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Tanks of Hitler's Eastern Allies 1941-45
Tanks of Hitler's Eastern Allies 1941-45
Written by Steven Zaloga, Illustrated by Henry Morshead
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781780960203
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Tanks of Hitler's Eastern Allies 1941-45

Written by Steven Zaloga
Illustrated by Henry Morshead


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $17.95

The titanic armor battles of the Russian Front are widely known, but the role of Germany's eastern allies is not as well known. Two of these countries, Romania and Hungary, manufactured their own tanks as well as purchasing tanks from Germany. These ranged from older, obsolete types such as the PzKpfw... Read more >
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Heinz Guderian
The background, strategies, tactics and battlefield experiences of the greatest commanders of history
Written by Pier Battistelli
Illustrated by Adam Hook


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $9.95

This book gives a focused, military biography of Heinz Guderian, perhaps the most highly respected German tank commander of World War II. Guderian was a typical product of the Prussian military elite; the son of a general in the army, there was little doubt that he would follow in his father's... Read more >
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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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Lineages of the Absolutist State

Written by Perry Anderson


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 12, 2013
Price: $29.95

The political nature of Absolutism has long been a subject of controversy within historical materialism. Developing considerations advanced in Passages from Antiquity to Feudalism, this book situates the Absolutist states of the early modern epoch against the prior background of European feudalism. It is divided into two parts. The first discusses... Read more >
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Lineages of the Absolutist State
Lineages of the Absolutist State
Written by Perry Anderson
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ISBN: 9781781680100
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Lineages of the Absolutist State

Written by Perry Anderson


Format: Trade Paperback, 576 pages
On Sale: March 12, 2013
Price: $29.95

Forty years after its original publication, Lineages of the Absolutist State remains an exemplary achievement in comparative history. Picking up from where its companion volume, Passages from Antiquity to Feudalism, left off, Lineages traces the development of Absolutist states in the early modern period from their roots in European feudalism, and... 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
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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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Madness and Civilization
Madness and Civilization
Written by Michel Foucault
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307833105
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Madness and Civilization
A History of Insanity in the Age of Reason
Written by Michel Foucault


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: January 30, 2013
Price: $11.99

Perhaps the French philosopher's masterpiece, which is concerned with an extraordinary question: What does it mean to be mad? Read more >
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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
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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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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