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Voices from the Arctic Convoys

Product no.: 978-1-78155-284-1


A unique record of the experiences from veterans of the Arctic convoys during the Second World War.

234 x 156 mm • paperback • 224 pages • 93 b/w photographs

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Coastal Patrol: Royal Navy Airship Operations During the Great War 1914-1918

Product no.: 978-1-78155-527-9

Personal recollections of serving members of the Royal Navy Airship Service in the First World War against the dreaded U-boat.

248 x 172 mm - hardback - 288 pages - 144 black-and-white photographs

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Britain's Imperial Air Routes 1918-1939

Product no.: 978-1-78155-370-1

This book pictures the growth of British air transport from inception in 1910 to the formation of Imperial Airways in 1934 and the beginnings of BOAC.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 384 pages - 74 black-and-white photographs

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Reich Rails: Royal Prussia, Imperial Germany and the First World War 1825-1918

Product no.: 978-1-78155-424-1

German railroading revolutionised warfare during 1825-1918.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 192 pages - 32 black-and-white photographs

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The RAF in the Battle of France and the Battle of Britain: A Reappraisal of Army and Air Policy 1938

Product no.: 978-1-78155-525-5

Reassesses the role played by the RAF and questions whether air power alone can achieve decisive results.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 304 pages - 71 black-and-white photographs

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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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Tupolev Tu-2: The Forgotten Medium Bomber

Product no.: 978-1-78155-532-3

The full story of one of the best medium bombers of the Second World War.

248 x 172 mm - hardback - 192 pages - 105 black-and-white and 29 colour photographs

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Fighters Over the Falklands: Defending the Islanders’ Way of Life

Product no.: 978-1-78155-222-3


A British task force defeated Argentinean forces in 1982. However, by 1987, the RAF was defending the Falklands from invasion with just four jet fighters, five aircrews and fifty-five personnel.

248 x 172 mm • hardback • 256 pages • 50 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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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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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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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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A Monocular Memoir: A Pilot's Life

Product no.: 978-1-78155-563-7

The story of Air Commodore Michael Williams and his thirty years as an RAF fighter pilot, flying instructor, and test pilot.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 160 pages - 48 black-and-white photographs

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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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Dallas Fifty Years On: The Murder of John F. Kennedy

Product no.: 978-1-62545-001-2

The untold story of the JFK assassination in 1963 and what the US Government does not want you to know.

234 x 156 mm • paperback • 224 pages • 32 b/w and 24 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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Alfred: Queen Victoria’s Second Son

Product no.: 978-1-78155-319-0

A biography of Alfred (1844-1900), second son of Queen Victoria, created Duke of Edinburgh and later Duke of Saxe-Coburg Gotha.

234 x 156 mm • paperback • 192 pages • 70 b/w photographs and illustrations

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KEKs and Fokkerstaffels: The Early German Fighter Units in 1915–1916

Product no.: 978-1-78155-223-0

The history of Germany’s first fighter aces and units in the First World War.
234 x 156 mm • hardback • 256 pages • 200 b/w photographs

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A Tiger Rose Out of Georgia: The First Black Middleweight Champion of the World

Product no.: 978-1-78155-270-4


The forgotten story of Theodore “Tiger” Flowers, the first black middleweight champion of the world.

234 x 156 mm • hardback • 232 pages • 24 b/w photographs

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An Edinburgh Diary 1793-1798

Product no.: 978-1-78155-484-5

In 1793, the Witts family arrived in Edinburg. A well-to-do family, they were nearly bankrupted; however, they soon built a wide circle of friends in the upper echelons of society where Agnes’ magnetic personality worked its magic.

248 x 172 mm - hardback - 416 pages - 30 colour and 50 black-and-white illustrations

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Agatha Christie: The Disappearing Novelist

Product no.: 978-1-78155-262-9


When Agatha Christie, the so-called ‘Queen of Crime’, disappeared from her home in Sunningdale in Berkshire for eleven days on 3 December 1927, the whole nation held its breath.

234 x 156 mm • paperback • 176 pages • 24 b/w 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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Charles Dicken: A Pictorial Biography of the World’s Greatest Storyteller

Product no.: 978-1-78155-278-0

A beautiful and pictorial tribute to England’s legendary wordsmith.
234 x 156 mm • paperback • 96 pages • 160 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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Mount of Aces: The Royal Aircraft Factory S.E.5a

Product no.: 978-1-78155-115-8


Although the fictional hero Biggles flew a Sopwith Camel over the trenches during the First World War, Britain’s top-scoring aces preferred the S.E.5a.

234 x 156 mm • hardback • 160 pages • 120 b/w photographs

 

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South Yorkshire People and Coal: The Gallant Struggle and Final Decline

Product no.: 978-1-78155-060-1


An illustrated history of the mining industry in South Yorkshire, showing vividly the extent to which communities relied upon coal, and their desperation when the industry was taken from them.

