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                             "June 16:"Great Siege of Gibraltar"                                     6月16日:ジブラルタルの岩(要塞)
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:"1779–Spain declares war on the Kingdom of Great Britain, and the Great Siege of Gibraltar begins."
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Great Siege of Gibraltar
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The siege of Gibraltar, between 8th July 1779 and 2nd Feburuay 1783, whose defense under General Eliot so inspired Great Britain at a time of defeat in the American Revolutionary War.

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  General Eliott watches the destruction of the Spanish Battering Ships on 13th September 1782 during the Siege of Gibraltar, 1779 to 1783 in the American Revolutionary War: picture by John Singleton CopleyLieutenant General George Augustus Eliott, governor of Gibraltar during the Great Siege 1779 to 1783: picture by Joshua Reynolds showing Eliott holding the keys to Gibraltar against a background of 'the Great Siege'Duc de Crillon, Spanish commander at the Great Siege of Gibraltar 1779 to 1783British and Dutch capture of Gibraltar in 1704: the Great Siege of Gibraltar from 1779 to 1783 during the American Revolutionary WarPort Mahon on Minorca: the Great Siege of Gibraltar from 1779 to 1783 during the American Revolutionary War
  Jewish woman resident of Gibraltar in her finery: the Great Siege of Gibraltar from 1779 to 1783 during the American Revolutionary WarThe Rock of Gibraltar seen from the north: the Great Siege of Gibraltar from 1779 to 1783 during the American Revolutionary War: picture by William AshfordRecruitment Poster for the 72nd Royal Manchester Volunteers: the Great Siege of Gibraltar from 1779 to 1783 during the American Revolutionary WarCross Belt Plate of the 72nd Royal Manchester Volunteers: the Great Siege of Gibraltar from 1779 to 1783 during the American Revolutionary War: a regiment that only existed for 5 years but spent all that time serving in one of Britain's most dramatic military episodesEliott's 15th Light Dragoons in 1760: the Great Siege of Gibraltar from 1779 to 1783 during the American Revolutionary War
  Sergeant Major in the Soldier Artificer Company: the Great Siege of Gibraltar from 1779 to 1783 during the American Revolutionary War: picture by Richard SimkinMajor General Sir William Green in later life, with Gibraltar seen through the window: the Great Siege of Gibraltar from 1779 to 1783 during the American Revolutionary WarKing's Bastion Gibraltar under construction, with Dejbal Musa on the Moroccan African coast in the distance: the Great Siege of Gibraltar from 1779 to 1783 during the American Revolutionary WarSpanish zebec vessels closing in on a blockade runner sailing into Gibraltar: the Great Siege of Gibraltar from 1779 to 1783 during the American Revolutionary WarBeginning of the Great Siege of Gibraltar from 1779 to 1783 during the American Revolutionary War: print by John Martin Will
   British troops: the Great Siege of Gibraltar from 1779 to 1783 during the American Revolutionary War: picture by Richard SimkinView over the Land Port Gate from Gibraltar towards the Spanish siege works: the Great Siege of Gibraltar from 1779 to 1783 during the American Revolutionary WarSpanish gunboats off Rosia: the Great Siege of Gibraltar from 1779 to 1783 during the American Revolutionary War: sketch by Captain SpilsburyRoyal Artillery gunner: the Great Siege of Gibraltar from 1779 to 1783 during the American Revolutionary War: picture by Richard Simkin
  Admiral George Rodney: the Great Siege of Gibraltar from 1779 to 1783 during the American Revolutionary WarDon Juan de Langara, Spanish Admiral at the 'Moonlight Battle' on 16th January 1780: the Great Siege of Gibraltar from 1779 to 1783 during the American Revolutionary WarRodney's 'Moonlight Battle' on 16th January 1780: the Great Siege of Gibraltar from 1779 to 1783 during the American Revolutionary War: the Spanish ship San Domingo explodes in the background early in the battleAdmiral Rodney's ships off the New Mole in Gibraltar: the Great Siege of Gibraltar from 1779 to 1783 during the American Revolutionary War: the ships on the right and in the centre are captured Spanish ships with British colours over Spanish colours: eye witness sketch by Captain John SpilsburyAdmiral Rodney's ships in Gibraltar in January 1780: the Great Siege of Gibraltar from 1779 to 1783 during the American Revolutionary War: picture by Dominic Serres
   Map of the Spanish Fire Ship attack on the night of 6th/7th June 1780: the Great Siege of Gibraltar from 1779 to 1783 during the American Revolutionary War: map by John FawkesThe Spanish Fire Ship attack on the night of 6th/7th June 1780: the Great Siege of Gibraltar from 1779 to 1783 during the American Revolutionary WarThe Spanish Fire Ship attack on the night of 6th/7th June 1780: the Great Siege of Gibraltar from 1779 to 1783 during the American Revolutionary WarInside Willis's Battery: the Great Siege of Gibraltar from 1779 to 1783 during the American Revolutionary War: the gun in the picture is on Koehler's 'depressing gun carriage' enabling it to fire down into the Spanish Siege Works
