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By Paul H. Vickers

Aldershot is legendary because the 'Home of the British military' and the early personality of the city used to be shaped via the alternative of the military to make Aldershot Heath the location of its first everlasting education camp. ahead of 1853 Aldershot used to be a small rural village of round 870 humans, yet this underwent a dramatic switch while a few 15,000 infantrymen arrived. to satisfy the desires of the troops, a brand new city, which was once a striking instance of Victorian layout and structure, used to be developed. within the twenty-first century Aldershot sees extra swap, comparable to the recent Westgate centre and the Aldershot city Extension in order to construct millions of latest homes on land formerly used for barracks throughout South Camp. through evaluating attention-grabbing previous photos with their glossy equivalents, this booklet exhibits not just many of the large alterations that have happened in army and civilian Aldershot, but additionally how a lot of its wealthy background can nonetheless be visible and enjoyed.

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