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Invasion and Defence

Episode 2 of 4

David Dimbleby continues his voyage round Britain, sailing along the south east coast from Hampshire to Kent - the edge of Britain essential to its defence.

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.

59 minutes

Last on

Tue 5 Feb 2019 14:35

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Role Contributor
Presenter David Dimbleby
Producer Rosie Schellenberg
Director Rosie Schellenberg
Executive Producer Basil Comely
Series Producer Alexander Leith

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