  Vice Admiral George Darby, commander of the Second Relief Fleet: the Great Siege of Gibraltar from 1779 to 1783 during the American Revolutionary WarGibraltar from the Spanish lines with a Spanish zebec on the right: the Great Siege of Gibraltar from 1779 to 1783 during the American Revolutionary WarMan of War approaching Gibraltar: the Great Siege of Gibraltar from 1779 to 1783 during the American Revolutionary War: picture by Thomas WhitcombeChart showing the sizes of gun and types of ammunition: the Great Siege of Gibraltar from 1779 to 1783 during the American Revolutionary WarGibraltar town damaged by Spanish cannon fire: the Great Siege of Gibraltar from 1779 to 1783 during the American Revolutionary War
  British guns in action on Gibraltar: the Great Siege of Gibraltar from 1779 to 1783 during the American Revolutionary War: picture by W.H. OverendGibraltar town badly damaged by the Spanish bombardment: the Great Siege of Gibraltar from 1779 to 1783 during the American Revolutionary War: picture by Captain Thomas DavisBritish guns shelling Spanish siege lines on the Isthmus: the Great Siege of Gibraltar from 1779 to 1783 during the American Revolutionary WarGibraltar: the Great Siege of Gibraltar from 1779 to 1783 during the American Revolutionary War: picture by Vilhelm Melbye
  Map of the British Sortie on 26th November 1781: the Great Siege of Gibraltar from 1779 to 1783 during the American Revolutionary War: map by John FawkesBritish officers planning the Sortie on 26th November 1781: the Great Siege of Gibraltar from 1779 to 1783 during the American Revolutionary WarLight Company Officer of the 73rd Highland Regiment: the Great Siege of Gibraltar from 1779 to 1783 during the American Revolutionary WarGeneral Eliott watches the Sortie on 26th November 1781: the Great Siege of Gibraltar from 1779 to 1783 during the American Revolutionary War: picture by John TrumbullBritish Sortie on 26th November 1781: the Great Siege of Gibraltar from 1779 to 1783 during the American Revolutionary War
 Map of the British Sortie on 26th November 1781: the Great Siege of Gibraltar from 1779 to 1783 during the American Revolutionary War: map by John FawkesBritish Sortie on 26th November 1781: the Great Siege of Gibraltar from 1779 to 1783 during the American Revolutionary War: picture by A.C PoggiBritish Sortie on 26th November 1781: the Great Siege of Gibraltar from 1779 to 1783 during the American Revolutionary War: a comtemporary illustrationMap of the bombardment from the Spanish Battering Ships on 13th September 1782: the Great Siege of Gibraltar from 1779 to 1783 during the American Revolutionary War: map by John FawkesGeneral Eliott and his senior officers watching the destruction of the Spanish Battering Ships on 13th September 1782, during the Great Siege of Gibraltar from 1779 to 1783 during the American Revolutionary War: picture by George Carter
   The identities of the officers in George Carter's picture shown above.Attack on Gibraltar, using the Battering Ships and attacking by land on 13th September 1782: the Great Siege of Gibraltar from 1779 to 1783 during the American Revolutionary War: a print by Esnauts and Ropilby expressing how the Spanish and French expected the assault on Gibraltar to be executedChart giving details of the Ten Spanish Battering Ships that attacked Gibraltar on 13th September 1782: the Great Siege of Gibraltar from 1779 to 1783 during the American Revolutionary War: the chart is misleading in that the ships were different sizes and the guns were, in every ship, on the port side 
   Michaud D'Arcon, the French military engineer who supervised the construction of the Ten Spanish Battering Ships: the Great Siege of Gibraltar from 1779 to 1783 during the American Revolutionary WarPastora, flagship of the squadron of ten Spanish Battering Ships, destroyed with the rest of the squadron in the attack on 13th September 1782: the Great Siege of Gibraltar from 1779 to 1783 during the American Revolutionary WarThe Spanish 'Junk Ships' or Battering Ships advancing on Gibraltar on 13th September 1782: the Great Siege of Gibraltar from 1779 to 1783 during the American Revolutionary War: sketch by Captain John Spilsbury, an eyewitnessBombardment from the Spanish Battering Ships on 13th September 1782: the Great Siege of Gibraltar from 1779 to 1783 during the American Revolutionary War
     Ince's Gallery: the Great Siege of Gibraltar from 1779 to 1783 during the American Revolutionary War: sketch by Captain John SpilsburyGeneral Eliott with his adc Lieutenant G.F. Koehler in the King's Battery during the bombardment by the Spanish Battering Ships on 13th September 1782: the Great Siege of Gibraltar from 1779 to 1783 during the American Revolutionary WarSpanish Battering Ships that attacked Gibraltar on 13th September 1782: the Great Siege of Gibraltar from 1779 to 1783 during the American Revolutionary War: port side on the left and starboard side on the right
