The Story of Cold War Britain
This tour explores how, as divisions between East and West hardened after World War II, the green fields of traditional England came to co-exist with the gargantuan aircraft, early warning systems, reactors and radio telescopes of an exotic new order, and how a secret world of nuclear readiness was built beneath and around
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The Story of Cold War Britain

The USA’s “unsinkable aircraft carrier”

This tour explores how, as divisions between East and West hardened after World War II, the green fields of traditional England came to co-exist with the gargantuan aircraft, early warning systems, reactors and radio telescopes of an exotic new order, and how a secret world of nuclear readiness was built beneath and around the patterns of everyday life.


Key Features.

  • Experience the Cold War in England by visiting a military base where the weapons of the confrontation were ready for use.
  • You will begin with the MI6 and the CIA.
  • Learn about the development of an independant nuclear force and the politics of that process.

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