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York Cold War Bunker - English Heritage Red Guides (Paperback)
  • York Cold War Bunker - English Heritage Red Guides (Paperback)

York Cold War Bunker - English Heritage Red Guides (Paperback)

Paperback Published: 15/09/2010
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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 the bunker would have warned the Soviet Union of Britain's preparedness to withstand attack and to seal off its workforce from a potentially contaminated outside world. This new guide contains a tour and history of a site which evokes a chilling period of recent history.

Publisher: English Heritage
ISBN: 9781848020696

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“York Cold War Bunker-English Heritage”

This guide is a full colour publication of a fascinating part of our heritage. It covers the function of a Cold-War HQ bunker and is very informative. Written in a easily understood format I can highly recommend this... More

16th December 2011
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