The first settlements, similar to those under Labor Governments, were isolated defense posts, with armed farmers tilling fields.
We were crossing the territory of one of our interior defense posts: two round blockhouses and three or four huts built into the ground.
In 1812, under the leadership of Daniel Tompkins, the area was transformed into a defense post against the British.
"There was plenty of talk about possible contenders," the newspaper Segodnya said of the defense post.
An old defense post against the Wasteland, now abandoned.
At first it developed as a defense post against the raids by the Teutonic and Livonian Orders.
The tell-tale signs of trenches found along the northern coast indicates a defense post for the Japanese Army during World War 2.
A senior adviser to Mr. Bush suggested that the selection for the defense post could take awhile.
The battalion had maintained a defense post on Hill 677 despite heavy fire from Chinese and North Korean forces.
The rest are defense posts.