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Educationalists are very aware of the need to help people learn. This book identifies the different ways people learn, by seeing, hearing and doing, to enable people to respond to God in the way that suits them best. It also encourages children's and youth workers to recognise their own way ...
Top Tips on Inspiring All Kinds of Learners: Helping Children and Young People Meet God in Ways That Suit Them Best
Educationalists are very aware of the need to help people learn. This book identifies the different ways people learn, by seeing, hearing and doing, to enable people to respond to God in the way that suits them best. It also encourages children's and youth workers to recognise their own way of learning, which affects how they then teach and nurture others. The book offers children and youth workers lots of practical advice on making the most of different learning styles in worship and in running children's programmes. It is a must-read for all children and youth workers.
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5.10 USD

Top Tips on Inspiring All Kinds of Learners: Helping Children and Young People Meet God in Ways That Suit Them Best

by Claire Saunders, Andy Saunders
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Luftwaffe Bombers in the Blitz will comprise of some 140-150 images of German bomber aircraft during the Blitz of 1940-1941. The images will cover the entirety of the Blitz and will also depict losses across Britain during this period. Each picture will tell its own story, and will be fully ...
Luftwaffe Bombers in the Blitz 1940-1941
Luftwaffe Bombers in the Blitz will comprise of some 140-150 images of German bomber aircraft during the Blitz of 1940-1941. The images will cover the entirety of the Blitz and will also depict losses across Britain during this period. Each picture will tell its own story, and will be fully captioned with historical detail. Each section will have a short introduction and the images will include those of shot down aircraft, including relatively intact machines, badly damaged/destroyed wreckages, photographs of pilots and other related illustrations. All images are from the author's unique collection of wartime photographs of Luftwaffe losses, collected from a variety of sources across some thirty-five years of research.
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25.58 USD

Luftwaffe Bombers in the Blitz 1940-1941

by Andy Saunders
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The defeat of the Luftwaffe in the Battle of Britain was thanks to the highly effective support network that lay behind the RAF's Spitfire and Hurricane squadrons. Scientific, technical and organisational systems established in Britain before the war ensured that the nation was ready and able to defend itself against ...
Battle of Britain Manual: RAF Operations Manual 1940
The defeat of the Luftwaffe in the Battle of Britain was thanks to the highly effective support network that lay behind the RAF's Spitfire and Hurricane squadrons. Scientific, technical and organisational systems established in Britain before the war ensured that the nation was ready and able to defend itself against any would-be aggressor. Andy Saunders 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 also shows how the Luftwaffe was organised and how it, too, rose to the challenge. How science, technology and defence infrastructure helped the RAF win the Battle of Britain in 1940. 2015 is the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain. In series with the Haynes Spitfire, Hurricane and Messerschmitt Bf109 Manuals, and the Haynes D-Day Operations Manual. Authoritative text by an expert author. Alongside the Haynes Spitfire, Hurricane and Messerschmitt Bf109 Manuals, this volume gives the context to their involvement in the Battle of Britain.
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39.23 USD

Battle of Britain Manual: RAF Operations Manual 1940

by Andy Saunders
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On 9 August 1941, one of the greatest icons of the Second World War, Douglas Bader, was shot down, captured and later incarcerated. But by whom, and how? Was it by one of his deadly German opponents, as Douglas Bader himself maintained, or was it by one of his own ...
Bader's Last Fight: An in-Depth Investigation of a Great WWII Mystery
On 9 August 1941, one of the greatest icons of the Second World War, Douglas Bader, was shot down, captured and later incarcerated. But by whom, and how? Was it by one of his deadly German opponents, as Douglas Bader himself maintained, or was it by one of his own side? There has been much debate and controversy among historians and in 2003 the author of this book revealed for the first time that Bader may have been victim to friendly fire. That revelation was followed by interest in the national press and later by a TV documentary screened on Channel 4 in August 2006. In the book aviation historian Andy Saunders develops his hypothesis, backed up by strong evidence and a wealth of statistics, and separates fact from fiction. He expertly dissects all the material relating to the day itself, and subsequent events. In this new, updated edition, Andy Saunders tells of his quest to find the legendary fighter pilot's aircraft, which led to the remarkable discovery of a lost Spitfire which is being restored to flying condition. This book will fascinate all who read it and will be seen by most observers to be the final word on one of the great mysteries of the entire war.
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34.11 USD

