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Forgotten Sacrifice: The Arctic Convoys of World War II
Forgotten Sacrifice: The Arctic Convoys of World War II
Written by Michael G. Walling
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781849087186
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Forgotten Sacrifice: The Arctic Convoys of World War II

Written by Michael G. Walling


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $26.95

Hitler called Norway the “Zone of Destiny” for Nazi Germany because convoys from Churchill's Britain and Roosevelt's United States supplied Stalin’s Soviet Russia with critical equipment and foodstuffs during the darkest days of the German invasion.

The words "Murmansk Run" conjure visions of ice-laden ships and thoughts of freezing to death in...

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The Tube
The Tube
Written by Oliver Green
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780747812272
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The Tube
Station to Station on the London Underground
Written by Oliver Green


Format: Hardcover, 120 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $12.95

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Railway Architecture
Railway Architecture
Written by Bill Fawcett
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747814450
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Railway Architecture

Written by Bill Fawcett


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: January 20, 2015
Price: $12.95

A guide to the architecture that gives British railways their identity, from stations to signal boxes.

Roots of Britain's railways lie in the wooden-railed colliery wagonways of around 1600, but it was almost 1830 before specific railway architecture became needed. This evolved rapidly down to 1850, and for some time afterwards Britain... Read more >
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Muscle Cars
The First American Supercars
Written by Colin Romanick


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $9.95

In 2010, a 1970 Plymouth Superbird fetched $286,000 at an auction in Scottsdale, Arizona. In 2009, a 1970 Plymouth Hemi Barracuda sold for $2.16 million. Auctions of classic cars in general and muscle cars in particular routinely garner upwards of $39 million annually. Since their debut in the early 1960s, Americans... Read more >
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Vintage Motorcycles
Vintage Motorcycles
Written by Jeff Clew
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747802778
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Vintage Motorcycles

Written by Jeff Clew


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: November 17, 2009
Price: $11.95

After the close of the First World War, the British motorcycle industry rose to prominence as British motorcycles became almost unbeatable in competitions. However, a shortage of these new model bikes pushed prices to a premium and most people were forced to settle for prewar designs. These high prices led to... Read more >
Route 66
Route 66
Written by David Knudson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747811329
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Route 66

Written by David Knudson


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $9.95

As early as 1916 - just eight years after Henry Ford's Model T revolutionized the automobile industry - Congress embarked on legislation that would link America's major cities by highway. But it wasn't until 1925 that the government began executing its plan for national highway construction. In summer 1926, Route 66... Read more >
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Bradshaw's Handbook
Bradshaw's Handbook
Written by George Bradshaw
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781908402028
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Bradshaw's Handbook

Written by George Bradshaw


Format: Hardcover, 512 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $15.95

Collector’s item, landmark in the history of the tour guide, snapshot of Britain in the 1860s – Bradshaw’s Handbook deserves a place on the bookshelf of any traveller, railway enthusiast, historian or anglophile. Produced as the British railway network was reaching its zenith, and as tourism by rail became a serious... Read more >
The God Machine
The God Machine
Written by James R. Chiles
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ISBN: 9780307485489
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The God Machine
From Boomerangs to Black Hawks: The Story of the Helicopter
Written by James R. Chiles


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: November 26, 2008
Price: $11.99


From transforming the ways of war to offering godlike views of inaccessible spots, revolutionizing rescues worldwide, and providing some of our most-watched TV moments—including the cloud of newscopters that trailed O. J. Simpson’s Bronco—the helicopter is far more capable than early inventors expected. Now James Chiles profiles the many helicoptrians who... Read more >
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Route 66
The Mother Road
Written by David Knudson


Format: eBook, 56 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $7.95

Begun in 1926 to connect Chicago to Los Angeles, Route 66 was the country's first major east-west thoroughfare. By 1930 it was an important route for both truckers and travellers alike, and in 1939 it became known as 'The Mother Road' thanks to John Steinbeck's classic "The Grapes of Wrath". Over... Read more >
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Pushing the Limits
Pushing the Limits
Written by Henry Petroski
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400032945
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Pushing the Limits
New Adventures in Engineering
Written by Henry Petroski


Format: Trade Paperback, 306 pages
On Sale: September 13, 2005
Price: $16.95

Here are two dozen tales in the grand adventure of engineering from the Henry Petroski, who has been called America’s poet laureate of technology. Pushing the Limits celebrates some of the largest things we have created–bridges, dams, buildings--and provides a startling new vision of engineering’s past, its present, and its future. Along... Read more >
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