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Fading Eagle: Politics and Decline of Britain’s Post-War Air Force

Product no.: 978-1-78155-117-2


A fascinating aerial account of the golden post-war age of British aircraft and its heroes.

248 x 172 mm • hardback • 288 pages • 60 b/w photographs

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Heathrow Airport: An Illustrated History

Product no.: 978-1-78155-511-8

A definitive illustrated history of London Heathrow Airport covering seventy years of operations.

248 x 172 mm - paperback - 240 pages - 224 black-and-white photographs

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Lake District Folk

Product no.: 978-1-78155-507-1

A nostalgic recollection of a lifelong association with the people and places of the Lake District.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 128 pages - 36 black-and-white photographs

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SBAC Farnborough: A History

Product no.: 978-1-78155-238-4

Farnborough is best known for its experiments and development of aircraft. After the war, it played host to a considerable variety of aircraft, including a number of captured Axis types.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 176 pages - 132 black-and-white photographs

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The West Coast Lines: BR Steam From Euston to Glasgow

Product no.: 978-1-78155-207-0


The two decades following the end of the Second World War was a period of great change in Britain. One of the most noticeable changes, apparent throughout the towns and countryside, was the switch from steam to diesel traction. It transformed the character of the railways, not only in the replacement of locomotives, but also in the enormous upheaval of infrastructure. Bill Reed’s photographs capture all of this.

248x 172 mm • paperback • 128 pages • 238 b/w and colour photographs

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Our Beloved Cricket: From Village Greens to Lord's

Product no.: 978-1-78155-215-5


Brian Scovell's 26th book Our Beloved Cricket is a delight for cricket's aficionados.

234 x 156 mm • hardback • 192 pages • 40 colour and b/w photographs

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Sino-Japanese Air War 1937-1945: The Longest Struggle

Product no.: 978-1-78155-536-1

The Sino-Japanese conflict was the longest struggle of the Second World War.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 224 pages - 29 black-and-white photographs

 

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Conan Doyle and the Crimes Club: The Creator of Sherlock Holmes and his Criminological Friends

Product no.: 978-1-78155-194-3


A lively and compelling read, Conan Doyle and the Crimes Club provides a unique window into the Edwardian clique of criminologists and gentleman sleuths. Welcome to the club.

234 x 156 mm • hardback • 160 pages • 30 b/w photographs

 

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West Yorkshire Cinemas and Theatres (From the Yorkshire Post Picture Archives)

Product no.: 978-1-78155-206-3


A fantastic collection of pictures and information featuring West Yorkshire's cinemas and theatres.

248 x 172 mm • paperback • 144 pages • 220 b/w photographs

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Celtic Changing Faces

Product no.: 978-1-78155-082-3


Photographs and stories featuring players from the early days of the Club up to the present.

235 x 165 mm • paperback • 96 pages • illustrated throughout

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RAF 100 Group: The Birth of Electronic Warfare

Product no.: 978-1-78155-458-6

The birth of electronic warfare and the application of it as used as countermeasures against the German Defence Network.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 224 pages

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The Phantom in Focus: A Navigator’s Eye on Britain’s Cold War Warrior

Product no.: 978-1-78155-421-0

The Ultimate Profile of Britain's Definitive Cold War Fighter.

248 x 172 mm • paperback • 336 pages • 139 b/w and 96 colour photographs

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Classic British Motorcycles

Product no.: 978-1-78155-086-1


A gloriously illustrated and detailed book on classic British motorcycles revealed for the first time

248 x 172 mm • hardback • 160 pages • colour photographs throughout

 

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Silver: The Spy Who Fooled the Nazis

Product no.: 978-1-78155-371-8

The untold story of the war’s only quintuple spy. Working for Britain and Russia, he defrauded the Nazis of £2.5 million.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 336 pages - 32 black-and-white photographs

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Chillingham: Its Cattle, Castle and Church

Product no.: 978-1-78155-522-4

Its location not only contributed to some of the best archaeology in Northumberland, but also a herd of wild white cattle unique in the history of the natural world, immortalised in songs, books and art.

248 x 172 mm - hardback - 224 pages - 200 colour photographs and illustrations

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Napoleon and his Women Friends

Product no.: 978-1-78155-177-6

Josephine was not the only woman in Napoleon’s life. Several sisters, a second wife and numerous mistresses are also included.

