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Lavochkin Fighters of the Second World War

Product no.: 978-1-78155-514-9

A comprehensive history of the Lavochkin Soviet fighter aircraft of the Second World War.

248 x 172 mm - hardback - 240 pages - 10 maps - 110 black-and-white photographs - 50 colour photographs and profiles

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History of the de Havilland Vampire

Product no.: 978-1-78155-266-7


This comprehensive history covers the Vampire’s development and operational service.

248 x 172 mm • hardback • 384 pages • 316 b/w photographs

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Cock o' the North: Gresley's Bold Experiment

Product no.: 978-1-78155-436-4

The first thorough study of this iconic P2 class steam locomotive built in 1934.

297 x 210 mm - hardback - 144 pages - 208 b/w photographs

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The Waveney: Valley History, Landscape and People

Product no.: 978-1-78155-388-6

A tour along this beautiful river valley, providing a comprehensive profile of this charming part of East Anglia.

248 x 172 mm - paperback - 256 pages - 45 black-and-white and 32 colour photographs

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Tornado in Pictures: The Multi-Role Legend

Product no.: 978-1-78155-463-0

A pictorial guide to life in this iconic modern aircraft.

235 x 165 mm - paperback - 96 pages - 124 colour photographs

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Hermann Goering - Beer Hall Putsch to Nazi Blood Purge 1919-34: The Personal Photographic Albums of

Product no.: 978-1-62545-033-3

Volume Two of this remarkable photographic history, tracing Goering’s history using his own photographic archive.

248 x 172 mm - hardback - 272 pages - 320 black-and-white photographs

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German Raiders of the First World War: Kaiserliche Marine Cruisers and the Epic Chases

Product no.: 978-1-78155-466-1

German cruiser warfare in the Mediterranean and Vice-Admiral von Spee’s epic battle in the Pacific Ocean during the First World War.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 208 pages - 64 black-and-white photographs

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263 and 137 Squadrons: The Whirlwind Years

Product no.: 978-1-78155-245-2


263 and 137 Squadrons: The Whirlwind Years reveals the heroism and sacrifice of the squadrons’ pilots – men who came from as far afield as Peru and Australia – and the impact this extraordinary but little-known aircraft had on the war.
248 x 172 mm • hardback • 352 pages • 250 b/w photographs

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Schneider Trophy Aircraft 1913-1931

Product no.: 978-1-78155-418-0

A detailed look at this legendary race for seaplanes, the models that took part and their legacy beyond 1931.

248 x 172 mm - hardback - 368 pages - 310 black-and-white photographs

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Gloster Aircraft Company

Product no.: 978-1-78155-259-9


From its early beginnings during the First World War to its demise in 1963, the Gloster Aircraft Company produced some 13,000 aircraft including the first fighter jet to enter RAF service.

234 x 156 mm • paperback • 192 pages • 200 b/w and 32 col.

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Total Espionage: Germany’s Information and Disinformation Apparatus 1932-40

Product no.: 978-1-78155-451-7

It isn’t done with Mirrors - the Nazi state’s total mobilization of resources to gather information.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 320 pages - 96 black-and-white photographs

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Swastikas in the Arctic: U-boat Alley Through the Frozen Hell

Product no.: 978-1-78155-292-6


The horrendous frozen hell of U-boat operations in the Arctic during the Second World War.

234 x 156 mm • hardback • 288 pages • 200 black-and-white photographs

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Station 115 Shipdham: The Story of a USAF Airfield

Product no.: 978-1-78155-495-1

The birth, growth and evolution of a Second World War airfield seen through the eyes of the people who were there.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 176 pages - 56 black-and-white photographs

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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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Exercise Tiger: The Forgotten Sacrifice of the Silent Few

Product no.: 978-1-78155-110-3


The story of the forgotten sacrifices made during Exercise Tiger on 28 April 1944 - the most costly Allied training exercise of the Second World War.

