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BEDFORD BUSES OF THE 1930S & 40S WHICH START WITH 'W'
BusesThis is the story of Walsall's trolleybus system, from its opening in 1931 through to its eventual closure in October 1970, presented in a fascinating collection of photographs. David Harvey takes us through the geography of the area, social change, development, expansion and the effects of demands ...
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Aviation, MilitaryHertfordshire is an area rich in wartime aviation history. Ever since the first Zeppelin to crash on British soil fell at Potters Bar, the county has experienced many dramatic incidents involving both enemy and allied aircraft.
Keywords: war-torn, hertfordshire, hertfordshire, wartime, zeppelin, crash, soil, enemy, juulian, evan-hart, hertfordshire, hertfordshire, hatfield, havilland, luftwaffe, usaaf, crash, bomb, damage
RailwaysFor over a century and a half, this fascinating route has been steadily developed and improved. The many changes in traffic, rolling stock, signalling and architecture are illustrated and the expansion of the stations, together with the surrounding areas, is shown with numerous detailed maps. From the series Southern Main Lines
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MaritimeThe White Funnel Fleet of P&A Campbell had a long and successful association with England's south coast, with the company's Bristol Channel steamer excursions perhaps being their best-known operation. Covering the period from the 1880s to the 1950s, from the tentative beginnings when brothers ...
Keywords: funnel, funnel, campbell, bristol, steamer, best-known, campbell, bristol, paddle, steamer, victorian, edwardian, harsh, warship, funnel, trivia, hey-day, funnel, collard, navy, wartime, post-war, post-war
MilitaryThe first comprehensive study of World War 2 soft skinned military vehicles for many years Although tanks and armoured cars were perhaps the most potent elements of land armies in the period after World War 1, they represented but a fraction of the military vehicles used by combatants. Whilst ...
Keywords: soft, potent, german, blitzkrieg, infantrymen, fought, counter-attack, truism, army, stomach, warfare, africa, afrika, weakness, el-alamein, horse-drawn, ware, axis, ware, rover, axis, logistics, ware, truckst, truck, fire, snow
RailwaysThe Wrexham & Ellesmere line was opened in 1895 and was worked by the Cambrian Railways and, for a few years at least, this single track branch formed part of a tenuous cross country link between Manchester and Liverpool and the districts served by the Cambrian system. The 1922-1923 Grouping ... From the series Locomotion Papers
Keywords: wrexham, ellesmere, wrexham, ellesmere, cambrian, manchester, liverpool, cambrian, marchwiel, post-war, wrexham, ellesmere, anti-railway, withdrawn, welsh, wrexham, ellesmere, cambrian, ellesmere, sesswick, sesswick, wrexham, chronology
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