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By Paul H. Vickers

Aldershot is legendary because the 'Home of the British military' and the early personality of town used to be shaped by means of the alternative of the military to make Aldershot Heath the positioning of its first everlasting education camp. sooner than 1853 Aldershot was once a small rural village of round 870 humans, yet this underwent a dramatic switch while a few 15,000 squaddies arrived. to satisfy the desires of the troops, a brand new city, which was once a extraordinary instance of Victorian layout and structure, used to be developed. within the twenty-first century Aldershot sees extra swap, corresponding to the hot Westgate centre and the Aldershot city Extension so one can construct hundreds of thousands of latest homes on land formerly used for barracks throughout South Camp. through evaluating interesting previous images with their smooth equivalents, this e-book exhibits not just the various large adjustments that have happened in army and civilian Aldershot, but additionally how a lot of its wealthy heritage can nonetheless be obvious and enjoyed.

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