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AviationSydney Camm's greatest achievement was, undoubtedly, the creation of the Hawker ‘Hurricane' fighter, although there are those who place this accolade on the ‘Hart' biplane of 1929, which spawned a series of designs for the RAF in the 1930s and financed the expansion of the Sopwith empire. However, ... From the series Series X
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MaritimeFor more than 50 Years “bob” Grice a brilliant professional photographer, captured on film the maritime activities of Southampton, Portsmouth and smaller South Coast Ports. His fascinating photographs are blended with David Hutchings informed and highly readable text.
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AviationThe phenomenon of aviation archaeology has long captured the public's imagination and millions have watched the TV documentaries as legendary machines have been lifted from their muddy graves. Popular history shows such as Channel 4's Time Team, BBC2's Time Watch and Meet the Ancestors have ...
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RailwaysEver since their spectacular entry into service in September 1935, the charismatic '4s' have been at the forefront of thousands of railfans' affections. They reigned supreme on the East Coast Main Line for more than 25 years, from the days of Gershwin through to the time of the Beatles and, because ...
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AviationThe Spitfire was one of the most - perhaps the most - successful fighter designs of all time and its service career linked the biplane era with the jet age. Yet the Spitfire is much more than just a superb flying machine. During World War 2 it occupied a unique place in the psyche of the British ...
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