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America’s Concrete Battleship Named Fort Drum

concrete battleship named fort drum

Did you know the U.S. had a concrete battleship?

Incredibly, this concrete fortification looks like a fortress on the water.

Learn all about America’s concrete battleship named Fort Drum.

When an island needed to be fortified to protect Manila Bay in the Philippines, Fort Drum was born.

This fortification shared in a video on YouTube was made to look like an actual battleship. It was made complete with some mighty guns and serious armored concrete.

Fort Drum stands as a mute testimony to the destructiveness of war.

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America’s Concrete Battleship Named Fort Drum