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Pe-2 Guards Units of World War 2

Written by Dmitriy Khazanov
Illustrated by Andrey Yurgenson


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

Petlyakov’s Pe-2 was the most numerous Soviet twin-engined bomber of World War 2, the aircraft being used as a dive-bomber, ground attack platform and dedicated reconnaissance type. The first examples entered service in August 1940, and by the time production came to end in late 1945, no fewer than 10,547 examples... Read more >
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The Yugoslav Wars (2)
Bosnia, Kosovo and Macedonia 1992-2001
Written by Nigel Thomas and K. Mikulan
Illustrated by Darko Pavlovic


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

Osprey's examination of Bosnia, Kosovo and Macedonia's involvement in the Yugoslav Wars (1991-1995), as well as their involvement in the conflicts of the years that followed. Following the death of the Yugoslavian strongman President Tito in 1980, the several semi-autonomous republics and provinces that he had welded into a nation in 1945 moved... Read more >
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Vera Gran-The Accused
Vera Gran-The Accused
Written by Agata Tuszynska
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307269126
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Vera Gran-The Accused

Written by Agata Tuszynska


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: February 26, 2013
Price: $28.95

The extraordinary, controversial story of Vera Gran, beautiful, exotic prewar Polish singing star; legendary, sensual contralto, Dietrich-like in tone, favorite of the 1930s Warsaw nightclubs, celebrated before, and during, her year in the Warsaw Ghetto (spring 1941–summer 1942) . . . and her piano accompanist: W³adys³aw Szpilman, made famous by Roman... Read more >
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Vera Gran-The Accused
Vera Gran-The Accused
Written by Agata Tuszynska
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307962393
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Vera Gran-The Accused

Written by Agata Tuszynska


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: February 26, 2013
Price: $14.99

The extraordinary, controversial story of Vera Gran, beautiful, exotic prewar Polish singing star; legendary, sensual contralto, Dietrich-like in tone, favorite of the 1930s Warsaw nightclubs, celebrated before, and during, her year in the Warsaw Ghetto (spring 1941–summer 1942) . . . and her piano accompanist: W³adys³aw Szpilman, made famous by Roman... Read more >
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An Armenian Sketchbook
An Armenian Sketchbook
Written by Vasily Grossman, Translated by Robert Chandler and Elizabeth Chandler, Introduction by Robert Chandler and Yury Bit-Yunan
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590176184
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An Armenian Sketchbook

Written by Vasily Grossman
Translated by Robert Chandler and Elizabeth Chandler
Introduction by Robert Chandler and Yury Bit-Yunan


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $14.95

An NYRB Classics Original

Few writers had to confront as many of the last century’s mass tragedies as Vasily Grossman, who wrote with terrifying clarity about the Shoah, the Battle of Stalingrad, and the Terror Famine in the Ukraine. An Armenian Sketchbook, however, shows us a very different Grossman, notable for his... Read more >
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An Armenian Sketchbook

Written by Vasily Grossman
Translated by Robert Chandler and Elizabeth Chandler
Introduction by Robert Chandler and Yury Bit-Yunan


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $14.95

An NYRB Classics Original

Few writers had to confront as many of the last century’s mass tragedies as Vasily Grossman, who wrote with terrifying clarity about the Shoah, the Battle of Stalingrad, and the Terror Famine in the Ukraine. An Armenian Sketchbook, however, shows us a very different Grossman, notable for his... Read more >
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Pe-2 Guards Units of World War 2
Pe-2 Guards Units of World War 2
Written by Dmitriy Khazanov, Illustrated by Andrey Yurgenson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781780960654
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Pe-2 Guards Units of World War 2

Written by Dmitriy Khazanov
Illustrated by Andrey Yurgenson


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $22.95

Petlyakov's Pe-2 was the most numerous Soviet twin-engined bomber of World War 2, the aircraft being used as a dive-bomber, ground attack platform and dedicated reconnaissance type. The first examples entered service in August 1940, and by the time production came to end in late 1945, no fewer than 10,547 examples... Read more >
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Croatian Aces of World War 2

Written by Boris Ciglic
Illustrated by John Weal


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: January 22, 2013
Price: $15.95

