Vauban tower in Camaret


Vauban tower in Camaret

Caption

In 1694 an expedition of british and dutch troops aimed at capturing Brittany was launched against the town of Camaret. It was repulsed by the defences imagined by military engineer Vauban. This tower, named after its conceptor was armed with 11 guns and its lower parts were reinforced against artillery fire. It played a prominent role in the victory.

Other info

Views: 784

Creative Commons License Vauban tower in Camaret by is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

It can be used for non-commercial purposes with the following text and link:
Photo from: <a href="http://www.france-in-photos.com/">France in Photos</a>