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Jeff Lynne: Electric Light Orchestra - Before and After

Product no.: 978-1-78155-492-0

The first ever biography of this iconic Birmingham-born musician who rose to become one of the biggest rock stars of the 70s and 80s.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 192 pages - 30 black-and-white photographs

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Whirlwind: Westland's Enigmatic Fighter

Product no.: 978-1-78155-037-3


The first book to unravel the true story behind a charismatic British fighter aircraft of the Second World War.
248 x 172 mm • hardback • 288 pages • 150 mono 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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Adolf Hitler: The Curious and Macabre Anecdotes

Product no.: 978-1-78155-073-1

Anecdotes of the Führer presented in a unique and compelling manner.

234 x 156 mm • paperback • 192 pages • 50 illustrations

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Spitfire Glory: The Wartime Flying Life of Leif Lundsten

Product no.: 978-1-78155-501-9

A gripping story of a man’s heroic war effort and the Spitfires he took to the skies.

234 x 156 mm  - hardback - 288 pages - 69 black-and-white photographs

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Ten Years of the Summer’s End Progressive Rock Festival

Product no.: 978-1-78155-452-4

A celebration in words and pictures of the first ten years of one of the world’s best-known progressive rock festivals.

235 x 165 mm - paperback - 96 pages - 143 colour 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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Pasco's Boatyard: 250 Years of Boatbuilding in Cornwall

Product no.: 978-1-78155-401-2

A superb pictorial history of this iconic boatyard at St Just in Cornwall.

235 x 165 mm - paperback - 96 pages - 158 colour photographs

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Fighters over the Aegean

Product no.: 978-1-78155-044-1


This is the first comprehensive account of aerial operations over the Aegean 1943-44.

234 x 156 mm • hardback • 224 pages • 40 b/w 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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Haunted Second World War Airfields Volume One: Southern England

Product no.: 978-1-78155-097-7


An up-to-date survey of the paranormal and haunted happenings on Second World War airfields in the UK with a historical timeline of each airfield.

234 x 156 mm • hardback • 288 pages • 80 maps, 16 b/w photographs

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Thomas J. Lipton's America's Cup Campaigns

Product no.: 978-1-62545-101-9

The saga of one man's three-decade obsession with winning the America's Cup.

248 x 172 mm - hardback - 176 pages - 30 colour illustrations

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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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47 Royal Marine Commando: An Inside Story 1943-1946

Product no.: 978-1-78155-297-1

The gripping and fascinating story of 47 Royal Marine Commando told by those who were there.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 232 pages - 100 b/w photographs

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German Raiders of the First World War: Kaiserliche Marine Cruisers and the Epic Chases

Product no.: 978-1-78155-466-1

German cruiser warfare in the Mediterranean and Vice-Admiral von Spee’s epic battle in the Pacific Ocean during the First World War.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 208 pages - 64 black-and-white 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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Total Espionage: Germany’s Information and Disinformation Apparatus 1932-40

Product no.: 978-1-78155-451-7

It isn’t done with Mirrors - the Nazi state’s total mobilization of resources to gather information.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 320 pages - 96 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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Lavochkin Fighters of the Second World War

Product no.: 978-1-78155-514-9

A comprehensive history of the Lavochkin Soviet fighter aircraft of the Second World War.

248 x 172 mm - hardback - 240 pages - 10 maps - 110 black-and-white photographs - 50 colour photographs and profiles

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Edward IV: From Contemporary Chronicles, Letters & Records

Product no.: 978-1-78155-416-6

A Study of the Yorkist King Edward IV - a crucial figure in the Wars of the Roses.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 224 pages - 26 b/w illustrations

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Tornado F3 in Focus: A Navigator's Eye on Britain's Last Interceptor

Product no.: 978-1-78155-307-7

The much troubled yet iconic Tornado F3 is here scrutinised by a best-selling author who served as crew in one.

248 x 172 - hardback - 288 pages - 123 b/w and 62 colour photographs

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The Fighting Wessex Wyverns: From Normandy to Bremerhaven with the 43rd Wessex Division

Product no.: 978-1-78155-071-7

The Story of the Fighting Yellow Devils.

