- Paul H. Vickers
15th August 2018
Famous as the ‘Home of the British Army’, the Hampshire town of Aldershot has a long and fascinating history. Local author Paul Vickers takes the reader on an enlightening and entertaining journey through the town’s past, delving beneath the surface to reveal dark deeds and strange tales with long-forgotten facts and amusing stories. Here you’ll meet notorious highwaymen, uncover the secret plans for defending Aldershot in time of war, find out what it was like inside the infamous ‘Glass House’ prison, and discover what happened when Charlie Chaplin, The Beatles and the Olympics came to town. Secret Aldershot lifts the lid on the hidden secrets that even most local people don’t know.