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Forts that served man in "War and Peace" can be found all around the world.
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Historic FortsFort de Marchovelette - Namur, Belgium.

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Un des neuf forts de la position fortifiée de Namur. One of the nine forts in the fortified position of Namur.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member franketmuriel

location: Namur, Belgium

date approved: 1/13/2021

last visited: never

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Historic FortsFort Altena (Werkendam, NL)

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[NL] Fort Altena maakt deel uit van de Nieuwe Hollandse Waterlinie en diende om de ‘Vesting Holland’ te beschermen in de 19e eeuw. [EN] Fort Altena is part of the New Dutch Waterline, to protect the "Fortress of Holland" in the 19th century.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Theodd1

location: Noord-Brabant, Netherlands

date approved: 1/3/2021

last visited: never

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Historic FortsRibat of Sousse - Sousse, Tunisia

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Ancient fort used to defend pilgrims in Sousse

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Becktracker

location: Tunisia

date approved: 1/2/2021

last visited: 2/17/2010

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Historic FortsFort Bakkerskil (Werkendam, NL)

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[NL] Dit fort beschermde ooit de "Papsluis", een belangrijke inundatiewaaiersluis die deel uitmaakt van de Hollandse Waterlinie. [EN] This fort once protected the "Papsluis", an important inundation impeller lock that is part of the Dutch Waterline.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Theodd1

location: Noord-Brabant, Netherlands

date approved: 1/2/2021

last visited: never

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Historic FortsChâteau de Grignan, France

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the castle can be visited and serves as a performance hall in summer. le chateau se visite et sert de salle de spectacle l'été.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sara et gege

location: Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

date approved: 12/24/2020

last visited: never

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Historic FortsFortress of Louisbourg - Louisbourg Nova Scotia Canada

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The Fortress of Louisbourg is a National Historic Site of Canada and the location of a one-quarter partial reconstruction of an 18th-century French fortress at Louisbourg on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 12/24/2020

last visited: never

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Historic FortsChâteau-fort de Péronne - France

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Ouvrage médiéval daté du 13ème, le château fort de péronne est de type philippien, construit par philippe auguste. Medieval work dated 13th, the castle of peronne is of philippian type, built by philippe auguste.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine

location: Hauts-de-France, France

date approved: 12/22/2020

last visited: never

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Historic FortsFort du Chay - Royan, France

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Fort de Chay is located on the edge of the estuary. le fort de Chay est situé en bord de l'estuaire.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sara et gege

location: Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France

date approved: 12/17/2020

last visited: never

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Historic FortsFestung Marienberg - Würzburg, Germany

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Festung Marienberg (Marienberg Fortess) has been a fort since ancient times and is a symbol of Würzburg. It served as a home of the local prince-bishops for nearly five centuries.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Lightnin Bug

location: Bayern, Germany

date approved: 11/20/2020

last visited: 12/27/2020

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Historic FortsDún Aonghasa - Aran Islands, Galway, Ireland

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Dún Aonghasa (Unofficial anglicised version Dun Aengus) is the best-known of several prehistoric hill forts on the Aran Islands of County Galway, Republic of Ireland. It lies on Inis Mór, at the edge of a 100-metre-high (330 ft) cliff.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member André de Montbard

location: Connacht, Ireland

date approved: 11/17/2020

last visited: never

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Historic FortsFort Cigogne - l'archipel des Glénan, France

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Fort Cigogne is a former French military fort located on Ile Cigogne in the Glénan archipelago, in Finistère.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member André de Montbard

location: Bretagne, France

date approved: 11/16/2020

last visited: never

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Historic FortsChateau de Briquebec, France

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a medieval fortified castle at the entrance to the city. un chateau fort medieval à l'entrée de la ville.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sara et gege

location: Normandie, France

date approved: 11/3/2020

last visited: never

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Historic FortsFort de La Fraternité - Roscanvel, Camaret, 29, FRA

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The Fort de la Fraternité (fort of brotherhood) is a fort located on the îlot du Diable in Roscanvel, France.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member André de Montbard

location: Bretagne, France

date approved: 10/31/2020

last visited: never

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Historic FortsFort de Capucins - Roscanvel, Camaret - Finistère, FRA

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Îlot des Capucins (Islet of the Capuchins) is a rocky islet at the foot of a cliff in the commune of Roscanvel on the Crozon peninsula.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member André de Montbard

location: Bretagne, France

date approved: 10/30/2020

last visited: never

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Historic FortsFort Walker - Atlanta GA

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Southeastern salient of Atlanta’s inner line of (CS) fortifications erected during the Summer & Fall of 1863. The line consisted of a cordon of redoubts on hills connected by rifle pits encircling the city.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Georgia

date approved: 10/29/2020

last visited: never

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Historic FortsFort Stevens - Washington D.C.

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Built between 1861-1863 this structure was originally called Fort Massachusetts and guarded the northern defenses of the nation’s capital during the Civil War. On July 11-12, 1864 Fort Stevens defended the city from a Confederate attack under the command of General Jubal Anderson Early.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 10/29/2020

last visited: 7/7/2013

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Historic FortsFort de Harbour - Dinard, France

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A very pretty very visible from the coast of Dinard. Un très joli fort bien visible depuis la cote de Dinard.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sara et gege

location: Bretagne, France

date approved: 10/1/2020

last visited: 10/1/2019

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Historic Forts"Fort Foote" - Fort Washington MD

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Fort Foote was an American Civil War-era wood and earthwork fort that was part of the wartime defenses of Washington D.C.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 9/28/2020

last visited: never

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Historic FortsFort de Goareva, dit la Citadelle- Brehat, France

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the fort is very well hidden, but imposing. le fort est très bien caché, mais imposant.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sara et gege

location: Bretagne, France

date approved: 9/24/2020

last visited: 8/17/2009

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Historic FortsChateau de la Hunaudaye - Plédéliac, France

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the chateau is in good condition on the outside. le chateau est en bon état a l'exterieur.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sara et gege

location: Bretagne, France

date approved: 8/24/2020

last visited: never

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Historic Fortsle chateau de Talmont Saint Hilaire, France

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The ruins of the Chateau de Talmont. Les ruines du Chateau de Talmont.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sara et gege

location: Pays de la Loire, France

date approved: 8/6/2020

last visited: never

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Historic FortsGrianan Aileach - County Donegal, Ireland

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A beautifully preserved hillfort atop the 244 high Greenan Mountain at Inishowen in County Donegal, Ireland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Ulster, Ireland

date approved: 6/29/2020

last visited: never

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Historic FortsFort Penserdijk (Brielle, NL)

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Dit uit 1884 daterende fort werd bijna gelijktijdig gebouwd met het identieke fort Noorddijk in Hellevoetsluis. / This fort, dating from 1884, was built almost simultaneously with the identical Fort Noorddijk in Hellevoetsluis.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Theodd1

location: Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

date approved: 5/7/2020

last visited: 8/19/2020

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Historic FortsSuomenlinna or Sveaborg - Helsinki, Finland

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Suomenlinna (Finnish) or Sveaborg (Swedish), is an inhabited sea fortress built on eight islands.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Walking Boots

location: Finland

date approved: 5/7/2020

last visited: 5/7/2016

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Historic FortsFort Christian - Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, USVI

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Fort Christian was built in Charlotte Amalie to guard the busy harbor of the Danish colony at St. Thomas, now the United States Virgin Islands.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: US Virgin Islands

date approved: 5/6/2020

last visited: never

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