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EVENING COURSE: Britain’s Cold War – ‘The Dangerous Decades’ by Dr Bob Clarke

Modern archaeological investigation relies on a range of interdisciplinary techniques to be effective. The Cold War is one such example where site recording, personal accounts and surviving documentation all play a part in providing the narrative of this secret period.

These sessions are fully illustrated and contemporary material will be available for inspection during the sessions.

Dr Bob Clarke is a recognised expert in the field of Cold War archaeology and has published widely on the subject.

Starts Wednesday 26 September 7- 9pm (please note change of date), the first of seven evening sessions (with a break for half-term – no session on Wednesday 31 October).

1. Beginnings
2. Britain in the early 50s – technology and the A-bomb
3. The H-bomb and Government self-preservation.
4. Civil Defence – why is a Green Goddess green?
5. The Royal Observer Corps
6. Americans
7. Endgame – walls come tumbling down

Plus a field trip to a site: TBA

£70 (£50 WANHS members). Booking essential.

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