248 x 172 mm • paperback • 176 pages • 83 b/w photographs

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Digging for Hitler: The Nazi Archaeologists Search for an Aryan Past

Product no.: 978-1-78155-500-2

The true story of the Nazi’s search for archaeological treasures behind the Indiana Jones films.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 256 pages - 60 black-and-white illustrations

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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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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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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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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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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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King James and the History of Homosexuality

Product no.: 978-1-78155-543-9

James VI and I, the namesake of the King James Bible, had a series of notorious male favourites. They diminished the majesty of the monarchy and raised the spectre of a sodomitical court and effeminised nation. It is a story of political intrigue coloured by sodomy, pederasty and gender instability as a backdrop to the English Civil War.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 288 pages

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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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Britain’s Cold War Fighters

Product no.: 978-1-78155-100-4


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

248 x 172 mm • hardback • 368 pages • 193 black and white and 66 colour photographs and illustrations

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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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Ships and Soldiers: A Military and Maritime History of the Island of Alderney

Product no.: 978-1-78155-008-3


Ships and Soldiers explores the fascinating history of this remote and highly contested outpost since the days of the Norman Conquest. Richly illustrated with over 220 pictures, it demonstrates why, although measuring only 3 miles squared, Alderney has always been a vital English domain.

234 x 156 mm • paperback • 352 pages • 157 b/w and 66 colour photographs

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The Bad Boy: Bert Hall, Aviator and Mercenary of the Skies

Product no.: 978-1-78155-130-1


This is the first definitive biography of the rogue aviator Bert Hall of the Lafayette Escadrille, a French fighter squadron during the First World War.

234 x 156 mm • hardback • 192 pages • 16 b/w photographs

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Toronto Streetcars Serve the City

Product no.: 978-1-6254502-8-9


Toronto, located in southern Ontario on the northwestern shore of Lake Ontario serving as Canada's commercial capital and largest city, has the most extensive trolley car system in North America. Electric trolley car (also known as street car) service began in Toronto in 1892 replacing horse drawn service by 1894. Toronto has been consistently noted for its well maintained system.

248 x 172 mm • paperback • 128 pages • 234 colour photographs

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The Last Years of Steam in Shropshire and the Severn Valley

Product no.: 978-1-78155-294-0


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 • hardback • 128 pages • 197 colour photographs

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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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Bismarck: The Pride of the German Navy

Product no.: 978-1-78155-039-7


The first book to cover all aspects of the Bismarck through text, photos, maps, illustrations, technical details and crew lists.
297 x 210 mm • hardback • 368 pages • 330 black and white and 50 colour photographs and illustrations

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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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Yorkshire Railways: Featuring images from the Yorkshire Post

Product no.: 978-1-78155-316-9


A unique glimpse of Yorkshire railways in the early twentieth century with many beautifully reproduced unpublished photographs of the period.

248 x 172mm • paperback • 144 pages • 225 b/w photographs

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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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Rise Against Eagles: Stories of RAF Airmen in The Battle of Britain

Product no.: 978-1-78155-085-4


Rise Against Eagles is a collaborative work presenting exceptional tributes to an array of airmen from various nations who served in the Royal Air Force during critical battles of the Second World War.

234 x 156 mm • hardback • 232 pages • 40 b/w photographs

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My Target Was Leningrad - V Force: Preserving our Democracy

Product no.: 978-1-78155-181-3

A fascinating and chilling account of the Cold War by an RAF pilot who was to drop the bomb on Russia.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 208 pages - 112 black-and-white and 32 colour 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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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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Jasper: The Tudor Kingmaker

Product no.: 978-1-78155-390-9

The first proper academic biography of Jasper Tudor, the architect of the victory at Bosworth and thus the Tudor dynasty.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 224 pages - 30 b/w illustrations

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The Unusual and the Unexpected on British Railways: A Chronology of Unlikely Events 1948-1968

Product no.: 978-1-78155-234-6


A record of a host of improbable events, nationally, including some contemporary photographs. The surprises are many and varied!

248 x 172 mm • hardback • 320 pages • 92 b/w photographs

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Goldfish Caterpillars & Guinea Pigs: Second World War Aircrew who experienced Life Saving Events

Product no.: 978-1-78155-078-6


Accounts of pilots and aircrews who experienced life saving events, enabling exclusive membership rites to very special clubs.

234 x 156 mm • hardback • 256pages • 110 b/w photographs

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Murder on the High Seas

Product no.: 978-1-78155-118-9


A collection of fascinating accounts of murders committed on the high seas.

234 x 156 mm • paperback • 256 pages

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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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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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Midget Car Racing: Belle Vue Speedway 1934-39

Product no.: 978-1-78155-240-7

A fascinating historical document of wacky midget car racing that swept throughout the UK during the 1930s.

235 x 165 mm • paperback • 160 pages • 102 b/w illustrations
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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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Hitler's Naval Bases: Kriegsmarine Bases During the Second World War

Product no.: 978-1-78155-198-1


Beautifully illustrated with over 200 previously unpublished photographs, Hitler’s Naval Bases is, without question, the definitive book on this principal branch of the Kriegsmarine.
248 x 172 mm • hardback • 256 pages • 200 illustrations

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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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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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