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Everyday Life of a Soldier on Hadrian's Wall

Product no.: 978-1-78155-364-0

What would life have been like as a Roman soldier on Hadrian's Wall?

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 176 pages - 21 black-and-white drawings and maps and 34 colour illustrations

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Mosquito Attack! A Norwegian RAF Pilot at War

Product no.: 978-1-78155-311-4

The gripping true story of Finn Eriksrud - a Mosquito pilot who fled Norway to take on the Luftwaffe over his occupied country.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 160 pages - 51 b/w photographs

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The Chamberlains: Joseph, Austen and Neville 1836-1940

Product no.: 978-1-78155-447-0

A compelling study of the roles played and the influence exerted in British politics by the Chamberlain dynasty – Joseph, Austen and Neville.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 184 pages - 32 black-and-white photographs

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The Diary of a Cotswold Parson

Product no.: 978-1-78155-468-5

This ever-popular diary sheds new light on the social history of early19th Century Cotswold life.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 240 pages - 53 black-and white and 26 colour illustrations

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Kindly Light: The Story of Blind Veterans UK

Product no.: 978-1-78155-389-3

The story of Blind Veterans UK, formerly St Dunstan’s, an organisation that was founded during the First World War by Sir Arthur Pearson to bring hope and practical help to British and Allied servicemen blinded in the service of their country.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 192 pages - 92 black-and-white photographs

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Il-2 Shturmovik: Red Avenger

Product no.: 978-1-62545-042-5

The most comprehensive reference work on the Il-2 Shturmovik attack aircraft, the iconic Red Army warplane of the Second World War.

248 x 172 mm - hardback - 320 pages - 174 black-and-white and 83 colour photographs

£36.00 *
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Paint Locker Magic: A History of Naval Aviation Special Markings and Artwork

Product no.: 978-1-62545-041-8

A complete history of aircraft special markings and nose art of the US Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard.

248 x 172 mm - hardback - 240 pages - 376 colour photographs and illustrations

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Changing Nechells

Product no.: 978-1-78155-247-6

A Birmingham district transformed from urban decay to urban renewal.

235 x 165 mm - paperback - 96 pages - 180 colour photographs

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Letters from a Flying Officer

Product no.: 978-1-78155-497-5

The exciting diaries and letters of a World War One fighter ace.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 176 pages - 35 black-and-white photographs

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The Daughters of George III

Product no.: 978-1-78155-485-2

Biographies of the six beautiful daughters of George III.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 304 pages - 25 black-and-white illustrations

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Lympne Airfield At War and Peace

Product no.: 978-1-78155-250-6


A history of one of Kent's famous airfields and its development from the early days of aviation during war and peace.

234 x 156 mm • paperback • 288 pages • 117 b/w photographs

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Soldiers with Spanners: The Ground Crews' View During the Second World War

Product no.: 978-1-78155-337-4


A unique photo history of the lives and times of the USAAF B-24 Liberator ground crews during the Second World War.

248 x 172 mm - paperback - 144 pages - 228 b/w photographs

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Churchill, Kitchener and Lloyd George: First World Warlords

Product no.: 978-1-78155-272-8


The full story of the men who guided Britain's destiny in the First World War.

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

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The Ultimate Piston Fighters of the Luftwaffe

Product no.: 978-1-78155-249-0

Profusely illustrated with technical drawings and fascinating data and information on the Luftwaffe’s most radical fighter projects, Justo Miranda chronicles the revolutionary designs that might have changed the course of the war. A fascinating book for the military historian, modellers and those interested in aviation, this shows how advanced German scientists were towards the end of the Second World War and how the beloved Spitfire and Mustang would have been instantly superseded by radical Nazi fighters.

248 x 172 mm • hardback • 256 pages • illustrations: 154 technical drawings

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Post-War on the Liners

Product no.: 978-1-78155-359-6

The story of the great post-war era of liner travel across both continents and companies, from Cunard to P & O and from luxury liners to 100-berth transport ships.

