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The Conquest of Saxony AD 782-785

(Available August 19, 2014)
The Conquest of Saxony AD 782-785
Written by David Nicolle
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781782008255
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The Conquest of Saxony AD 782-785
Charlemagne's defeat of Widukind of Westphalia
Written by David Nicolle


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $21.95

Charlemagne's conquests became the driving force in European politics between the Muslim defeat at Poitiers and the Crusades. He dominates the military history of Medieval Europe since his empire spanned France, western Germany, and northern Italy.

Charlemagne's conquest of the Saxons was the hardest fought and most protracted of his wars. It... Read more >
The Conquest of Saxony 782-785 AD
Charlemagne's defeat of Widukind of Westphalia
Written by David Nicolle
Illustrated by Graham Turner


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $15.95

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Hong Kong 1941-45
Hong Kong 1941-45
Written by Benjamin Lai, Illustrated by Giuseppe Rava
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781782002680
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Hong Kong 1941-45
First Strike in the Pacific War
Written by Benjamin Lai
Illustrated by Giuseppe Rava


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $21.95

On 8th December 1941, as part of the simultaneous combine attack against Pearl Harbor, the Imperial Japanese Army (IJA) invaded the Philippines, Thailand and Malaysia and the British colony of Hong Kong. After only 18 days of battle the defenders, a weak, undermanned brigade was overwhelmed by a superior force of... Read more >
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Hong Kong 1941-45
First Strike in the Pacific War
Written by Benjamin Lai
Illustrated by Giuseppe Rava


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $15.95

On 8th December 1941, as part of the simultaneous combine attack against Pearl Harbor, the Imperial Japanese Army (IJA) invaded the Philippines, Thailand and Malaysia and the British colony of Hong Kong. After only 18 days of battle the defenders, a weak, undermanned brigade was overwhelmed by a superior force of... Read more >
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RAF Canberra Units of the Cold War

Written by Andrew Brookes
Illustrated by Chris Davey


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $15.95

Throughout the Cold War, this 525mph bomber fulfilled the same role as the Mosquito fighter-bomber in World War II.

From its first public demonstration at the Farnborough Air Show of 1949, the English Electric Canberra bomber captured the attention of the aviation world. It could outmaneuver all the fighters of the... Read more >
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RAF Canberra Units of the Cold War
RAF Canberra Units of the Cold War
Written by Andrew Brookes, Illustrated by Chris Davey
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781782004110
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RAF Canberra Units of the Cold War

Written by Andrew Brookes
Illustrated by Chris Davey


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $22.95

Throughout the Cold War, this 525mph bomber fulfilled the same role as the Mosquito fighter-bomber in World War II.

From its first public demonstration at the Farnborough Air Show of 1949, the English Electric Canberra bomber captured the attention of the aviation world. It could outmaneuver all the fighters of the... Read more >
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Modern African Wars (4)
Modern African Wars (4)
Written by Peter Abbott
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781782000761
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Modern African Wars (4)
The Congo 1960-2002
Written by Peter Abbott


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: February 18, 2014
Price: $17.95

From Belgian and French paratroops to Che Guevara and CIA funded Cuban B-26 pilots, the Congo has been a hotbed of African conflict in the late 20th century.
When the colonial powers began retreating from Africa in the 1950s and 1960s, the Belgian Congo/Zaire became the bloodiest, most chaotic example of... Read more >
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Modern African Wars (4)
The Congo 1960-2002
Written by Peter Abbott


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: February 18, 2014
Price: $13.95

From Belgian and French paratroops to Che Guevara and CIA funded Cuban B-26 pilots, the Congo has been a hotbed of African conflict in the late 20th century.
When the colonial powers began retreating from Africa in the 1950s and 1960s, the Belgian Congo/Zaire became the bloodiest, most chaotic example of... Read more >
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British Infantryman vs German Infantryman
British Infantryman vs German Infantryman
Written by Stephen Bull, Illustrated by Peter Dennis
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781782009146
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British Infantryman vs German Infantryman
Somme 1916
Written by Stephen Bull
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: January 21, 2014
Price: $18.95