234 x 156 mm • hardback • 256 pages • 75 b/w photographs

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Folk Tales on the Settle-Carlisle Railway

Product no.: 978-1-78155-321-3

A fascinating evocation of life on the Settle-Carlisle railway during the days of steam.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 112 pages - 32 black-and-white photographs

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From Moths to Merlins: RAF West Malling: Premier Night Fighter Station

Product no.: 978-1-78155-335-0


The gripping and fascinating story of West Malling, the RAF’s premier night fighter station that served in war and peace.

234 x 156 mm • paperback • 160 pages • 132 b/w photographs

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Prisoners of the British: Internees and Prisoners of War during the First World War

Product no.: 978-1-78155-479-1

A fascinating examination of the supposed British sense of fair play towards friend or foe, ally or enemy.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 208 pages - 40 black-and-white photographs

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Hans Sturm: A Soldier's Odyssey on the Eastern Front

Product no.: 978-1-78155-393-0

The story of a brave and successful German soldier on the Eastern Front in the Second World War.

234 x 165 mm - hardback - 320 pages - 60 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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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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Gwennie’s Diary: A Young Kiwi in England at the Outbreak of War

Product no.: 978-1-78155-268-1

A captivating account of a young New Zealander's journey around the world to England in the shadow of the Second World War.

234 x 156 mm • hardback • 288 pages • 28 b/w photographs
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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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The Battle of Arnhem

Product no.: 978-1-78155-126-4


The attempt to capture the Rhine crossing; a pivotal moment during the Second World War.

234 x 156 mm • paperback • 208 pages • 40 b/w photographs

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The Polar Bears: From Normandy to the Relief of Holland with the 49th Division

Product no.: 978-1-78155-072-4

The Polar Bears was the nickname of the 49th Infantry Division of the British XXX Corps, which arrived in Normandy in August 1944 and fought their way into Holland.

234 x 156 mm • paperback • 224 pages • 90 b/w photographs

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Soviet Cold War Fighters

Product no.: 978-1-78155-496-8

The story of fighters that were developed and employed by the Soviet Union during the Cold War.

248 x 172 mm - hardback - 352 pages - 202 black-and-white and 51 colour photographs

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De Havilland and Hatfield: 1910-1935

Product no.: 978-1-78155-360-2

Hatfield witnessed the early years of aviation, hosted flying clubs and air races, and produced iconic aircraft while peace lasted.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 240 pages - 175 b/w photographs - 33 colour photographs

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The Consummate Collector: William Beckford's Letters to his Bookseller

Product no.: 978-1-78155-326-8

A collection of over 350 letters written by William Beckford to his bookseller George Clarke - the most complete documentary record of Beckford's collecting habits and literary pursuits.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 304 pages - 35 b/w and colour engravings and illustrations

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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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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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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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The Last Great Cavalry Charge: The Battle of the Silver Helmets, Halen 12 August 1914

Product no.: 978-1-78155-183-7

The first English-language analysis of this crucial battle, which saw the end of large-scale cavalry activity.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 176 pages - 37 black-and-white photographs - 25 maps

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Thomas Hackworth: Locomotive Engineer

Product no.: 978-1-78155-464-7

A biography of Thomas Hackworth, one of the great overlooked names from the early days of steam.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 144 pages - 57 black-and-white illustrations

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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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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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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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A History of RAF Drem at War

Product no.: 978-1-78155-523-1

A comprehensive account of RAF Drem Aerodrome near Edinburgh that participated in the first air battles over Britain at the outbreak of the Second World War.

248 x 172 mm - paperback - 224 pages - 75 black-and-white 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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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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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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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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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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Among the Italian Partisans: The Allied Contribution to the Resistance

Product no.: 978-1-78155-339-8

A comprehensive account of the men who chose to continue their personal war against the Germans and Fascists.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 176 pages - 22 black-and-white photographs

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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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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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All in a Day's Work: 30 years as a Brighouse Bobby

Product no.: 978-1-78155-342-8

The funny, sad and often incredible life of a local policeman patrolling his hometown.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 160 pages - 56 black-and-white 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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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