History / History & Prediction  -Military / Coast Defences of England and Wales, 1856-1956 by Ian V. Hogg Ian V. Hogg David and Charles 1974: first edition hardcover in dust jacket: 264 pages including appendix, biography and index: black and white photographic illustrations, line drawings, maps and diagrams.  Synopsis: An in-depth description of the defence of English and Welsh Coasts against attack from Foreign Fleets during the period 1856 to 1956; when something like £50 million was spent on  defences. The author,Ian V  Hogg  ( retired from the Royal Artillery in 1972 to join  the Staff of the Royal Military College of Science at Shrivenham) examines why the defences were built; their construction with the attendant difficulties and delays; the armaments and work development.  The principal coast fortresses: The Thames and  Medway defences, Portsmouth and the Isle of Wight, Plymouth, Midford Haven; and the Minor Fortresses: Dover, Harwich, Portland,are  all examined in detail.  A survey of  ordnance used for  coastal defence and a complete list of every defensive work around the shores of England and Wales are also included , with a  text  supported by 20 photographs, 19 line drawings, and seven maps . Condition: dust jacket used with small remnants of label to front and rubbed edges: 1 x 1.5 inch stain  to front fixed end paper: green cloth hardcover and contents very clean: overall clean, collectable and good.  PLEASE NOTE THIS BOOK IS RESERVED UNTIL 26TH MARCH. used books
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  • Book Title: Coast Defences of England and Wales, 1856-1956
  • Author: Ian V. Hogg
  • ISBN: 0715363530
  • Publisher: David and Charles
  • Year Published: 11 April, 1974
  • Status: Sold - We are currently out of stock for this title

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