MI6: THE HISTORY OF THE SECRET INTELLIGENCE
by Keith Jeffery
The history of the Secret Intelligence Service, written
with full and unrestricted access to the closed archives of
the Service for the period 1909–1949. Essential reading for
anyone interested in the history of espionage, the two world
wars, modern British government and the conduct of
international relations in the first half of the twentieth
Through more than 300 colour photos
you can learn the differences between carbon and alloyed
steels, steel designations, and impressive damascene
decoration. Knife blade types and steel polishes are
featured with options for knife handles including wood,
horn, antler, bone, ivory, and mother-of-pearl. Explore
handle decorating techniques that include engraving,
etching, inlay, scrimshaw, and colouring. Sheath
manufacturing techniques using leather are also discussed.
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Fine in illustrated boards - 190pp. 300+ illustrations.
An issue of a French language magazine. It features
articles and numerous black and white photographs of the jet
and rocket powered aircraft in service with Luftwaffe during
the latter years of World War II. The volume features
numerous large colour side view and several 3 view
renderings of the following aircraft:
Me 163 Komet. Messerschmitt Me 262. Arado Ar 234 Blitz.
Heinkel He 162 Spatz.
These excellent profiles show
camouflage schemes, unit markings and insignia in detail,
making them an invaluable aid to modellers.
Fine in card cover
- A4 format, 98pp, 27 full page colour plates, numerous b/w
and colour photos
Edward, the Black Prince, is one of the legendary figures
of English history. The first son of Edward III and an
outstanding military leader, he is famous for his decisive
victory at the Battle of Poitiers, and he is one of the most
charismatic characters of the Hundred Years' War. This
classic study focuses on his daring campaign against the
French in central and south western France in 1355-7. This
is one of the key texts on the Prince, and it will be
fascinating reading for anyone who is interested in medieval