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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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Bruno and Lewis: The Boxing Years

Product no.: 978-1-78155-590-3

An account of two British fighters on a mission to win the world heavyweight championship.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 176 pages - 26 colour and 16 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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

In stock from 31/07/2017

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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 Jowett Cars of the 1930s

Product no.: 978-1-78155-576-7

The story of how Jowett Cars survived the depression of the 1930s when other manufacturers failed.

235 x 165 mm - paperback - 128 pages - 26 black-and-white and 93 colour 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 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 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 The Wandering Princess: Princess Hélène of France, Duchess of Aosta (1871-1951)

Product no.: 978-1-78155-592-7

The adventuresome life of a strong-willed princess who hunted in Africa, nursed during the First World War and travelled the world.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 464 pages - 34 black-and-white 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 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 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 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 In and Around Cambridge in the 1960s

Product no.: 978-1-78155-537-8

An affectionate look at many different aspects of life in one of the world’s leading university cities in the Swinging Sixties.

248 x 172 mm - paperback - 192 pages - 236 black-and-white photographs

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New Axis Suicide Squads: German and Japanese Secret Projects of the Second World War

Product no.: 978-1-78155-565-1

A previously unpublished compilation of German and Japanese secret projects of suicide aircraft.

248 x 172 mm - hardback - 288 pages - 125 back-and-white scale drawings

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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 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 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 When the Navy Took to the Air: The Experimental Seaplane Stations of the Royal Naval Air Service

Product no.: 978-1-78155-572-9

The true story of how the British Navy, under pressure of war, pushed the envelope of aviation to the limit.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 176 pages - 30 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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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 The Lion and the Rose: A Biography of a Great War Battalion – The 1/5th King’s Own

Product no.: 978-1-78155-555-2

The most complete biography of an infantry battalion of the Great War ever published.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 472 pages - 31 black-and-white photographs

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New Maritime Royalty: The Queen Mary and the Cunard Queens

Product no.: 978-1-78155-567-5

A grand salute to the great Queen Mary on the occasion of her 80th anniversary of her maiden crossing.

225 x 248 mm - paperback - 128 pages - 65 black-and-white and 114 colour photographs

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New Hawker Hurricane: The Multirole Fighter

Product no.: 978-1-78155-587-3

The untold story of the iconic Hawker Hurricane and its young pilots that saved Britain from enemy invasion to win the Battle of Britain.

248 x 172 mm - hardback - 448 pages - 473 black-and-white photographs

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New The Fairey Battle: A Reassessment of its RAF Career

Product no.: 978-1-78155-585-9

The Fairey Battle was derided as the worst plane ever to enter service with the RAF. Did it deserve this reputation?

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 176 pages - 61 black-and-white photographs

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New U-Boats off Bermuda: Patrol Summaries and Merchant Ship Survivors Landed in Bermuda 1940-1944

Product no.: 978-1-78155-606-1

An untold story about a remote stretch of much-trafficked ocean during the Second World War where hundreds of ships were sunk by Hitler’s U-Boats.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 256 pages - 10 black-and-white photographs

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New Beyond Duty: The Reason Some Soldiers Commit Atrocities

Product no.: 978-1-62545-112-5

Soldiers have gone to war throughout the ages. Some commit atrocities. There are some similar factors that caused these actions.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 288 pages - 40 black-and-white photographs

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New Crawling Out of Hell: The True Story of a British Sniper’s Greatest Battle

Product no.: 978-1-78155-556-9

A soldier’s struggle to recover from horrific injuries suffered on the battlefield and to accept and overcome his physical disabilities.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 192 pages - 40 colour photographs (some disturbing images)

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New The Last Years of Steam Around the Midlands: From the Photographic Archive of the Late A. J. Maund

Product no.: 978-1-78155-614-6


A unique collection of unpublished photographs from the 1950s and 1960s covering the railways around the Midlands.

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

 

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New The Last Years of Steam in Shropshire and the Severn Valley

Product no.: 978-1-78155-613-9


Covering most of the most of the railways of Shropshire and following the River Severn down to the Bewdley area, this evocative book largely uses the photographs taken by the author and his father on their travels from the late 50s until the end of Steam in the late 1960s.

248 x 172 mm - paperback - 128 pages - 197 colour photographs

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New Trajan's Column

Product no.: 978-1-78155-403-6

The ultimate study of and guide to, this remarkable relic of Ancient Rome.

248 x 172 mm - hardback - 406 pages - 100 black-and-white photographs

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