Bader's Last Fight: An in-Depth Investigation of a Great WWII Mystery

by Andy Saunders
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Luftwaffe Bombers in the Battle of Britain will contains some 140-150 images of German bomber aircraft during the summer of 1940. The images will cover the entirety of the battle and will depict losses across Britain during this period. Each picture will tell its own story, and will be fully ...
Luftwaffe Bombers in the Battle of Britain
Luftwaffe Bombers in the Battle of Britain will contains some 140-150 images of German bomber aircraft during the summer of 1940. The images will cover the entirety of the battle and will depict losses across Britain during this period. Each picture will tell its own story, and will be fully captioned with historical detail. Each section will have a short introduction and the images will include those of shot down aircraft, including relatively intact machines, badly damaged/destroyed wreckages, photographs of pilots and other related illustrations. All images are from the author's unique collection of wartime photographs of Luftwaffe losses, collected from a variety of sources across some thirty-five years of research.
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25.58 USD

Luftwaffe Bombers in the Battle of Britain

by Andy Saunders
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1940 in the skies over Britain was a time of courage, heroism and extreme danger. Many men gave their lives to keep our island free and some disappeared into the summer sky with no trace of them ever being found. This remarkable book records the life of a dozen of ...
Finding the Few: Some Outstanding Mysteries of the Battle of Britain Investigated and Solved
1940 in the skies over Britain was a time of courage, heroism and extreme danger. Many men gave their lives to keep our island free and some disappeared into the summer sky with no trace of them ever being found. This remarkable book records the life of a dozen of these pilots shot down and killed but who remained missing for decades until diligent research and searches primarily by the author brought identification to them and closure to their families. Each case represents a fascinating human story of humour, drama, love and tragedy; and each one represents a startling tale of detective work and remarkable coincidences, oft-times revealing controversy.
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22.17 USD

Finding the Few: Some Outstanding Mysteries of the Battle of Britain Investigated and Solved

by Andy Saunders
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The Junkers 87 Stuka was an iconic weapon of World War Two and an aircraft name that was, and still is, instantly recognised worldwide. Its roles in Poland and the Battles of France and the Low Countries are almost legendary, but in the UK its import during the Battle of ...
Stuka Attack: The Dive-bombing Assault on England During the Battle of Britain
The Junkers 87 Stuka was an iconic weapon of World War Two and an aircraft name that was, and still is, instantly recognised worldwide. Its roles in Poland and the Battles of France and the Low Countries are almost legendary, but in the UK its import during the Battle of Britain is one that has never been covered in any specific detail. Here, Andy Saunders takes a critical look at every operation by Ju87s against British targets in 1940 - including those on land and at sea. Each raid is charted, covering all aspects of the attacks including participants, defending RAF fighters and those on the receiving end. Myth and reality and truth and legend are all examined and analysed in this highly illustrated new book, which adds to our knowledge of one of the most significant periods in the whole of British history. Foreword by Dr Hans Migeod, Ju87 Stuka pilot during Battle of Britain.
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34.12 USD

Stuka Attack: The Dive-bombing Assault on England During the Battle of Britain

by Andy Saunders
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Following on from the acclaimed Finding the Few , as the title suggests this companion volume deals with the postwar discovery and recovery of wartime Luftwaffe aircrew who were downed and lost over the UK, most of them during 1940. There is a lot of detective work involved here. Sometimes ...
Finding the Foe: Outstanding Luftwaffe Mysteries of the Battle of Britain and Beyond Investigated and Solved
Following on from the acclaimed Finding the Few , as the title suggests this companion volume deals with the postwar discovery and recovery of wartime Luftwaffe aircrew who were downed and lost over the UK, most of them during 1940. There is a lot of detective work involved here. Sometimes airmen have been identified with the tiniest clue, although each case has a common thread; they were all concluded by the diligent research of private individuals and researchers, many involving the author. Indeed, as a result of his work, Saunders was given a special award by the German ambassador in London. Not all involve recovery and identification of the 'missing' - some are cases where buried German airmen were 'unknown' and are now able to be named and given formal confirmation by the German War Graves Service. Each case is remarkable and intriguing. Just one example will suffice. One Luftwaffe pilot was downed on 5 September 1940. He had been born on 5 September, his flying license awarded on 5 September, he was recovered and identified on 5 September (many years later!) and laid to rest in Austria on 5 September. This amazing book, eloquently written, covers casualties right through 1940 to 1944 and is, as with the author's earlier work, a real page turner.
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34.12 USD

Finding the Foe: Outstanding Luftwaffe Mysteries of the Battle of Britain and Beyond Investigated and Solved

by Andy Saunders
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Bombers Over Sussex, 1943-45
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30.63 USD

