Staffordshire's Military Heritage
Series: Military Heritage
- Adrian and Dawn L. Bridge
15th November 2022
The county of Staffordshire has an impressive military history and heritage that stretches back well over 1,000 years. In this book the authors explore the military heritage of the historical county of Staffordshire, including the heavily populated urban areas of Stoke-on-Trent, Wolverhampton, Walsall and West Bromwich and the more rural parts of the county from its Anglo-Saxon and Viking legacy to the present day. As well as Staffordshire’s historic fortifications, airbases and other military structures, the authors tell the story of Staffordshire’s experiences on the Home Front in the world wars. Its military heritage also encompasses military hospitals, munitions, armaments and aircraft production, as well as the military units and regiments associated with Staffordshire, significant military personalities and awards and the foreign wars its soldiers were involved in through the centuries, as well as the county’s memorials to these conflicts.
This book will be of interest to all those who would like to know more about Staffordshire’s remarkable military history.