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By Paul H. Vickers

ISBN-10: 1445610264

ISBN-13: 9781445610269

Aldershot is legendary because the 'Home of the British military' and the early personality of the city used to be shaped by means of the alternative of the military to make Aldershot Heath the location of its first everlasting education camp. prior to 1853 Aldershot was once a small rural village of round 870 humans, yet this underwent a dramatic swap while a few 15,000 infantrymen arrived. to fulfill the wishes of the troops, a brand new city, which was once a amazing instance of Victorian layout and structure, was once built. within the twenty-first century Aldershot sees extra swap, akin to the hot Westgate centre and the Aldershot city Extension that allows you to construct millions of recent homes on land formerly used for barracks throughout South Camp. via evaluating attention-grabbing previous pictures with their glossy equivalents, this booklet exhibits not just the various large adjustments that have happened in army and civilian Aldershot, but in addition how a lot of its wealthy heritage can nonetheless be obvious and enjoyed.

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