Bombers Over Sussex, 1943-45

by Pat Burgess, Andy Saunders
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Aircraft Salvage in the Battle of Britain and Blitz will comprise of some 140-150 images of the work of RAF and civilian salvage squads during the Battle of Britain, the Blitz and beyond. The images will depict losses across Britain, both RAF and German, during this period. Each picture will ...
Aircraft Salvage in the Battle of Britain and the Blitz
Aircraft Salvage in the Battle of Britain and Blitz will comprise of some 140-150 images of the work of RAF and civilian salvage squads during the Battle of Britain, the Blitz and beyond. The images will depict losses across Britain, both RAF and German, during this period. Each picture will tell its own story, and will be fully captioned with historical detail. The author will be covering a topic that has rarely been examined in this detail. Each section will have a short introduction and the images will include those of shot down aircraft, including relatively intact machines, badly damaged/destroyed wreckages, photographs of pilots and other related illustrations. All images are from the author's unique collection of wartime photographs of Luftwaffe losses, collected from a variety of sources across some thirty-five years of research.
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25.58 USD

Aircraft Salvage in the Battle of Britain and the Blitz

by Andy Saunders
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Andy Saunders relates the fascinating story of the recovery of this Battle of France Spitfire Mk1 from the sands of Calais during the early 1980s and its subsequent return to the UK for rebuild and restoration to flying condition. The full history of the airframe from the factory to loss, ...
Spitfire Mark I P9374: The Extraordinary Story of Recovery, Restoration and Flight
Andy Saunders relates the fascinating story of the recovery of this Battle of France Spitfire Mk1 from the sands of Calais during the early 1980s and its subsequent return to the UK for rebuild and restoration to flying condition. The full history of the airframe from the factory to loss, the aeroplane's operational history with 92 Squadron and the story of the pilots who flew it during its career are also told, as is the unfolding saga of its restoration and return to air - detailing its progress through the workshops right up to the first flight in 2011. Upon completion P9374 will be the earliest mark of Spitfire flying anywhere in the world. It is also intended that this landmark aeroplane will grace many major airshows into the foreseeable future.
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34.12 USD

Spitfire Mark I P9374: The Extraordinary Story of Recovery, Restoration and Flight

by Andy Saunders
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Bognor at War
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32.34 USD

