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AviationWritten by a leading expert in World War 2 air operations on the Eastern Front, this is the last in a quartet of books that together gives total coverage of air battles in this theatre of war from 1941 to 1945. It details the final phase of air operations in the East from late 1943, and then ...
Keywords: berlin, quartet, theatre, german, dnepr, azov, german, cherkassy, soviet, army, mid-1944, romania, autumn, poland, courland, vistula, soviet, winter, berlin, in-depth, eye-witness, biography, christer, bergstrom, equivalent, heeresgruppe, mitte, collapse, heeresgruppe, mitte, soviet, crimean, viii, lvov-sandomir, luftwaffe, germany, oder, berlin
Aviation, MilitaryAlfie Martin was born at Finaghy, Belfast in 1920. In 1938, like many young men at that time, he was hit by a feeling of patriotism. Forbidden by his mother from joining the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 'it was too dangerous!' in January 1939 he instead joined the Antrim Fortress Company, ...
Keywords: bale, alfie, martin, finaghy, belfast, patriotism, forbidden, mother, volunteer, antrim, fortress, army, belfast, kilroot, helen, magilligan, squadron, pocklington, yorkshire, halifax, bomber, hr663, french-belgian, escape, alfie, martin
RailwaysAlways known locally as 'The Potts', this unique railway had a very chequered history, having been closed no less than three times and bankrupt for much of its life. Its eccentric ways while under the control of Colonel Stephens and its transformation by the Army are fully illustrated. Timetables ... From the series Branch Lines
Keywords: shrewsbury, shropshire, montgomeryshire, bankrupt, colonel, army, shropshire
RailwaysThese former secondary lines of the London & South Western Railway were the primary force in the development of this residential area. They also linked the surrounding marshalling yards, dutifully served the Army, transported racegoers by the thousands and were regularly used by a circus. Varied ... From the series Branch Lines
Keywords: ascot, weybridge, wokingham, army, circus, visualise, raillway, bagshot, weybridge, chertsey, sunningdale, wokingham, heron, ascot, ascot, addlestone, ascot, ascot, bagshot, bracknell, camberley, chertsey, egham, frimley, longcross, heron, sunningdale, virginia, weybridge, wokingham
RailwaysThe evolution of the present electrified branch to Hertford East through the steam era is illustrated in detail. The two lines from Hatfield suffered a steady decline in rural surroundings. The long country branch to Buntingford had a charm of its own and lasted into the diesel period to be ... From the series Branch Lines
Keywords: hertford, hatfield, hertford, hatfield, buntingford, broxbourne, broxbourne, buntingford, cole, hadham, hatfield, hertford, hertford, hertford, hertford, hertingfordbury, mardock, nast, hyde, army, smallford, standon, abbey, ware, welwyn, garden, mill, widford
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
RailwaysThroughout this fascinating railway's history the Burry Port & Gwendreath Valley Railway has had a long tradition of doing things a little differently. The railway was originally built as a canal (covered in Volume One). This second volume picks up the story with the conversion to a railway. A ... From the series Oakwood Library Of Railway History
Keywords: burry, gwendreath, antecedent, dock, burry, gwendreath, llanelli, gwendraeth, cwmmawr, steel, copper, stone, authorized, colonel, holman, double-fairlie, cut-down, cut-down, bowen, death, miller, worthy, miller, burry, dock, harbour, mountaineer
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
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