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By Mike Osborne

This e-book examines the influence of army occasions on Nottinghamshire’s panorama from prehistoric hill forts to chilly battle bunkers. Straddling the valley of the Trent, Nottinghamshire has lengthy loved a strategic significance as a frontier zone within the early days of the Roman conquest, and through the struggles among the rising Saxon kingdoms and the Danes. The Normans outfitted castles to pacify the land, as did the kings and barons all in favour of the dynastic struggles which characterized lengthy sessions of medieval occasions. during the Civil battle it supplied a battleground for Parliamentarian forces trying to sever the Royalist communications focused on Newark-upon-Trent. within the 20th century it supplied education camps for Kitchener’s New Armies, munitions factories, and either education and operational airfields. This publication describes the proof, functionality and function of protective buildings and documents survivals.

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