Bognor at War

by Andy Saunders
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1940 in the skies over Britain was a time of courage, heroism and extreme danger. Many men gave their lives to keep our island free and some disappeared into the summer sky with no trace of them ever being found. This remarkable book records the life of a dozen of ...
Finding the Few: Some Outstanding Mysteries of the Battle of Britain Investigated and Solved
1940 in the skies over Britain was a time of courage, heroism and extreme danger. Many men gave their lives to keep our island free and some disappeared into the summer sky with no trace of them ever being found. This remarkable book records the life of a dozen of these pilots shot down and killed but who remained missing for decades until diligent research and searches primarily by the author brought identification to them and closure to their families. Each case represents a fascinating human story of humour, drama, love and tragedy; and each one represents a startling tale of detective work and remarkable coincidences, oft-times revealing controversy. Finding the Few ends with a mystery still unsolved, has photographs throughout, and will stand as a fitting testament to those men lost but not forgotten. By the author of Bader's Last Fight and Mannock VC.
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17.32 USD
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During the Second World War, Flt Lt Richard Stevens led an extraordinary campaign as an RAF nightfighter. Known to contemporaries as 'Cat's Eyes' and by the height of his success in July 1941 as the 'Lone Wolf', Flt Lt Stevens was the RAF's highest scoring nightfighter pilot with fourteen victories. ...
Lone Wolf: The Remarkable Story of Britain's Greatest Nightfighter Ace of the Blitz - Flt Lt Richard Playne Stevens DSO, DFC & Bar
During the Second World War, Flt Lt Richard Stevens led an extraordinary campaign as an RAF nightfighter. Known to contemporaries as 'Cat's Eyes' and by the height of his success in July 1941 as the 'Lone Wolf', Flt Lt Stevens was the RAF's highest scoring nightfighter pilot with fourteen victories. What makes his story unique is that all this was achieved without the aid of radar or another crew member. Instead Flt Lt Stevens used extraordinary skill, instinct and innate marksmanship.Tragically his success was cut short by his untimely death on the night of 15/16 December 1941 - three days after his DSO was gazetted. The tributes paid to him after his death demonstrate the impact he had upon nightfighting. Described as 'one of the greatest nightfighter pilots who ever fought in Fighter Command' by Sir Archibald Sinclair, Secretary of State for Air and with Air Vice-Marshal B. E. Embry also crediting 'his high standard of courage and skill as a nightfighter pilot' as a contribution to the final defeat of the enemy at night - it is not hard to see why Stevens was greatly admired by his peers.Thanks to over twenty years of painstaking research by Terry Thompson and a rich resource of documentation and photography, Andy Saunders is now able to tell the exceptional story of one of Britain's finest nightflying pilots of the Second World War. This extraordinary biography will be eagerly devoured by military aviation enthusiasts and students of air warfare and Second World War alike.
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36.700000 USD
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Arguably the highest scoring RAF fighter pilot of the First World War, Edward 'Mick' Mannock's life, and most particularly his death, are still shrouded in mystery. Did he achieve as many victories as are sometimes ascribed to him? How did he die? Where did he die, and more pertinently, where ...
Mannock: The Life and Death of Major Edward Mannock VC, DSO, MC, RAF
Arguably the highest scoring RAF fighter pilot of the First World War, Edward 'Mick' Mannock's life, and most particularly his death, are still shrouded in mystery. Did he achieve as many victories as are sometimes ascribed to him? How did he die? Where did he die, and more pertinently, where do his remains now lie? Respected investigative historians Norman Franks and Andy Saunders have assessed all the evidence and cut through the speculation to build up a complete picture of the man and his achievements as a fighter pilot. Having unearthed much new and enlightening information, they present herein, perhaps the first truly balanced overview of his life. Vitally, they now also reveal exactly where Mannock VC fell in battle ninety years ago, and have now begun a quest to persuade the Commonwealth War Graves Commission to accept their findings, published here for the first time, along with numerous original photographs.
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47.250000 USD
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This work is a game-by-game account of the Philadelphia Athletics' pitiful 1916 season, one where they won just 37 of 154 games. It starts with a brief biography of the team's living symbol-A's manager and coowner Connie Mack-through the birth of the franchise and into its first era of glory ...
A's Bad as It Gets: Connie Mack's Pathetic Athletics of 1916
This work is a game-by-game account of the Philadelphia Athletics' pitiful 1916 season, one where they won just 37 of 154 games. It starts with a brief biography of the team's living symbol-A's manager and coowner Connie Mack-through the birth of the franchise and into its first era of glory in which the A's won world championships in 1910, 1911, and 1913. Following the A's stunning defeat in the 1914 World Series to the underdog Boston Braves, Mack dismantled his championship club and finished last in the American League for seven straight seasons. The 1916 campaign was the nadir. The team's few solid veterans had a supporting cast of underachievers, college boys, raw rookies, no-hopers, and sub-par pitching. The book chronicles the daily grind of a team that had no chance to begin with and quickly became the laughing stocks of the AL. It contains many humorous anecdotes!
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35.41 USD
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In 2000, quite by chance, aircraft restorer Guy Black of Aero Vintage located the hulks of at least two Airco DH9 bombers in a remote part of India - hidden away in what had been a Maharaja's elephant stable at his palace in Bikaner, Rajasthan. They were truly remarkable finds, ...
