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  • Yearbook of Astronomy 2022

    Yearbook of Astronomy 2022

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526790057

    The Yearbook of Astronomy 2022 is the Diamond Jubilee edition of this iconic publication, the annual appearance of which has been eagerly anticipated by astronomers, both amateur and professional, ever since this invaluable book first appeared in 19…

  • Armies of the Vikings, AD 793 1066

    Armies of the Vikings, AD 793 1066

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781399008396

    Viking warriors were feared by their contemporaries and their ferocious reputation has survived down to the present day. This book covers the military history of the Vikings from their early raiding to the final failure of their expansionist ambitio…

  • In the Words of Wellington's Fighting Cocks

    In the Words of Wellington's Fighting Cocks

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526761682

    The literature of the Peninsular War is rich with vivid source material -letters, diaries, memoirs, and dispatches -but most of it was written by British soldiers or by the French and their allies. As a result the history and experience of the Portu…

  • Infantry Attacks

    Infantry Attacks
    av Erwin Rommel

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848326521

    In this classic study of the art of war, Rommel analyses the tactics that lay behind his success. First published in 1937 it became a highly regarded military textbook, and also brought its author to the attention of Adolph Hitler.

  • Visitor's Guide to Jane Austen's England

    Visitor's Guide to Jane Austen's England
    av Sue Wilkes

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781592649

    Immerse yourself in the vanished world inhabited by Austen's contemporaries. Packed with detail, and anecdotes, this is an intimate exploration of how the middle and upper classes lived from 1775, the year of Austen's birth, to the coronation of Geo…

  • The Mandela Revolution

    The Mandela Revolution

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781399009058

    On 27 April 1994 South Africa went to the polls and delivered the first black government in the country's history. This was the Mandela Revolution. This is not the story of how the Rainbow Nation was formed, but it tells a story of one part of the r…

  • Saab Celebration

    Saab Celebration

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526775238

    Saab has gone, but its cars and its loyal band of owners remain. In this photographic album, internationally known Saab author and commentator Lance Cole celebrates all things Saab. In a collection of over 200 photographic images accompanied by a de…

  • Sniper on the Eastern Front

    Sniper on the Eastern Front
    av Albrecht Wacker

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781590041

    This book is a rare first-hand account by a ruthlessly efficient German sniper of life and death during the bitter conflict that followed the Nazi invasion of Russia. Josef 'Sepp' Allerberger was an Austrian conscript who qualified as a Wehrmacht ma…

  • Eben-Emael and the Defence of Fortress Belgium, 1940

    Eben-Emael and the Defence of Fortress Belgium, 1940

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526779823

    In the early morning of 10 May 1940, the sky literally fell on the heads of the defenders of Fort Eben-Emael, considered to be Belgium's most powerful fortress. This huge structure, with its powerful artillery and infantry weapons, was the key to th…

  • Soldier in the Sand

    Soldier in the Sand

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526798374

    "Simon Mayall has produced a stimulating and thought-provoking study of the modern Middle East. Part history, part scholarly analysis, Mayall has drawn on his experience of more than four decades fighting and working in the region to provide unique…

  • Freeing the Baltic 1918 - 1920

    Freeing the Baltic 1918 - 1920
    av Geoffrey Bennett

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473893078

    In 1919, the new governments of the besieged Baltic states appealed desperately to the Allies for assistance. A small British flotilla of light cruisers and destroyers were sent to help, under the command of Rear Admiral Sir Walter Cowan. They were…

  • Naval Warfare in the English Channel, 1939-1945

    Naval Warfare in the English Channel, 1939-1945
    av Peter C Smith

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526791894

    From the year 1066 the English Channel has provided Great Britain with a natural defensive barrier, but never more than in the early days of World War Two. This book relates how the Royal Navy defended that vital seaway throughout the war. From the…

  • Armies of the Germanic Peoples, 200 BC to AD 500

    Armies of the Germanic Peoples, 200 BC to AD 500

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526772701

    Gabriele Esposito presents an overview of the military history of the Germanic peoples of this period and describes in detail the weapons and tactics they employed on the battlefield. He starts by showing how, from very early on, the Germanic commun…

