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  • Unit 731

    Unit 731
    av Yang Yan-Jun

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781556788

    This book exposes Unit 731 as being the largest bacterial warfare force in the history of the Second World War. Manufacture and the use of biological weapons, the entire process of preparation and implementation of germ warfare, with the reflection…

  • Manchester City in Europe

    Manchester City in Europe
    av Andrew Waldon

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781550779

    Manchester City qualified for the European Cup following their League Championship success in 1967/68. Immediately after winning the title City manager Malcolm Allison said "We'll terrify the cowards of Europe." Inevitably therefore they lost their…

  • Agnetha Faltskog the Girl with the Golden Hair

    Agnetha Faltskog the Girl with the Golden Hair
    av Daniel Ward

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781555217

    Her iconic blonde looks, stunning voice and songs of loneliness and melancholy have endeared her to millions, yet Agnetha Faltskog remains an enigmatic and distant figure. From her success as a teenage singer and songwriter in Sweden in the late 196…

  • American Panther Tanks

    American Panther Tanks
    av Craig Moore

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781558041

    ‘American Panther Tanks’ sounds a strange title for a book, but currently there are five surviving WW2 German Panther tanks in America. It is believed that fourteen captured Panzer V Panther tanks were shipped to the United States after…

  • Schneider Trophy Seaplanes and Flying Boats

    Schneider Trophy Seaplanes and Flying Boats
    av Ralph Pegram

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781551790

    The Coupe d'Aviation Maritime Jacques Schneider (commonly called the Schneider Trophy, or prize or cup) was a prize competition for seaplanes. Announced by Jacques Schneider, a financier, balloonist and aircraft enthusiast, in 1911, it offered a pri…

  • Electric Light Orchestra

    Electric Light Orchestra
    av John Van der Kiste

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781556009

    ELO (The Electric Light Orchestra) were devised by Roy Wood and Jeff Lynne of The Move as a fusion of rock and contemporary classical-style music, combining orchestral instruments, guitars, keyboards and drums in the same line-up. Their aim was to c…

  • Tommy Steele

    Tommy Steele
    av Sebastian Lassandro

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781558478

    In the summer of 1956, while on shore leave from the Merchant Navy, Thomas Hicks was spotted playing a new type of music in a coffee bar in London. Having never heard anything like this 'rock' performed in Britain, he became an overnight sensation--…

  • Complete Knight's Cross

    Complete Knight's Cross

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781557822

    This series tells the story of all 7,364 men who were awarded the Knight's Cross including the disputed awards. Volume Two deals with 1942-43 (numbers 1268-3685) and is subtitled 'The Years of Stalemate'.

  • Hitler's Berchtesgaden

    Hitler's Berchtesgaden
    av Geoffrey R. Walden

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781552261

    In 1925, Adolf Hitler chose a remote mountain area in the southeast corner of Germany as his home. Hitler settled in a small house on the Obersalzberg, a district overlooking the picturesque town of Berchtesgaden in the Bavarian Alps. After Hitler b…

  • Sino-Japanese Air War 1937-1945

    Sino-Japanese Air War 1937-1945
    av Hakan Gustavsson

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781555361

    The Sino-Japanese war of 1937-1945 was the longest struggle of the Second World War. It started with the Japanese aggression in July 1937 and soon accelerated into a full-scale war with the Chinese Kuomintang government. The Chinese Air Force was to…

  • Understanding Ravenna

    Understanding Ravenna
    av Michael Starks

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781557112

    Ravenna has eight World Heritages sites--churches, baptisteries, chapels and monuments dating from the fifth and sixth centuries AD which are renowned especially for exquisite mosaics portraying biblical scenes and figures. They were designed, const…

  • Hawker Hurricane

    Hawker Hurricane
    av Philip Birtles

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781555873

    This book covers the design, development, production and operations of the Hawker Hurricane before, during and after the Second World War. Without the courage and perseverance of the young men from Britain and the Commonwealth, who risked their live…