225 x 248 mm - paperback - 128 pages - 132 black-and-white and colour photographs

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Roman Women: The Women who influenced the History of Rome

Product no.: 978-1-78155-287-2

The first book to examine the social and political effects that women - both the virtuous and scheming - had on Rome.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 240 pages - 40 black-and-white illustrations

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Delivery weight: 800 g

Rapid Rundown: RAF Operations in the Middle and Far East 1945-1948

Product no.: 978-1-78155-341-1

The first detailed account of RAF operations in the Middle East and Far East regions following VJ-Day in the Second World War.

248 x 172 mm - hardback - 304 pages - 200 b/w photographs

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A Book of Cats: Literary, Legendary and Historical

Product no.: 978-1-78155-490-6

Cat lovers everywhere will love this charming look at the cat in history and literature.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 128 pages - 65 black-and-white illustrations

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Thunderbolt to War: An American Fighter Pilot in England

Product no.: 978-1-78155-456-2

The story of Clint Sperry- an American fighter pilot in P47 Thunderbolts, stationed in England during the Second World War.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 272 pages - 118 black-and-white illustrations

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Thor Ballistic Missile: The United States and the United Kingdom in Partnership

Product no.: 978-1-78155-481-4

The story of how the first US inter-ballistic missile was installed on sites all over the UK in the late 50s and early 60s.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 240 pages - 70 black-and-white illustrations and profiles

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The Ultimate Top Secret Luftwaffe Projects (bundle)

Product no.: 978-1-78155-372-5-B

The Ultimate Piston Fighters of the Luftwaffe

The Ultimate Flying Wings of the Luftwaffe

Axis Suicide Squads: German and Japanese Secret Projects of the Second World War

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Kent's Own: The Story of No. 500 Squadron Royal Auxiliary Air Force

Product no.: 978-1-78155-322-0


The gripping story of 500 Squadron which was at the forefront of operations against the mighty Luftwaffe.

234 x 156 mm • paperback • 160 pages • 100 b/w photographs

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Children's Voices of the Second World War

Product no.: 978-1-78155-380-0

A moving and evocative account of how the War affected children in varying circumstances - from evacuees to victims of violence.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 144 pages - 32 black-and-white photographs

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A Detailed History of RAF Manston: 1931-40 Arise to Protect

Product no.: 978-1-78155-095-3

The second volume of this superb three-volume series detailing the history of Britain's most distinguished RAF station.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 176 pages - 50 black-and-white photographs

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Escape and Liberation, 1940-45: The Classic Escapes from Nazi Germany

Product no.: 978-1-78155-128-8


Captivating and exciting stories of RAF prisoners of war escaping from infamous hellholes such as Colditz Castle.

234 x 156 mm • paperback • 224 pages

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The Invasion of Hitler's Third Reich

Product no.: 978-1-78155-325-1


The Thrilling story of Operation Eclipse – which reclaimed German-occupied Europe in the last few months of World War Two...

234 x 156 mm • paperback • 224 pages • 75 b/w photographs

 

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Irish Aces of the RFC and the RAF in the First World War: The Lives Behind the Legends

Product no.: 978-1-78155-486-9

6000 Irish men and women served with the Allied air services during the First World War. This is their story.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 256 pages - 24 black-and-white photographs

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Food and Farming in Prehistoric Britain

Product no.: 978-1-78155-508-8

The lost cooking techniques of Stone Age and Iron Age Britain are brought vividly back to life: ideal for the historian and cook.

234 x 156 mm | hardback | 176 pages | 32 colour and 59 black-and-white illustrations

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Defending Norfolk: The Military Landscape from Prehistory to the Present

Product no.: 978-1-78155-499-9

The first comprehensive account of Norfolk’s fortifications, defensible structures and military heritage.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 208 pages - 114 black-and-white illustrations and photographs

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At Close Quarters: SOE Close-Combat Pistol Instructor Colonel Hector Grant-Taylor

Product no.: 978-1-78155-320-6

A fascinating biography of a hidden, mysterious man who would later become a Special Forces war hero, leaving a distinctive legacy.

234 x 156 mm • paperback • 176 pages • 30 b/w photographs
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The Little Blitz: The Luftwaffe's last attack on London

Product no.: 978-1-78155-308-4

The first book to examine the "Little Blitz" of January 1944 and its effect on London.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 128 pages - 22 b/w photographs

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The Boulton Paul Balliol: The Last Merlin-Powered Aircraft

Product no.: 978-1-78155-361-9

The Boulton Paul Balliol was the last Merlin-powered aircraft although it started life as the world’s first turbo-trainer.

