More Front-line Essex by Michael Foley
More Front-Line Essex takes another fascinating look at the military history of the county and answers all these questions. Since early times Essex has been on England's military front line and has protected the rest of the country from European invaders. Michael Foley covers much of the earlier period not mentioned in his first book, Front-Line Essex, as well as uncovering a host of new facts from later periods. We learn about Essex's distinguished military history from Roman times right up to the present day, taking in the Napoleonic Wars, the First and Second World Wars and the Cold War. Illustrated with a plethora of photographs, maps, drawings, engravings and paintings, More Front-Line Essex is a highly informative book which will appeal to anyone interested in the county's history.