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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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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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British Napoleonic Infantry Tactics 1792-1815

Written by Philip Haythornthwaite
Illustrated by Steve Noon


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: May 22, 2012
Price: $14.95

Osprey's study of Britain's infantry tactics used during the Napoleonic Wars (1799-1815). The British Army's major campaigns against Napoleon were fought between 1808 and 1813 in the Peninsula (Portugal, Spain, and finally southern France), followed in 1815 by the brief but climactic Waterloo campaign. The British Army was small by continental... Read more >
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Omar Bradley

Written by Steven Zaloga
Illustrated by Steve Noon


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: May 22, 2012
Price: $9.95

General Omar Bradley was the premier US Army tactical commander in the European Theater of Operations in 1944-45. A West Point classmate of Dwight Eisenhower, Bradley was the quintessential US field commander of World War II, elevated to high command with little combat experience but a solid track record as a... Read more >
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DIARY OF A NAPOLEONIC FOOTSOLDIER
DIARY OF A NAPOLEONIC FOOTSOLDIER
Written by Jakob Walter
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307817563
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DIARY OF A NAPOLEONIC FOOTSOLDIER

Written by Jakob Walter


Format: eBook, 170 pages
On Sale: May 9, 2012
Price: $13.99

A grunt’s-eye report from the battlefield in the spirit of The Red Badge of Courage and All Quiet on the Western Front—the only known account by a common soldier of the campaigns of Napoleon’s Grand Army between 1806 and 1813.
 
When eighteen-year-old German stonemason Jakob Walter was conscripted into the Grand Army... Read more >
Fools, Martyrs, Traitors
Fools, Martyrs, Traitors
Written by Lacey Baldwin Smith
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307817464
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Fools, Martyrs, Traitors
The Story of Martyrdom in the Western World
Written by Lacey Baldwin Smith


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: May 9, 2012
Price: $14.99

In this engrossing exploration of martyrdom, Lacey Baldwin Smith takes us on a riveting journey through history as he examines one of the most baffling characteristics of the human species: its willingness to die to sanctify a deity, to defend a cause, or simply to prove a point. In telling the... Read more >
The Eitingons
The Eitingons
Written by Mary-Kay Wilmers
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781844679003
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The Eitingons
A Twentieth Century Story
Written by Mary-Kay Wilmers


Format: Trade Paperback, 492 pages
On Sale: May 2, 2012
Price: $24.95

Mary-Kay Wilmers began looking into aspects of her remarkable family twenty years ago. The result is a book of astonishing scope and originality that throws light into some of the darkest corners of the last century. At the center of the story stands the author herself— ironic, precise, searching, and stylish—wondering... Read more >
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Anne Frank's Family
Anne Frank's Family
Written by Mirjam Pressler
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307739414
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Anne Frank's Family
The Extraordinary Story of Where She Came From, Based on More Than 6,000 Newly Discovered Letters, Documents, and Photos
Written by Mirjam Pressler


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: May 1, 2012
Price: $14.95


This fascinating history of Anne Frank and the family that shaped her is based on a treasure trove of thousands of letters, poems, drawings, postcards, and photos recently discovered by her last surviving close relative, Buddy Elias, and his wife, Gerti.
 
As children, Anne and her cousin Buddy were very close; he...

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Border Reiver 1513-1603

Written by Keith Durham
Illustrated by Keith Durham


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $14.95

Stretching from the North Sea to the Solway Firth, the Border region has a sharply diverse landscape and was a battleground for over 300 years as the English and Scottish monarchs encouraged their subjects to conduct raids across their respective borders. This Warrior title will detail how this narrow strip of... Read more >
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D-Day to Victory
D-Day to Victory
Written by Stephen Bull
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781849088381
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D-Day to Victory
With the Men and Machines that Won the War
Written by Stephen Bull


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $25.95

An eye-popping, innovative approach to one of the most-popular topics in all of history: the European Theater of World War II. The myth-busting designers of this unique book will provide readers with a full account of the campaign to liberate Europe sprinkled throughout with more than 200 unequalled visual assets. Based-on... Read more >
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Darby's Rangers 1942-45

Written by Mir Bahmanyar
Illustrated by Michael Welply


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $14.95

This title follows one recruit through commando, raiding and amphibious training in Scotland, and into action. It shows how the Rangers differed from the standard infantryman in both their combat mission and their combat skills, and how tactics were modified in the light of lessons learned. The experiences of battle covered... Read more >
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D-Day to Victory
With the men and machines that won the war
Written by Stephen Bull


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $12.99

An eye-popping, innovative approach to one of the most-popular topics in all of history: the European Theater of World War II. The myth-busting designers of this unique book will provide readers with a full account of the campaign to liberate Europe sprinkled throughout with more than 200 unequalled visual assets. Based-on... Read more >
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The Great Chevauchee - John of Gaunt's Raid on France 1373

Written by David Nicolle
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $9.95

In 1373, John of Gaunt set off from Calais on a great raid to strike at the heart of France. Driven by the high ideals of chivalry, the raiders left with epic pageantry. However, the reality soon overwhelmed the raiders. Beset on all sides by French ambushes and plagued by disease... 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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