Cleveland Vol 4 Part 1



These volumes describe the parts of the District of Redcar and Cleveland lying outside the “old” Borough of Redcar. The civil parishes included span from South Bank, to Loftus. Emphasis is placed on the iron ore extraction industry in both World Wars in and around the North East coast. Descriptions include the anti-Zeppelin acoustic detection system at Boulby, the coastal defences and searchlights in the area . Home Guard and Civil Defence organisations as well as the covert “202 Unit”(1939-46), perhaps more commonly known as ‘Churchill’s Secret Army’ which was to be transformed into the British Resistance in the event of an invasion.





ISBN : 978-1-906922-07-9

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