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DEFENDING SUSSEX BEACHES 1940-1942
MaritimeThe part played by coasters in the Second World War was vital and perhaps little appreciated. In the first days of war in 1939, a dozen coasters were requisitioned to carry ammunition and petrol to the British Expeditionary Force in France. By June 1940, this fleet had grown to over 160, their ...
Keywords: petrol, urgency, dunkirk, biscay, fire, personnel, campaign, assault, cargo, normandy
RailwaysOne of the most versatile railway engineers of the early 20th century, Holman Fred Stephens became the ultimate authority on light railways, helping to create many memorable minor lines. This volume comprises over 30 articles reproduced from the Tenterden Terrier and looks at aspects of his unusual ...
Keywords: colonel, empire, holman, tenterden, phillip, shaw, mice, childhood, dear, cranbrook, empire, hadlow, rigby, contractor, colonel, sheppey, railcar, biddenden, selsey, tramway, wight, pontyberem, gazelle, austen, shadow, colonel, colonel, portmadoc, maritime, runaway, somerset, weston, snailbeach, cjlr, salford, terrace, kent, twilight, colonel
BusesThis second volume of Nigel Eadon-Clarke's book published last year (2005) takes the reader into the era of privatisation, subsequent owners and – in a few cases – preservation.
Keywords: colourscene, kent, maidstone, eadon-clarke, eadon-clarke
Buses, Road VehiclesThe third in the ColourScene Snapshot series of albums by N. J. Eadon-Clarke looks at the double-deck sightseeing buses which operated in New York in the timeframe embraced by the title. The majority of these buses were imported from the United Kingdom and came from a variety of operators. Types ... From the series ColourScene Snapshot
Keywords: colourscene, york, colourscene, eadon-clarke, double-deck, york, timeframe, axle, bristol, ex-london, neoplan, skyliner, 3-axle, leyland, fleetlisy, brooklyn, kent, bristol, twin, eadon-clarke
OtherA Complete Guide to Ian Allan Publishing is being published in seven parts. This is the Fourth Edition of Part One, listing Ian Allan ABC Pocketbooks. The first Ian Allan publication was the ABC of Southern Railway Locomotives in December 1942 which was expanded into the Ian Allan series of ...
Keywords: abcs, sixed, incomplete, maritime, inland, army, army, police, football
RailwaysThe Complete Regional Guide to the Railways of Britain Volume 2 Scotland This is volume 2 of the invaluable guide to the UK's entire railway network and is better value than ever before! Every part of the country is thoroughly covered over all the 10 volumes giving a complete picture of rail ... From the series Complete Regional Guide To Railways Of Britain
Keywords: scotland, scotland, thurso, mallaig, dunbar, ecml, berwick, edinburgh, wcml, carlisle, glasgow, highland, fort, highland, inverness, berwick, strathclyde, wemyss, fort, mallaig, oban, crianlarich, kyle, lochalsh, inverness, thurso, strathspey, traffics, edinburgh, waste, timber, elgin, china, clay, elphinstone, fort, china, clay, starch, alumina, aluminium, food, bishopbridge, ravenstruther, traffics, ayrshire, china, clay, irvine, stranraer, steel, wcml, freightliner, edinburgh, glasgow, aberdeen, inverness, dingwall, spean, caledonian, scottish, scottish, scotland
AviationCorsairfly started operations on 17 May 1981. The airline provides international services to more than 60 destinations around the world on a regular basis using a fleet of Airbus A330s and Boeing 747s. This program takes you on the airline's latest aircraft in its fleet, the Boeing 747-400 on a ...
Keywords: corsair, airline, airbus, a330s, airline, paris, airport, maarten, fort, paris, walkaround, computer, takeoff, maarten, airport
MaritimeFor over one hundred years, the paddle steamers belonging to Cosens & Co of Weymouth were a familiar and much-loved part of the scenery along the coasts of Devon, Dorset and Hampshire. Operating from their home port and seasonal bases at Swanage and Bournemouth, the steamers offered an extensive ...
Keywords: weymouth, bournemouth, weymouth, swanage, paddle, paddle, weymouth, devon, dorset, hampshire, swanage, bournemouth, torquay, dartmouth, lyme, solent, wight, cherbourg, alderney, portland, prison, steamer, salvage, ashore, naval, portland, harbour, breakwater, block-ice, victorian, ephemera, maritime, paddle, steamer, wreck, victorian, edwardian, clammer, rose, cosen, partnership, partnership, portland, monarch, windsor, castle, winter, southampton, shade, capstan, empress, salvage
RailwaysLate on the railway scene, the lines featured in this album were unusual in partly being created jointly by two companies. As a result there was a rich variety of architecture and train operating patterns. The great diversity of rolling stock is also extensively illustrated. The Croydon Tramlink is ... From the series Country Railway Routes
Keywords: croydon, grinstead, selsdon, croydon, tramlink, surrey, sussex
AviationThe legend of the squadron is so well known that most are fooled into believing that they already know the full story. This is far from the truth. German researcher Andreas Wachtel has lead investigations at the scenes of the many Lancaster crash sites, not only of the dams raid itself, but also ...
Keywords: squadron, squadron, german, andreas, wachtel, lancaster, crash, raid, german, raid, squadron, gibson, squadron, battleship, tirpitz, u-boat, andreas, wachtel, gentlemen, bomber, harris, pursuit, maritime, tirpitz, kembs, barrage, tirpitz, tirpitz, german, winter, ed825
RailwaysThe sea wall at Dawlish is one of the most picturesque stretches of the railway network and has always been a popular site for railway enthusiasts and photographers for many generations. This new book is designed as a follow-up to The Railways at Dawlish colour album published in May 2007 and will ...
Keywords: dawlish, exeter, newton, abbot, dawlish, follow-up, dawlish, exeter, newton, abbot, starcross, bishopsteignton, non-railway, marsden, dawlish, cowley, exeter, starcross, cockwood, harbour, dawlish, warren, langstone, rock, dawlish, dawlish, carnival, dawlish, weather, teignmouth, teignmouth, teign, newton, abbot, aller, paignton, plymouth
|D-DAY (Book) by Robert Kershaw|
MilitaryMany books have been written about the Normandy landings, but Robert Kershaw brings a new perspective by drawing heavily on German and Allied sources little used in the standard accounts. The actual landings and the subsequent few days of battle often resolved themselves into a multitude of ...
Keywords: d-day, normandy, kershaw, german, small-scale, hedgerow, german, normandy, german, telephone, omaha, failure, infantry, normandy, bridgehead, kershaw, d-day, tomorrow, storm, break-in, counter-attack, foothold, panzer-marsch, village
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