234 x 156 mm • paperback • 240 pages • 50 b&w photographs

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Changing York

Product no.: 978-1-78155-263-6

The history of York told through its glorious buildings.

235 x 165 mm - paperback - 96 pages - 185 colour photographs

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The Rise and Fall of the Luftwaffe

Product no.: 978-1-78155-006-9

A stunning insider’s account of the inevitable failure of the Luftwaffe.

234 x 156 mm • paperback • 240 pages • 50 b&w illustrations

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The Escaping Club

Product no.: 978-1-78155-123-3

The most famous escaping account from the First World War. In the Second World War Evans was enlisted into the Top Secret intelligence organisation MI9, helping Allied personnel escape from the Nazis.

234 x 156 mm • paperback • 192 pages • 25 b/w photographs
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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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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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Soviet Aircraft Industry

Product no.: 978-1-78155-289-6

A unique examination of the history and current status of the former Soviet Aviation industry.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 288 pages - 64 black-and-white photographs

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Spring Training with the Washington Nationals

Product no.: 978-1-63499-002-8

Viera, Florida, has been the spring training home for the Washington Nationals since the team’s inception in 2005 and author Jim Maggiore has made the sojourn to Florida every year to watch the team get ready for the regular season.

248 x 172 mm - paperback - 128 pages - 223 colour photographs

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Hermann Goering - Beer Hall Putsch to Nazi Blood Purge 1919-34: The Personal Photographic Albums of

Product no.: 978-1-62545-033-3

Volume Two of this remarkable photographic history, tracing Goering’s history using his own photographic archive.

248 x 172 mm - hardback - 272 pages - 320 black-and-white photographs

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Silent Invaders: Combat Gliders of the Second World War

Product no.: 978-1-62545-000-5


The story of the brave role that Combat gliders took throughout the Second World War.

234 x 156 mm • hardback • 192 pages • 80 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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Joseph Goebbels: The Biography

Product no.: 978-1-78155-122-6

The best biography ever written about the sex-driven propaganda genius who became an evil mechanic for the Third Reich.

234 x 156 mm • hardback • 448 pages • 90 b/w photographs

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Prisoners of the British: Internees and Prisoners of War during the First World War

Product no.: 978-1-78155-479-1

A fascinating examination of the supposed British sense of fair play towards friend or foe, ally or enemy.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 208 pages - 40 black-and-white photographs

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A Birmingham Boyhood 1923 - 40

Product no.: 978-1-78155-317-6

An evocative account of a Birmingham childhood supported by memorable photographs from the era

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 192 pages - 166 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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British Aircraft Manufacturers Since 1909

Product no.: 978-1-78155-229-2


A comprehensive and exhaustive account of the fascinating British aircraft industry from 1909 to current day.
248 x 172 mm • hardback • 256 pages • illustrated throughout

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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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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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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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William Shakespeare, the Wars of the Roses and the Historians

Product no.: 978-1-78155-415-9

How and why William Shakespeare ensured immortality for the Wars of the Roses.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 208 pages - 24 b/w illustrations

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Voices from Britain: Broadcasts from the BBC 1939-45

Product no.: 978-1-78155-174-5


A collection of famous wartime broadcasts to the World from the BBC, including the broadcast of the declaration of war.

234 x 156 mm • paperback • 304 pages • 64 b&w photographs

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Soviet Cold War Fighters

Product no.: 978-1-78155-496-8

The story of fighters that were developed and employed by the Soviet Union during the Cold War.

248 x 172 mm - hardback - 352 pages - 202 black-and-white and 51 colour photographs

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Among the Italian Partisans: The Allied Contribution to the Resistance

Product no.: 978-1-78155-339-8

A comprehensive account of the men who chose to continue their personal war against the Germans and Fascists.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 176 pages - 22 black-and-white photographs

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Unwanted Hero: The Flying Career of Squadron Leader Donald Barnard DFC, 1937-1955

Product no.: 978-1-78155-079-3


The story of a hero who was court-martialled due to unauthorised attempts to help emaciated Allied POW’s from Burma in 1945.

