Arundel’s invasion defences during the Second World War

One of the First World War 9.2-inch Howitzers by Arundel castle cricket ground, prior to the 7.2-inch replacements
One of the First World War 9.2-inch Howitzers by Arundel castle cricket ground, prior to the 7.2-inch replacements
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It’s hard to imagine that the small historic town of Arundel was a crucial defensive point during the Second World War, but that’s exactly what it was.

On July 16, 1940, Adolf Hitler issued Führer Directive No. 16, setting in motion preparations for a landing in Britain.