  • Years of Endurance: Life Aboard the Battlecruiser Tiger 1914-16

    Years of Endurance: Life Aboard the Battlecruiser Tiger 1914-16

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781399017206

    This memoir is perhaps one of the most immediate and vivid recollections of life in a Royal Navy battlecruiser to come out of World War I. John Muir, a surgeon, was the senior medical officer aboard HMS Tiger from her commissioning in October 1914 u…

  • Boy Soldiers of the Great War

    Boy Soldiers of the Great War

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781399011631

    After the outbreak of the Great War, boys as young as twelve were caught up in a national wave of patriotism and, in huge numbers, volunteered to serve their country. The press, recruiting offices and the Government all contributed to the enlistment…

  • School of Fencing

    School of Fencing
    av Domenico Angelo

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473882973

    Essential reading for historical swordfighters and students of martial arts and military history

  • Bader s Big Wing Controversy

    Bader s Big Wing Controversy

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781399017152

    Group Captain Sir Douglas Bader remains one of the most famous RAF fighter pilots to date, perhaps even the most famous of all, thanks to Paul Brickhill's best-selling 1950s yarn _Reach for the Sky_ and Dany Angel's box office hit of the same name,…

  • A Judge in Auschwitz

    A Judge in Auschwitz

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781399018760

    In autumn 1943, SS judge Konrad Morgen visited Auschwitz concentration camp to investigate an intercepted parcel containing gold sent from the camp. While there Morgen found the SS camp guards engaged in widespread theft and corruption. Worse, Morge…

  • Battle in the Baltic

    Battle in the Baltic

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781399096553

    Though, for most participants, the First World War ended on 11 November 1918, the Royal Navy found itself, despite four years of slaughter and war weariness, fighting a fierce and brutal battle in the Baltic Sea against Bolshevik Russia in an attemp…

  • Sparta

    Sparta

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781399014564

    Their contemporaries were fascinated by the Spartans and we still are. They are portrayed as the stereotypical macho heroes: noble, laconic, totally fearless and impervious to discomfort and pain. What makes the study of Sparta so interesting is tha…

  • Street Without Joy: The French Debacle in Indochina

    Street Without Joy: The French Debacle in Indochina
    av Bernard B. Fall

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844153183

    Originally published in 1961, this book offered a warning about what American forces would face in the jungles of Southeast Asia; a war fought without fronts against a mobile enemy. This book describes the brutality of the Indochina War, in which Fr…

  • The Forgotten Slave Trade

    The Forgotten Slave Trade

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526797094

    A century before Britain became involved in the trans-Atlantic slave trade, whole villages and towns in England, Ireland, Italy, Spain and other European countries were being depopulated by slavers, who transported the men, women and children to Afr…

  • History of Men's Fashion: What the Well Dressed Man is Wearing

    History of Men's Fashion: What the Well Dressed Man is Wearing
    av Nicholas Storey

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473839779

    Everything you ever wanted to know about men's clothing - and so much more - from the exact hour Nelson lost his right eye to the type of palm needed for a Panama hat, what Cary Grant's tailor had to do to his shoulders - and those all-important que…

  • Life in Miniature

    Life in Miniature

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526797049

    Popular in Britain since the late seventeenth century, dolls' houses are tiny slices of social history that give us a fascinating glimpse into domestic life over the last 300 years. In this beautifully-illustrated book, Nicola Lisle explores the ori…

  • Rigging: Period Fore-And-Aft Craft

    Rigging: Period Fore-And-Aft Craft
    av Lennarth Petersson

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848322189

    Unique approach to explaining the ins and outs of rigging ship models. Beautifully illustrated, it follows on the heels of the author's bestselling Rigging Period Ship Models

