It acted as a military base (8/10)

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Not only was the Tower used for holding important prisoners for the better part of the last thousand years, it was also a crucial military base and stronghold for the British military during the war. Soldiers were trained in the Tower’s courtyard, while the moat and other defences that had been installed in it through the years made it a suitable point of defence in case of a land invasion.

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