234 x 156 mm • paperback • 304 pages • 32 b/w illustrations
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Rare Birds: Forgotten Aircraft of the Second World War

Product no.: 978-1-78155-524-8

The hidden story of forgotten aircraft of the Second World War from all fighting nations.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 224 pages - 44 black-and-white and 34 colour photographs

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The Diary of Sonny Ormrod DFC: Malta Fighter Ace

Product no.: 978-1-78155-529-3

The complete story of Sonny Ormrod’s period of aerial combat over Malta. His was one of many young lives lost in the effort to safeguard Malta, and he was there when only Hurricanes were available to combat the Luftwaffe’s onslaught.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 336 pages - 34 black-and-white photographs

 

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The History of the Galician Division of the Waffen SS: Volume Two: Stalin’s Nemesis

Product no.: 978-1-78155-538-5

An exhaustive and definitive account of the history and eventual fate of the Galician Waffen – SS Division.

248 x 172 mm - hardback - 384 pages - 192 black-and-white photographs

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Mustang - Thoroughbred Stallion of the Air

Product no.: 978-1-78155-051-9

This P/F-51 book will be rife with first-person accounts of the beloved Mustang in combat in two wars.

275 x 210 mm • hardback • 224 pages • 200 (50 colour)
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B-24 Bridge Busters: RAF Liberators over Burma

Product no.: 978-1-78155-519-4

The American B-24 Liberators flown by RAF and Commonwealth aircrews against the Japanese in Burma.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 208 pages - 37 black-and-white photographs

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The Apache in European Service

Product no.: 978-1-78155-444-9

The Apache is Europe’s primary attack helicopter and backbone for the Army Air Corps.

235 x 165 mm - paperback - 96 pages - 164 colour photographs

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Lords and Masters

Product no.: 978-1-78155-018-2

A Masterpiece of Character Depiction. An Exposé of the Mayfair Mussolini Fans and War Profiteers.

234 x 156 mm • paperback • 288 pages

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The Worlds of Gerry and Sylvia Anderson: The Story Behind International Rescue

Product no.: 978-1-78155-504-0

The amazing story behind the Gerry and Sylvia Anderson SF classics that have thrilled generations.

248 x 172 mm - hardback - 240 pages - 41 colour illustrations

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Merseyrail Electric

Product no.: 978-1-78155-513-2

Scenes from the busy third rail suburban network serving a famous and diverse part of north-west England.

235 x 165 mm - paperback - 96 pages - 152 colour photographs

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Fighters over Stalingrad: Air Operations of the Soviet VVS and the Luftwaffe

Product no.: 978-1-78155-046-5

The first book with detailed descriptions of the air war over Stalingrad based on early unpublished archive sources.

248 x 172 mm • hardback • 384 pages • 85 b/w photographs

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Napoleon on St Helena

Product no.: 978-1-78155-171-4


A Comprehensive Account of Napoleon’s Imprisonment.

234 x 156 mm • paperback • 246 pages • 80 colour illustrations

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Sylvia Plath in Devon: A Year's Turning

Product no.: 978-1-78155-437-1

A unique analysis of a crucial period in the life of this iconic writer, who tragically committed suicide just months later.

235 x 165 mm - paperback - 128 pages - 11 colour photographs

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The North Eastern Railway in the First World War

Product no.: 978-1-78155-081-6


The story of the essential support role provided by the North Eastern Railway in the First World War.

234 x 156 mm • hardback • 208 pages

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Britain’s Cold War Bombers

Product no.: 978-1-78155-052-6


From the iconic Vulcan to the latest generation of Typhoon aircraft, this fascinating and highly illustrated book tells how each design was created and translated into operational aircraft.

248 x 172 mm • hardback • 336 pages • 200 b/w and 50 col. photographs

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Neolithic Horizons: Changing Communities in the Wessex Landscape

Product no.: 978-1-78155-299-5

Analysis of the great monument complexes of Neolithic Wessex and the changing landscape influenced by the communities who built them.

248 x 172 mm - paperback - 192 pages - 41 black-and-white and 30 colour photographs

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The Junkers Ju 52 Story

Product no.: 978-1-78155-515-6

The complete history of the Junkers Ju 52/3m in civil and military service around the world since 1930.

