England’s Historic Maunsell Sea Forts

Maunsell Sea Forts England

Though World War II is remembered most often today through the pages of history books, its physical traces may still be found throughout Europe, and even in the most unlikely of places: the water. Built on the Thames and Mersey estuaries during the 1940s, the Maunsell sea forts (named after their creator, Guy Maunsell) served to deter and report German air raids.

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