English Coast Defences

English Coast Defences

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"[...]circumstances it is not remarkable to find evidences, as will presently be explained, of special provision for signalling between the fortresses. THE COUNT OF THE SAXON SHORE During the early part of the Roman occupation of Britain the chief mode of defence adopted against piratical incursions was the navy, classis Britannica. This, for the most part, moved in those waters which lay between the British and Gaulish coasts, answering to what we now know as the Straits of Dover and the southern part of the North Sea. For a time the navy was able to keep the seas free from pirates, but[...]."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 108 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 154g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507556381
  • 9781507556382