248 x 172 mm - hardback - 272 pages - 115 black-and-white and 43 colour photographs

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Pop Pickers and Music Vendors: David Jacobs, Alan Freeman, John Peel, Tommy Vance and Roger Scott

Product no.: 978-1-78155-544-6

David Jacobs, Alan Freeman, John Peel, Tommy Vance and Roger Scott were five of the greatest British disc jockeys of the last 60 years, all passionate about the music they presented: Jacobs the easy listening maestro; Freeman the pop-picker; Peel the alternative scene champion; Vance the lover of hard rock; and Scott an eclectic mix of genres. 

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 160 pages - 36 black-and-white photographs

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Old Whiskey and Young Women: American True Crime: Tales of Murder, Sex and Scandal

Product no.: 978-1-62545-108-8

Some of the most notorious and scandalous cases in US legal history are explored in this riveting book.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 240 pages - 77 black-and-white photographs

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Feldpost: The War Letters of Friedrich Reiner Niemann - A German Soldier on the Eastern Front

Product no.: 978-1-62545-015-9

The war letters of a German soldier on the Eastern Front during the Second World War.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 256 pages - 32 black-and-white photographs

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The Life and Reign of Edward the Fourth: King of England and France and Lord of Ireland (Volume 2)

Product no.: 978-1-78155-476-0

Edward IV, (1442-1483) was King of England from March 1461 until October 1470, and again from April 1471 until his death in April 1483. In a turbulent world, Edward Duke of York—with good title to the throne—overthrew the corrupt government of the weak and feeble-minded Henry VI, setting the foundation stones for a strong and prosperous England. 

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 528 pages

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The Road to Civitella 1944: The Captain, the Chaplain and the Massacre

Product no.: 978-1-78155-531-6

The little known story of the Civitella Massacre, 29 June 1944, and the help two British officers brought to survivors.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 224 pages - 67 black-and-white photographs and 3 maps

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Agnetha Fältskog: The Girl with the Golden Hair

Product no.: 978-1-78155-521-7

The incredible story of one of the most successful and enigmatic performers in the last fifty years of popular music.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 208 pages - 26 colour photographs

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Air Wars 1920-1939: The Development and Evolution of Fighter Tactics

Product no.: 978-1-78155-520-0

The full story of how aircraft fighter tactics were developed in the years leading up to the Second World War.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 208 pages - 5 maps and 64 black-and-white photographs

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Letters from the Front: Letters and Diaries from the British Expeditionary Forces...

Product no.: 978-1-78155-338-1

The First World War told in the letters and diaries of those that fought it.

234 x 156 mm • paperback • 224 pages • 32 b/w photographs

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The Avro Vulcan: A History

Product no.: 978-1-78155-232-2


A detailed and comprehensive account of Britain’s iconic and much loved nuclear bomber.

248 x 172 mm • paperback • 176 pages • 150 b/w and 28 col. photographs

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The Life and Reign of Edward the Fourth: King of England and France and Lord of Ireland (Volume 1)

Product no.: 978-1-78155-475-3

Edward IV, (1442-1483) was King of England from March 1461 until October 1470, and again from April 1471 until his death in April 1483. In a turbulent world, Edward Duke of York—with good title to the throne—overthrew the corrupt government of the weak and feeble-minded Henry VI, setting the foundation stones for a strong and prosperous England. 

234 x 156 - paperback - 624 pages

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From War to Peace: A Photographer’s View of British Aviation during the 1940s

Product no.: 978-1-78155-331-2

One man’s photographic record of the British aviation scene during wartime and the immediate post-war period of the 1940s.

248 x 172 mm - hardback - 256 pages - 390 black-and-white photographs

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The Phantom in Focus: A Navigator’s Eye on Britain’s Cold War Warrior

Product no.: 978-1-78155-048-9

The story of the original multi-role combat jet aircraft and world’s leading distributor of MiG parts: A tribute to its record of 280 MiG kills.

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Wine, Women and Song: A Spitfire Pilot's Story

Product no.: 978-1-78155-035-9

A unique insight into the experiences of Kiwi Spitfire pilot Doug Brown based on war letters home and reminiscences in combat.

