Stockists of A Better Ole: The Brilliant Bruce Bairnsfather and the First World War
 

A Better Ole: The Brilliant Bruce Bairnsfather and the First World War

Bruce Bairnsfather was the most loved and remains the most famous cartoonist of the First World War. His mix of stunning images and wry, humorous captions have shaped how we see Tommy spirit during the First World War.    Captain Bruce Bairnsfather joined the Royal Warwickshire Regiment in 1914 and served with a machine gun unit until 1915 when he was hospitalised with shell shock after the Second Battle of Ypres. As he recovered, he revisited the trenches from his hospital bed through his amusing and richly detailed cartoons, which were published in The Bystander and he became one of the Tommies’ favourite cartoonists of the war....


 
Stockists of A Deep Cry: Soldier-poets Killed on the Western Front
 

A Deep Cry: Soldier-poets Killed on the Western Front

As a contribution to the commemorations for the centenary of the First World War, this is a limited of edition of just 500 copies of Anne Powell’s unique anthology. Why unique? Firstly, these are not simply the works of well-known names such as Wilfred Owen, (though they are represented) these are poems painstakingly collected from a multitude of sources; and the relative obscurity of the some of the voices make the message all the more moving. Secondly, all these soldiers died and their deaths are described in chronological order, which in itself provides a revealing gradual change in the poetry from early naïve patriotism to ...


 
Stockists of Arnhem: Nine Days of Battle
 

Arnhem: Nine Days of Battle

The greatest airborne operation in history commenced on 17 September 1944. Nine days later nearly four out five of the British 1st Airborne Division and their Polish comrades would be killed, wounded or captured as Germany secured her last great battlefield victory of the war. The ferocious and gallant actions in Arnhem and Oosterbeek have fascinated historians and students ever since. Drawing extensively on eye-witness experience and unit diaries, and providing a detailed tactical and technical analysis of the arms, equipment and practices of the day, Arnhem: Nine Days of Battle provides a fascinating day-on-day account of one of the most iconic...


 
Stockists of A Salute to the Past Aircraft of The Royal Air Force 2016 Calendar
 

A Salute to the Past Aircraft of The Royal Air Force 2016 Calendar

Aircraft enthusiasts and RAF supporters will love this Salute to the Past calendar for 2016. Images showing the hard work achieved by the Royal Air Force can be found monthly throughout this calendar along with grids for all your daily commitments. Month to view. Size: 30.5 x 30.5cm


 
Stockists of A Tommy in the Family
 

A Tommy in the Family

50 WWI discoveries made by family historians, from the funny to the strange. Each tale includes tips on how to find your own WWI ancestors. Combines fascinating social history and personal anecdotes. Light-hearted and accessible. Oral, written and pictorial sources are covered. Small, gift format. Author: Keith Gregson ISBN: 9780752493367 Cover: Hardback


 
Stockists of A Tommy's Sketchbook
 

A Tommy's Sketchbook

Illustrated throughout with rare, original watercolour drawings from the Great War. Depicts life in the trenches in a way that has never been seen before. From washing to cooking, to fighting and surviving this diary brings the ordinary Tommy€™s day to life. Author: Henry Buckle ISBN: 9780752466057 Cover: Hardback


 
Stockists of Battle of Britain Flypast Spitfire Cufflinks
 

Battle of Britain Flypast Spitfire Cufflinks

A limited number of just 75 pairs of cufflinks made of metal from Spitfire P7350 and flown in P7350 during the 75th anniversary Flypast over Buckingham Palace on 10th July 2015. Include a mini log book card itemising flight times, signed by pilot Squadron Leader Dunc Mason, Officer Commanding the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight. This summer marks the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain, which was fought between July and October 1940. One of the turning points in World War Two, the brave air crew, of whom nearly 1500 died, who participated in the Battle undoubtedly helped prevent Germany from invading Britain. To help remember these courageous...


 
Stockists of Battle of Britain Fridge Magnet
 

Battle of Britain Fridge Magnet

Battle of Britain Fridge Magnet 6.3 x 9.0cm


 
Stockists of Battle of Britain Lens & Screen Cloth
 

Battle of Britain Lens & Screen Cloth

Microfibre lens cloth suitable for all types of lens and screens 15.0 x 15.0cm Machine washable this is a test  


 
Stockists of Battle of Britain Magnetic Bookmark
 

Battle of Britain Magnetic Bookmark

Matt laminated both sides. Folded, with magnetic closure. 5.5 x 10.5 cm




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