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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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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 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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Dear Raymond: The Story of Spirituality and the First World War

Product no.: 978-1-78155-219-3


When Raymond Lodge died in 1915, his story seemed at an end until his father began an emotive, dangerous and controversial journey into the afterlife, resurrecting Raymond, turning the ideas of Victorian religious tradition on their heads and fuelling a new debate into the relevance of God in the Twentieth Century.

248 x 172 mm • hardback • 208 pages • 41 b/w photographs

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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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The History of the Galician Division of the Waffen SS: Volume One: On the Eastern Front

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

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

248 x 172 mm - hardback - 416 pages - 210 black-and-white photographs and 6 maps

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No Echo in the Sky

Product no.: 978-1-78155-487-6

A delightfully written book where Harald Penrose draws on personal experiences from his long and distinguished career.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 128 pages - 19 black-and-white illustrations

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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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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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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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Operation Big Ben: The Anti-V2 Spitfire Missions

Product no.: 978-1-78155-439-5

Witness one of the British military’s finest moments and most covert operations against Hitler’s Nazi Germany.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 208 pages - 16 black-and-white photographs

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CrossCountry Trains: Providing the Rail Services Connecting Britain’s Towns and Cities

Product no.: 978-1-78155-474-6

A detailed profile of this thriving modern railway franchise, serving seven of the UK's major cities based from Birmingham.

235 x 165 mm - paperback - 96 pages - 116 colour photographs

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Moonlight Flyer: Diary of a Second World War Navigator

Product no.: 978-1-78155-509-5

The unique diary of a Czechoslovakian navigator who served with No. 311 (Czechoslovak) Bomber Squadron during the Second World War.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 256 pages - 69 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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San Francisco's Magnificent Streetcars

Product no.: 978-1-63499-001-1

A magnificent pictorial history of the iconic San Francisco streetcar.

275 x 215 - paperback - 128 pages - 235 colour photographs

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Seaton and East Devon in the Second World War

Product no.: 978-1-78155-429-6

A fascinating and moving portrait East Devon during the War, told by its residents.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 128 pages - 88 black-and-white 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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Viking Spitfire: The Story of Finn Thorsager

Product no.: 978-1-78155-043-4

The story of Finn Thorsager, the first Norwegian to engage in aerial combat and to later fight the Luftwaffe in the skies over England.

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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

 

PAPERBACK edition available HERE

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The Railways of Devon and Cornwall Around the Early 1960s

Product no.: 978-1-78155-539-2

A unique collection of unpublished photographs from the late 1950s and early 1960s covering the railways of Devon and Cornwall.

248 x 172 mm - hardback - 128 pages - 210 colour photographs

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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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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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‘Paddy’ Finucane and the Legend of the Kenley Wing

Product no.: 978-1-78155-512-5

The real story of Kenley Wing’s combats over France in 1941, led by the RAF’s greatest ace pilot of the time.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 272 pages - 32 black-and-white 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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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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Henry VI, Margaret of Anjou and the War of the Roses: From Contemporary Chronicles, Letters...

Product no.: 978-1-78155-469-2

A study of the War of the Roses King Henry VI and his wife Margaret of Anjou using contemporary sources.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 224 pages - 14 black-and-white illustrations

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Boeing B-52 Stratofortress: Warrior Queen of the USAF

Product no.: 978-1-78155-467-8

The definitive work on this iconic bomber - one of the best know and most important aircraft of the Cold War era.

248 x 172 mm - hardback - 224 pages - 47 black-and-white and 32 colour 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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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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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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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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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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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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Deltics Shine On

Product no.: 978-1-78155-461-6

A stunning pictorial history of these iconic diesel engines.

235 x 165 mm - paperback - 96 pages - 182 black-and-white and colour photographs

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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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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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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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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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Sailing and Soaring: The Great Liners and the Great Skyscrapers

Product no.: 978-1-78155-368-8

They were the Blue Water liners: they spanned the globe and created many memories. It is now a bygone era…

225 x 248 mm - paperback - 128 pages - 94 black-and-white and 52 colour 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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The Battles of Coronel and the Falklands: British Naval Campaigns in the Southern Hemisphere 1914-19

Product no.: 978-1-78155-347-3

The story of British cruiser campaigns in the South Atlantic in the opening months of the First World War.

248 x 172 mm - hardback - 160 pages - 80 b/w and colour illustrations

 

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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 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 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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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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Hitler’s Interpreter

Product no.: 978-1-78155-516-3

The gripping memoirs of Paul-Otto Schmidt, Hitler’s main interpreter from 1935 to 1945.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 320 pages - 151 black-and-white 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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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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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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Northumberland: A Celebration

Product no.: 978-1-78155-253-7

A celebration of the scenery, people and history of Northumberland through the eyes of a writer and historian.

248 x 172 mm - paperback - 208 pages - 123 black-and-white and 33 colour 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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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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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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