Installation d'un système de GPS sur le Mont Redoubt, Alaska © McGimsey, R. G., USGS - Un autre... Le Mont Redoubt, aussi nommé Yjakushatsch, Goryalaya ou Redutsakya Sopka, est un édifice à la... Vue très intéressante car mettant en scène un siège avec ses batteries de mortiers (à gauche),... To the north, another redoubt called the Fort de Ruth stood next to the river Aa , guarding against... Instead they build some extra redoubts and constructed a line between the upper fort and the village... Another key outlying work was the Wattendam Fort . This fort, a simple affair with two bastions and... The ramparts were earthworks and they formed a demi-bastioned ' front to the north and the south and... Today, there is a path leading up from behind the church to the remains of the main fort, with... referentiel.nouvelobs.com by xtian 658 days ago The fortifications of Watten are unusual in France in that they were earthworks that were never... However, no work was carried out and the fortifications of Watten were abandoned, although they were... There were two of these projections to the west, looking out over the river, one to the north and... The Spanish, recognising the strategic importance of Watten for the defence of St Omer, strengthened... The river runs through a narrow stretch of marshy ground between the Mont de Watten and the hills to... In 1638 the French laid siege to nearby St Omer, capturing Watten and including it in their... This camp was used in 1645 when the Spanish garrison in St Omer made plans to retake Watten, but in... Watten was returned to Spain by the Treaty of the Pyrenees ' in 1659, but the fort gradually...