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Giant French Invasion Raft, circa 1798
I think this prisoner may have been telling a bit of a tall tale.


"An Exact representation of a raft, and its apparatus, as invented by the French for their proposed invasion of England — from a drawing of a prisoner who has made his escape from France"

Source: Bibliotheque Nationale de France via Retronaut
Categories: Military
Posted by The Curator on Fri Jan 31, 2014
Comments (1)
I can just see that on an episode of MythBusters.
Posted by Peter  in  Melbourne, Australia  on  Sat Feb 01, 2014  at  09:19 AM



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