Initially flying Italian-supplied Fiat G.50s, the Croat forces suffered heavy losses during 1942 whilst flying alongside JG 52 in the southern sector of the Russian front. Despite this, a significant number of kills fell to future aces such as Cvitan Galic and Mato Dubovak during this time, and when the units... Read more >
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Polish Armies of the Partitions 1771-94
Polish Armies of the Partitions 1771-94
Written by Vincent Rospond, Illustrated by Raffaele Ruggeri
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781849088558
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Polish Armies of the Partitions 1771-94

Written by Vincent Rospond
Illustrated by Raffaele Ruggeri


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: January 22, 2013
Price: $17.95

The tragic national epic of Polish history - its repeated foreign occupations, and its heroic but doomed rebellions - began in these late 18th-century wars. Under Poland's Saxon monarchy, Russia and Prussia constantly meddled in the affairs of the Kingdom, both exerting pressure, and subverting Polish parties to work in their... Read more >
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Polish Armies of the Partitions 1771-94

Written by Vincent Rospond
Illustrated by Raffaele Ruggeri


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: January 22, 2013
Price: $17.95

The tragic national epic of Polish history began in these late 18th-century wars. Under Poland’s Saxon monarchy, Russia and Prussia constantly meddled in the affairs of the Kingdom. In 1768 a civil war broke out between pro-Russian ‘Commonwealth’ Poles and ‘Confederate’ patriots who opposed foreign intervention; Russia intervened directly, and the... Read more >
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The Taste of Ashes
The Taste of Ashes
Written by Marci Shore
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307888815
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The Taste of Ashes
The Afterlife of Totalitarianism in Eastern Europe
Written by Marci Shore


Format: Hardcover, 384 pages
On Sale: January 15, 2013
Price: $27.00

An inventive, wholly original look at the complex psyche of Eastern Europe in the wake of the revolutions of 1989 and the opening of the communist archives.
 
   In the tradition of Timothy Garton Ash’s The File, Yale historian and prize-winning author Marci Shore draws upon intimate understanding to illuminate the afterlife of... Read more >
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The Taste of Ashes
The Taste of Ashes
Written by Marci Shore
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307888839
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The Taste of Ashes
The Afterlife of Totalitarianism in Eastern Europe
Written by Marci Shore


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: January 15, 2013
Price: $11.99

An inventive, wholly original look at the complex psyche of Eastern Europe in the wake of the revolutions of 1989 and the opening of the communist archives.
 
   In the tradition of Timothy Garton Ash’s The File, Yale historian and prize-winning author Marci Shore draws upon intimate understanding to illuminate the afterlife of... Read more >
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Operation Barbarossa 1941 (3)
Army Group Center
Written by Robert Kirchubel
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2012
Price: $15.95

Osprey's third and final volume in the Barbarossa trilogy, this title completes the account of the strategic intricacies of the German campaign against Russia. Detailing the final Nazi push for Moscow, Robert Kirchubel examines the causes behind the German failure, including the inability to re-supply troops or provide reserves, and the lack... Read more >
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Soviet Field Fortifications 1941-45

Written by Gordon Rottman
Illustrated by Chris Taylor


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2012
Price: $13.95

From June 1941, the Soviets were forced to undertake large-scale defensive operations in the face of the overwhelming German blitzkrieg assault, operations which ran counter to their preference for highly mobile, offensive warfare. Lessons were quickly learned across a wide variety of terrain and climates, including the open steppes, dense forests... Read more >
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The Woman from Hamburg
and Other True Stories
Written by Hanna Krall


Format: eBook
On Sale: December 4, 2012
Price: $8.99

In twelve nonfiction tales, Hanna Krall reveals how the lives of World War II survivors are shaped in surprising ways by the twists and turns of historical events. A paralytic Jewish woman starts walking after her husband is suffocated by fellow Jews afraid that his coughing would reveal their hiding place... Read more >
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Iron Curtain
Iron Curtain
Written by Anne Applebaum
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385515696
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Iron Curtain
The Crushing of Eastern Europe, 1944-1956
Written by Anne Applebaum


Format: Hardcover, 608 pages
On Sale: October 30, 2012
Price: $35.00

In the long-awaited follow-up to her Pulitzer Prize-winning Gulag, acclaimed journalist Anne Applebaum delivers a groundbreaking history of how Communism took over Eastern Europe after World War II and transformed in frightening fashion the individuals who came under its sway.

