From Pole to Pole, Roald Amundsen’s Journey in Flight

B1894

The author has provided an absorbing account of Amundsen’s expeditions and use of aviation. Single colour photographs and drawings are included through the book adding to the text. The book will appeal to aviation enthusiasts and to those interested in polar exploration, but it should also appeal to a wider readership, giving an insight into society and science before 1939 and providing a gripping tale of courage and endurance in some of the least hospital areas of the World.

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Naval Firepower, Battleship Guns and Gunnery in the Dreadnought Era

B1890

The author has produced an excellent book on the subject of naval firepower that is unlikely to be bettered. The photographs and drawings provide a rare view of the elements that together made the firepower of the battleship devastating. This is an essential reference and review for every student of naval history, but it is also an excellent introduction to those who are not yet naval enthusiasts.

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