This entertaining walking guide for tourists and armchair voyagers alike unveils locations in 7 different London neighbourhoods with a Canuck nod: the spot where the original Stanley Cup was purchased, the launching point of Henry Hudson's voyage on the Discoverie, the Canadian war memorial in London's Green Park, and more. B/w photos. 262 pp. 6x9". Softcover.
Author Max Arthur interviewed the last 21 surviving British veterans of WWI, many of whom were over 100 and all of whom are now gone. In a moving testimony to courage, comradeship and the ravages of war, they recount in their own words the horror and futility of armed conflict as well as the world changes they've experienced. B/w photos. 272 pp. 5x8". Softcover.
In sharp contrast to their origins as vacation homes for the very wealthy, wartime country estates took on vital new roles as military hospitals, convalescent homes, and hubs for local agriculture. Featuring excellent historical colour and b/w photos, this concise book sheds light on this important era of change. 32 pp. 7x9". Softcover.
Generations of readers, young and old, have enjoyed the daring exploits and rip-roaring adventures of Squadron Leader James Bigglesworth (Biggles) and his intrepid team. Incl. Biggles' Second Case, Biggles Breaks the Silence, and Biggles Follows On. Ages 10+. B/w illus. 512 pp. 7x9". Softcover.
BBC Radio 4's nautical weather forecast has captured British author Charlie Connelly's imagination since his childhood. To experience the conditions of all 31 coastal stations for himself, he set out on a journey that culminated in this witty account of the rich history, adventures encountered and eccentricities revealed. 373 pp. 5x8". Softcover.
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#149906. FORCE BENEDICT Churchill’s Secret Mission to Save Stalin. Two squadrons of Hurricane fighters were secretly shipped to Russia to defend Murmansk against the Germans ‘at all costs’. Now, 70 years later, pilot Eric Carter freely relates his experiences on the mission “we all reckoned the government thought we’d never survive”. B/w photos. 306 pp. 6x9”.