Pillboxes - Images of an Unfought Battle Ian J. Sanders

ISBN: 9781411626515

Published: April 27th 2005

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128 pages


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Pillboxes - Images of an Unfought Battle  by  Ian J. Sanders

Pillboxes - Images of an Unfought Battle by Ian J. Sanders
April 27th 2005 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, RTF | 128 pages | ISBN: 9781411626515 | 3.55 Mb

In 1940 a network of defences was hastily built all over the British Isles to prevent an anticipated German invasion. Sited at road junctions, canals and other strategic points these constructions were called pillboxes. Despite the passage of timeMoreIn 1940 a network of defences was hastily built all over the British Isles to prevent an anticipated German invasion.

Sited at road junctions, canals and other strategic points these constructions were called pillboxes. Despite the passage of time many of these remain as permanent monuments and a silent tribute to the courage and tenacity of the British people in the dark days of 1940. This photo book records some of what remains today. Contents 1. Introduction. 2. The Images. . Southern England . London . East Anglia . Central England . North West England . Northern England 3. Pillbox Types. 4. Operation Sealion - The German Plans for Invasion. 5. The Home Guard 6.

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