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Time Team: Series 15, 2008 - Click on the links below for the different programmes
Gold in the Moat - Codnor Castle
Street of the Dead - Binchester
Bodies in the Dunes - Barra
The Naughty Nuns - Towcester
Mysteries of the Mosaic - Cheltenham
Blitzkreig on Shooters Hill - London
Keeping up with The Georgians - Hunstrete
Saxons on the Edge - Stonton Wyville
The Fort of the Earls - Dungannon
From Constantinople to Cornwall - Padstow
5000 Tons of Stone - Hamsterley
The Romans Recycle - Wickenby
Hunting King Harold - Portskewett

Blitzkreig on Shooters Hill - London

This week the Team delve into recent history to uncover the hidden archaeology behind the biggest World War Two battle that never was.
This was the planned defence of Britain, and more especially London, against potential Nazi invasion in 1940.

While uncovering evidence of anti-tank weapons and bunkers in the quiet gardens of this potentially strategic London hilltop, they speak to members of the Home Guard who recall their defensive training and look at how the British Resistance would have reacted if the Nazi's had invaded.

Quite an unusual period for the Team to tackle - and, of course, in just three days....

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