The story of the 1/5th battalion from their mobilization in August 1914 to the end of the war. The parts played by nearly 1,500 men is described, from their first action in Flanders in March 1915, on into the Somme; the Ypres Salient; Epehy; the battalion's epic stand at Festubert in April 1918 and the spectacular advance of the last 100 Days.
Thetis: Submarine Disaster, is the story of loss of HMS Thetis which sank in Liverpool Bay on 1st June 1939 - her maiden dive, with the loss of ninety-nine lives; the worst peacetime submarine tragedy to be suffered by the Royal Navy. A massive rescue operation was mounted, but the operation ended in failure, with only four crew being rescued.
Network Greater Manchester chronicles the historic, diverse, busy railway and tram systems that serve 493 square miles of North West England. Ongoing changes to operations, rolling stock and infrastructure since the 1970's are illustrated with high-quality, previously unpublished colour images.
A Biography of the 1/6th Battalion King's Liverpool Regiment in WWI
Almost 1,100 Territorials of the Liverpool Rifles deployed overseas in early 1915, but by the end of the war, less than 100 remained with the battalion. This book narrates their daily struggle in the pitiless arena of modern warfare; from their apprenticeship during the Second Battle of Ypres, to their epic actions with the famed 55th Division.
Guidebook to cycling in the stunning Yorkshire Dales. Describes 23 of the best circular day rides in the region, plus Stage 1 of the 2014 Tour de France (Leeds to Harrogate) and a circular 200 mile, 6-stage 'La Vuelta a Dales'. Day rides range from 14 to 57 miles. All routes are graded and include gradient profiles and 1:100K mapping.
Discover energetic Manchester with this handy, pop-up map. This genuinely pocket-sized Manchester city map features a detailed street map of Manchester including Salford Quays and the metrolink, as well as advice on the top things to see while you're there. Ideal to pop in a pocket or bag for quick reference.