This engaging study pits the volunteers of Kitchener's 'New Armies' against the German veterans who defended the Somme sector in the bloody battles of July-November 1916. The mighty struggle for the Somme sector of the Western Front in the second half of 1916 has come to be remembered for the dreadful toll... Read more >
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British Infantryman vs German Infantryman
Somme 1916
Written by Stephen Bull
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: January 21, 2014
Price: $15.95

This engaging study pits the volunteers of Kitchener's 'New Armies' against the German veterans who defended the Somme sector in the bloody battles of July-November 1916. The mighty struggle for the Somme sector of the Western Front in the second half of 1916 has come to be remembered for the dreadful toll... Read more >
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Napoleonic Light Cavalry Tactics
Napoleonic Light Cavalry Tactics
Written by Philip Haythornthwaite, Illustrated by Adam Hook
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781780961026
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Napoleonic Light Cavalry Tactics

Written by Philip Haythornthwaite
Illustrated by Adam Hook


Format: Trade Paperback, 58 pages
On Sale: December 24, 2013
Price: $18.95

During the Napoleonic Wars, all the major combatants fielded large numbers of light cavalry as Hussars, Dragoons, Chasseurs, Lancers, or even Cossacks. Ridley Scott's 1977 feature film debut The Duelists portrayed French Hussars. Light cavalry provided nimble, fast-moving regiments that performed a variety of vital roles, from reconnaissance and keeping contact... Read more >
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Napoleonic Light Cavalry Tactics

Written by Philip Haythornthwaite
Illustrated by Adam Hook


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: December 24, 2013
Price: $14.95

During the Napoleonic Wars, all the major combatants fielded large numbers of light cavalry as Hussars, Dragoons, Chasseurs, Lancers, or even Cossacks. Ridley Scott's 1977 feature film debut The Duelists portrayed French Hussars. Light cavalry provided nimble, fast-moving regiments that performed a variety of vital roles, from reconnaissance and keeping contact... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Pylos and Sphacteria 425 BC
Pylos and Sphacteria 425 BC
Written by William Shepherd, Illustrated by Peter Dennis
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781782002710
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Pylos and Sphacteria 425 BC
Sparta's island of disaster
Written by William Shepherd
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: December 24, 2013
Price: $21.95

In the seventh year of the Second Peloponnesian or 'Archidamian' War the Athenians occupied the promontory of Pylos on the west coast of the Peloponnese as a counterstroke to Sparta's repeated invasions of Attica. Over two days of fighting the small garrison beat off the Spartan army and fleet's determined efforts... Read more >
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Pylos and Sphacteria 425 BC
Sparta's island of disaster
Written by William Shepherd
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: December 24, 2013
Price: $15.95

In the seventh year of the Second Peloponnesian or 'Archidamian' War the Athenians occupied the promontory of Pylos on the west coast of the Peloponnese as a counterstroke to Sparta's repeated invasions of Attica. Over two days of fighting the small garrison beat off the Spartan army and fleet's determined efforts... Read more >
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French Guardsman vs Russian Jaeger
1812-14
Written by Laurence Spring
Illustrated by Mark Stacey


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $15.95

After Napoleon's abandonment of Moscow on 18 October 1812, throughout the subsequent Wars of Liberation that saw most of Europe turn against the French and right up to the capitulation of Paris on 31 March 1814, it was the vast armies of Imperial Russia that bore the brunt of the fighting... Read more >
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French Guardsman vs Russian Jaeger
French Guardsman vs Russian Jaeger
Written by Laurence Spring, Illustrated by Mark Stacey
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781782003625
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French Guardsman vs Russian Jaeger
1812-14
Written by Laurence Spring
Illustrated by Mark Stacey


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $18.95

After Napoleon's abandonment of Moscow on 18 October 1812, throughout the subsequent Wars of Liberation that saw most of Europe turn against the French and right up to the capitulation of Paris on 31 March 1814, it was the vast armies of Imperial Russia that bore the brunt of the fighting... Read more >
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British Infantryman vs Zulu Warrior
British Infantryman vs Zulu Warrior
Written by Ian Knight, Illustrated by Peter Dennis
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781782003656
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British Infantryman vs Zulu Warrior
Anglo-Zulu War 1879
Written by Ian Knight
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: October 22, 2013
Price: $18.95

