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Life and Death in Bomber Command

Product no.: 978-1-78155-228-5


A Lancaster gunner’s struggle to survive two operational tours against heavily defended targets in the heart of the Third Reich.

248 x 172 mm • hardback • 288 pages • 108 b/w photographs

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Zeppelin: The Story of Lighter-than-air Craft

Product no.: 978-1-78155-012-0

The story of the airship—written by the Captain of the Hindenburg, who tragically died in 1937. Edited with notes and illustrations by Alan Sutton and a new introduction by Ian Castle.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 352 pages - 164 black-and-white photographs

 

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Naval Frogmen: Wartime Underwater Operations

Product no.: 978-1-78155-172-1


The thrilling stories of Commando raids on enemy vessels during the Second World War – from both sides.

234 x 156 mm • paperback • 160 pages • 25 black-and-white illustrations

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A Spencer Love Affair: Eighteen Century Theatricals at Blenheim Palace

Product no.: 978-1-78155-352-7


The true story of a love affair that rocked society in the 1790s, and the fashionable amateur theatricals that inspired it.

234 x 156 mm • hardback • 208 pages • 31 colour illustrations
 

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Conquest of the Atlantic: Cunard Liners in the 1950s and 1960s

Product no.: 978-1-78155-350-3

The story of the great Cunard liners during the final ‘golden age’ of sea travel and beyond.

224 x 248 mm - paperback - 128 pages - 200 colour photographs

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The Other Ninth Air Force: Ninth US Army Light Aircraft Operations in Europe

Product no.: 978-1-78155-302-2


A detailed look at how the Artillery Air Section of a US Army Headquarters functioned during the Second World War in Europe

234 x 156 mm • hardback • 208 pages • 54 b/w photographs

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Northern ‘Q’ - The History of Royal Air Force, Leuchars

Product no.: 978-1-78155-192-9

Over one hundred years of aviation history, sixty-two of which have been spent in the air defence fighter business, RAF Leuchars remains the sole station responsible for providing Britain’s Northern Quick Reaction Alert Interceptor Force

234 x 156 mm • hardback • 208 pages • 80 b/w photographs

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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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Joseph Goebbels: The Biography

Product no.: 978-1-78155-323-7

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

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 400 pages - 90 black-and-white photographs - index

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Guarding The Führer: Sepp Dietrich and Adolf Hitler

Product no.: 978-1-78155-387-9


The amazing story of how one of the most targeted men in history survived to take his own live in 1945.

248 x 172 mm • paperback • 256 pages • 561 b/w photographs

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Waterloo: The Struggle for Hougoumont (In the words of those who witnessed the events of June 1815)

Product no.: 978-1-78155-478-4

A comprehensive account of the fighting at Hougoumont during the Battle of Waterloo. Drawn predominantly from manuscript sources, it contains a wealth of previously unpublished material on the British, French and Germans. The text is supplemented by notes and appendices, and ten colour scenes and contour maps with troop overlays.

248 x 172 mm - hardback - 256 pages - 60 colour illustrations

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The RNAS and the Birth of the Aircraft Carrier 1914-1918

Product no.: 978-1-78155-365-7

The compelling story of the development of naval aviation by the Royal Naval Air Service in the First World War.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 240 pages - 51 b/w photographs

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RAF Special Duties: Unique Sorties of the Second World War

Product no.: 978-1-78155-304-6

Thrilling rare and previously unpublished special operations flown by the RAF during the Second World War.


234 x 156 mm - hardback - 224 pages - 111 b/w photographs

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Sinking the Beast: The RAF 1944 Lancaster Raids Against Tirpitz

Product no.: 978-1-78155-318-3


Churchill dubbed her ‘The Beast’. From 1940 to 1944, the RAF sent 700 bombers to sink her: all failed. However, in late 1944, Lancasters sealed her fate with Barnes Wallis’ 12,000 lb ‘Tallboy’ bombs.
234 x 156 mm • hardback • 160 pages • 50 b/w photographs

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Industry & The Coast: Images of the North-East in the 1960s

Product no.: 978-1-78155-256-8

Stunning and evocative photographs of the North-East in the 1960s, also including the Teeside, Wearside and Tyneside industrial areas and coast.