  • The End of the Habsburgs

    The End of the Habsburgs
    av John Van der Kiste

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781557709

    In 1806, the Holy Roman Empire ceased to exist when Francis II became Emperor of Austria. 112 years later, the Habsburg empire collapsed after the First World War after surviving many tribulations. During the year of revolutions in 1848 the much-lov…

  • Il-2 Shturmovik

    Il-2 Shturmovik
    av Jason Nicholas Moore

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781625450425

    The Ilyushin Il-2 Shturmovik became the aerial representative of the Soviet response to the German invasion on the Eastern Front during the Second World War. The Il-2 was designed as a low-level close-support aircraft capable of defeating enemy armo…

  • Tirpitz

    av Daniel Knowles

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781556696

    Referred to by Winston Churchill as `the Beast’, `Tirpitz’ was Germany’s last great battleship and was one of the largest and heaviest battleships ever constructed by a European navy. Sister ship to the infamous `Bismarck’, `…

  • The Reaper's Harvesting Summer

    The Reaper's Harvesting Summer
    av Angelos N. Mansolas

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781558171

    'I know every single one of these grenadiers. The oldest is barely eighteen. These boys have not yet learned how to live, but by God they know how to die!' These were the words of the division's commanding officer, SS Oberfuhrer Kurt Meyer for his o…

  • The Price of Fame

    The Price of Fame
    av Elaine Parker

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781556894

    Charming, erudite, and the very personification of the English gentleman, Dennis Price was without doubt also one of the most promising and talented newcomers to the world of theatre and film in the late 1930s, and he arguably reached his screen bes…

  • Prussian Princesses

    Prussian Princesses
    av John Van Der Kiste

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781554357

    Kaiser Friedrich III and his consort Victoria, Princess Royal of Great Britain, had six children who lived to maturity, the eldest being Kaiser Wilhelm II. The three younger sisters, Victoria, Sophie and Margaret, were particularly supportive of the…

  • Napoleon and His Marshals

    Napoleon and His Marshals
    av A. G. Macdonell

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781550366

    Napoleon Bonaparte entered the World stage in 1793 at the siege of Toulon. This book covers the period of 1796 to 1815, from Napoleon's classic victories in Italy up to the point of his defeat at Waterloo. Napoleon created twenty-six Marshals in all…

  • Gotha Aircraft

    Gotha Aircraft
    av Andreas Metzmacher

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781557068

    The Gothaer Waggonfabrik (GWF), originally a German rail vehicle manufacturer, entered the aircraft industry in 1913. The driving force behind this major change in production in this small Thuringian duchy in central Germany was a member of the Brit…

  • How to Kill a Panther Tank

    How to Kill a Panther Tank
    av Craig Moore

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781557969

    Using only original official period documents from the Second World War this book tries to provide the reader with the same information on the Panzer V Panther tank that was available to British and Commonwealth senior officers and tank crews during…

  • The RAF in the Battle of France and the Battle of Britain

    The RAF in the Battle of France and the Battle of Britain
    av Greg Baughen

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781555255

    In May 1940, the opposing German and Allied forces seemed reasonably well matched. On the ground, the four allied nations had more troops, artillery and tanks. Even in the air, the German advantage in numbers was slight. Yet two months later, the Al…

  • Sawdust Sisterhood

    Sawdust Sisterhood
    av Steve Ward

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781555309

    Philip Astley first pegged out his circular 'ride' on the banks of the Thames in 1768 and so laid down the foundations of the modern circus. Performing feats of trick riding with his wife Patty Jones, little did he realise that before long women wou…

  • The Fieseler Fi 156 Storch

    The Fieseler Fi 156 Storch
    av Jan Forsgren

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781558133

    First flown in May 1936, the Fieseler Fi 156, or, as it was better known, Storch (Stork), was designed in answer to a request from the German Luftwaffe for a short range reconnaissance aircraft. For its time, the Fi 156 had amazing performance and f…

  • Queen Victoria and the European Empires

    Queen Victoria and the European Empires
    av John Van der Kiste

    Häftad - 2021 - ISBN: 9781781558331

    This book from John Van der Kiste, the eminent historian of European royalty, is an account of Queen Victoria's personal and political relationships with the empires, or to be more exact, the Kings and Queens, Emperors, Empresses and their families…

