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The Railway Policeman's Casebook
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Richard Stacpoole-Ryding
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-09-15 - Publisher: Amberley Publishing Limited

Richard Stacpoole-Ryding looks back on the history of crime on Britain's railways.
Heroic Failure and the British
Language: en
Pages: 280
Authors: Stephanie Barczewski
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-03-22 - Publisher: Yale University Press

From the Charge of the Light Brigade to Scott of the Antarctic and beyond, it seems as if glorious disaster and valiant defeat have been essential aspects of th
Heroic Failure and the British
Language: en
Pages: 267
Authors: Stephanie L. Barczewski
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-01-01 - Publisher: Yale University Press

Aan de hand van heroïsche mislukkingen zoals de Charge van de Lichte Brigade en Captain Scott wordt licht geworpen op het Brits zijn.
Death, Dynamite and Disaster
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Rosa Matheson
Categories: Transportation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-05-05 - Publisher: The History Press

A safe mode of transport today, the railways were far from vehicles of sleepy commute when they first came into service; indeed, accidents were commonplace and
Sherlock Holmes and the Strange Death of Brigadier-General Delves
Language: en
Pages: 110
Authors: Tim Symonds
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-02-15 - Publisher: Andrews UK Limited

It’s 1898. Kismet brings about a chance reunion at a London club between Dr. Watson and Colonel “Maiwand Mike” Fenlon, former military comrades from their
Battle Story: Maiwand 1880
Language: en
Pages: 152
Authors: Edmund Yorke
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-03-01 - Publisher: The History Press

The Battle of Maiwand was a key clash in the Second Anglo-Afghan War and one of the most serious defeats of the British Army during the ‘Great Game’. Britis
The Baker Street Journal
Language: en
Pages:
Authors:
Categories: Holmes, Sherlock (Fictitious character)
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher:

Dun Laoghaire Journal
Language: en
Pages:
Authors:
Categories: Dún Laoghaire (Ireland)
Type: BOOK - Published: 1992 - Publisher:

The Anglo-Afghan Wars 1839–1919
Language: en
Pages: 96
Authors: Gregory Fremont-Barnes
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-06-06 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

During the 19th century Britain entered into three brutal wars with Afghanistan, each one saw the British trying and failing to gain control of a warlike and im
A British Profession of Arms
Language: en
Pages: 368
Authors: Ian F. W. Beckett
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-10-25 - Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press

“You offer yourself to be slain,” General Sir John Hackett once observed, remarking on the military profession. “This is the essence of being a soldier.