Guarding against Napoleon

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Military Illustrated - Past and Present
Vol. 194 (July 2004), p. 16-23

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In the early years of the 19th century, England was threatened with French invasion. Stout coastal defences were raised to counter this menace - the Martello Towers. David Buttery examines these fortifications and asks how effective they might have been if Napoleon's armies had crossed the Channel