Military sites make list of attractions

Shell - James Martin with the piece of shell which hit HMS Baham during the first world war. In the background is a photograph of the ship

THIS WEEK IN 1984: Veteran finds shell that struck his ship in Southsea junk shop

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HISTORIC military sites in the area are being advertised as part of a new tourism guide.

The Defence of the Realm pocket guide recommends visits to sites including Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, Portsmouth Fortifications, the D-Day Museum and Overlord Embroidery, Southsea Castle, the Royal Marines Museum, the Royal Navy Submarine Museum, the Explosion! Museum of Naval Firepower, Portchester Castle, Royal Armouries at Fort Nelson and the Royal Military Police Museum near Fareham.

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