   Defence of the King's Bastion against the bombardment from the Spanish Battering Ships on 13th September 1782: the Great Siege of Gibraltar from 1779 to 1783 during the American Revolutionary WarSpanish attack on 13th September 1782 using the Battering Ships: the Great Siege of Gibraltar from 1779 to 1783 during the American Revolutionary War: picture by Georg Balthasar Probst: the ten Battering Ships can be seen exploding or smoking in the middle groundThe attack of the Spanish Battering Ships on 13th September 1782: the Great Siege of Gibraltar from 1779 to 1783 during the American Revolutionary War: picture by Thomas WhitcombeSpanish Battering Ships moving into position on 13th September 1782: the Great Siege of Gibraltar from 1779 to 1783 during the American Revolutionary War: engraving by Bergmuller
 The 'depressing gun carriage' devised by Lieutenant Koehler, adc to General Eliott:: the Great Siege of Gibraltar from 1779 to 1783 during the American Revolutionary WarSpanish Battering Ships set on fire during the attack on Gibraltar, 13th September 1782: the Great Siege of Gibraltar from 1779 to 1783 during the American Revolutionary War: picture by Thomas DavisView of the attack by the Spanish Battering Ships on 13th September 1782: the Great Siege of Gibraltar from 1779 to 1783 during the American Revolutionary War: the Spanish ship Pastora explodes in the distanceSpanish and French fleet headed by the Ten Battering Ships on 13th September 1782: the Great Siege of Gibraltar from 1779 to 1783 during the American Revolutionary War: eye witness sketch by Lieutenant G.F. Koehler
  The Ten Spanish Battering Ships in action on 13th September 1782: the Great Siege of Gibraltar from 1779 to 1783 during the American Revolutionary War: eye witness sketch by Lieutenant G.F. KoehlerThe destruction of the Battering Ships during the attack on Gibraltar, 13th September 1782: the Great Siege of Gibraltar from 1779 to 1783 during the American Revolutionary War: picture by Thomas WhitcombeThe fight around the sinking Spanish Battering Ships on 13th September 1782 : the Great Siege of Gibraltar from 1779 to 1783 during the American Revolutionary War: print by William Hamilton and Archibald RobertsonThe destruction of the Battering Ships during the attack on Gibraltar, 13th September 1782: the Great Siege of Gibraltar from 1779 to 1783 during the American Revolutionary War
   Captain Curtis rescuing Spanish crews from the sinking Battering Ships during the attack on Gibraltar, 13th September 1782: the Great Siege of Gibraltar from 1779 to 1783 during the American Revolutionary WarBritish sailors rescuing the Spanish crews from the exploding and sinking Battering Ships during the attack on Gibraltar, 13th September 1782: the Great Siege of Gibraltar from 1779 to 1783 during the American Revolutionary WarAdmiral Lord Howe, commander of the Third Gibraltar Relief Fleet: the Great Siege of Gibraltar from 1779 to 1783 during the American Revolutionary WarBritish troops of the 25th Regiment: the Great Siege of Gibraltar from 1779 to 1783 during the American Revolutionary War: picture attributed to Giuseppe Chiesa

  Admiral Lord Howe's Third Relief Fleet sails into Gibraltar on 11th October 1782: the Great Siege of Gibraltar from 1779 to 1783 during the American Revolutionary War: picture by Richard PatonBritish troops standing in the King's Battery on the Gibraltar waterfront: Great Siege of Gibraltar from 1779 to 1783 during the American Revolutionary WarTunnels built in the Rock: the Great Siege of Gibraltar from 1779 to 1783 during the American Revolutionary WarDrinkwater's chart of cannon ammunition expended by both sides during the Great Siege of Gibraltar from 1779 to 1783 during the American Revolutionary WarBaron Munchhausen: the Great Siege of Gibraltar from 1779 to 1783 during the American Revolutionary War
 Duc de Crillon giving orders for the attack on Gibraltar: the Great Siege of Gibraltar from 1779 to 1783 during the American Revolutionary War: a British imageThe Duc de Crillon the Conqueror of Minorca: the Great Siege of Gibraltar from 1779 to 1783 during the American Revolutionary War: a Spanish image24-pounder cannon on a 'depressing gun carriage' devised by Lieutenant Koehler, adc to General Eliott, which enabled a gun to be fired from high on the Rock down into the Spanish siege works on the Isthmus:: the Great Siege of Gibraltar from 1779 to 1783 during the American Revolutionary WarSoldier Artificers of Colonel Green's corps: the Great Siege of Gibraltar from 1779 to 1783 during the American Revolutionary WarOfficer of the 73rd Highlanders in 1780: the Great Siege of Gibraltar from 1779 to 1783 during the American Revolutionary War: statuette by Pilkington JacksonIron furnace used for heating 'red hot shot' in the Gibraltar batteries: the Great Siege of Gibraltar from 1779 to 1783 during the American Revolutionary War 
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