248 x 172 mm • hardback • 368 pages • 200 b/w photographs

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German Night Fighter Force 1917-1945

Product no.: 978-1-78155-503-3

A highly detailed analysis with numerous appendices, which provides a comprehensive account of the Luftwaffe’s thoroughness right up the end when the hunters became the hunted…

248 x 172 mm - hardback - 352 pages - 191 black-and-white photographs

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Bismarck and Hood: The Battle of the Denmark Strait – A Technical Analysis for a New Perspective

Product no.: 978-1-78155-231-5


A detailed and revolutionary technical analysis of the epic battle between HMS Hood and Bismarck.

248 x 172 mm • hardback • 184 pages • 69 b/w and 16 colour illustrations

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Tempsford Academy: Churchill's and Roosevelt's Secret Airfield

Product no.: 978-1-78155-003-8


The dramatic account of American secret agents trained in England at RAF Tempsford to be parachuted behind enemy lines.

234 x 156 mm • hardback • 160 pages • 20 b/w photographs

 

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Britain’s Cold War Bombers

Product no.: 978-1-78155-534-7

From the iconic Vulcan to the latest generation of Typhoon aircraft, this fascinating and highly illustrated book tells how each design was created and translated into operational aircraft.

248 x 172 mm - paperback - 368 pages - 193 black-and-white and 66 colour photographs

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Texans at Gettysburg: Blood and Glory with Hood’s Texas Brigade

Product no.: 978-1-62545-060-9

Vivid accounts of the brave soldiers of Texas at the Battle of Gettysburg based on their personal recollections.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 240 pages - 20 black-and-white photographs

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The Call Up: A Study of National Service in Peacetime Britain

Product no.: 978-1-78155-526-2

A study of National Service in Britain in the immediate post-war years with many fascinating interviews.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 192 pages - 63 black-and-white photographs

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Sawney Bean: Disecting the Legent of the Scottish Cannibal

Product no.: 978-1-78155-367-1

This legend of 16th Century Scotland has resonated down the Centuries in literature and film - this unique book discusses the case that began that myth for the first time.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 176 pages - 32 b/w illustrations

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Churchill and Stalin's Secret Agents: Operation Pickaxe at RAF Tempsford

Product no.: 978-1-78155-002-1

The top-secret agreement between Britain and the Soviet Union whereby the British Special Operations Executive, the Royal Navy and the Royal Air Force arranged the transport of 34 Soviet agents from Archangel and Murmansk to be infiltrated into France, Holland, Italy, Austria and Germany.

234 x 156 mm • hardback • 320 pages • 20 b/w photographs
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Slouching in the Undergrowth: The Long Life of a Gunner Officer

Product no.: 978-1-78155-009-0

A fascinating autobiography from a distinguished war veteran.

234 x 156 mm • paperback • 240 pages • 55 b/w photographs

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Rhapsody in Blue: An RAF Fighter Pilot’s Life During the Cold War

Product no.: 978-1-78155-535-4

An authentic description of a Cold War warrior’s time in the RAF in the frontline and test world.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 272 pages - 71 black-and-white photographs

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East Yorkshire Village Visits

Product no.: 978-1-78155-264-3


A charming collection of thirty historical and contemporary studies of East Riding communities based on the popular ‘Village Visit’ series in the Journal, the well-known county magazine.

234 x 156 mm • paperback • 240 pages • 60 b/w photographs

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War Games and their History

Product no.: 978-1-78155-042-7

The first book to give a comprehensive insight into war games from earliest times up to the present day.

248 x 172 mm • hardback • 288 pages • 318 colour illustrations

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Redhead with Fire in his Boots: My Life in Rugby

Product no.: 978-1-78155-182-0

The gripping autobiography of one of the best known names in 1960s Rugby League.
234 x 156 mm • paperback • 224 pages • 40 b/w photographs

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Tales from the Control Tower

Product no.: 978-1-78155-041-0

Fascinating autobiographical anecdotes from a young air force man of the ’60s and ’70s.

234 x 156 mm • paperback • 224 pages • 35 b/w illustrations

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A Flying Life: An Enthusiast’s Photographic Record of British Aviation in the 1930s

Product no.: 978-1-78155-087-8


The golden pre-war age of British flying caught by the cameras of amateur enthusiasts.
248 x 172 mm • hardback • 256 pages • 300 black and white photographs

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