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Secret Underground Cities

by Nick McCamley

Paperback
338 pages, 156mm x 234mm x 30mm
ISBN: 978 0 9928554 0 6
Price: £15.00 post free to UK mainland addresses
Publication date: April 2014

 

New revised edition of a 1998 classic

Secret Underground Cities is the history of the series of vast underground arsenals, factories and control bunkers built by the British government during the Second World War, and of the new uses found for many of these subterranean cities as nuclear shelters and command centres during the period of post-war, Cold War paranoia. After an introduction explaining the inter-war military, economic and political factors that influenced the government's policy on underground protection, the book goes on to describe in detail the construction and operation of all the major sites including: