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Italian Soldier in North Africa 1941-43

Written by Piero Crociani
Illustrated by Steve Noon


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $14.95

Focusing on the Italian Army in North Africa during World War II, which fought alongside the Afrikakorps under Rommel versus Montgomery and Patton, this title combines with the previous Warrior series books on the subject (and other Osprey titles) to complete the picture of the War in the Desert. Despite the... Read more >
Italian Soldier in North Africa 1941-43
Italian Soldier in North Africa 1941-43
Written by Pier Paolo Battistelli and Piero Crociani
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781780968551
Our Price: $18.95
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Italian Soldier in North Africa 1941-43

Written by Pier Paolo Battistelli and Piero Crociani


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $18.95

Focusing on the Italian Army in North Africa during World War II, which fought alongside the Afrikakorps under Rommel versus Montgomery and Patton, this title combines with the previous Warrior series books on the subject (and other Osprey titles) to complete the picture of the War in the Desert. Despite the... Read more >
The Algerian War 1954-62

Written by Martin Windrow
Illustrated by Mike Chappell


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: June 18, 2013
Price: $13.95

It is hard to convey the public impact of France's war to maintain her colonial grip on Algeria; yet in the late 1950s this ugly conflict dominated Europe's media to almost the same extent as would Vietnam ten years later. It brought France to the very verge of military coup d'etat... Read more >
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German Airborne Divisions: Mediterranean Theatre 1942-45

Written by Bruce Quarrie


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $15.95

Following the battle for Crete in May 1941, Hitler refused to undertake any further large-scale airborne operations due to the high casualty rate. The Fallschirmjäger subsequently took up a new role as elite 'line' infantry, and they served in the Mediterranean from 1942 to 1945, taking part in the conflict in... Read more >
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Rommel's Afrika Korps
Tobruk to El Alamein
Written by Pier Battistelli


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $15.95

In 1940 a British offensive in the Western Desert provoked a major Italian military disaster. By early February 1941 the whole of Cyrenaica had been lost, and German help became necessary to avoid the loss of the entire of Libya. On 14 February 1941 the first echelons of German troops hurriedly... Read more >
El Alamein
El Alamein
Written by Bryn Hammond
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781849086400
Our Price: $24.95
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El Alamein
The Battle that Turned the Tide of the Second World War
Written by Bryn Hammond


Format: Hardcover, 344 pages
On Sale: June 19, 2012
Price: $24.95

The battle of El Alamein in 1942 was one of the most crucial events in the entire Second World War. Before it, the British had never won a major battle on land against the Germans; nor indeed had anyone else, even the Russians. At Alamein the British Eighth Army first thwarted... Read more >
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The Great Islamic Conquests AD 632-750

Written by David Nicolle


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: June 19, 2012
Price: $15.95

Few, if any, centuries in world history have had such a profound and long-lasting impact as the first hundred years of Islamic history. In this book, David Nicolle, a former member of the BBC's Arabic service, examines the extensive Islamic conquests between 632 and 750 AD. These years saw the religion... Read more >
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A Savage War of Peace
Algeria 1954-1962
Written by Alistair Horne


Format: eBook, 624 pages
On Sale: March 1, 2011
Price: $19.95

The Algerian War lasted from 1954 to 1962. It brought down six French governments, led to the collapse of the Fourth Republic, returned de Gaulle to power, and came close to provoking a civil war on French soil. More than a million Muslim Algerians died in the conflict and as many... Read more >
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Algerian White
A Narrative
Written by Assia Djebar
Translated by David Kelley and Marjolijn de Jager


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $13.95

In Algerian White, Assia Djebar weaves a tapestry of the epic and bloody ongoing struggle in her country between Islamic fundamentalism and the post-colonial civil society. Many Algerian writers and intellectuals have died tragically and violently since the 1956 struggle for independence. They include three beloved friends of Djebar: Mahfoud Boucebi... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
The Tongue's Blood Does Not Run Dry
Algerian Stories
Written by Assia Djebar
Translated by Tegan Raleigh


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $13.95

What happens when catastrophe becomes an everyday occurrence? Each of the seven stories in Assia Djebar’s The Tongue’s Blood Does Not Run Dry reaches into the void where normal and impossible realities coexist. All the stories were written in 1995 and 1996—a time when, by official accounts, some two hundred thousand... Read more >
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The Tongue's Blood Does Not Run Dry
The Tongue's Blood Does Not Run Dry
Written by Assia Djebar, Translated by Tegan Raleigh
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583227879
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The Tongue's Blood Does Not Run Dry
Algerian Stories
Written by Assia Djebar
Translated by Tegan Raleigh


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: January 5, 2010
Price: $15.95

What happens when catastrophe becomes an everyday occurrence? Each of the seven stories in Assia Djebar’s The Tongue’s Blood Does Not Run Dry reaches into the void where normal and impossible realities coexist. All the stories were written in 1995 and 1996—a time when, by official accounts, some two hundred thousand... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
The Tongue's Blood Does Not Run Dry
The Tongue's Blood Does Not Run Dry
Written by Assia Djebar, Translated by Tegan Raleigh
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781583227480
Our Price: $22.95
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The Tongue's Blood Does Not Run Dry
Algerian Stories
Written by Assia Djebar
Translated by Tegan Raleigh


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: November 7, 2006
Price: $22.95

What happens when catastrophe becomes an everyday occurrence? Each of the seven stories in Assia Djebar’s The Tongue’s Blood Does Not Run Dry reaches into the void where normal and impossible realities coexist. All the stories were written in 1995 and 1996—a time when, by official accounts, some two hundred thousand... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
A Savage War of Peace
A Savage War of Peace
Written by Alistair Horne
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590172186
Our Price: $19.95
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A Savage War of Peace
Algeria 1954-1962
Written by Alistair Horne


Format: Trade Paperback, 624 pages
On Sale: October 10, 2006
Price: $19.95

The Algerian War lasted from 1954 to 1962. It brought down six French governments, led to the collapse of the Fourth Republic, returned de Gaulle to power, and came close to provoking a civil war on French soil. More than a million Muslim Algerians died in the conflict and as many... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
German Airborne Divisions: Mediterranean Theatre 1942-45
German Airborne Divisions: Mediterranean Theatre 1942-45
Written by Bruce Quarrie
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781841768281
Our Price: $25.95
 Quantity: 1 
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German Airborne Divisions: Mediterranean Theatre 1942-45

Written by Bruce Quarrie


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: October 10, 2005
Price: $25.95

Following the battle for Crete in May 1941, Hitler refused to undertake any further large-scale airborne operations due to the high casualty rate. The Fallschirmjäger subsequently took up a new role as elite 'line' infantry, and they served in the Mediterranean from 1942 to 1945, taking part in the conflict in... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
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