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New The English Prison Officer 1850-1970 – A Study in Conflict

Product no.: 978-1-78155-472-2

An analysis of the role that the rank-and-file prison officer had to play in the British prison system.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 256 pages

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New Gone but not Forgotten: Defunct British Airlines Since 1945

Product no.: 978-1-78155-627-6

Covers seventy well-known large and small British airlines that have ceased operating since 1946. Famous names gone but not forgotten…

248 x 172 mm - paperback - 128 pages - 88 black-and-white and 94 colour photographs

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New Celtic Saints of Scotland, Northumbria and the Isle of Man

Product no.: 978-1-78155-601-6

An account of the lives of these early Christian men and women based on surviving archaeological clues, place names and early texts.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 240 pages - 108 black-and-white and 24 colour photographs

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New Sustaining Air Power: Royal Air Force Logistics since 1918

Product no.: 978-1-78155-635-1

Explores the history of RAF logistics from 1918 until the RAF’s withdrawal from Afghanistan in 2014.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 528 pages - 87 black-and-white and 52 colour photographs

In stock from 13/10/2017

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New The End of the German Monarchy: The Decline and Fall of the Hohenzollerns

Product no.: 978-1-78155-636-8

An account of the German monarchy from the years of empire to defeat in war and its hopes of restoration.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 208 pages - 89 black-and-white photographs

In stock from 12/10/2017

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New U-boats of the Second World War: Their Longest Voyages

Product no.: 978-1-78155-634-4

The horrendous long-distance U-boat operations of the Second World War.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 224 pages - 50 black-and-white photographs

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New Network North West: Images of a Changing Railway

Product no.: 978-1-78155-611-5

Colour images that illustrate the changing face of the diverse railway system serving north west England.

235 x 165 mm - paperback - 128 pages - 182 colour photographs

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New Along the Lines of Devotion The Bloodstained Field of Gettysburg on July 1, 1863

Product no.: 978-1-62545-056-2

A comprehensive narrative describing the campaign and opening battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, June 9-July 1, 1863.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 160 pages - 32 illustrations

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New Rochester to Richmond: A Thames Estuary Sailor’s View

Product no.: 978-1-78155-620-7

A Thames Estuary sailor’s reflections on the ever-changing riverside from the Nore to London.

248 x 172 mm - paperback - 240 pages - 106 black-and-white photographs

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New Brainwashed and Anointed: The Story of an Ex-Mormon

Product no.: 978-1-78155-667-2

A heart-breaking tale of one man’s struggle with Mormon indoctrination, told with devilish wit and unwavering fortitude.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 128 pages

In stock from 28/12/2017

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New Politics, Society and Homosexuality in Post-War Britain: The Sexual Offences Act of 1967 and ...

Product no.: 978-1-78155-624-5

The Sexual Offences Act of 1967 was ground-breaking in the UK and this work marks the fiftieth anniversary of its successful path to the statute book.

235 x 165 mm - paperback - 96 pages - 78 black-and-white and colour photographs

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New Let There Be Justice: The Political Journey of Imran Khan

Product no.: 978-1-78155-637-5

Amidst Pakistan’s political chaos, former cricket heartthrob, now politician, Imran Khan has finally found a voice.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 176 pages - 36 colour photographs

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New Status Quo: Song by Song

Product no.: 978-1-78155-643-6

A history of every song released by Status Quo from their earliest work until 1983.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 144 pages - 27 colour photographs

In stock from 30/11/2017

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New Pink Floyd: Song by Song

Product no.: 978-1-78155-599-6

An intelligent, illuminating and enjoyable examination of the meaning and context of every Pink Floyd song from 1966 to 2014.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 176 pages - 46 colour photographs

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New Digital Railway Photography: Creative Techniques & the Digital Darkroom

Product no.: 978-1-78155-573-6

A practical guide offering clear advice on how to improve your digital railway photography.

248 x 172 mm - paperback - 128 pages - 164 colour photographs

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New When in Rome: Social Life in Ancient Rome

Product no.: 978-1-78155-604-7

This comprehensive work provides hundreds of inscriptions, graffiti, curse tablets, official records and letters, both private and official, all translated with commentaries, placing them in a social and historical context.

