The ‘absurd epic’ of Dunkirk – told here through fresh interviews with veterans, plus unseen letters and archival material – is the story of how an old-fashioned island was brutally forced into
First published in 1956, when it won the inaugural Duff Cooper Prize, Alan Moorehead's book is still regarded as the definitive work on this tragic episode of the Great War.
The Fifteenth Air Force took the air battle against the Axis powers and Nazi Germany to areas England-based bombers could not reach, contributing significantly to the Allied victory in World War II.
The Hubble Space Telescope is an international venture primarily between the USA and Europe. More than any other space project, Hubble has encouraged an expanding interest in popular astronomy. With stunning views
The Battle of Britain Manual describes and illustrates the ‘nuts and bolts' of how Britain - and the RAF in particular - fought back against the Luftwaffe in 1940, and won. It