Giant French Invasion Raft, circa 1798

I think this prisoner may have been telling a bit of a tall tale.

"An Exact representation of a raft, and its apparatus, as invented by the French for their proposed invasion of England — from a drawing of a prisoner who has made his escape from France"

Source: Bibliotheque Nationale de France via Retronaut


Posted on Fri Jan 31, 2014


I can just see that on an episode of MythBusters.
Posted by Peter  on  Sat Feb 01, 2014  at  07:19 AM
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