235 x 165 mm - paperback - 128 pages - 164 black-and-white photographs

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Belfast '69: Bombs, Burnings and Bigotry

Product no.: 978-1-78155-395-4

A devastating analysis of how the events of August 1969 fuelled lasting conflict in Northern Ireland.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 192 pages - 41 colour photographs

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The Ultimate Flying Wings of the Luftwaffe

Product no.: 978-1-78155-372-5

Impossible to detect by radar or intercepted by fighters, the Luftwaffe embarked on top secret projects to create supersonic and stealth flying wings to end the war.

248 x 172 mm - hardback - 248 pages - 133 black-and-white technical drawings

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Short Stirling: The First of the RAF Heavy Bombers

Product no.: 978-1-78155-473-9

The definitive work on this iconic bomber that paved the way for the Handley Page Halifax and Avro Lancaster.

248 x 172 mm - hardback - 416 pages - 400 black-and-white photographs

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The Rise of the Bomber: RAF-Army Planning 1919 to Munich 1938

Product no.: 978-1-78155-493-7

The story of how the RAF based its inter-war defence strategy on weapons of mass destruction and why it failed.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 304 pages - 3 maps - 83 black-and-white photographs

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Munich Playground: The Nazi Leadership at Rest and Play

Product no.: 978-1-78155-454-8

A unique book which shows—with grim humour—how Hitler's Nazi's imposed themselves on a city long associated with pleasure.

234 x 156 - hardback - 192 pages - 32 black-and-white photographs
 

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A Flying Life: An Enthusiast’s Photographic Record of British Aviation in the 1930s

Product no.: 978-1-78155-446-3


The golden pre-war age of British flying caught by the cameras of amateur enthusiasts.

248 x 172 mm - paperback - 256 pages - 300 black and white photographs

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Bloody Paralyser: The Giant Handley Page Bombers of the First World War

Product no.: 978-1-78155-080-9

The gripping story of the giant Handley Page bombers of the First World War in the words of their crews.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 208 pages - 39 black-and-white photographs

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Operation Tonga: The Glider Assault: 6 June 1944

Product no.: 978-1-78155-397-8

The Glider Pilot Regiment's role in the first stage of the airborne assault in the Normandy landings in June 1944.

234 x 156 mm • hardback • 176 pages •  31 b/w photographs

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The Avro Manchester: The legend Behind the Lancaster

Product no.: 978-1-78155-285-8

The definitive book about the Avro Manchester - the bomber that was to lead to the 'war-winning' Lancaster.

248 x 172 mm - hardback - 512 pages - 190 black-and-white photographs

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

Product no.: 978-1-78155-419-7

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 • paperback • 240 pages • 30 b/w photographs
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Haunted Second World War Airfields Volume Two: East Anglia to Wales

Product no.: 978-1-78155-098-4

A survey of the paranormal and haunted happenings on Second World War airfields in the UK.


234 x 145 mm - paperback - 352 pages - 94 black-and-white photographs and maps

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Wartime Bombing Decoys in Wales

Product no.: 978-1-78155-233-9

The fascinating story of how Nazi bombers were diverted from their intended targets in Wales.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 224 pages - 270 black-and-white and colour photographs

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99 Years of Coaching: The Story of Sheasby’s South Dorset Coaches

Product no.: 978-1-78155-425-8

A pictorial history of this famous South Dorset coach company throughout its ninety-nine history.

235 x 165 mm - paperback - 128 pages - 151 black-and-white photographs

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British Trolleybuses in Colour: The Last Decade: 1961-1972

Product no.: 978-1-78155-450-0

A unique record of trolleybuses nationwide charting not only the demise of this form of transportation in the UK, but also important changes in society.

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

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British Bombing Policy during the Second World War

Product no.: 978-1-78155-471-5

"Attacks on the chemical industry would have sufficed without the impact of purely military events, to render Germany defenceless." Albert Speer

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 208 pages - 32 black-and-white photographs

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