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Guidebook: Dover Castle - A frontline fortress and its wartime tunnels

Guidebook: Dover Castle - A frontline fortress and its wartime tunnels

…from France. During the Napoleonic Wars a network of military tunnels were cut within the famous white cliffs to provide barracks for the garrison. These tunnels were adapted during the Second World War and played a vital role in Britain's war effort: it was from here that the near-miraculous…

£5.00

Cold War

Cold War

…politicians'Now these survivors of the Cold War are in their turn disappearing fast like medieval monasteries and bastioned forts before them only with more limited scope for regeneration and reuse.This book is the first to look at these monuments to the Cold War. It is heavily illustrated…

£30.00

Guidebook: York Cold War Bunker

Guidebook: York Cold War Bunker

An eerie reminder of the Cold War the protected headquarters of the Royal Observer Corps No. 20 Group are sunk several metres below the ground on the outskirts of York. Here up to 60 scientists and trained civilians worked in preparation against nuclear attack.An open secret the very existence of…

£2.00

Eight Ghosts: The English Heritage Book of New Ghost Stories

Eight Ghosts: The English Heritage Book of New Ghost Stories

…atmospheric settings; from Audley End to Pendennis Castle cold war bunkers to Hadrian’s WallHardback256ppAuthors and sites:Sarah Perry: Audley EndMax Porter: Eltham PalaceAndrew Michael Hurley: Carlisle CastleMark Haddon: York Cold War BunkerStuart Evers: Dover CastleJeanette Winterson:…

£12.99

The Christmas Truce

The Christmas Truce

Down at the front on a cold winter's night in 1914 amidst the worst war the world had ever seen an inexplicable silence spread from man to man. Belief was in the air. Then the soldiers ceased fire and the magic of Christmas took hold... Carol Ann Duffy's brilliant new poem celebrates the…

£6.99

Guidebook: Dover Castle

Guidebook: Dover Castle

…from France. During the Napoleonic Wars a network of military tunnels was cut within the famous white cliffs to provide barracks for the garrison. These tunnels were adapted during the Second World War and played a vital role in Britain’s war effort: it was from here that the near-miraculous…

£5.00

The English Seaside

The English Seaside

…else in the world can match its myriad charms and eccentricities.For too long the English seaside has suffered from bad press accused of being tatty cold grey and windswept. Peter Williams' evocative photographs in this fully revised edition of his acclaimed book will make you want to rediscover…

£14.99

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