234 x 156 mm • hardback • 240 pages • 45 illustrations

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Station 115 Shipdham: The Story of a USAF Airfield

Product no.: 978-1-78155-495-1

The birth, growth and evolution of a Second World War airfield seen through the eyes of the people who were there.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 176 pages - 56 black-and-white photographs

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The Nazis Go Underground

Product no.: 978-1-78155-121-9


In 1943 Nazis prepared to go underground. The idea was to create a network to plan for World War III.

234 x 156 mm • paperback • 224 pages • 76 b/w photographs

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The History of the Biggin Hill International Air Fair

Product no.: 978-1-78155-491-3

The definitive history of the Biggin Hill International Air Fair from 1963 to 2010.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 224 pages - 20 black-and-white and 61 colour photographs

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Tupolev Tu-128 ‘Fiddler’

Product no.: 978-1-78155-404-3

The first comprehensive study in English of the remarkable Tupolev Tu-128 Fiddler, the largest jet fighter ever flown.

248 x 172 mm • hardback • 380 pages • 140 b/w and 30 col. photographs

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British Airship Bases of the Twentieth Century

Product no.: 978-1-78155-281-0

The First book to examine the bases that British airships flew from in detail.

248 x 172 mm - hardback - 320 pages - 170 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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Women on Duty: A History of the First Female Police Force

Product no.: 978-1-78155-362-6

The story of the first policewomen in Britain, the prejudices they faced and the impact they had on women’s rights.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 192 pages - 32 b/w photographs

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Yank Bomber Boys in Norfolk: A Photographic Record of the USAAF in the Second World War

Product no.: 978-1-78155-356-5


A pictorial ‘behind the scenes’ look at the day to day life on Norfolk air bases by the USAAF’s 8th Air Force during the Second World War.

248 x 172 mm - hardback - 256 pages - 526 b/w photographs

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The Prussian Princesses: The Sisters of Kaiser Wilhelm II

Product no.: 978-1-78155-435-7

The first proper biographies of the three younger sisters of Kaiser Wilhelm II, each whose lives were wrecked by tragedy.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 192 pages - 43 b/w photographs

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The Last Years of Steam Around Central Wales

Product no.: 978-1-78155-312-1

A unique collection of unpublished photographs from the 1950s and ’60s covering the railways around Central Wales and Herefordshire.

248 x 172 mm - hardback - 128 pages - 208 colour photographs

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Blood, Sweat and Valour: 41 Squadron RAF, August 1942-May 1945: A Biographical History

Product no.: 978-1-78155-193-6


The first comprehensive study of 41 Squadron RAF, concentrating on its Second World War activity between August 1942 and May 1945, with a specific emphasis on the men who earned the enviable reputation the Squadron still enjoys today.

248 x 172 mm • hardback • 1088 pages • 350 illustrations

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Zero to Hero: From a Boys’ Home to RAF Hero

Product no.: 978-1-78155-303-9


The remarkable biography of Victor Roe, one of the longest serving rear gunners in the RAF’s Pathfinders.

235 x 165 mm - hardback - 160 pages - 57 photographs

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The Surrender of Napoleon

Product no.: 978-1-78155-176-9

An accurate and absorbing historical account on how Napoleon surrendered to the British on HMS Bellerophon.

234 x 156 mm • paperback • 160 pages • 40 b/w illustrations

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De Havilland Mosquito: The Original Multirole Combat Aircraft

Product no.: 978-1-78155-494-4

The ultimate illustrated history of the Second World War de Havilland Mosquito, the first multirole combat aircraft.

248 x 172 mm - hardback - 272 pages - 202 black-and-white photographs

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Adolf’s British Holiday Snaps: Luftwaffe Aerial Reconnaissance of Great Britain

Product no.: 978-1-78155-119-6


It is said that the changes to the British landscape in the past seventy years have been the greatest since the felling of the native forests. The Luftwaffe Aerial Reconnaissance Photographs help us recapture the past.

234 x 156 mm • paperback • 224 pages • 209 illustrations

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