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Picture of Mustang: The Inspiration: The Plane That Turned the Tide in World War Two.

Mustang: The Inspiration: The Plane That Turned the Tide in World War Two.

Kaplan, Philip.

The North American Mustang remains special to the majority of pilots who have been privile...

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Picture of How to Sound Cultured: Master The 250 Names That Intellectuals Love To Drop Into Conversation.

How to Sound Cultured: Master The 250 Names That Intellectuals Love To Drop Into Conversation.

Hodgkinson, Thomas W. and van den Bergh, Hubert.

Just in case you confuse Rambo with Rambeau at your next dinner party, this useful guide w...

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Picture of Heroes: Saviours, Traitors and Supermen.

Heroes: Saviours, Traitors and Supermen.

Hughes-Hallett, Lucy.

She evokes heroism through the telling of eight famous lives – Achilles, Odysseus, Alcibia...

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Picture of Mr Foote's Other Leg.

Mr Foote's Other Leg.

Kelly, Ian.

Samuel Foote was a one legged comedy superstar performing on the 18th-century stage. His r...

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Picture of Harold and Jack: The Remarkable Friendship of Prime Minister MacMillan and President Kennedy.

Harold and Jack: The Remarkable Friendship of Prime Minister MacMillan and President Kennedy.

Sandford, Christopher.

Theirs was an unlikely friendship. MacMillan appeared apparently decrepit, known for his s...

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Picture of The Fall of the Roman Empire.

The Fall of the Roman Empire.

Markel, Rita J.

To this day people study how this powerful empire was destroyed and ask questions about ju...

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Picture of A Path in the Mighty Waters: Shipboard Life and Atlantic Crossings to the New World.

A Path in the Mighty Waters: Shipboard Life and Atlantic Crossings to the New World.

Berry, Stephen R.

A truly fascinating piece of maritime history it uses diaries and an impressive array of a...

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Picture of Napoleonic Wars in Cartoons

Napoleonic Wars in Cartoons

Bryant, Mark.

He shows that one of the best ways of learning history is to look at cartoons, and teacher...

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Picture of The Birth of the Pill: How Four Pioneers Reinvented Sex and Launched a Revolution.

The Birth of the Pill: How Four Pioneers Reinvented Sex and Launched a Revolution.

Eig, Jonathan.

Tells the extraordinary story of the invention of a drug that would stop women ovulating....

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Picture of Classic Aircraft.

Classic Aircraft.

Havers, John and Richard.

A timeline of aviation spanning a little over a hundred years from 1906 until the present ...

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Picture of The King Is Dead: The Last Will and Testament of Henry VIII.

The King Is Dead: The Last Will and Testament of Henry VIII.

Lipscomb, Suzannah.

His last will and testament confirmed the royal line of succession and listed many bequest...

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Picture of Britain and Europe 1500-1780.

Britain and Europe 1500-1780.

Houlbrooke, Ralph.

Sets the history of Britain in its European context though it gives far more space to Engl...

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Picture of An Alternative History of Britain: The English Civil War.

An Alternative History of Britain: The English Civil War.

Venning, Timothy.

This work for history buffs and scholars sketches alternative historical scenarios surroun...

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Picture of Waterloo to Wellington: From Iron Duke to Enlightened College.

Waterloo to Wellington: From Iron Duke to Enlightened College.

Seldon, Joanna.

Wellington College, the institution named after the great Field Marshal, takes as its insp...

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Picture of Tupolev Tu-154: The USSR's Medium-Range Jet Airliner.

Tupolev Tu-154: The USSR's Medium-Range Jet Airliner.

Komissarov, Dmitriy.

Of all Soviet and Russian medium haul airliners the Tupolev TU-154 was built in the greate...

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Picture of Greece: An Illustrated History.

Greece: An Illustrated History.

Stone, Tom.

Begins with prehistoric and archaic Greece and continues through the Persian Wars to class...

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Picture of Red Heat: Conspiracy, Murder and the Cold War in the Caribbean.

Red Heat: Conspiracy, Murder and the Cold War in the Caribbean.

Von Tunzelmann, Alex.

The history of US foreign policy in the Caribbean is one of 'suitcases full of cash, tortu...

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Picture of Curtain Up: Agatha Christie - A Life in Theatre.

Curtain Up: Agatha Christie - A Life in Theatre.

Green, Julius.

We think of her as the thriller writer who created memorable characters. But she made a hu...

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Picture of Spirits of the Somme.

Spirits of the Somme.

Carruthers, Bob (ed.).

On the first day of the Battle of the Somme there were 60,000 casualties. These six very d...

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Picture of Donitz and the Wolf Packs.

Donitz and the Wolf Packs.

Edwards, Bernard.

When a convoy of Allied and neutral ships loomed on the trade routes of the north Atlantic...

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Picture of Kommando: German Special Forces of World War Two.

Kommando: German Special Forces of World War Two.

Lucas, James.

Germany’s special forces were called Brandenburg units. They were highly trained and audac...

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Picture of World War II from Original Sources: By Air to Battle: The Official History of the British Paratroops in World War II.

World War II from Original Sources: By Air to Battle: The Official History of the British Paratroops in World War II.

Carruthers, Bob (ed.).

These primary accounts were first published in 1945, and were told by the men who fought i...

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Picture of Abraham and His Son: The Story of a Story.

Abraham and His Son: The Story of a Story.

Goodman, James.

The author is '… a reader, a son, a Jew, a father, a sceptic, a historian, a lover of stor...

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