What's happening to Great Britain? In a few short decades, the proud might of the British Empire has dwindled enormously! Like toppling tenpins, Britain has lost India, her East African colonies, Ceylon, Suez, the Sudan. Is Gibraltar next? Madrid, Spain. The historic "Rock" may not be such an impregnable fortress after all. Standing athwart the approaches to the Mediterranean Sea like a sleeping lion, the Rock of Gibraltar has symbolized the power and strength of the British Empire for as long as anyone can remember. The maze of labyrinths, tunnels, storage vaults, ammunition dumps, sleeping quarters, and hidden guns that make up the honeycombed fortress has been a symbol of British prestige and power since it was captured from Spain in 1704.
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