234 x 155 mm - hardback - 288 pages - 34 colour illustrations

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New Blenheims Over Greece and Crete 1940-1941

Product no.: 978-1-78155-631-3

The first comprehensive account of aerial operations over Greece and Crete by the vulnerable Blenheim bomber.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 256 pages - 75 black-and-white photographs

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New Texans at Antietam: A Terrible Clash of Arms, September 16-17, 1862

Product no.: 978-1-62545-022-7

Hood’s Texas Brigade soldiers and Texans who fought at the battle of Antietam (Sharpburg) give their reminiscences about the battle in newspaper articles, diaries, interviews and speeches.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 272 pages - 31 black-and-white photographs

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New The East Coast Main Line 1939-1959

Product no.: 978-1-78155-551-4

The period of 1939-1949 was crucial in the history of the East Coast mainline stretching from London King’s Cross to Edinburgh Waverely. This book takes a snapshot of the line in the 1930s then pays attention to the impact of the Second World War and the creation of British Railways following nationalisation in 1948.

248 x 172 mm - paperback - 224 pages - 88 black-and-white photographs

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New The British Army of the Rhine After the First World War

Product no.: 978-1-78155-564-4

The experiences of troops of the British Army of the Rhine in post-First World War Germany.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 208 pages - 48 black-and-white photographs

In stock from 19/10/2017

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New Pasco’s P23 Motor Launch: A Tradition of Cornish Boatbuilding

Product no.: 978-1-78155-574-3

A superb pictorial history of the first new boat in over a decade at one of Cornwall’s oldest boatyards.

235 x 165 mm - paperback - 96 pages - 128 colour photographs

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New Umberto Nobile And the Arctic Search for the Airship Italia

Product no.: 978-1-78155-629-0

Adventure and politics during the search for an airship lost in the Arctic in the late 1920s.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 240 pages - 32 black-and-white photographs

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New Thud Pilot: A Pilot’s Account of Early F-105 Combat in Vietnam

Product no.: 978-1-78155-645-0

A personal insight on how flying the F-105 in combat changed over three deployments during a two-year period.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 160 pages - 71 black-and-white photographs

In stock from 30/11/2017

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New Fallen Giants: The Combat Debut of the T-35A Tank

Product no.: 978-1-78155-626-9

One of history’s weirdest war machines, this is the first in-depth study of Stalin’s T-35A tank.

248 x 172 mm - paperback - 144 pages - 179 black-and-white and 10 colour photographs

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New Stations and Lineside Views in and Around London

Product no.: 978-1-78155-552-1

With photographs spanning 1946 to 1962 and using the M25 motorway as a perimeter boundary, 250 photos have been selected for inclusion, featuring the mainline railway stations belonging to the big four railway companies illustrating this last gasp of steam at the capital’s termini and other intermediate halts.

248 x 172 mm - paperback - 144 pages - 238 black-and-white photographs

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New A London Locospotter Reflects: Memories of Black and White Days

Product no.: 9781781554234

A young locomotive enthusiast’s personal experiences of British railways in the mid- to late 1950s.

248 x 172 mm - paperback - 160 pages - 160 black-and-white photographs

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New Defending Leicestershire and Rutland

Product no.: 978-1-78155-578-1

The first comprehensive account of Leicestershire and Rutland’s defensible structures within their historical, social, political and military contexts.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 208 pages - 119 black-and-white photographs

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New Flying into the Storm: RAF Bombers at War 1939-1942

Product no.: 978-1-78155-617-7

The evolution of Bomber Command’s early aircraft and their campaigns against the Axis powers in the Second World War.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 256 pages - 30 black-and-white photographs

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New Evelina: A Victorian Heroine in Venice

Product no.: 978-1-78155-593-4

This is the extraordinary saga of Countess Evelina van Millingen Pisani, a modern woman who lived in the age of Queen Victoria. A friend of Henry James and Isabella Stewart Gardner, she led a rich but turbulent life that spanned from Rome to Constantinople and Venice.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 176 pages - 35 black-and-white illustrations

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New The Everyday Life of the Templars: The Knights Templar at Home

Product no.: 978-1-78155-373-2

The home life of the Knights Templar, the famous warriors of the Middle Ages.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 192 pages - 41 colour illustrations

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New They Nearly Reached the Sky: West Ham United in Europe

Product no.: 978-1-78155-570-5

The biography of one of West Ham’s greatest players and the history of the club during his time as a ‘Hammer’.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 176 pages - 40 black-and-white photographs

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New SS Elite: The Senior Leaders of Hitler’s Praetorian Guard Volume 2: K-Q

Product no.: 978-1-78155-434-0

A detailed examination – in words and pictures – of the principle figures in the SS.