Expert ananlyis and first-hand accounts of combat during the Anglo-Zulu war in 1879: Nyezane, iSandlwana, and Khambula. As seen in the movie Zulu, starring Michael Caine, Zulu discipline and courage overcame British firepower at iSandlwana, and almost at Rorke's Drift. Featuring specially commissioned artwork, expert analysis and carefully chosen first-hand accounts... Read more >
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British Infantryman vs Zulu Warrior
Anglo-Zulu War 1879
Written by Ian Knight
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: October 22, 2013
Price: $15.95

Expert ananlyis and first-hand accounts of combat during the Anglo-Zulu war in 1879: Nyezane, iSandlwana, and Khambula. As seen in the movie Zulu, starring Michael Caine, Zulu discipline and courage overcame British firepower at iSandlwana, and almost at Rorke's Drift. Featuring specially commissioned artwork, expert analysis and carefully chosen first-hand accounts... Read more >
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The Book of Camouflage
The Art of Disappearing
Written by Tim Newark


Format: eBook, 104 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $7.95

Covering the origins of camo patterning, from Wehrmacht field gray, to US Army green, and Commonwealth khaki, to its use in combat today, The Little Book of Camouflage tells the history of camouflage patterning in conflict.

The collection of images for the The Book of Camouflage was put together by the... Read more >
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The Book of Camouflage
The Book of Camouflage
Written by Tim Newark
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781782008316
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The Book of Camouflage
The Art of Disappearing
Written by Tim Newark


Format: Hardcover, 104 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $9.95

Covering the origins of camo patterning, from Wehrmacht field gray, to US Army green, and Commonwealth khaki, to its use in combat today, The Little Book of Camouflage tells the history of camouflage patterning in conflict.

The collection of images for the The Book of Camouflage was put together by the... Read more >
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Pegasus Bridge - Benouville D-Day 1944

Written by Will Fowler
Illustrated by Johnny Shumate


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $9.95

The night before D-Day, men of the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, accompanied by a detachment of Royal Engineers, landed in gliders at Bénouville in Normandy. Their mission was to capture and hold the bridges spanning the River Orne and the Caen Canal, securing the Allies’ flank, and disrupting the Germans&rsquo... Read more >
World War II River Assault Tactics
World War II River Assault Tactics
Written by Gordon Rottman, Illustrated by Peter Dennis
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781780961088
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World War II River Assault Tactics

Written by Gordon Rottman
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $18.95

On the major European and Russian fronts throughout World War II, the challenge of crossing rivers and other water obstacles under fire was absolutely central to any advance. The Panzers that crossed the Meuse at Sedan in May 1940 cut the French Army in two; the Wehrmacht's ability to cross the... Read more >
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World War II River Assault Tactics

Written by Gordon Rottman
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $14.95

On the major European and Russian fronts throughout World War II, the challenge of crossing rivers and other water obstacles under fire was absolutely central to any advance. The Panzers that crossed the Meuse at Sedan in May 1940 cut the French Army in two; the Wehrmacht's ability to cross the... Read more >
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The Soccer War
The Soccer War
Written by Ryszard Kapuscinski
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804151108
Our Price: $10.99
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The Soccer War

Written by Ryszard Kapuscinski


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2013
Price: $10.99

Part diary and part reportage, The Soccer War is a remarkable chronicle of war in the late twentieth century. Between 1958 and 1980, working primarily for the Polish Press Agency, Kapuscinski covered twenty-seven revolutions and coups in Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East. Here, with characteristic cogency and emotional immediacy... Read more >
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The FN FAL Battle Rifle

Written by Robert Cashner
Illustrated by Steve Noon


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: August 20, 2013
Price: $15.95

Of all the infantry small arms developed during World War II, one that generated the most interest was the German 'assault rifle', the StG 44 Sturmgewehr. This innovative weapon fired an intermediate cartridge much more powerful and long-ranged than the standard pistol rounds used in submachine guns, but smaller and lighter... Read more >
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