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A fascinating historical document of wacky midget car racing that swept throughout the UK during the 1930s.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

Product no.: 978-1-78155-402-9


First World War histories largely ignore the scientists and their important role in the war. This book looks at the works of six scientists whose stories and reports provide an interesting insight into the role and use of science during the First World War.

234 x 156 mm • hardback • 264 pages • 34 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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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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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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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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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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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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Mount of Aces: The Royal Aircraft Factory S.E.5a

Product no.: 978-1-78155-288-9


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 • paperback • 160 pages • 120 b/w 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 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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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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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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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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Unshackled Spirit: Prisoners of War and The Secret Spitfire

Product no.: 978-1-78155-191-2

In mid-1943, a British pilot imprisoned in Germany commenced cryptic communication back to England. He had just one goal in mind: to establish a secret trust fund that prisoners of war could use in order to purchase their very own spitfire to soar above them in the skies over occupied Europe.

234 x 156 mm • hardback • 320 pages • 30 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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Kaiser Bill: A New Look at Imperial Germany's Last Emperor, Wilhelm II 1859-1941

Product no.: 978-1-78155-001-4


A fresh new biography of Kaiser Wilhelm II, German Emperor from 1888 until his abdication at the end of the First World War, and his exile in the Netherlands.

234 x 156 mm • hardback • 224 pages • 66 black-and-white photographs

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T. E. Lawrence: Tormented Hero

Product no.: 978-1-78155-019-9


In T. E. Lawrence: Tormented Hero, Andrew Norman sheds new light on Lawrence of Arabia that remains a mystery to this day. Lawrence’s sexual orientation is discussed in detail, including his dislike of physical relationships and it is suggested that he suffered from sexual aversion disorder.

234 x 156 mm • paperback • 176 pages • 32 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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Britain’s Forgotten Fighters of the First World War

Product no.: 978-1-78155-197-4


The story of Britain's lesser known fighter aeroplanes of the First World War, all of which played their part in winning the war.

234 x 156 mm • hardback • 224 pages • 130 b/w 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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Küstenflieger: The Operational History of the German Naval Air Service 1935-1944

Product no.: 978-1-78155-225-4


The development and operational history of the German Küstenfliegergruppen 1935-1944.

234 x 156 mm • hardback • 160 pages • 80 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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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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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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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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Into the Swarm: Stories of RAF Fighter Pilots in the Second World War

Product no.: 978-1-78155-246-9


Stories of bravery and sacrifice as The Few took on the might of the dreaded Luftwaffe against all odds.

234 x 156 mm • hardback • 240 pages • 70 b/w 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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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 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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Sugar for the House

Product no.: 978-1-78155-040-3


A history of early sugar refining in North West England.

234 x 156 mm • paperback • 176 pages • 83 b/w illustrations

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Steam North West

Product no.: 978-1-78155-258-2


The end of steam in the North West pictured in the suburban industrial scene and beauty of the Northern Fells.

248 x 172 mm • paperback • 144 pages • 200 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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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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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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Henry VIII: The Evolution of a Reputation

Product no.: 978-1-78155-533-0

A richly-illustrated survey of the evolution of Henry VIII’s reputation over half a millennium.

235 x 165 mm - paperback - 96 pages - 110 colour illustrations

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Howard’s Whirlybirds: Howard Hughes’ Amazing Pioneering Helicopter Exploits

Product no.: 978-1-78155-089-2

The first to reveal how movie mogul Howard Hughes’ aircraft division emerged from a hobby shop into an empire to be later sold for $490 million.

234x 156 mm • hardback • 240 pages • 30 b/w photographs
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William Beckford’s Fonthill: Architecture, Landscape and the Arts

Product no.: 978-1-78155-483-8

The full story of William Beckford’s museums of art: Fonthill Splendens and Fonthill Abbey.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 288 pages - 93 colour illustrations

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U-boats of the Second World War: Their Longest Voyages

Product no.: 978-1-78155-102-8


The horrendous long-distance U-boat operations of the Second World War.
234 x 156 mm • hardback • 224 pages • 50 b/w 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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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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Hitler’s Berchtesgaden: A Guide to Third Reich Sites in the Berchtesgaden and Obersalzberg Area

Product no.: 978-1-78155-226-1


A complete guide to the Nazi headquarters at Berchtesgaden and the Obersalzberg with detailed directions locating the sites and remains.

234 x 156 mm • paperback • 96 pages • 100 colour photographs

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Celtic Saints of Wales

Product no.: 978-1-78155-462-3

The lives of the Welsh Saints, based not on myth, but on actual archaeological and historical evidence.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 208 pages - 97 black-and-white and 24 colour photographs

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Jane Austen: Love is a Like a Rose

Product no.: 978-1-78155-442-5

The identity of Jane Austen’s mystery lover is revealed for the first time!

234 x 156 - paperback - 176 pages - 41 black-and-white illustrations

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The Anglo-Saxon Avon Valley Frontier: A River of Two Halves

Product no.: 978-1-78155-282-7


The Anglo-Saxon Avon Frontier: a 'river' of two halves and a frontier continuity from the late Iron Age to the Norman Conquest.

234 x 156 mm • paperback • 160 pages • 40 colour photographs

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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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New The Last Years of Steam Around the Midlands: From the Photographic Archive of the Late A. J. Maund

Product no.: 978-1-78155-614-6


A unique collection of unpublished photographs from the 1950s and 1960s covering the railways around the Midlands.

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

 

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Military Aviation of the First World War

Product no.: 978-1-78155-422-7

Profiles of all the countries that had an aviation presence in the First World War - from the might of Germany to Brazil.

248 x 172 mm - paperback - 360 pages - 474 black-and-white photographs

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Heinrich Himmler: A Photo History of the Reichsführer-SS

Product no.: 978-1-78155-405-0


A detailed study of Himmler’s diaries illustrating his private life and work itinerary, supplemented by photos chronicling his life.

248 x 172 mm • hardback • 768 pages • 1100 b/w photographs

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Richard III: From Contemporary Chronicles, Letters and Records

Product no.: 978-1-78155-313-8


This much acclaimed account of king Richard III, as seen by his contemporaries, is the ideal source book for historians, students and the general reader. 

234 x 156 mm • paperback • 176 pages • 66 colour illustrations

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Blueprint for Victory: Britain’s First World War Blitzkrieg Air Force

Product no.: 978-1-78155-392-3


The story of Britain’s First World War blitzkrieg air force and the triumph of army air support over strategic bombing.

234 x 156 mm • hardback • 286 pages • 40 b/w photographs

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Blood, Sweat and Courage: 41 Squadron RAF, 1939-1942

Product no.: 978-1-78155-296-4

A comprehensive study of 41 Squadron RAF, concentrating on its wartime activity between September 1939 and July 1942.

248 x 172 mm - hardback - 1040 pages - 300 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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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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