Books by Publisher: Duncan Baird Publishers

    Shot Down and in the Drink: True Stories of RAF and Commonwealth Aircrews Saved from the Sea in WWII

    By Graham Pitchfork

    Paperback Save £1.94 = £9.05

    The RAF's Air Sea Rescue Service saved thousands of RAF, Commonwealth and Allied airmen between 1939 and 1945. This fascinating account draws on first-hand interviews, photographs and official documents to reveal some of its most dramatic missions in northwest Europe, the Mediterranean and the Far East. Those shot down at...

    Imperial Japanese Navy Antisubmarine Escorts 1941-45

    By Mark Stille

    Paperback Save £1.94 = £9.05

    In 1941, the Imperial Japanese Navy IJN went to war with a marginal anti-submarine warfare ASW capability. This was a lamentable state of affairs for a nation dependent upon imports to sustain its war economy. There were only a few purpose-built ASW escorts available at the start of the war...

    The Improbable Victory: The Campaigns, Battles and Soldiers of the American Revolution, 1775-83: In Association with The American Revolution Museum at Yorktown

    Hardback Save £5.54 = £14.46

    The American Revolution reshaped the political map of the world, and led to the birth of the United States of America. Yet these outcomes could have scarcely been predicted when the first shots were fired at Lexington and Concord. American rebel forces were at first largely a poorly trained, inexperienced...

    Shanghai and Nanjing 1937

    By Benjamin Lai

    Paperback £11.45

    From 1931, China and Japan had been embroiled in a number of small-scale conflicts that had seen vast swathes of territory being occupied by the Japanese. On 7 July 1937, the Japanese engineered the Marco Polo Bridge Incident, which led to the fall of Beijing and Tianjin and the start...

    Soviet Lend-Lease Tanks of World War II

    By Steven J. Zaloga

    Paperback £9.05

    The Red Army suffered such catastrophic losses of armour in the summer of 1941 that they begged Britain and the United States to send tanks. The first batches arrived in late 1941, just in time to take part in the defence of Moscow. The supplies of British tanks encompassed a...

    Nakajima B5N `Kate\' and B6N `Jill\' Units

    By Tony Holmes

    Paperback Save £3.14 = £10.85

    A fully illustrated guide to the two major Japanese carrier torpedo bombers of World War II, aircrafts that fought in all the major battles from Pearl Harbor to Okinawa.

    Luftwaffe Emergency Fighters: Blohm & Voss BV P.212 , Heinkel P.1087C, Junkers EF 128, Messerschmitt P.1101, Focke-Wulf Ta 183 and Henschel Hs P.135

    By Robert Forsyth

    Paperback £10.25

    In late 1944, the German Air Ministry organised what it called an `Emergency Fighter Competition' intended to produce designs for quick-to-build yet technically and tactically effective jet fighter aircraft capable of tackling the anticipated arrival of the B-29 Superfortress over Europe, as well as the British Mosquito and US P-38...

    Rolls-Royce

    By James Taylor

    Paperback £7.25

    Rolls-Royce is one of Britain's legendary car brands, representing the pinnacle of engineering quality and luxury like no other manufacturer. Since 1904, when Charles Stewart Rolls and Frederick Henry Royce began their collaboration, the Rolls-Royce name has earned respect and admiration the world over. This is the full story of...

    Mad Dogs with Guns

    By Howard Whitehouse

    Hardback £11.45

    In 1919, the US Government declared the production, distribution, and sale of alcohol illegal. America officially became a 'dry' land. That didn't stop people from drinking, however, and the rise of the 'speakeasy' offered huge new opportunities for organized crime. Soon, cities both large and small became battlegrounds as various...

    Soviet T-10 Heavy Tank and Variants

    By James Kinnear

    Hardback £17.46

    When it was introduced into service in 1953, the T-10 represented a return to the "classic" Soviet heavy tank. Although considered a major threat to NATO tank forces, it also represented the end of an era. All gun heavy tanks like the T-10 would eventually be made effectively redundant by...

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