248 x 172 mm - hardback - 400 pages - 630 black-and-white photographs

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New Patrolling the Cold War Skies: Reheat Sunset

Product no.: 978-1-78155-596-5

Experience the adventures of being in a pilot’s cockpit as seen from a Cold War perspective.

248 x 172 mm - hardback - 288 pages - 65 colour photographs

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New The Zeppelin: An Illustrated History

Product no.: 978-1-78155-505-7

In the early 20th century, the future of air travel and warfare seemed to lie with the giant airships of Count von Zeppelin.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 96 pages - 156 photographs

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New Chitral 1895: An Episode of the Great Game

Product no.: 978-1-78155-618-4

The story of the siege and subsequent relief of Chitral in 1895; an episode of Britain’s ‘Great Game’ with Russia.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 224 pages - 61 black-and-white illustrations

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New Electric Light Orchestra: Song by Song

Product no.: 978-1-78155-600-9

A close look at the songs from all ELO’s albums from their 1971 debut to 2015’s Alone in the Universe.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 144 pages - 41 colour photographs

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New Into the Swarm: Stories of RAF Fighter Pilots in the Second World War

Product no.: 978-1-78155-615-3

A celebration of daring and heroic stories of the RAF’s finest RAF fighter pilots during the Second World War.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 208 pages - 80 black-and-white photographs

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New RAF Acklington: Guardian of the Northern Skies

Product no.: 978-1-78155-622-1

A comprehensive history of one of northern England’s most important fighter fields during the Second World War.

248 x 172 mm - paperback - 288 pages - 106 black-and-white photographs

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New Northern ‘Q’: The History of Royal Air Force Leuchars

Product no.: 978-1-78155-609-2

The history of Britain’s foremost Cold War fighter squadron.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 208 pages - 80 black-and-white photographs

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New 249 at Malta: RAF’s Top-Scoring Fighter Squadron

Product no.: 978-1-78155-554-5

The exciting story of 249 Squadron in the bitter defence of Malta with Hurricanes (1941) and Spitfires (1942-1943).

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 256 pages - 61 black-and-white photographs

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New Norway 1940: Chronicle of a Chaotic Campaign

Product no.: 978-1-78155-581-1

Germany used land, sea and air power to invade Norway. Britain and France thought, wrongly, that the use of sea power and unsupported infantry would suffice to eject the invader. This book comprehensively traces the progress of the Norwegian campaign with much use of participant accounts, many previously unpublished.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 416 pages - 32 black-and-white photographs

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New History of the de Havilland Vampire

Product no.: 978-1-78155-616-0

The complete story of the de Havilland Vampire, fighter, night fighter and advanced trainer.

248 x 172 mm - paperback - 384 pages - 316 black-and-white photographs

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New Night Hawk: Flight Lieutenant Karel Kuttelwascher DFC and BAR, the RAF’s Greatest Night Intruder Ace

Product no.: 978-1-78155-591-0

The biography of the RAF’s greatest night intruder ace by a family member with unique access to his personal records.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 216 pages - 67 black-and-white photographs

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New These Ghostly Archives: The Unearthing of Sylvia Plath

Product no.: 978-1-78155-594-1

These Ghostly Archives shows the reciprocal haunting nature of both Sylvia Plath and her archives.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 208 pages - 32 colour photographs

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New The Haunted Reader and Sylvia Plath

Product no.: 978-1-78155-547-7

A unique approach to Sylvia Plath studies focusing on readers of her work than the cultural literary figurehead.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 176 pages - 13 black-and-white photographs

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New Time Flies Reflections of a Fighter Pilot

Product no.: 978-1-78155-584-2

A fighter pilot’s exploits during the Cold War, including an insight into command decisions up to Secretary of State level.