248 x 172 mm - paperback - 160 pages - 249 black-and-white photographs

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Beheaded by Hitler: Cruelty of the Nazis, Judicial Terror and Civilian Executions 1933-1945

Product no.: 978-1-78155-343-5

A detailed account of the Nazi's judicial terror and brutal executions of civilians convicted of domestic resistance.

234 x 156 mm • hardback • 224 pages • illustrations: 55 b/w photographs
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Sabine Baring-Gould: The Life and Work of a Complete Victorian

Product no.: 978-1-78155-459-3

The life story of an important and eminent - but largely unsung Victorian.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 304 pages - 36 black-and-white photographs

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Monty's Rhine Adventure: War and Peace September 1944 NW Europe

Product no.: 978-1-78155-329-9


Monty’s greatest gamble required the whole of the British Army, the Canadian Army and two American Airborne Divisions to fight their way to liberate Holland and reach the River Rhine.

234 x 156 mm • paperback • 288 pages • 164 b/w photographs

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First Great Western: Gateway to the West

Product no.: 978-1-78155-004-5

A complete profile of this thriving modern railway franchise, serving the South East and the West from its base in Swindon.

235 x 165 mm - paperback - 96 pages - 120 colour photographs

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The War Diaries of Count Galeazzo Ciano 1939-1943

Product no.: 978-1-78155-448-7

The first illustrated edition of these remarkable first-hand diaries from Italy's foreign minister during the Second World War.


234 x 156 mm - paperback - 372 pages - 85 black-and-white photographs

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Whirlwind - Westland's Enigmatic Fighter

Product no.: 978-1-78155-430-2


The first book to unravel the true story behind a charismatic British fighter aircraft of the Second World War.

248 x 172 mm • paperback • 288 pages • 150 b/w photographs

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Steam in the North: Railways in the 1960s across the North of England

Product no.: 978-1-78155-251-3

Dramatic images of steam locomotives at work in Northern England in the 1960s.

248 x 172 mm - paperback - 112 pages - 206 black-and-white photographs

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The Last Days of Western Steam From the Bill Reed Collection (In Full Colour)

Product no.: 978-1-78155-301-5

This collection of over 150 colour photographs, which date from 1958 to 1967, features the Western Region of British Railways, formerly the territory of the Great Western Railway, and its motive power.

248 x 172 mm - paperback - 144 pages - 156 colour photographs

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Legions in Crisis: Transformation of the Roman Soldier AD 192–284

Product no.: 978-1-78155-334-3


The Roman Empire stumbled and almost fell in the 3rd century AD, weighed down by civil war, usurpers, invasion, plague and inflation. Rome teetered on the brink of disaster. Legions in Crisis looks at the crippling body blows inflicted on the Roman Empire during this 3rd century trauma.

234 x 156 mm • hardback • 176 pages • 32 colour photographs

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Napoleon in Defeat and Captivity 1815-1821

Product no.: 978-1-78155-470-8

The tragic tale of the defeated Napoleon from Waterloo until the end of his life.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 160 pages - 108 black-and-white illustrations

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Shemya: America's Cold War Sentinel

Product no.: 978-1-62545-038-8

The incredible story of how a tiny island in the Bering sea played a vital role in the Cold War.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 144 pages - 110 black-and-white photographs

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Haunted Second World War Airfields Volume Three: Northern England, Northern Ireland and Scotland

Product no.: 978-1-78155-099-1

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

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 432 pages - 87 black-and-white illustrations

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Knight Errant: Lord Craven and the Court of the Winter Queen

Product no.: 978-1-78155-324-4

The story of Elizabeth of Bohemia, sister of Charles I and Queen of Bohemia for one winter, and of Lord Craven, her faithful champion.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 224 pages - 28 colour illustrations

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Early Tramways in Yorkshire: A Golden Age

Product no.: 978-1-78155-349-7

A treasure trove of rare pictures and informative captions illustrating and detailing the early electric tramways in Yorkshire.

