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Cold War
Building for nuclear confrontation 1946-1989

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ISBN
9781873592816
Author
Roger C. Thomas, P. S. Barnwell and Wayne D. Cocroft
Published by
English Heritage
Publication Date
January 2005
Format
Paperback
Extent
282 pages, 275 illustrations
Dimensions
220 x 275 mm
Series
Architectural History

The historical and cultural aspects of the Cold War have been much studied, yet its physical manifestations in England - its buildings and structures - have remained largely unknown.

Now these survivors of the Cold War are, in their turn, disappearing fast, like medieval monasteries and bastioned forts before them - only with more limited scope for regeneration and reuse.

Cold War: Building for nuclear confrontation 1946-1989 is the first to look at these monuments to the Cold War. It is heavily illustrated with photographs of the sites as they survive today ,archive photographs (many previously unpublished), modern and historic air photographs, site and building plans, and specially commissioned interpretative drawings. It also endeavours look at the installations within the military and political context of what was one of the defining phenomena of the late 20th century.  
  1. Introduction
  2. The Cold War: military and political background
  3. MAD - ‘Mutually Assured Destruction’
  4. The United States ‘umbrella’
  5. Early warning and detections
  6. Warning of ballistic missile attack
  7. The response - air defence
  8. Observation and monitoring
  9. The home front
  10. The ‘white heat’ of defence technology
  11. The legacy of the Cold War - an international perspective


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