Category: Military

Maunsell Forts

Leading out from the Thames Estuary, strange objects rise from the sea. These are the Maunsell Forts, part of the defence of Britain in World War Two. Designed by Guy Maunsell, the Forts have...

Fort Amherst – Chatham

Fort Amherst in Chatham is a Napoleonic fort built to defend the Medway and Royal Navy dockyard after the Dutch raided it in 1667. The fort is vast, both above ground and below which...

2022 Royal Hospital, Chelsea

The Royal Hospital in Chelsea is possibly the world’s most famous retirement home, where the Chelsea Pensioners live turning out for formal events in their well known scarlet (don’t call it red) jackets and...

2020 Red Arrows London

French President Macron visited London on the 18th June 2020 to mark the 80th anniversary of General Charles de Gaulle’s radio broadcast to the people of occupied France during World War Two. To mark...