Beside the Ocean of Time - Chapter 7 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 7 Summary

A large cargo ship anchors off the coast of Norday Island. Workers arrive from Ireland and the Scottish mainland and set up a temporary shantytown. This town is made up of tents used for worker housing and includes a beer canteen, which threatens the business of MacTavish's Inn. The land that had been surveyed several years ago is now suddenly being requisitioned by the government.

Boats continue to arrive with workers and materials for construction. Many farmers receive notice that they must vacate their homes and fields and give these up for government use. The workers are busy day and night pouring concrete for the foundations for buildings. Work starts on the main project. A large aerodrome or hangar, which will be used for British military planes in the event of German attack during the war, is constructed.

A pier is built and...

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