DH9: From Ruin to Restoration: The Extraordinary Story of the Discovery in India and Return to Flight of a Rare WWI Bomber
In 2000, quite by chance, aircraft restorer Guy Black of Aero Vintage located the hulks of at least two Airco DH9 bombers in a remote part of India - hidden away in what had been a Maharaja's elephant stable at his palace in Bikaner, Rajasthan. They were truly remarkable finds, and extremely rare examples of a near-extinct and important WWI aircraft type - none of which had survived in Britain. Recognising their importance to the UK's aviation heritage, and excited by the challenge of restoration, Guy set about negotiating their purchase and returning them back to England. His colleague and author, Andy Saunders journeyed twice to India to complete the transaction and dismantle and pack them - a process not without massive difficulties and challenges. Now one of them will fly again! Here the whole intriguing story is told - fully illustrated step-by-step - from discovery to recovery, through to research, restoration, re-construction and first flight, all in fascinating, meticulous detail. Also covered is the account of the restoration of the first DH9 to be completed, now housed as a non-flying exhibit at the IWM Duxford.
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17.32 USD
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The Battle of Britain was a fight for survival against a seemingly unstoppable foe. With the German army poised to invade, only the fighters of the Royal Air Force stood between Hitler and the conquest of Britain. Losses were high on both sides, but the Spitfires, Hurricanes, Havocs and Defiants ...
RAF Fighters vs Luftwaffe Bombers: Battle of Britain
The Battle of Britain was a fight for survival against a seemingly unstoppable foe. With the German army poised to invade, only the fighters of the Royal Air Force stood between Hitler and the conquest of Britain. Losses were high on both sides, but the Spitfires, Hurricanes, Havocs and Defiants of the RAF began to take their toll on the overextended, under-protected Kampfgruppen of Heinkel He 111s, Junkers Ju 87s and 88s, and Dornier Do 17s. Both sides learned and adapted as the campaign went on. As the advantage began to shift from the Luftwaffe to the RAF, the Germans were forced to switch from round-the-clock bombing to only launching night-raids, often hitting civilian targets in the dreaded Blitz. This beautifully illustrated study dissects the tactics and technology of the duels in this new kind of war, bringing the reader into the cockpits of the RAF fighters and Luftwaffe bombers to show precisely where the Battle of Britain was won and lost.
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21.000000 USD
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In speaking of the RAF fighter pilots who fought and won the Battle of Britain, the words of Prime Minister Winston Churchill Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few... immortalised those pilots as The Few . During the period 10 ...
Churchill's Few: Pilots of the Battle of Britain
In speaking of the RAF fighter pilots who fought and won the Battle of Britain, the words of Prime Minister Winston Churchill Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few... immortalised those pilots as The Few . During the period 10 July to 31 October 1940, a total of 2,917 airmen flew and fought in the Battle of Britain. Of that number, 544 were killed during the battle and a further 795 would lose their lives before the end of 1940. This book is a tribute to these men. Both casualties and those who survived are included in this photographic record. As the reader looks at the faces of these men, they are looking at the individuals who collectively held the Luftwaffe at bay during 1940 as the Germans attempted to wrest air superiority from the RAF, an essential prerequisite to their planned invasion of Britain. Day in and day out these young men held the line against overwhelming odds. The nation, collectively, knew exactly what Churchill meant in his laudatory speech and understood the debt that was owed to the Few . Speaking in 1980, HRH The Queen Mother said: In the hearts of the British people there will always be a special place for The Few.Without their courage, skill and determination in the face of fearful odds, who can tell what the final outcome of the war might have been. Many of them gave their lives, young lives, which held so much promise for the future. They will always be remembered. This book will hopefully go some way towards marking that remembrance, respecting the debt that is owed to those airmen.
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26.200000 USD
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During World War Two a great many Luftwaffe aircraft arrived on the ground in the UK or its coastal waters, but, as with Rudolf Hess, not all of them through 'conventional' combat circumstances. Some had got lost, others were brought by defectors; some were lured through electronic countermeasures by the ...
Arrival of Eagles: Luftwaffe Landings in Britain 1939-1945
During World War Two a great many Luftwaffe aircraft arrived on the ground in the UK or its coastal waters, but, as with Rudolf Hess, not all of them through 'conventional' combat circumstances. Some had got lost, others were brought by defectors; some were lured through electronic countermeasures by the RAF, others brought down in unusual combat circumstances. All manner of types appeared - He111, Go145, Me110, Ju88, Me109 F and G, FW 190, Do 217 - and all were of great interest to the RAF. In some cases aircraft were repaired and test flown, betraying vital and invaluable information. Distinguished author Andy Saunders examines a selection of such fascinating cases and draws upon his own research, interviews, official reports and eye-witness accounts to bring alive these truly unusual accounts, all richly illustrated with contemporary photographs.
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41.950000 USD
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The National Pastime's rich history and vast cache of statistics have provided fans and researchers a gold mine of narrative and data since the late 19th century. Many books have been written about Major League Baseball's most famous games. This one takes a different approach, focusing on MLB's most historically ...
