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.
set about locating underground sites around Britain which were considered
safe from the threat of aerial attack.
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 ...
the buttons above to find out what went wrong at the RAF bomb stores.
Second World War Secret Bunkers
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