248 x 172 mm - hardback - 192 pages - 32 colour photographs

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New A Royal Engineer at War 1940-1945: From Crossing the Desert to Crossing the Rhine

Product no.: 978-1-78155-595-8

One soldier’s war on North Africa, Normandy, Belgium, Holland and Germany, following his life, loves and emotions in wartime.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 256 pages - 70 black-and-white photographs

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New The 110th Holds in the Ardennes: The Blunting of Hitler’s Last Gamble and the Invasion of the Reich

Product no.: 978-1-78155-605-4

The story of the heroic actions of the 110th Regimental Combat Team during the Battle of the Bulge.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 214 pages - 33 black-and-white photographs

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New Skalski Against all Odds: The First Allied Ace of the Second World War

Product no.: 978-1-78155-549-1

The gripping history of a fighter pilot who fought with the RAF and was nearly executed upon his return to Poland.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 208 pages - 29 black-and-white photographs

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New Britain's Victory, Denmark's Freedom: Danish Volunteers in Allied Air Forces During the Second

Product no.: 978-1-78155-603-0

On 9 April 1940, Nazi Germany occupied Denmark. Not everyone accepted the surrender. Abroad, Danish nationals mobilised to fight back, and more than 250 men and women volunteered for Allied air forces, serving all over the world. This book offers the most comprehensive account of their story ever written.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 272 pages - 30 black-and-white photographs

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New Battle for the Channel: The First Month of the Battle of Britain 10 July-10 August 1940

Product no.: 978-1-78155-625-2

With the 76th anniversary of the Battle of Britain upon us, Battle for the Channel details how close the country came to a Nazi invasion.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 352 pages - 32 black-and-white photographs

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New Operational Test: Honing the Edge

Product no.: 978-1-78155-571-2

The inside story of how combat aircraft are tested, told by two experienced military evaluators.

248 x 172 mm - hardback - 224 pages - 64 colour and 42 black-and-white photographs

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New If the Kaiser Comes: Defence Against a German Invasion of Britain in the First World War

Product no.: 978-1-78155-575-0

The military elements of Britain’s home front in the First World War explored in detail.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 224 pages - 68 black-and-white photographs

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New The USAAF in Suffolk

Product no.: 978-1-78155-346-6

Life in Second World War Suffolk with the mixing of different cultures of young American servicemen and the local English rural population.

248 x 172 mm - hardback - 352 pages - 327 black-and-white photographs and maps

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New The Sirdar and the Khalifa: Kitchener’s Reconquest of Sudan 1896-98

Product no.: 978-1-78155-588-0

The story of Kitchener’s re-conquest of the Sudan and the avenging of the death of General Charles ‘Chinese’ Gordon.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 272 pages - 68 colour illustrations - 7 maps

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New Monte Cassino January-May 1944: The Legend of the Green Devils

Product no.: 978-1-78155-602-3

A gripping day-to-day account of the Allied plan to capture Rome that led to a four-month bloodbath.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 176 pages - 75 black-and-white and 45 colour photographs
 

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New Warfare in New Kingdom Egypt

Product no.: 978-1-78155-580-4

The first book to explore the army of ancient Egypt at its height, from weapons and tactics to logistics, training and life in camp.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 160 pages - 45 black-and-white drawings and 29 colour illustrations

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New With Napoleon at St Helena

Product no.: 978-1-78155-460-9

Exploring Napoleon’s residence on St Helena in detail, featuring interesting anecdotes and remarkable conversations with the Emperor.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 128 pages - 56 illustrations

 

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New Decima Flottiglia MAS: The Best Commandos of the Second World War

Product no.: 978-1-62545-113-2

The story of Decima Flottiglia MAS is one of bravery and determination under the waters of the Mediterranean during the Second World War.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 208 pages - 16 black-and-white photographs

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New Messerschmitt Bf 109: The Design and Operational History

Product no.: 978-1-78155-586-6

A detailed development and service history of the Messerschmitt Bf 109.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 272 pages - 120 black-and-white photographs

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