Invasion and Defence

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Episode 2 of 4

Duration: 1 hour

David Dimbleby continues his voyage round Britain, sailing his boat Rocket along the south east coast from Hampshire to Kent. This was the front line coast, the edge of Britain essential to its defence and the first point of attack for invasion forces. From the great battleships of Nelson to the sea forts of Henry VIII, this is a story that embraces Britain's darkest and most heroic moments.


David Dimbleby
Rosie Schellenberg
Rosie Schellenberg
Executive Producer
Basil Comely
Series Producer
Alexander Leith


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