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Re: [coldwarcomms] new book: "Waiting for the End of the World" by Richard Ross

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  • John Griffiths
    We have a couple of books this side of the pond covering similar subjects - may be of interest
    Message 1 of 2 , Jun 29, 2004
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      We have a couple of books this side of the pond covering similar subjects -
      may be of interest

      http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0850527465/qid%3D1088569062/002-6843497-7903262

      http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/1873592698/qid%3D1088570849/002-6843497-7903262

      John

      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Paul" <paul125a@...>
      To: <coldwarcomms@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Tuesday, June 29, 2004 3:11 PM
      Subject: [coldwarcomms] new book: "Waiting for the End of the World" by
      Richard Ross


      > I read an interresting review of this book, by Richard Ross, which
      > consists of photographs of Cold-War era bomb shelters. Here is the
      > Amazon link:
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      > http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-
      > /1568984669/qid=1088517877/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_1/103-5305142-0237423?
      > v=glance&s=books
      >
      > On another topic, I recently had the opportunity to visit Cape
      > Henlopen, Delaware, where there are several World War II era lookout
      > towers still standing. One of them has been restored and is open to
      > the public. According to the information given, they were used to fix
      > a target; the guns were placed elsewhere. And they never actually
      > sighted or targeted an enemy ship or sub. This is World War II, not
      > Cold War, but again, according to the label text, they were staffed
      > into the 1960s!
      >
      >
      > Paul Ceruzzi
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      > Yahoo! Groups Links
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