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Twentieth-Century Defences

Richard J. Garrett

in The Defences of Macau

Published by Hong Kong University Press

Published in print March 2010 | ISBN: 9789622099937
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9789882206809 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5790/hongkong/9789622099937.003.0007
Twentieth-Century Defences

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This chapter examines the military defenses of Macau during the twentieth century. During this period, the Portuguese continued trying to expand their Macau territory and the military also expanded their presence northwards and the Flora Barracks were expanded. The Portuguese established an arsenal at the Rua da Fonte da Inveja, close to the Flora Garden which was part of a military complex that included the Flora Barracks and a firing range.

Keywords: military defenses; Macau; Portuguese; arsenal; Flora Garden; military complex

Chapter.  5821 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Asian History

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