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Military, AviationThis superb new book is the fourth and final volume completing the in-depth analysis of the 2nd TAF's operations from its initial formation in 1943 through to the ultimate defeat of Germany in May 1945. The informative text is interspersed with rare personal accounts from pilots as well as ...
Keywords: camouflage, tactics, in-depth, defeat, germany, camouflage, tactics, artwork, chirstopher, tactics, camouflage, plunder, typhoon, groundcrew, enemy, corrigenda
RailwaysA celebration of railway nostalgia, focusing on the great main line routes and the glamorous trains that plied them. Lavishly illustrated throughout, it's organised into routes, covering all the main London termini and their principal routes as well as major intercity routes in other parts of ...
Keywords: termini, railwayana, atterbury, antique, paul, atterbury
Trams, Road VehiclesClassic tramcars once graced the streets of historic Bath and provided speedy transport for residents of such areas as Bathford, Combe Down, Newton St. Lee, Weston, Twerton and Oldfield Park. From the series Tramway Classics
Keywords: bath, bath, bathford, combe, newton, weston, twerton, oldfield, davey, paul, welland, bathford, guildhall, combe, guildhall, newton, oldfield, guildhall, twerton, guildhall, weston, bath
RailwaysThe North of England Open Air Museum at Beamish, County Durham, operates in two time zones, 1825 and 1913, to relive the achievements of the North East in an enjoyable but historically accurate way. The museum is now 40 years old and the continued development of the rail transport collections is ... From the series Great Railway Eras
Keywords: beamish, waggon, beamish, durham, darsley, paul, jarman, beamish, tramway, pockerley, waggon, hint
Buses, Road VehiclesThis is the third book in a trilogy detailing the history of Bedford buses and coaches from their inception in 1931 to their progressive demis in the 1980s. With the co-operation of Vauxhall Motors, the books mostly use official photographs from the Luton archives. The applause and positive acclaim ... From the series Fare Stage Series
Keywords: bedford, fare, trilogy, bedford, demis, vauxhall, luton, applause, vauxhall, earnshaw, berry, earnshaw, eltham, bedford, 11-metre, micro
OtherWe all know the word ‘bedlam' as a term of madness and confusion, but few of us really know the story of how this term was coined, or the real history of the notorious Bethlem Hospital in London. The oldest mental health institution in the world, Bethlem Hospital is famous to many only as ‘Bedlam', ...
Keywords: bedlam, bedlam, madness, bethlem, health, bethlem, bedlam, mad-house, abuse, monro, bedlam, monro, ambivalent, maniacs, female, bedlam, paul, bedlam, gore, madness, health, paul, bedlam, monro, madhouse
RailwaysOver 200 of the steam locomotives now preserved in Britain have either worked overseas or were supplied to British companies from abroad to operate in the UK. While some of these are familiar to British enthusiasts through pictures in the railway press, many have little-known histories or origins ...
Keywords: little-known, empire, commonwealth, horse, cape, withdrawn, sugar, usatc, feldbahn, america, paul, catchpole, german, feldbahn, army, transpor, empire, africa, africa, cape, gauage, scandinavia, germany, polish, gauage, orenstain, koppel, spanish, guinness, tram, sugar
Buses, Road VehiclesFrom Australia to the United States by way of Burma, China, Finland, Hong Kong, Israel, Mexico, Portugal, Singapore and many another exotic location, this illustrated survey of the world's motor buses includes text and captions by photographer Paul Haywood, whose travels beyond Britain for more ... From the series Colour Prestige
Keywords: australia, burma, china, finland, hong, kong, israel, mexico, portugal, singapore, paul, haywood, army, up-to-the-minute, second-hand, ex-british, not-so-familiar, paul, haywood
Buses, Road VehiclesThe public transport scene in Cambridge receives a detailed historical and analytical description in a very readable format from author Paul Carter. In this first volume of a projected pair, the author deals with the period up to 1950. Active in Cambridge at that date, the Tilling operator Eastern ... From the series Super Prestige
Keywords: cambridge, cambridge, paul, cambridge, ortona, horse-drawn, postwar, justice, cambridge, paul, horse, ortona, ortona, ortona, ortona, ortona, postwar, postwar, ortona, cambridge, peep
Buses, Road VehiclesFollowing the success of volume 1, Paul Carter now looks at events after 1950, when passenger loadings declined after the post-war peak. Cambridge 2 describes the fortunes of Eastern Counties, Cambus, the neighbouring large operators and the local independents through the tranquil 1950s, swinging ... From the series Super Prestige
Keywords: cambridge, paul, post-war, peak, cambridge, cambus, tranquil, turbulent, run-up, paul, cambridge
Road Vehicles, OtherNow in its 38th year, the Great Dorset Steam Fair is probably the greatest steam event in the British Isles, if not in the whole of Europe. For those interested in steam and all things mechanical, the great Dorset has become what Glastonbury is to rock fangs and the Isle of Man TT Races is for ...
Keywords: dorset, dorset, dorset, glastonbury, rock, motorcycle, acre, blandford, dorset, police, fire, brigade, dorset, craft, festival, paul, appleton, dorset, perform, stone, dorset, paul, appleton
AviationConcorde can surely claim to be the world's favourite aircraft. Its sleek lines and glamorous design made it an icon recognised all over the world. Travelling at twice the speed of sound at 60,000ft, to fly Concorde was the dream of many and the regular pastime of the lucky few. The rich and famous ...
Keywords: concorde, concorde, icon, concorde, pastime, all-first-class, frost, concorde, meredith, concorde, artwork, meredith, concorde, concorde, concorde, airline, chatham, dockyard, disaster, ephemera
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