SURREY’S MILITARY HERITAGE
96pp., 120 illus., P.B. 2019. The Romans, Anglo-Saxons, Vikings and Normans would all leave their mark on Surrey. In the late nineteenth century, with Britain suspicious of French intentions, a ring of fortified positions was established from Guildford through the county towards Kent, known as the London Defence Scheme. During the Second World War, Britain faced a new, frightening menace, that of air warfare.