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Weak Dope 2014

Now demolished, the British Celanese complex in Derby was established in World War One to make acetate dope that was used to stiffen and waterproof the fabric covering of early aircraft. In the Thirties, it fed the haute couture market for acetate drape and in World … Continue reading

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Preposterous Underworld

Sub Depot 3 Monkton Farleigh was the largest of the WW2 Central Ammunition Depots of Wiltshire. Districts 19 and 20 remain unconverted to modern storage, and plenty of artefacts have survived the years of vandalism and metal theft. Titular source