The author is a renowned specialist in steam railways and this is his second artwork book. To be expected, the steam train forms an important portion of this fine illustrated work, which also covers most other forms of transport to delight a wide range of readers – Most Highly Recommended.
A successful partnership of two leading maritime history authors looks at the development and deployment of French armoured cruisers 1887-1932. Careful research, well-written, and impeccably illustrated this is another definitive maritime history from the leading publishers in their field – Most Highly Recommended.
An excellent addition to a very popular series, in this volume reviewing Derbyshire in WWII. Carefully researched and well-written, this new book also features many rare images in illustration – Highly Recommended.
This is a comprehensive history of the eventful and turbulent past of Yorkshire. The author has provided a concise text with illustration in a photo-plate section in a book that is offered at a very affordable price – Highly Recommended.
The author provides an excellent review of one of the most neglected, but vital, elements in the military capabilities of the expanding British Empire. The Royal Navy has taken most of the focus of military historians and that in turn has provided focus on ships and sailors. However those ships could only operate with reliable bases and those bases had to be defended – Very Highly Recommended.
The author has an engaging writing style that brings this period of conflict to vivid life. The year following the demise of the paranoid Nero was one of the most turbulent in the history of Ancient Rome – Most Highly Recommended.
The story of the Camel pilot and his aerobatic skills. The fragile early aircraft were not ideal aerobatic aircraft but developing combat tactics required a pilot to master his aircraft – Highly Recommended.
The story of the King who ended the Wars of the Roses and marked the transition from the Medieval Period to the Renaissance and the elevation of England as a major power. The story of Henry Tudor is one of twists and turns worthy of a best-selling novel, a real page turner – Recommended.
A rare story of the women snipers who achieved so much for the Soviet war effort. The author provides an illuminating and engaging account of her exceptional service and of her comrades – Much Recommended.