  • De Havilland and Hatfield 1936-1993

    De Havilland and Hatfield 1936-1993
    av Philip Birtles

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781557631

    With the approach of WW2 the de Havilland Aerodrome at Hatfield went through a major expansion, concentrating on Mosquito production and development. The Company also pioneered the production and development of jet engines led by Major Frank Halford…

  • The Rise and Fall of the French Air Force

    The Rise and Fall of the French Air Force
    av Greg Baughen

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781556443

    On 10 May 1940, the French possessed one of the largest air forces in the world. On paper, it was nearly as strong as the RAF. Six weeks later, France had been defeated. For a struggling French Army desperately looking for air support, the skies see…

  • ABBA Song by Song

    ABBA Song by Song
    av Ian Cole

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781557853

    ABBA was the biggest selling pop group of the Seventies. Between their first single in 1972, when the group was not yet called ABBA, and their final singles in 1982, ABBA recorded and released 98 unique songs. In addition they recorded versions of s…

  • Fairey Battle

    Fairey Battle
    av Greg Baughen

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781555859

    The Fairey Battle is best known for being one of the worst aircraft ever to serve in the Royal Air Force. On operations, it suffered the highest loss rate of any plane in the RAF's history, and the missions flown by its brave crews became a byword f…

  • Umberto Nobile and the Arctic Search for the Airship Italia

    Umberto Nobile and the Arctic Search for the Airship Italia
    av Garth Cameron

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781556290

    The Italian airship designer and pilot Umberto Nobile had flown to the North Pole and beyond in 1926. He resolved to go back to the Arctic with a new airship in 1928. There were areas of the Arctic that had not been explored and it was believed that…

  • Schneider Trophy Aircraft 1913-1931

    Schneider Trophy Aircraft 1913-1931
    av Derek N. James

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781554180

    At the end of 1912 Jacques Schneider announced his intention of presenting an annual trophy for an international seaplane contest. There were only twelve Schneider contests but they were major international events with the major rivals being Britain…

  • Black Sabbath

    Black Sabbath
    av Steve Pilkington

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781556610

    Many bands may lay claim to inventing or popularising the term `heavy metal’, but few would deny that Black Sabbath have defined the genre in the minds of many, and have come to embody its popular image. From the `classic’ first decade w…

  • These Ghostly Archives

    These Ghostly Archives
    av Gail Crowther

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781555941

    Focusing on previously unpublished material found in archives from all around the world, 'These Ghostly Archives' aims to reconstruct the ghostly figure of Plath within our culture via unseen letters, manuscripts, photographs, places, and poems. Thi…

  • Monty's Northern Legions

    Monty's Northern Legions
    av Patrick Delaforce

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781553992

    Monty's desert legions - 7th Armoured Division, 51st Highland Division and 50th Northumbrian Division - helped him win at El Alamein and throughout North Africa, and eventually in North West Europe after D-Day. Monty's Northern Legions is the story…

  • Great War Special Agent Raymond de Candolle

    Great War Special Agent Raymond de Candolle
    av Philippe Bieler

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781557976

    This is the story of the career of the author's mysterious great uncle Raymond de Candolle, who had apparently disappeared into the bowels of London, at the turn of the twentieth century. It begins when he joins a group of enterprising bankers, engi…

  • York A-Z

    York A-Z
    av Paul Chrystal

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781552919

    York has a long and voluminous history which, to some, might be a little daunting. This important new book presents the history of this famous city in short, digestible, illustrated chunks designed to inform and entertain residents and visitors alik…

  • The Extraordinary Life of Mike Cumberlege SOE

    The Extraordinary Life of Mike Cumberlege SOE
    av Robin Knight

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781557327

    This first-ever biography of of Lt. Cdr. Mike Cumberlege DSO & Bar, Greek Medal of Honour, murdered in Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp in Feb/March 1945, recalls a man who was `truly Elizabethan in character-a combination of gaiety and solidity and…

