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Picture of Fading Eagle: Politics and Decline of Britain's Post-War Airforce.

Fading Eagle: Politics and Decline of Britain's Post-War Airforce.

Watson, Ian.

Examines the decline of Britain’s military-backed influence and its decreasing ability to ...

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Picture of The Visitors' Book: In Francis Bacon's Shadow: The Lives of Richard Chopping and Denis Wirth-Miller.

The Visitors' Book: In Francis Bacon's Shadow: The Lives of Richard Chopping and Denis Wirth-Miller.

Turner, Jon Lys.

Dicky and Denis were minor players in the British art world from the 1940s onwards, but th...

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Picture of Sir Martin Frobisher: Seaman, Soldier, Explorer.

Sir Martin Frobisher: Seaman, Soldier, Explorer.

Trow, Taliesin.

Often eclipsed by his contemporaries, Drake, Hawkins and Ralegh, this is the new biographi...

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Picture of Bringing in the Sheaves: Wheat and Chaff from My Years as a Priest.

Bringing in the Sheaves: Wheat and Chaff from My Years as a Priest.

Coles, Richard.

A look inside the life and thoughts of a gay Anglo-Catholic priest come radio presenter wh...

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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 British Battles of the Crimean Wars 1854-1856: Alma, Inkerman, Sevastopol, Battle of The Balaclava - the Charge of the Light Brigade: Despatches from the Front: The Commanding Officers' Reports From the Field and At Sea.

British Battles of the Crimean Wars 1854-1856: Alma, Inkerman, Sevastopol, Battle of The Balaclava - the Charge of the Light Brigade: Despatches from the Front: The Commanding Officers' Reports From the Field and At Sea.

Grehan, john and Mace, Martin (eds.).

The relative performance of the two branches of Britain’s armed forces is reflected in the...

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Picture of Classic Ships.

Classic Ships.

Havers, Richard.

A chronicle of our nautical heritage over the last hundred years, it features everything f...

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Picture of Douglas Haig: 'The Preparatory Prologue' 1861-1914: Diaries and Letters.

Douglas Haig: 'The Preparatory Prologue' 1861-1914: Diaries and Letters.

Douglas, Scott (ed.).

As an historical figure, Field Marshall Douglas Haig remains hugely controversial but this...

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Picture of Conscientious Objectors of the Second World War: Refusing to Fight.

Conscientious Objectors of the Second World War: Refusing to Fight.

Kramer, Ann.

It is perhaps only recently that the bravery and extraordinary principles of those who ref...

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Picture of Battleground Europe: Aisne 1914.

Battleground Europe: Aisne 1914.

Murland, Jerry.

Lists the events of the battles around Le Chemin des Dames in September 1914. As well as o...

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Picture of The U-Boat War in the Atlantic: Volume I: 1939-1941.

The U-Boat War in the Atlantic: Volume I: 1939-1941.

Carruthers, Bob (ed.).

The 'Battle of the Atlantic’ was coined by Winston Churchill in 1941 when he famously stat...

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Picture of The U-Boat War in the Atlantic: Volume II: 1942-1943.

The U-Boat War in the Atlantic: Volume II: 1942-1943.

Carruthers, Bob (ed.).

Covering the U-boat campaign in the Atlantic during the Second World War, this fascinating...

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Picture of Voices of Colditz: Handwritten Account by Allied Officers Inside Oflag IV-C.

Voices of Colditz: Handwritten Account by Allied Officers Inside Oflag IV-C.

Clay, Peter et al (eds.).

It’s not often that a piece of history emerges from a bedroom drawer to tell a significant...

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Picture of The Hidden Threat: The Story of Mines and Minesweeping by the Royal Navy in World War I.

The Hidden Threat: The Story of Mines and Minesweeping by the Royal Navy in World War I.

Crossley, Jim.

It is a little known fact that mines were by far the most effective weapon used by the Ger...

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Picture of Images of War: U-Boat Prey: Merchant Sailors at War 1938-1942: Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives.

Images of War: U-Boat Prey: Merchant Sailors at War 1938-1942: Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives.

Kaplan, Philip and Currie, Jack.

This is a tribute to over 30,000 men who fell victim to German U-Boats between 1939-1942. ...

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Picture of Britain's Band of Brothers.

Britain's Band of Brothers.

Keene, Tom.

WWII saw the birth of a host of special units with many joining for a variety of reasons; ...

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Picture of Spying for the Fuhrer: Hitler's Espionage Machine.

Spying for the Fuhrer: Hitler's Espionage Machine.

Jorgensen, Christer.

Chronicles the story of German espionage in WWII and explores the rivalry between Nazi int...

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Picture of Return Flights in War and Peace: The Flying Memoirs of Squadron Leader John Rowland DSO, DFC.

Return Flights in War and Peace: The Flying Memoirs of Squadron Leader John Rowland DSO, DFC.

Rowland, John.

A very readable account of what it was like to captain 48 varied bombing missions, often d...

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Picture of The March on Paris: The Memoirs of Alexander von Kluck, 1914.

The March on Paris: The Memoirs of Alexander von Kluck, 1914.

Von Kluck, Alexander.

The failure of the first German Offensive in the West was to prove to be the decisive mome...

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Picture of Edinburgh: A Traveller's Reader.

Edinburgh: A Traveller's Reader.

Daiches, David (ed.).

A kaleidoscope of impressions of Edinburgh that recreates the spirit of the place through ...

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Picture of Heritage of Lakeland: A Centenary Collection.

Heritage of Lakeland: A Centenary Collection.

Griffin, A. Harry.

Arthur Harry Griffin, who died in 2004 at the grand old age of ninety-three, was a fabled ...

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