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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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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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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A unique collection of unpublished photographs from the late 1950s and early 1960s covering the railways of Devon and Cornwall.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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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Strafvollzugslager Der SS- Und Polizei: Himmler’s Wartime Institutions for the Detention of...

Product no.: 978-1-78155-560-6

A unique insight into the history of the Waffen-SS intuitions that detained SS and Polizei malefactors.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 608 pages - 9 prison maps - 73 black-and-white 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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‘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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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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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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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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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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Thetis: Submarine Disaster

Product no.: 978-1-78155-271-1


The story of the mystery that surrounds the sinking of HMS Thetis on her first dive in June 1939 with the tragic loss of ninety-nine lives.

234 x 156 mm • paperback • 224 pages • 54 b/w photographs

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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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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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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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