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Bradshaw's Continental Railway Guide (Abridged Version)

Written by George Bradshaw


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: January 22, 2013
Price: $15.99

*This electronic edition is an abridged version of the original 1548pp book. All the original text is included, along with a wealth of carefully selected examples from the several hundred pages of timetables and advertisements.*
Following its bestselling edition of Bradshaw’s Handbook 1863, Old House brings you this fascinating guide... Read more >
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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Mark IV vs A7V
Mark IV vs A7V
Written by David Higgins, Illustrated by Peter Dennis
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781780960050
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Mark IV vs A7V
Villers-Bretonneux 1918
Written by David Higgins
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


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

In March 1918 the Germans launched a series of massive assaults in a bid to break the deadlock on the Western Front and win the war. By this time the British armoured forces had seen extensive combat. The Germans, though, lagged behind in developing armoured fighting vehicles; the March offensive saw... Read more >
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Mark IV vs A7V
Villers-Bretonneux 1918
Written by David Higgins
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


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

The German A7V and the British Mark IV were similar in weight, size, and speed, but differed significantly in armour, armament and maneuverability. The A7V had thicker armour, and had nearly double the horsepower per ton. The Mark IV’s pair of side-mounted 6pdr cannons forced the vehicle to present its side... 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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Sicily 1943
Sicily 1943
Written by Steven Zaloga, Illustrated by Howard Gerrard
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781780961262
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Sicily 1943
The debut of Allied joint operations
Written by Steven Zaloga
Illustrated by Howard Gerrard


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: January 22, 2013
Price: $21.95

Operation Husky, the Anglo-American amphibious landings on Sicily in July 1943 were the proving ground for all subsequent Allied amphibious operations including Salerno, Anzio, and D-Day in Normandy. Husky's strategic objective was to knock Italy out of the war, a mission that ultimately proved successful. But it also demonstrated the growing... Read more >
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Sicily 1943
The Debut of Allied Joint Operations
Written by Steven Zaloga
Illustrated by Howard Gerrard


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

Not only did the Sicily operation represent a watershed in tactical development of combined arms tactics, it was also an important test for future Allied joint operations. Senior British commanders left the North African theater with a jaundiced and dismissive view of the combat capabilities of the inexperienced US Army after... 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
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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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Maginot Line 1940
Battles on the French Frontier
Written by Marc Romanych
Illustrated by Martin Rupp and John White


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

Constructed throughout the 1930s, the Maginot Line was supposed to form the ultimate defense against a German invasion of France. However, different sections of the line were built at different times and the strength of various sections varied widely. During their Blitzkrieg invasion, the Germans were able to identify these weak... Read more >
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Medieval European Armies

Written by Terence Wise
Illustrated by Gerry Embleton


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2012
Price: $13.95

Almost continual warfare raged in Europe during the period 1300-1500. These wars were the furnaces in which many of the modern European nations were forged. Parallel with this emergence of the nations came the development of national armies to protect the newly-won borders and independence, yet throughout this period the old... 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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The Atlantic Wall (1)
France
Written by Steven Zaloga
Illustrated by Hugh Johnson


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $13.95

In 1942, with Germany's gradual loss of the strategic initiative to the Allies, Hitler was forced to construct an impenetrable wall of fortifications along the Atlantic and Mediterranean coast. However, Hitler's grandiose Atlantic wall scheme was hampered by the realities of Germany's wartime economy. Without the resources and manpower to fortify... Read more >
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Dolphin and Snipe Aces of World War 1

Written by Norman Franks
Illustrated by Harry Dempsey


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $15.95

This book focuses on the combat careers of the last of the famous Sopwith fighters to enter service during World War 1, the Dolphin and the Snipe, both of which were built on the strong scouting heritage of the Pup and Camel. The Dolphin featured the unique negative-staggered biplane wing arrangement... Read more >
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Fort Eben Emael
The key to Hitler's victory in the West
Written by Simon Dunstan
Illustrated by Hugh Johnson


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $13.95

At the outbreak of World War II, Fort Eben Emael in Belgium was the strongest fortress in the world, and it lay exactly across the German invasion route of Belgium and France. The fort’s elimination was essential for the success of Hitler’s invasion of the West. Deemed impregnable to conventional attack... Read more >
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The Fortifications of Malta 1530-1945

Written by Charles Stephenson
Illustrated by Steve Noon


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $13.95

The Island of Malta occupies a pivotal position in the Mediterranean, forming an outpost between North Africa and the soft underbelly of Europe. Such has been its strategic importance throughout the years that it has become one of the most fortified places in the world. Following the successful defence of the... 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 >
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Rome
Rome
Written by Robert Hughes
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375711688
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Rome
A Cultural, Visual, and Personal History
Written by Robert Hughes


Format: Trade Paperback, 512 pages
On Sale: October 30, 2012
Price: $18.95

From Robert Hughes, one of the greatest art and cultural critics of our time, comes a sprawling, comprehensive, and deeply personal history of Rome—as a city, as an empire, and as an origin of Western art and civilization.
 
Starting on a personal note, Hughes takes us to the Rome he... Read more >
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Defense of the Third Reich 1941-45
Defense of the Third Reich 1941-45
Written by Steven Zaloga, Illustrated by Adam Hook
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781849085939
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Defense of the Third Reich 1941-45

Written by Steven Zaloga
Illustrated by Adam Hook


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $18.95

During World War II Germany was subjected to the growing threat of Allied bomber attack, from RAF night bombing to American daylight bombing. From flak artillery to fortified structures, this book focuses on the land-based infrastructure of Germany's defense against the air onslaught.

The Third Reich created the most lavish Flak defenses... Read more >
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Defense of the Third Reich 1941-45

Written by Steven Zaloga
Illustrated by Adam Hook


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $13.95

During World War II Germany was subjected to the growing threat of Allied bomber attack, from RAF night bombing to American daylight bombing. From flak artillery to fortified structures, this book focuses on the land-based infrastructure of Germany's defense against the air onslaught.

The Third Reich created the most lavish Flak defenses... Read more >
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