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Borodino 1812
Napoleon's great gamble
Written by Philip Haythornthwaite
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


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

The battle of Borodino was one of the greatest encounters in European history, and one of the largest and most sanguinary in the Napoleonic Wars. Following the breakdown of relations between Russia and France, Napoleon assembled a vast Grande Armée drawn from the many states within the French sphere of influence... Read more >
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Chateau Thierry & Belleau Wood 1918
America's baptism of fire on the Marne
Written by David Bonk
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


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

In May and June 1918 the newly arrived American Expeditionary Force fought two actions that helped defeat the last German offensive of World War I. At Château Thierry a combined French and American force stopped the Germans from crossing the Marne River. Building on this success the US 2nd Division stopped... Read more >
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European Medieval Tactics (2)
European Medieval Tactics (2)
Written by David Nicolle
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781849087391
Our Price: $18.95
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European Medieval Tactics (2)
New Infantry, New Weapons 1260-1500
Written by David Nicolle


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $18.95

Longbows, crossbows, heavy spears, swiss pikes, catapaults, and especially gunpowder artillery and handheld guns such as the arquebus gradually but profoundly changed European warfare.

By about 1260 the steady rise of the European heavily armoured mounted knight to the predominant role in most pitched battles was complete. But though he dominated the... Read more >
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First Ypres 1914
The graveyard of the Old Contemptibles
Written by David Lomas
Illustrated by Ed Dovey


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

Osprey's overview of the First Battle of Ypres of World War I (1914-1918). In the autumn of 1914 the original British Expeditionary Force faced a heavily reinforced German drive. Field Marshal Sir John French, the British Commander-in-Chief, had sent his men north in an attempt to take the fight into Flanders... Read more >
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German Field Fortifications 1939-45

Written by Gordon Rottman
Illustrated by Ian Palmer


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

The German Army of World War II considered itself an offensive, mobile force. The experiences in the trenches in World War I had done much to shape its concept of field fortification, and its mobile warfare ethos was intended to prevent the previous war's stalemate. This book addresses frontline defensive field... Read more >
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Junkers Ju 88 Kampfgeschwader in North Africa and the Mediterranean

Written by John Weal
Illustrated by John Weal


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

This volume follows the Luftwaffe's twin-engined Wunderbomber southwards to describe its deployment in North Africa and the Mediterranean Theater during World War II (1939-1945), from the Straits of Gibraltar in the west, via the beleaguered island of Malta, to the Aegean and the Suez Canal in the east. It is a... Read more >
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Mons 1914
The BEF's Tactical Triumph
Written by David Lomas
Illustrated by Ed Dovey


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

Osprey's examination of the Battle of Mons of World War I (1914-1918). When the First World War broke out in August 1914 the Imperial German Army mistakenly assumed that the BEF – 'that contemptible little army' – would be easily defeated. They were stopped in their tracks by the numerically inferior... Read more >
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Operation Barbarossa 1941 (1)
Army Group South
Written by Robert Kirchubel
Illustrated by Howard Gerrard


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

Osprey's first title that examines the events of Operation Barbarossa -- Germany’s surprise assault on the Soviet Union in June 1941, aimed at nothing less than the complete destruction of Communist Russia. This book focuses on Field Marshal von Rundstedt and Army Group South, tasked with the capture of the Ukraine... Read more >
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Operation Barbarossa 1941 (2)
Army Group North
Written by Robert Kirchubel
Illustrated by Howard Gerrard


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

Osprey's second title examining the events of Operation Barbarossa. Of the German Army Groups that attacked Soviet Russia, Von Leeb's Army Group North, tasked with seizing the Baltic States and Leningrad, was the smallest and weakest. General Kuznetzov's Northwestern Front, however, was in an even weaker state. Despite brave counterattacks and defense by... Read more >
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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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European Medieval Tactics (2)
New Infantry, New Weapons 1260-1500
Written by David Nicolle


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $14.95

Longbows, crossbows, heavy spears, swiss pikes, catapaults, and especially gunpowder artillery and handheld guns such as the arquebus gradually but profoundly changed European warfare.

