Vintage Photos of Destroyed Egyptian Forts After the Bombardment of Alexandria, Egypt (1882)



A collection of photographs of destruction in Fort Pharos, Fort Ada, and the Lighthouse Fort in Alexandria, Egypt, after their bombardment by the British Royal Navy in July 1882 during the Anglo-Egyptian War. Original captions are in quotations. From the book Report of the British Naval and Military Operations in Egypt, 1882 by Lieutenant-Commander Caspar F. Goodrich, US Navy.

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By: chubachus (1950.20)

Tags: history, battle, cannon, fortifications, pictures, artillery, mortars, aftermath,

Location: Alexandria, Egypt