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Attack on London: Disaster, Riot and War

by Jonathan Oates

Generations of Londoners from Roman times to the present day have confronted natural and man-made threats to their city. Disasters, rebellions, riots, acts of terror and war have marked the long history of the...


Airway to the East 1918-1920

by Clive Semple

The origins of what became officially known as No 1 Aerial Route lay in the newly formed Royal Air Force's desire to move several squadrons of the then recently designed first heavy bomber to enter service -...


Air War Malta: June 1940 to November 1942

by Jon Sutherland & Diane Canwell

This is the story of the historic air defense of Malta by the WRAF against the combined attacking forces of the Italian and German air forces. The island was poorly equipped when Italy declared war on Britain...


The RAF's Air War in Libya: New Conflicts in the Era of Austerity

by Dave Sloggett

The uprising in Libya in the spring of 2011 took the world by surprise. The Gaddafi regime's brutal attempts at suppressing the uprising, however, soon prompted the international community to respond. NATO agreed...


ADVENTURES OF SIR SAMUEL WHITE BAKER: Victorian Hero

by M.J. Trow

Sir Samuel White Baker is one of those larger-than-life heroes only the Victorians could invent. For too long, the British Empire has been denigrated and equated with arrogance at best and racial bigotry at...


Blitzkrieg Unleashed: The German Invasion of Poland 1939

by Richard Hargreaves

At dawn on Friday 1 September 1939 the Germans launched their land, sea and air assault on Poland. The World became aware of the awesome power of Hitler's Third Reich and the limitless and ruthless nature of...


LT Gen Sir Richard Haking, XI Corps Commander 1915-18: A Study in Corps Command

by Michael Senior

Sir Richard Haking commanded the British XI Corps from 1915 to 1918 mainly in France, but also in Italy (December 1917-March 1918). This first study of Haking takes the form of a review and analysis of his career...


Aircraft Wrecks: The Walker's Guide: Historic Crash Sites on the Moors and Mountains of the British Isles

by C N Wotherspoon, Alan Clark & Mark Sheldon

This book gives readers a direct link to crash sites that can be visited, with accurate grid references, site description and current photographs. It covers some 450 selected sites with emphasis given to those...


Missing Believed Killed: The Royal Air Force and the Search for Missing Aircrew 1939-1952

by Stuart Hadaway

During the early years of WW2 it soon became apparent that the system for tracing the remains of R.A.F. aircrew deemed 'Missing Believed Killed' was totally inadequate. The Missing Research Section (M.R.S.)...


Topsy: The Startling Story of the Crooked Tailed Elephant, P.T. Barnum, and the American Wizard, Thomas Edison

by Michael Daly

In 1903, on Coney Island, an elephant named Topsy was electrocuted, and over the past century, this bizarre, ghoulish execution has reverberated through popular culture with the whiff of urban legend. But it...


Stephen E. Ambrose Opening of the West E-Book Boxed Set: Undaunted Courage and Nothing Like It in the World

by Stephen E. Ambrose

This ebook box set includes the following books by Stephen E. Ambrose, focusing on the ingenuity and the hardships that shaped the American West:

Undaunted Courage: This #1 New York Times bestseller gives a sweeping...


Dressed as in a Painting: Women and British Aestheticism in an Age of Reform

by Kimberly Wahl

The impact of the Aesthetic movement on women and women’s fashion


America's Obsessives: The Compulsive Energy That Built a Nation

by Joshua Kendall

When most of us think of Charles Lindbergh, we picture a dashing twenty-five-year-old aviator stepping out of the Spirit of St. Louis after completing his solo flight across the Atlantic. What we don't see is...


Wyatt Earp

by Andrew C. Isenberg

Finalist for the 2014 Weber-Clements Book Prize for the Best Non-fiction Book on Southwestern America

In popular culture, Wyatt Earp is the hero of the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral in Tombstone, Arizona, and a...


Against Their Will

by Judith L. Newman, Allen M. Hornblum, Judith Lynn Newman & Gregory J. Dober

During the Cold War, an alliance between American scientists, pharmaceutical companies, and the US military pushed the medical establishment into ethically fraught territory. Doctors and scientists at prestigious...


Detroit Rock City: The Uncensored History of Rock 'n' Roll in America's Loudest City

by Steve Miller

The definitive account of rock in the city that has produced louder, prouder, more in-your-face rock than anywhere else on Earth


Japanese Animation: East Asian Perspectives

by Masao Yokota & Tze-yue G. Hu

East Asian critiques and discussion of a powerful Japanese export and popular art form


The Contested Murder of Latasha Harlins: Justice, Gender, and the Origins of the LA Riots

by Brenda Stevenson

Helicopters patrolled low over the city, filming blocks of burning cars and buildings, mobs breaking into storefronts, and the vicious beating of truck driver Reginald Denny. For a week in April 1992, Los Angeles...


Contemporary Military Culture and Strategic Studies: Us and UK Armed Forces in the 21st Century

by Alastair Finlan

This book explores and compares the contemporary military cultures of the United States and the United Kingdom.

The last decade has witnessed astonishing global events, from 9/11 and military operations in Afghanistan...


Self-Government, The American Theme: Presidents of the Founding and Civil War

by Will Morrisey

In Self-Government, The American Theme, Morrisey aptly demonstrates how the regime of the founders was replaced by a much more statist regime during the Civil War. He offers salient interpretations of the writings...