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World War I and II sites


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Memorials and sites related to World War I and II

50 files, last one added on Jan 28, 2020
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Royal Navy depots and bases


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Scotland's west coast has always had a strategic importance as a place for anchoring naval vessels from WWII up until the cold war and even today is the location of the UK's Trident Missile Submarines and the main training area for its attack Submarine fleet.

73 files, last one added on Feb 14, 2021
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G8 Summit, July 2005


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Not a secret, but rarely do you get so many VIP's and such a big security operation in Scotland

9 files, last one added on Jul 08, 2005
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Naval Shipyards


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Scotland has in the past built many of the Royal Navy's great warships but today there are only two yards remaining, the former Yarrows Shipbuilders at Scotstoun and Govan Shipbuilders, both today are owned by BAe Systems.

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Cold war Bunkers & other relics


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The Royal Observer Core was established in 1925 to identify hostile aircraft. In the 1950's they were given the additional task of monitoring a nuclear attack on the UK for which some 1500 underground concrete bunkers were built in every corner of the UK. The ROC was stood down in 1991 but many of the monitoring post can still be spotted. For more info check out Sub Brit's web site

30 files, last one added on May 09, 2019
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Random 'secrets'


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Things that don't fall into the other catagories that I've stumbled upon in my travels.

33 files, last one added on Nov 11, 2020
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