  • Antiochus The Great

    Antiochus The Great

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781399085243

    A teenage king in 223 BC, Antiochus III inherited an empire in shambles, ravaged by civil strife and eroded by territorial secessions. He proved himself a true heir of Alexander: he defeated rebel armies and embarked on a campaign of conquest and re…

  • The Straits from Troy to Constantinople

    The Straits from Troy to Constantinople

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781399013246

    In ancient times, the series of waterways now known as the Turkish Straits, comprising the Dardanelles (or Hellespont), Sea of Marmara and the Bosporus, formed both a divide and a bridge between Europe and Asia. Its western and eastern entrances wer…

  • The Intelligencers

    The Intelligencers

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781399004923

    Intelligence about the enemy is a fundamental part of any war or battle, knowledge of the enemys strength, dispositions and intentions are essential for success. This book reveals that for 250 years the British Army resolutely failed to prepare for…

  • Case of the Chocolate Cream Killer

    Case of the Chocolate Cream Killer
    av Kaye Jones

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781593752

    "The trial which terminated yesterday...revealed one of the strangest and most horrible stories possibly ever told in a court of justice." (Morning Post). When the news broke in 1871 of a series of mysterious poisonings in Brighton, shock and horror…

  • German Naval Camouflage Volume II: 1942 - 1945

    German Naval Camouflage Volume II: 1942 - 1945
    av Eric Leon, John Asmussen

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848322233

    Most authoritative study ever of the subject, based on thorough and meticulous research. Includes 300 detailed camouflage views in full and accurate colour.

  • Maginot Line

    Maginot Line
    av J. E. Kaufmann

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526711519

    Essential reading for the student of twentieth century fortification. Beautifully produced, well written, well illustrated and above all, the ideal reference book for its subject. Fortress Study Group This combined history and guide to the Maginot L…

  • Operation Epsom

    Operation Epsom
    av Tim Saunders

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780850529548

    Operation EPSOM was Montgomerys third attempt to take the city of Caen, which was a key British D-Day objective. This book takes us through the actions in vivid detail. Delayed by a storm, the attack, designed to envelop Caen from the west, eventual…

  • Victorian Guide to Sex

    Victorian Guide to Sex
    av Fern Riddell

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781592861

    An exciting factual romp through sexual desire, practises and deviance in the Victorian era. The Victorian Guide to Sex will reveal advice and ideas on sexuality from the Victorian period. Drawing on both satirical and real life events from the peri…

  • World of Mummies: From Otzi to Lenin

    World of Mummies: From Otzi to Lenin
    av Albert Zink

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783463701

    Mummies are not just a phenomenon of ancient Egypt. Mummified corpses have also been discovered high in the mountains and the deserts of South America, in the ice of Greenland, in European churches and graves, in North European swamps and in Asia. T…

  • Hitler's Arctic War: The German Campaigns in Norway, Finland and the USSR 1940-1945

    Hitler's Arctic War: The German Campaigns in Norway, Finland and the USSR 1940-1945
    av Chris Mann, Christer Jörgensen

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473884564

    'In the past the German General Staff had taken no interest in the military history of wars in the north and east of Europe. Nobody had ever taken into account the possibility that some day German divisions would have to fight and to winter in north…

  • London Underground Serial Killer

    London Underground Serial Killer
    av Geoff Platt

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473827325

    Fred West. Ian Brady. Harold Shipman. These names haunt the national consciousness and yet none was as prolific as the little-known 'Underground Killer', Kieran Kelly. Operating without motive or rationale he pushed sixteen souls to their deaths on…

  • The First Jet Pilot

    The First Jet Pilot

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781399083270

    On 27 August 1939, Flugkapitan Erich Warsitz became the first man to fly a jet aircraft, the Heinkel He 178 and in June of the same year he flew the first liquid-fuel rocket aircraft, the Heinkel He 176\. His legendary flying skills enabled him to a…

  • Starvation Blockades, The: the Naval Blockades of Ww1

    Starvation Blockades, The: the Naval Blockades of Ww1
    av Nigel Hawkins

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780850529081

    A graphic description of the strategy and tactics of naval power in WW1.

