The interest in World War 2 and growing interest in the Cold / Nuclear War has highlighted the value of promoting and developing the 'Heritage of the Corps'. The vast range of educational and research sources encompassing these areas is however vast; and the following pages only form a small area of such further study. Nevertheless the areas included aim to form an initial starting point in which further information may be sourced that relate to the Royal Observer Corps.
Museums & Collections
Along with the archives held by the National ROC Association, ROC Museum and ROC Historic Collection (Newhaven Fort) there are many other Archives and Museums located around the country that encompass many areas relating to the Corps. They are vast In their cultural heritage context and are worthy areas of research so as to be able to be used to build a picture of past lives, places and events of the Corps.
Likewise further research exists through the many publications that may be sourced. Many earlier books or documents may now be out of print, but are available through libraries and second-hand shops. Books relating to the Corps are still appearing and in themselves form a significant part in the Heritage of the Corps.
Further information relating to ROC related museums / collections and publications which may be sourced for further research may be accessed below.