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Defending Britain: Twentieth Century…

Defending Britain: Twentieth Century Defences in the Landscape (Revealing…

by Mike Osborne

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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 075243134X, Paperback)

Following the recent work by the Defense of Britain Project, this is the first extensive guide to the military structures of the 20th century. It explains both the form and purpose of the structures such as anti-invasion defences, airfields, naval installations, and barracks, all of which are well illustrated. The final section provides the reader with a gazetteer of surviving examples to visit throughout Britain.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:00:19 -0400)

Throughout the 20th century, Britain has been involved in military conflict of some kind, and this has been reflected in the British landscape. This work explores the military structures which resulted from this conflict and explains both the form and purpose of the structures such as anti-invasion defences.… (more)

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