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The royal Navy consists of 27 ships, most of which are small and incapable of being part of a blockage. We couldn't blockade Calais and Dunkirk, let alone all the others.

Also, Gibraltar is still armed to the teeth and heavily dug in. Occupying it would probably require a significant mobilization of the Spanish army and the casualties would be colossal. A Pyrrhic victory at best

keep to the Fen Causeway

by Helen (lareinagal at yahoo dot co dot uk) on Tue Feb 10th, 2015 at 01:13:33 PM EST
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