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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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 History of the Galician Division of the Waffen SS Volume 1 and 2 (bundle)

Product no.: 978-1-78155-528-6B

The History of the Galician Division of the Waffen SS: Volume One: On the Eastern Front
An exhaustive and definitive account of the history and eventual fate of the Galician Waffen – SS Division.

The History of the Galician Division of the Waffen SS: Volume Two: Stalin’s Nemesis
An exhaustive and definitive account of the history and eventual fate of the Galician Waffen – SS Division.

 

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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

In stock from 29/06/2017

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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 Hypatia: Mathematician, Philosopher, Myth

Product no.: 978-1-78155-546-0

The true story behind the myths and legends surrounding Hypatia, the female philosopher of Alexandria.

234 x §56 mm - hardback - 192 pages - 28 illustrations

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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 Hermann Goering: From Secret Luftwaffe to Hossbach War Conference 1935-37

Product no.: 978-1-62545-019-7

Hermann Goering prepares his Luftwaffe and economy for the Second World War via executive action, pre-war diplomacy and covert operations.

248 x 172 mm - hardback - 272 pages - 299 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 Strafvollzugslager Der SS- Und Polizei: Himmler’s Wartime Institutions for the Detention of...

Product no.: 978-1-78155-560-6

A unique insight into the history of the Waffen-SS intuitions that detained SS and Polizei malefactors.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 608 pages - 9 prison maps - 73 black-and-white 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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