Images of War, Rising Sun At War, The Japanese Army 1931-1945, Rare Photographs From Wartime Archives

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A new addition to the very popular Images of War Series. As with other volumes in this series, its great strength is the quality and rarity of the images that illustrate the concise text, all at a very aggressive cover price – Highly Recommended.


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Early Ships and Seafaring, Water Transport Beyond Europe

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The author has followed his popular and important “European Water Transport” with a book to complete the picture by reviewing water transport beyond Europe. The level of detail and research is first rate with many illustrations. The work is most interesting in charting ancient craft that navigated the open seas successfully and those that provided secure transport on inland waters – Highly Recommended.


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Fallen Eagles, Airmen Who Survived the Great War Only to Die in Peacetime

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Ninety three pilots have been profiled in an unusual and effective book. Extensively researched and illustrated, this is a very efficient review of pilots who survived against all the odds during the Great War, only to be killed during the peace that followed – Highly Recommended.


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21 Books – and Counting…

21 Books – and Counting…

by BigJules

21 books

With the publication of Persephone this month I will have 21 books in print; 18 in the Kydd series, two historical standalones and a non-fiction work. I feel very privileged to be able to earn my living as a writer and I’m looking forward to penning more Kydd titles and possibly several further standalones – or a trilogy. For the short term, however, I’m focused on the Kydd series – two titles this year and two next year in my current contract. 2017 will be a busy year for Team Stockwin, with two hardbacks and two paperbacks coming out! And of course the titles will be available as ebooks and audiobooks.

 

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VNR Alert: Heiner’s consistency pays dividends in the World Cup Series in Hyères

The 2017 World Cup Series in Hyères, France from 23-30 April will welcome over 540 sailors from 52 nations racing across the ten Olympic events as well as Open Kiteboarding and the 2.4 Norlin OD, a Para World Sailing event. @Jesus Renedo / Sailing Energy / World Sailing

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Nicholas Heiner’s (NED) consistency in the Finn is equalling success at Sailing’s World Cup Series in Hyères, France.

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Russian Revolution: Hope, Tragedy, Myths opens at the British Library

Russian Revolution: Hope, Tragedy, Myths opens at the British Library
28 April 2017 – 29 August 2017

 

 

  • This definitive exhibition takes a fresh look at the Russian Revolution 100 years on, from the reign of Russia’s last Tsar to the death of Lenin.

 

  • Russian Revolution: Hope, Tragedy, Myths presents rarely seen items from across the political spectrum, from a first edition of the Communist Manifesto to anti-Bolshevik propaganda, and gives a unique opportunity to understand the lesser-known personal stories behind the events that changed the world.

 

  • This exhibition unites the political and the personal, as well as highlighting the Revolution’s central characters, most notably Nicholas II, Rasputin, Lenin and Trotsky, alongside the tales of ordinary people living through extraordinary times.

 

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