A sequel to the earlier title "Power of the LMS 2-6-0s" and offers 250 mono illustrations accompanied by captions, portraying three classes from construction, through operation, to withdrawal and, in certain cases, preservation. This book includes an … [Continue reading]


A considerable variety of AC stock, both locomotives and EMUs, have seen service over the past 50 years. This book gives a pictorial historical retrospective of the AC Electric stock employed over this period. It also includes some 200 mono and … [Continue reading]

D-DAY JUNE 6, 1944

"It is the young men born into the false prosperity of the 1920s and brought up in the bitter realities of the Depression of the 1930s that this book is about. The literature they read as youngsters was anti-war and cynical, portraying patriots as … [Continue reading]


The Scottish highlands played a pivotal role in the secret development of special service training during the Second World War. The remote and rough terrain came into its own as a training and testing ground for new types of fighting. "Commando … [Continue reading]


In January 1991, eight members of the SAS regiment embarked upon a top secret mission that was to infiltrate them deep behind enemy lines. Under the command of Sergeant Andy McNab, they were to sever the underground communication link between Baghdad … [Continue reading]


Following on from his bestselling 'Fighter Boys', in this very different book, Patrick Bishop looks back at the lives, human realities and the extraordinary risks that the painfully young pilots took during the strategic air-offensive against Germany … [Continue reading]