At the end of World War II, the Soviet Union to its... Read more >
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Iron Curtain
Iron Curtain
Written by Anne Applebaum
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385536431
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Iron Curtain
The Crushing of Eastern Europe, 1944-1956
Written by Anne Applebaum


Format: eBook, 608 pages
On Sale: October 30, 2012
Price: $13.99

In the long-awaited follow-up to her Pulitzer Prize-winning Gulag, acclaimed journalist Anne Applebaum delivers a groundbreaking history of how Communism took over Eastern Europe after World War II and transformed in frightening fashion the individuals who came under its sway.

At the end of World War II, the Soviet Union to its... Read more >
Iron Curtain
Iron Curtain
Written by Anne Applebaum, Read by Cassandra Campbell
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307938831
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Iron Curtain
The Crushing of Eastern Europe, 1944-1956
Written by Anne Applebaum
Read by Cassandra Campbell


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 30, 2012
Price: $25.00

In the long-awaited follow-up to her Pulitzer Prize-winning Gulag, acclaimed journalist Anne Applebaum delivers a groundbreaking history of how Communism took over Eastern Europe after World War II and transformed in frightening fashion the individuals who came under its sway.

At the end of World War II, the Soviet Union to its... Read more >
Also available as an eBook, hardcover and a trade paperback.
Warsaw Pact Ground Forces

Written by Gordon Rottman
Illustrated by Ronald Volstad


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $14.95

Osprey's study of the ground forces of the Cold War (1946-1991). While much has been published on the armed forces of the USSR during the 1980s, surprisingly little is available on the forces supplied by the other member nations of the Warsaw Pact. Rivalling the size of the United States Army... Read more >
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Demyansk 1942-43
The frozen fortress
Written by Robert Forczyk
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


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

The fighting around the town of Demyansk was one of the longest encirclement battles on the Eastern Front during the Second World War, stretching from February 1942 to February 1943. Originally, the German 16. Armee occupied Demyansk in the fall of 1941 because it was key terrain - a crossroads located... Read more >
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Hittite Fortifications c.1650-700 BC

Written by Konstantin Nossov
Illustrated by Brian Delf


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: June 19, 2012
Price: $13.95

In the second half of the third millennium BC the Indo-European tribe known as the Hittites migrated and settled in Central Anatolia, at that time a land of small city-states whose rulers lived in fortresses. These fortifications enabled the Hittites to transform themselves into a Bronze Age super-power defeating the Egyptians... Read more >
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Russian Fortresses 1480-1682

Written by Konstantin Nossov
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: June 19, 2012
Price: $13.95

In 1462 the throne of the Principality of Moscow passed to the Ivan III (1462-1505), who succeeded in throwing off the Tatar yoke. For the next 200 years this new state struggled to maintain her borders against a series of attacks from the Lithuanians, Swedes and Poles to the west, as... Read more >
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Logavina Street
Logavina Street
Written by Barbara Demick
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812982763
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Logavina Street
Life and Death in a Sarajevo Neighborhood
Written by Barbara Demick


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $16.00

Logavina Street was a microcosm of Sarajevo, a six-block-long history lesson. For four centuries, it existed as a quiet residential area in a charming city long known for its ethnic and religious tolerance. On this street of 240 families, Muslims and Christians, Serbs and Croats lived easily together, unified by their... Read more >
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Logavina Street
Logavina Street
Written by Barbara Demick
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679644125
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Logavina Street

Written by Barbara Demick


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $11.99

Logavina Street was a microcosm of Sarajevo, a six-block-long history lesson. For four centuries, it existed as a quiet residential area in a charming city long known for its ethnic and religious tolerance. On this street of 240 families, Muslims and Christians, Serbs and Croats lived easily together, unified by their... Read more >
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Armies of the Balkan Wars 1912-13
The priming charge for the Great War
Written by Philip Jowett
Illustrated by Stephen Walsh


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2012
Price: $13.95

In 1912, the Balkan states formed an alliance in an effort to break free from the crumbling Ottoman Empire. Forming an army of some 645,000 troops from Greece, Bulgaria, Serbia and Montenego, they took on a force of 400,000 Turkish soldiers. Both sides were equipped with the latest weapons technology. This... Read more >
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