Balalaikas In Blackpool

BLACKPOOL under Soviet control? Not so far-fetched as it sounds.

Why else did the Soviet Union produce a detailed map of the town, in RUSSIAn, clearly marked secret? Henry Dodds examines Cold War invasion plans, as revealed by hundreds of maps of major British cities, ports and railheads produced by Soviet intelligence, right up until 1989.

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BLACKPOOL under Soviet control? Not so far-fetched as it sounds.

Why else did the Soviet Union produce a detailed map of the town, in RUSSIAn, clearly marked secret? Henry Dodds examines Cold War invasion plans, as revealed by hundreds of maps of major British cities, ports and railheads produced by Soviet intelligence, right up until 1989.

2005050920130406 (BBC7)

BLACKPOOL under Soviet control? Not so far-fetched as it sounds.

Why else did the Soviet Union produce a detailed map of the town, in RUSSIAn, clearly marked secret? Henry Dodds examines Cold War invasion plans, as revealed by hundreds of maps of major British cities, ports and railheads produced by Soviet intelligence, right up until 1989.