Mutually Assured Destruction, MAD, was a strategic concept that managed to keep the World from nuclear war. The author has produced a very readable account of this new form of international relations in a well researched and balanced account that places the strategy, technology and international events in relationship – Very Highly Recommended.
The very popular “Your Towns & Cities At War” series is building a unique collection of volumes providing a detailed local view of all parts of the British Isles during WWII. This new book provides the story of the City of London during WWII, the most bombed city and the first city to be attacked by cruise and ballistic missiles – Very Highly Recommended.
Another book in the famous and highly respected Orange Series, featuring the almost unknown Blackburn Shark which served loyally and effectively in the shadow of the Fairy Swordfish. This is an A4 book format containing more than 90 b&w photographs, scale plans and 30 unique full colour artwork profiles supporting the well researched and comprehensive text – Most Highly Recommended.
The “Polish Wings” series is building into a comprehensive and unique history of Polish military aviation since independence in 1918. This is an A4 book format with photographs and full colour art work to a very high standard – Very Highly Recommended.
The Nelson Class battleships were significant vessels and this ShipShape Series book does them full justice. This is a definitive work by a specialist in WWII naval history. – Most Highly Recommended.
The Sandringham Company was the only Company in the British Army to be raised entirely from a Royal Estate . This is an absorbing account Norfolk Territorials who fought at Gallipoli and created a legend . – Very Highly Recommended.
The combination of a very popular aviation historian, a very popular military history series and a most famous aircraft has to be a best seller. The concise authoritative text and an outstanding selection of rare images does full justice of an aviation Titan of the Cold War that continues in service around the world . – Very Highly Recommended.
We all know about the Battle of Marathon, or do we?. In this enjoyable and engaging re-appraisal of one of history’s most famous battles the authors paint a vivid picture and overturn many ‘established facts’ with the use of archaeology . – Very Highly Recommended.