SPITHEAD: THE NAVY'S ANVIL.

By: Powell, Michael.

Price: $20.00 USD

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60 pp, 8 1/4" H, soft cover (stapled in wraps). ISBN 0950544604 Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, maps, plans. "An account of the Spithead anchorage and Fortress Portsmouth dealing with invasion, sea power, land power, gunnery, armour, ballistics, ship construction and the science of fortification both in attack and defence over a thousand years as reflected in generations of effort to protect the anchorage and facilities on which mighty sea power depended." Interior - previous o wner's small stamp on inside of front cover, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - light wear on spine - minor elsewhere, a few very soft wrinkles. Very Good+

Title: SPITHEAD: THE NAVY'S ANVIL.

Author Name: Powell, Michael.

Categories: Military - Naval,

Publisher: Redan & Vedette, n.p., 1977.:

Seller ID: 19222

Keywords: Spithead, Fortifications, Ammunition, Armour, Defence zones, Forts, Fort names, Guns, Gun strenghts, Landing points, Old Portsmouth, Ships, British, French, Fortresses, Anchorages, Artillery, Gunnery, Batteries, Ravelins, Bastions, Redoubts, Castles,