Battle of Fort Royal

In 1762, the English land in the island and take the highest points on the Northern town.

With a beautiful view and a solid platform, looking over the defences in order to bomb soldiers and inhabitants. The attack is a success and the town is taken. Given over to France nine months later by the treaty of Paris, Fort-Royal will be taken again by the English in 1974, letting in favour the internecine infighting between royalists and patriots. The occupation lasts eight years.

The Battle of Fort Royal was a naval battle fought off Fort Royal, Martinique in the West Indies during the American War of Independence on 29 April 1781 between the British Royal Navy and the French Navy.