Pluto: Pipe-Line Under The Ocean by Adrian Searle
To many of those consulted it seemed a preposterous idea … an undersea pipe-line laid across the bed of the English Channel to fuel the advance of the Allied armies from the Normandy beaches. Nothing like it had ever been attempted before. It would have to be carried out in the utmost secrecy – concealed from friend and foe alike. The experts shook their heads. It was surely impossible. This book, the first comprehensive history of the extraordinary PLUTO project by Adrian Searle.