The Games That Changed Baseball: Milestones in Major League History
The National Pastime's rich history and vast cache of statistics have provided fans and researchers a gold mine of narrative and data since the late 19th century. Many books have been written about Major League Baseball's most famous games. This one takes a different approach, focusing on MLB's most historically significant games.Some will be familiar to baseball scholars, such as the October afternoon in 1961 when Roger Maris eclipsed Babe Ruth's single-season home run record, or the compelling sixth game of the 1975 World Series. Other fascinating games are less well known: the day at the Polo Grounds in 1921, when a fan named Reuben Berman filed a lawsuit against the New York Giants, winning fans the right to keep balls hit into the stands; the first televised broadcast of an MLB game in 1939; opening night of the Houston Astrodome in 1965, when spectators no longer had to be taken out to the ballgame; or the spectator-less April 2015 Orioles-White Sox game, played in an empty stadium in the wake of the Baltimore riots. Each game is listed in chronological order, with detailed historical background and a box score.
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36.750000 USD
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On 9th August 1941, one of the greatest icons of the Second World War, Douglas Bader, was shot down, captured and later incarcerated. But by whom, and how? Was it by one of his deadly German opponents, as Douglas Bader himself maintained, or was it by one of his own ...
Bader's Last Fight: An In-depth Investigation of a Great WWII Mystery
On 9th August 1941, one of the greatest icons of the Second World War, Douglas Bader, was shot down, captured and later incarcerated. But by whom, and how? Was it by one of his deadly German opponents, as Douglas Bader himself maintained, or was it by one of his own side? There has been much debate and controversy among historians and in 2003 the author of this book revealed for the first time that Bader may have been victim to 'friendly fire'. That revelation was followed by interest in the national press and later by a TV documentary screened on Channel 4 in August 2006. In this book, aviation historian Andy Saunders develops his hypothesis, backed up by strong evidence and a wealth of statistics, and separates fact from fiction. He expertly dissects all the material relating to the day itself, and subsequent events. He has also continued the quest to find the legendary fighter pilot's aircraft, which holds vital clues. And he has startling new material to divulge here also. This book will fascinate all who read it and will be seen by most observers to be the final word on one of the great mysteries of the entire war.
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14.74 USD
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During the morning of 7 August 1940 over twenty merchant ships set sail in Convoy CW9 Peewit and edged past Dover, hugging the shore, slowly heading westwards as daylight faded. Under the watchful eyes of the Germans, the large convoy had been seen from Cap Gris Nez and warning messages ...
Convoy Peewit 1940: The First Day of the Battle of Britain
During the morning of 7 August 1940 over twenty merchant ships set sail in Convoy CW9 Peewit and edged past Dover, hugging the shore, slowly heading westwards as daylight faded. Under the watchful eyes of the Germans, the large convoy had been seen from Cap Gris Nez and warning messages flashed to the Kriegsmarine and Luftwaffe. At Boulogne, E-Boats were readied and left port in the early hours of the 8th to take up station off Beachy Head to watch and wait for the inevitable convoy. With horrendous suddenness the E-Boat Flotilla was amongst the convoy as it passed Newhaven. Like a pack of wolves into a flock of sheep, the German boats scattered the convoy and mayhem ensued until the E-Boats called off the attack in the gathering light. The rest would be left to the Luftwaffe. What ensued was initially recorded in history as the first day of the Battle of Britain, and resulted in the heaviest losses witnessed in the war so far. After sustaining massive damage RAF fighters were scrambled from Tangmere to defend the convoy and clashed with attacking Me 109s, Me 110s and Ju 87s in a vicious battle over the channel. Andy Saunders gives a blow by blow account from the perspective of the RAF, Luftwaffe, Merchant Navy, Royal Navy and Kriegsmarine on this milestone day. Using personal accounts of the action, official diaries, logbooks and contemporary records Convoy Peewit 1940 gives a chronological breakdown of events on land, sea and air, successfully setting them into context against the wider picture that was the Battle of Britain. It is published to coincide with the screening of a BBC programme, based on the author's research and writings.
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17.32 USD
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Jane was a wartime phenomenon. A sensation. She was also an important feature in the morale of Britain's fighting forces around the world and to those left behind on the Home Front . So important, in fact, that her fame extended to the House of Commons where one wartime MP ...
Jane: A Pin-Up at War
Jane was a wartime phenomenon. A sensation. She was also an important feature in the morale of Britain's fighting forces around the world and to those left behind on the Home Front . So important, in fact, that her fame extended to the House of Commons where one wartime MP referred to our troops as Jane's fighting men! Until now there has been no published study of Jane or the woman who inspired her. This book fills the gap with a publication which will have a wide appeal. Combining words, photographs and selective cartoons, an in-depth look is taken at the Jane story and, in particular, the beautiful real life model behind that story, Christabel Leighton-Porter. A wealth of pictorial and photographic material exists to illustrate this highly visual story. Much of it has never before seen the light of day. All of it is of high quality and a considerable quantity falls into the glamour category which will appeal to both male and female readers in what is an interesting study of wartime Britain and of Jane's historical and sociological importance of those times.
11.28 USD
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