  • Yorkshire Railways from the Yorkshire Post Archives

    Yorkshire Railways from the Yorkshire Post Archives
    av Peter Tuffrey

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781553169

    Being an avid collector of old photographs, particularly those featuring railways, well-known Yorkshire writer Peter Tuffrey was aware of the vast photographic archives lurking in the depths of the Yorkshire Post newspaper. Recently renewing his con…

  • Gone but Not Forgotten

    Gone but Not Forgotten
    av A. Phillips

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781556276

    The British airliners we see today in our airports are the result of numerous takeovers and mergers, involving large and small companies. This book covers some of these airlines that have ceased operating since 1946: some collapsed because of financ…



    Inbunden - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781557839

  • A Perfect Paradise

    A Perfect Paradise
    av A. J. Pollard

    Häftad - 2019 - ISBN: 9781781557754

    Elizabeth Montagu, the lady of the manor in 1775, described Eryholme as a `perfect paradise’. Today, though but three miles south of Darlington as the crow flies, it is a small and secluded community untouched by modern industry and urban deve…

  • Sinking the Beast

    Sinking the Beast
    av Jan Forsgren

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781553183

    During the autumn of 1944, three RAF raids - using Avro Lancaster heavy bombers - finally sank the German battleship Tirpitz. Many previous attempts, including the use of midget submarines and raids by carrier-based aircraft, had damaged Tirpitz at…

  • Britain's Cold War Bombers

    Britain's Cold War Bombers
    av Tim Mclelland

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781555347

    Britain's Cold War Bombers explores the creation and development of the jet bomber, tracing the emergence of the first jet designs (the Valiant and Vulcan) through to the first-generation jets which entered service with the RAF and Fleet Air Arm. Ea…

  • Britain's Forgotten Fighters of the First World War

    Britain's Forgotten Fighters of the First World War
    av Paul R. Hare

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781551974

    Those with any interest in the First World War will have have heard of the planes most associated with that conflict - the legendary Sopwith Camel and Royal Aircraft Factory's S.E.5a, which are often called the "Spitfire" and "Hurricane" of the Grea…

  • Changing Nechells

    Changing Nechells
    av Ted Rudge

    Häftad - 2015 - ISBN: 9781781552476

    By the middle of the 19th century, the demands to house Birmingham's rapidly expanding industry and workforce swiftly urbanised Nechells. Building in this north-east part of Birmingham was hastily constructed and became substandard. Working-class ba…

  • From Moths to Merlins

    From Moths to Merlins
    av Robin J. Brooks

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781553350

    As a small club airfield during the 1930s, West Malling was very popular with flyers. Taken over by the RAF in 1939 it became a forward landing airfield to Biggin Hill. Unfinished by the time the Battle of Britain began, it played no operational par…

  • Merseyrail Electric

    Merseyrail Electric
    av Martyn Hilbert

    Häftad - 2016 - ISBN: 9781781555132

    Serving a diverse and famous part of north-west England, this is a detailed look at this busy and oft-ignored suburban railway network that has become a Merseyside institution. The self-contained electrified network has 75 route miles, serving the C…

  • Lords and Masters

    Lords and Masters
    av A. G. Macdonell

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781550182

    Lords and Masters is a work of fiction, but with mastery and style Macdonell uses his undoubted journalistic skill to unmask much that was unpleasant in the West End Society circles of the early 1930s. He exposes the hypocrisy of the monied class an…

  • HMS Hood

    HMS Hood
    av Daniel Knowles

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781557235

    For over twenty years the battlecruiser HMS 'Hood' toured the world as the most iconic warship in the Royal Navy. Unmatched in her beauty and charisma, 'Hood' is one of history's greatest warships. During the twilight years of the British Empire the…

  • Panzersoldaten!

    av Paolo Morisi

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781558195

    ‘Panzersoldaten!’ is a history of the Milizia Volontaria per la Sicurezza Nazionale (MVSN), commonly referred to as the Blackshirts due to their wartime attire. They were an anti-Communist paramilitary organisation that fought for Mussol…