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Suffolk's coastline faces east, and through most of its history has therefore been one of the areas of this country that has been most at risk from invasion during times of conflict. Michael Foley's new book delves into the long history of military Suffolk, from Saxon shore forts, many now lost because of coastal erosion, to over forty castles or castle sites, Napoleonic martello towers and Second World War airfields, as well as research and development into the atomic bomb at Oxford Ness 9test cells can still be seen today and secret CIA spy plane flights over the county during the Cold War."Front-Line Suffolk" includes location and access details for the sites that are illustrated and described, and will appeal to anyone interested in the county's history.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780750947473
ISBN-10: 0750947470
Format: Paperback
(235mm x 165mm x 10mm)
Pages: 128
Imprint: The History Press Ltd
Publisher: The History Press Ltd
Publish Date: 1-May-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom


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Author Biography - Michael Foley

Michael Foley gave up his teaching job some years ago, and is now a full-time writer. His articles have been published in 'This England' and 'Best of British magazines', among others, and this is his fourth book for Sutton Publishing.

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