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The Defense of Moscow 1941: The Northern Flank

by Jack Radey & Charles Sharp

There was only one point in the Second World War when Nazi Germany had a chance of winning. That point was October 1941, when most of the Red Army's forces before Moscow had been smashed or encircled, and no...


Bravery Awards for Aerial Combat: Stories Behind the Award of the CGM (Flying)

by Alan Cooper

The first recipient was Flight Sergeant Leslie Wallace, a wireless operator with 83 Squadron, who extinguished a major fire in his Lancaster and despite his severe wounds returned to his radio until the crippled...


Royal Flying Corps

by Alistair Smith

This book contains selected images from three different Royal Flying Corps albums. Photographs include training in Canada and at Tangmere. There is a large variety of different aircraft featured, as well as...


The Last Great Cavalryman: The Life of General Sir Richard McCreery, Commander Eighth Army

by Richard Mead

Dick McCreery was commissioned into the 12th Royal Lancers in 1915 and served on The Western Front, winning the MC and surviving wounds. In 1938 he joined the staff of 1st Division under Alexander before being...


Johnny: The Legend and Tragedy of General Sir Ian Hamilton

by John Philip Jones

The Gallipoli campaign was launched in April 1915 in an effort to knock Turkey out of the war but the force that was deployed was too small to achieve its aim. Moreover, the commander, General Sir Ian Hamilton...


Stuka: Hitler's Lethal Dive Bomber

by Alistair Smith

The photographs in this collection belonged to Luftwaffe Stuka rear gunner and radio operator Erich Heine. The collection includes photographs of flights of Stukas in formation, operating training aircraft,...


Hitler S Jet Plane: The Me 262 Story

by Mano Ziegler

The first operational military jet in the world, towards the end of the Second World War the ME 262 was to be the German 'miracle weapon'. Mano Ziegler was involved from its inception and contributed to the...


The Pocket Guide to Victorian Writers and Poets

by Russell James

The Victorian era produced many famous writers and poets, including Dickens, Thackeray, H.G. Wells and Tennyson. Magazines like The Strand launched famous creations such as Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes, whose...


Yorkshire Dales

by Dr George Francklin Redmonds

The landscape and people are the two most distinctive qualities of the Yorkshire Dales, and this book employs new sources and methods to help the reader see both in a different light. In earlier centuries, religious...


The 1984

by Jonathan Symcox

John Lowe was at the forefront of the fight for jobs during the twelve months of the miners' strike from 1984-5 as the elected chairman of Clipstone Colliery's strike committee in the largely working county...


Old Time Variety: An Illustrated History

by Richard Baker

As one of the richest sources of diversion for the people of Britain between the end of the First World War and the 1960s, the variety theater emerged from the embers of music hall, a vulgar and rambunctious...


London's Airports

by Martin Bowman & Graham Simons

This book is for the passengers and aviation buffs who use London's main airports. It includes a brief history, plans and photographs for each of the five airports, together with directions and information about...


Lifting the Cup: The Story of Battling Barnsley, 1910-12. by Mark Metcalf, David Wood

by Mark Metcalf & David Wood

This is the first detailed account of Barnsley Football Club's most illustrious and successful period. Between 1910 and 1912 'Battling Barnsley' won their way through to the FA Cup Final, then the most prestigious...


Aspects of Birmingham

by Brian Hall

There are now over 25 books published as part of the Aspects Series, each one taking readers on a voyage of nostalgic discovery through their town, city or area. Here Birmingham, once "The Workshop of the Empire"...


A History of Girls' Comics

by Susan Brewer

Susan Brewer taps into the nostalgic women s market for comics from their childhood Jackie, Girl's Own, Bunty etc, from the early days in Victorian England to teen mags and TV-related comics, including Teletubbies...


Lancashire's Seaside Piers: Also Featuring the Piers of the River Mersey, Cumbria and the Isle of Man. Martin Easdown

by Martin Easdown

In this, a companion volume to his definitive history of Yorkshire's pleasure piers, Martin Easdown turns his expert attention westward - to the Lancashire coast. His highly illustrated survey of the piers constructed...


Yorkshire's Forgotten Fenlands. Ian Rotherham

by Ian D. Rotherham

Yorkshire' Forgotten Fens' is a history of the cultural landscape of the wetlands of the Humber basin and the entire county of Yorkshire stretching from the Humber and north Lincolnshire through the Vale of...


Fighter Command 1936-1968: An Operational and Historical Record

by Ken Delve

This is a comprehensive reference to the structure, operation, aircraft and men of Fighter Command from its formation in 1936 to 1968 when it became part of Strike Command. It includes descriptions of many notable...


Denby & District IV: Chronicles of Clerics, Convicts, Corn Millers & Comedians

by Chris Heath

What connects the Murder of Maria Marten, the Luddites, Baring's Bank, the Castlemaine Gold Rush, the Marquiss of Normandy, Knutsford Prison, the Archibishop of York Wentworth Woodhouse, the Earl of Mulgrave,...


How to Make the Best Use of Salvage: A Practical Guide to Reclamation

by Barty Philips

This book about reclamation shows whats available and why salvage is a good option for people doing up their homes or wanting to have a stylish talking point whether it s stained glass windows, a vintage garden...