Call to save WWII weapons plant (UK)
The Valley Works at Rhydymwyn, near Mold, Flintshire, produced hundreds of tons of mustard gas in World War Two.
But its history goes back to the 18th Century, according to university researchers who studied the site, now a nature reserve, for five months.
They are to present their findings at a public meeting on Tuesday.
Experts from Birmingham University's school of archaeology were commissioned to examine the industrial heritage at the Flintshire site.
comments powered by Disqus
- Historian author Antony Beevor says his new World War 2 book may anger Americans
- Ron Radosh and Allis Radosh plan to defend Warren Harding in a new book
- Historians tackle America’s mass incarceration problem
- Report: Russian studies in crisis
- Ken Burns: Donald Trump’s birtherism — a “politer way of saying the ‘N-word'” — proves America isn’t remotely “post-racial”