The great seaport of New York, one of the largest and busiest natural harbors in the world, was defended for nearly four centuries by a series of more than sixty coastal fortifications. These fortifications were occupied by the Dutch, then the British, and finally, the Americans, who after winning their independence, needed to protect the country they had established. New York City's Harbor Defenses, with more than two hundred vintage photographs, reveals the unusual history of these coastal and island forts and tells of ...

New York City's Harbor Defenses 2003, Arcadia Publishing (SC), Charleston, SC

ISBN-13: 9780738512334

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New York City's Harbor Defenses 2003, Arcadia Publishing Library Editions

ISBN-13: 9781531608286

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