°35' 56.35" N 4° 43' 05.62" W
in front of Porsall where the anchor is exposed
|Most of the wonderful Spanish cathedrals were built using Romanesque, Gothic or Renaissance style, but the Cathedral of Cádiz is Neoclassicist. The beautiful yellow coppola and the slender towers heighten its giant aspect (although it isn´t as big as other Spanish cathedrals), which is also picturesque due to the Mediterrean sea. ||10/08/2005||289|
|The ruins of an old roman village in a charming beach in Cadiz - Spain||12/15/2005||462|
|Before the necessity to defend the city of Cartagena, port and military shipyard, of attacks by sea, were constructed between centuries XVIII and principles of the XX a series of coastal artillery batteries, the majority fortified with bastions (of the Spanish school), and other casemated ones. Some of them conserve tubes of century XVIII and other enormous tubes of principles of century XX. Th...||11/13/2008||398|
|A replica coastal gun is mounted on it's original emplacement as it was during World War Two.||09/04/2009||249|
|Mistra Battery is or was one of the most beautiful coastal batteries built in the Mellieha area. Nowadays it is being used as a fish-farm, where a number of alterations were made on it, destroying also parts of it. |
Although the building of a battery was mentioned in the report prepared by the commissioners of fortifications Fontet and D’Arginy, it seems that this battery was not...
|Fort Tyler: 1898, Suffolk County, Gardiner's Island. |
Transferred to the War Department in 1898 and converted into a small coastal defense positions on the tip of Gardiner's Island at the entrance to Gardiner's Bay.
Closed in the late 1920s.
Status of batteries in 1921 was: Battery Smith, 2 - 8" Disappearing, 2 - 5" Pedestal.
|A series of air battles between Great Britain and Germany, fought over Britain from Aug. to Oct., 1940. As a prelude to a planned invasion of England, Germany attacked British coastal defenses, radar stations, and shipping. On Aug. 24 the attack was shifted inland to Royal Air Force installations and aircraft factories in an effort to gain control of the air over S England. Failing to destroy t...||09/21/2005||1,402|
|Underground galeries for the defense of Maastricht, the oldest city in Holland|
|Facing the eastern wall of the Grand Palace is the yellow-and-white former palace building now occupied by the Ministry of Defense. On the front lawn of the ministry is a sort of open-air museum displaying cannons down through the ages. As many a guidebook has pointed out, most of the cannons are aimed at the Grand Palace.|
The Ministry of Defense is next to the City Pillar shrine...
|Estadio del Cadiz C.F. de la primera division española||08/24/2005||339|