Cold War

    Cold War

    Building for Nuclear Confrontation 1946-1989

    Wayne D Cocroft: Roger JC Thomas

    Historic England 2016

    Paperback 298pp Illustrated 276x219mm

    9781873592816   Product Code: 24236

    During the Cold War a complex infrastructure of defence installations was built across Britain in response to the threat from nuclear weapons. After 1989 many of these formerly secret sites were considered obsolete and abandoned. This volume reports the findings of a project to identify those most in need of preservation, with photographs (both archive and modern) of the buildings, Ordnance Survey images, cutaway diagrams, architectural plans and ephemera, while the detailed text explains their purpose and construction and the historical background.

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