By about 1260 the steady rise of the European heavily armoured mounted knight to the predominant role in most pitched battles was complete. But though he dominated the... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Operation Nordwind 1945
Hitler's last offensive in the West
Written by Steven Zaloga
Illustrated by Jim Laurier


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $15.95

Operation Nordwind is one of the lesser known campaigns of World War II (1939-1945), yet one of the more intriguing. Largely overshadowed by the Battle of the Bulge further north, Nordwind was the last great operation by the Waffen-SS Panzer divisions in the west, and the last time the Wehrmacht was on... Read more >
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The Fortifications of Verdun 1874-1917

Written by Clayton Donnell
Illustrated by Brian Delf


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $13.95

The ring of fortifications protecting the city of Verdun on the Meuse River would become critical in the infamous battle of World War I. This book examines these fortifications, including the famous forts of Douaumont and Vaux that saw some of the fiercest fighting during the battle. Read more >
The Walls of Constantinople AD 324-1453

Written by Stephen Turnbull
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $13.95

The walls of Constantinople are the greatest surviving example of European medieval military architecture in the world. They withstood numerous sieges until being finally overcome by the artillery of Mehmet the Conqueror in 1453, and exist today as a time capsule of Byzantine and Medieval history. This book examines the main... Read more >
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The Romantic Revolution
The Romantic Revolution
Written by Tim Blanning
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812980141
Our Price: $15.00
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The Romantic Revolution
A History
Written by Tim Blanning


Format: Trade Paperback, 280 pages
On Sale: August 14, 2012
Price: $15.00

“A splendidly pithy and provocative introduction to the culture of Romanticism.”—The Sunday Times
 
“[Tim Blanning is] in a particularly good position to speak of the arrival of Romanticism on the Euorpean scene, and he does so with a verve, a breadth, and an authority that exceed every expectation.”—National Review
 
... Read more >
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Irresistible North
Irresistible North
Written by Andrea Di Robilant
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307390660
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Irresistible North
From Venice to Greenland on the Trail of the Zen Brothers
Written by Andrea Di Robilant


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: August 7, 2012
Price: $15.95

A century before Columbus arrived in America, two brothers from Venice are said to have explored parts of the New World. They became legends during the Renaissance, and then the source of a great scandal that would discredit their story. Today, they have been largely forgotten.
 
In this very original work—part history...

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Farming in the 1920s and 30s

Written by JONATHAN BROWN


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $9.95

After answering the call to feed the nation during the First World War, the farmer of the 1920s had to settle down to a peace time of low prices for his produce. A new generation of farmers and workers had to face the challenges of farming in recession. How they did... Read more >
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Norman Stone Castles (2)
Europe 950-1204
Written by Christopher Gravett
Illustrated by Adam Hook


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $13.95

Following the creation of the Duchy of Normandy, the Normans were soon introduced to the castle and they built them in large numbers. In the mid-11th century, other Norman adventurers began carving out dominions for themselves in Southern Italy: some crossed to Sicily in 1061 and by 1091 had conquered the... Read more >
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The Spanish Tercios 1536-1704

Written by Ignacio Lopez
Illustrated by Gerry Embleton


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $13.95

A mixed infantry formation made up of about 3,000 men armed with pikes, swords and handguns, the innovative and influential tercio or 'Spanish square' was the basic combat unit of the armies of Spain throughout much of the 16th and 17th centuries. Arguably the first permanent tactical formation seen in Europe... Read more >
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Cathar Castles
Fortresses of the Albigensian Crusade 1209-1300
Written by Marcus Cowper
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


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

In the early 12th century AD a large area of present-day France was not under the direct control of the French king. In fact, the French king's direct authority stretched little further than Paris and the area immediately around it, the Ile de France. Many of the other regions were semi-independent... 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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Jagdflieger: Luftwaffe Fighter Pilot 1939-45

Written by Robert Stedman
Illustrated by Karl Kopinski


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: June 19, 2012
Price: $14.95

Osprey's survey of German fighter pilots of World War II (1939-1945). Fighter pilots have always been held in the highest regard and the Luftwaffe Fighter pilots or Experten were undoubtedly the best pilots in the world, often racking up huge scores when compared to Allied fighters. It is for this skill... Read more >
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Mark V Tank

Written by David Fletcher
Illustrated by Henry Morshead


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: June 19, 2012
Price: $13.95

Although to the casual eye all British tanks of World War I look much the same, the Mark V is quite outstanding and has a strong claim to be the tank that won World War I for the Allies. In this title, renowned tank expert David Fletcher examines the technological developments... Read more >
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Panzer Crewman 1939-45

Written by Gordon Williamson
Illustrated by Velimir Vuksic


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: June 19, 2012
Price: $14.95

In World War II (1939-1945), the Panzer crews spearheaded every major campaign or battle from the invasions of Poland and France to the last great counter-offensive in the Ardennes. Germany's Panzer crews fought on every front and along the way earned a formidable reputation for élan in attack and steadfastness in... Read more >
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