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2 edition of Soldiers on St. Kilda found in the catalog.

Soldiers on St. Kilda

R.A Spackman

Soldiers on St. Kilda

a chronicle of military involvement on the islands of St. Kilda, the furthest Hebrides

by R.A Spackman

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Published by Uist Community Press in Balivanich (Benbecula, Western Isles) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Military bases -- Scotland -- Saint Kilda.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementR.A. Spackman.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUA649.32.S3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination56p. :
    Number of Pages56
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19623411M

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      The book's authors, archaeologists George Geddes and Angela Gannon, have lived for months at a time on St Kilda and this has given them an understanding of what life was like for former inhabitants. The child of St. Kilda is a book written and illustrated by Beth Waters. The book is set in and is about a young boy called Norman John who lives on an island quite far out from the coast of Scotland called St. Kilda. Norman John’s family has lived on the island for many generations. He expected to do the same however all that would.

      Child of St. Kilda Beth Waters Child’s Play. Here’s a part of British history about which I for one, had no idea before reading this book so a big thank you to Child’s Play for sending it for review.. In this fascinating tale of the last human inhabitants of the remote Outer Hebridean islands of , Beth Waters relates the story of those living on Hirta, the . The existence of a military base on St Kilda has often been controversial, with environmentalists claiming damage to the island from the increased human presence, vehicle tracks and buildings. Back in , soon after the establishment of the original radar base, it was bombed by a German U-boat causing damage to the base and islander’s property.


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