Archives for April 2011

A Wander Through Wartime London – Five Walks Revisiting the Blitz

Through a series of six walks this book discovers the sights, sounds and experience of the capital at war; it details the remaining tangible evidence … [Read more...]





The German Army at Ypres 1914

This book will be the first complete account of the operations of the German army in the battles north of Lille in the late autumn of 1914. The … [Read more...]





Barnsley Streets

The name of Edward Tasker is synonymous with the history of Barnsley. For nearly twenty years, the books containing collections of his photographic … [Read more...]





Artists search for puppet watchers

Two artists, who will be following the footsteps of famous puppeteer and showman Walter Wilkinson, are looking for people who saw his performances or … [Read more...]





Barrow in Furness photo competition 2011

With eleven islands and sites of special scientific interest to choose from, you have plenty of opportunity to take photographs for this years … [Read more...]





The History of RAF Aerobatic Teams from 1920 – Smoke On…Go!

The Royal Air Force has long recognised the value of display flying for pilot training, prestige and recruiting purposes, and the standard of its … [Read more...]





The Real Jim Hawkins – Ships Boys in the Georgian Navy

Generations of readers have enjoyed the adventures of Jim Hawkins, the young protagonist and narrator in Robert Louis Stevensons Treasure Island, but … [Read more...]





Donald Dean VC

'The Germans are here, goodbye!' Those were the words of Victoria Cross hero Donald Dean to his commander as enemy soldiers broke into his trench in … [Read more...]





Lady Under Fire on the Western Front – The Great War Letters of Lady Dorothie Feilding MM

When Britain went to war in 1914 many people from all backgrounds rallied to the cause, determined to join the colours or be useful in some other … [Read more...]





German Soldiers in the Great War – Letter and Eye Witness Accounts

This vivid selection of first-hand accounts and other wartime documents sheds new light on the experiences of German frontline soldiers during the … [Read more...]