Disasters Underground
Nick McCamley
 
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Disasters Underground

During the mid to late 1930s the Royal Air Force expanded rapidly in readiness for the looming war. This created a massive storage requirement for its stocks of high explosives, bombs and other ordnance.

The authorities set about locating underground sites around Britain which were considered safe from the threat of aerial attack.

Worked-out limestone and slate quarries were ideal, but in the haste of the moment safety was pushed aside - which, for the RAF in particular, had appalling consequences ...

Click the buttons above to find out what went wrong at the RAF bomb stores.

 

Second World War Secret Bunkers

New book by Nick McCamley, just published. Large format colour book, lavishly illustrated, which includes all sites on this website and more. For further information click on the book cover below, or use the Buy Now link to purchase the book direct from Folly Books Ltd.

Hardback with dust jacket
224 pages, 250mm x 250mm
ISBN: 978 0 9564405 3 2
Price: £24.99 post free to UK mainland

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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