  • The Eastern Fleet and the Indian Ocean, 1942 1944

    The Eastern Fleet and the Indian Ocean, 1942 1944

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526797766

    The story of the British Eastern Fleet, which operated in the Indian Ocean against Japan, has rarely been told. Although it was the largest fleet deployed by the Royal Navy prior to 1945 and played a vital part in the theatre it was sent to protect,…

  • The Chester and Holyhead Railway

    The Chester and Holyhead Railway

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526749192

    The Chester and Holyhead Railway is one of Britain's most important main line routes, connecting London with mainland north Wales, and the Isle of Anglesey. The line was completed in 1850 under the direction of Robert Stephenson whose work included…

  • Midland Red in Retrospect: A Journey Through Time

    Midland Red in Retrospect: A Journey Through Time

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526727053

    Midland Red in Retrospect covers the period during the 1960s when the Midland Red bus company dominated the Midlands, operating the lion's share of the bus services and also the express coach services from the Midlands to London and other locations.…

  • Eat Yourself...Thin

    Eat Yourself...Thin
    av Charlotte Carroll

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473878792

    Would you set aside time each day for the next week or two if it helped transform your body and life and helped you lose the weight that you want? If so, then read on! Diets come and go but medical advice on what constitutes as a good diet has staye…

  • The Story of the Guards Armoured Division

    The Story of the Guards Armoured Division

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781399013475

    Formed in June 1941, the Guards Armoured Division proved that Household Troops could adapt their legendary high standards to a totally new role. Deploying to Normandy in 1944 under Major General Sir Allan Adair, the Division acquitted itself with di…

  • Early Ships and Seafaring: European Water Transport

    Early Ships and Seafaring: European Water Transport
    av Sean McGrail

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781593929

    'Early Ships and Seafaring: Water Transport Within Europe' builds on Professor Sean McGrail's 2006 volume 'Ancient Boats and Ships' by delving deeper into the construction and use of boats and ships between the stone age and AD1500 in order to provi…

  • Mosquito in the USAAF: De Havilland's Wooden Wonder in American Service

    Mosquito in the USAAF: De Havilland's Wooden Wonder in American Service

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781399017336

    On 20 April 1941, a group of distinguished Americans headed by the US Ambassador to the United Kingdom, John Winant, and which included Major General Henry 'Hap' Arnold, Chief of the US Army Air Corps, visited the de Havilland Aircraft Company's air…

  • Tracing Your European Ancestors

    Tracing Your European Ancestors
    av Julie Goucher

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473823372

    Anyone who is keen to research the life story of an ancestor from across Europe will find Julie Goucher's handbook an invaluable guide. She provides detailed, easy-to-use and accurate information on the key sources in each country on the Continent,…

  • Dambuster Raid Crash Sites: 617 Squadron in Holland and Germany

    Dambuster Raid Crash Sites: 617 Squadron in Holland and Germany
    av Chris Ward, Andreas Wachtel

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844155682

    Illustrated with photographs of the sites, the personnel involved and the aircraft originally flown during the Dambuster Raids, this book takes the reader to the coast off Texel, Rees, Marbeck, Emmerich, Hamm, Ostonnen, just north of the Mohne Dam,…

  • Fips Legendary U-boat Commander

    Fips Legendary U-boat Commander
    av Geoffrey Brooks

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780850526943

    Descriptions of war from the enemy standpoint.

  • Bomber Command's War Against Germany

    Bomber Command's War Against Germany

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526798251

    The all-too frequently cited mantra that the bomber will always get through' had dominated Britain's strategic air policy in the decades preceding the Second World War. However, the experiences of the Battle of Britain and the Blitz indicated that a…

  • Ninja

    Ninja
    av Stephen Turnbull

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526796486

    The ninja is a well-known phenomenon in Japanese military culture, a fighter who is widely regarded as the world's greatest exponent of secret warfare. He infiltrates castles, gathers vital intelligence and wields a deadly knife in the dark. His eas…