248 x 172 mm - paperback - 144 pages - 232 black-and-white photographs

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Monty's Northern Legions: 50th Northumbrian and 15th Scottish Divisions at War 1939–1945

Product no.: 978-1-78155-399-2


The story of how 50th Northumbrian and 15th Scottish Divisions from the North of England and Scotland helped turn the war – first in North Africa then in Europe after D-Day.

234 x 156 mm • paperback • 208 pages • 63 black-and-white 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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Birmingham - We Lived Back to Back: The Real Story

Product no.: 978-1-78155-267-4

The story of Birmingham's historic Back to Back houses and the social history they represent

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 128 pages - 51 black-and-white photographs

This book is temporarily out of stock.

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The Diary of a Hurricane Pilot in the Battle of France: Francis Blackadder of 607 Squadron

Product no.: 978-1-78155-310-7

Before the Battle of Britain was the Battle for France - and the first deployment of the Hurricane, in this gripping wartime diary.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 160 pages - 75 b/w photographs

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Onslaught on Hitler's Rhine: Operations Plunder and Varsity, March 1945

Product no.: 978-1-78155-441-8

The Story of Operations Plunder and Varsity, Monty's highly successful and often misunderstood swansong.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 240 pages - 194 black-and-white photographs and maps

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Douglas DC-3: 80 Glorious Years

Product no.: 978-1-78155-103-5

A stunning pictorial tribute to the Douglas DC-3, aka the beloved ‘Dakota’, in glorious colour.

248 x 172 mm - hardback - 208 pages - 198 black-and white and 71 colour photographs

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The Perfect Aerodrome: A History of RAF Chivenor 1932-1995

Product no.: 978-1-78155-449-4

A detailed history of this well-known Devon airbase, superbly illustrated with almost 300 photographs.

248 x 172 mm - paperback - 272 pages - 215 black-and-white and 62 colour photographs

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SS Elite: The Senior Leaders of Hitler's Praetorian Guard (Vol: 1 A-J)

Product no.: 978-1-78155-433-3

A detailed examination—in words and pictures—of the principle figures in the SS.

248 x 172 mm - hardback (with dust jacket) - 656 pages - 1082 black-and-white photographs

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John Whitehurst: Innovator, Scientist, Geologist and Clockmaker

Product no.: 978-1-78155-265-0

A fascinating and detailed account of a truly remarkable engineer, inventor, and clockmaker from Derby.

248 x 172 - hardback - 320 pages - 270 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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The Fourth Reich and Operation Eclipse

Product no.: 978-1-78155-400-5

Details the final weeks of the Second World War, including the surrender of Germany and the liberation of much of Europe.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 320 pages - 119 black-and-white photographs

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Kettenhund! The German Military Police in the Second World War

Product no.: 978-1-78155-332-9

A study of the organisational structure, uniforms and insignia of Germany’s feared military police formations during the Second World War.

248 x 172 mm - hardback - 336 pages - 446 b/w and 52 colour 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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The North Eastern Railway in the First World War

Product no.: 978-1-78155-455-5

The fascinating story of how one railway revolutionised transport in the First World War.

234 x 156 - paperback - 208 pages - 43 black-and-white photographs

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Through Ice and Fire: A Russian Arctic Convoy Diary 1942

Product no.: 978-1-78155-440-1


The danger and hardship of life in the World War Two Russian convoys is here brought vividly to life in a diary of a man that lived them

234 x 156 mm | hardback | 232 pages | 32 black-and-white photographs

 

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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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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 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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Durham, Darlington & County Durham: Images of the North-East in the 1960s

Product no.: 978-1-78155-230-8

Stunning and evocative photographs of County Durham in the 1960s, particularly focusing on Darlington, Durham City and the surrounding villages.

248 x 172 mm - paperback - 160 pages - 258 black-and-white photographs

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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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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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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

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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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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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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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Wars and Battles of the Roman Republic

Product no.: 978-1-78155-305-3

The first book to cover the social and political causes and consequences of Rome’s major conflicts on land and sea during the Republican period.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 176 pages - 40 b/w and colour illustrations and maps

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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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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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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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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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Living the Dream: Fleetwood Town's Six Promotions in Ten Years

Product no.: 978-1-78155-477-7

The remarkable football story of Fleetwood Town and it's six League One promotions in ten years.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 176 pages - 32 colour photographs

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