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Prussian Napoleonic Tactics 1792-1815

Written by Peter Hofschroer
Illustrated by Adam Hook


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: October 18, 2011
Price: $14.95

Written by an expert on the Prussian army of the Napoleonic era, this is a fascinating insight into the 18th-century evolution of the Prussian forces into the war-winning troops of the final battles against Napoleon. Using contemporary materials including drill regulations, instructions, staff and regimental histories and after-action reports, this book... Read more >
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No 60 Sqn RFC/RAF
No 60 Sqn RFC/RAF
Written by Alex Revell, Illustrated by Harry Dempsey
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781849083331
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No 60 Sqn RFC/RAF

Written by Alex Revell
Illustrated by Harry Dempsey


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: September 20, 2011
Price: $25.95

When No 60 Sqn arrived in France in May 1916, partially equipped with the delightfully named Morane Bullet, there were only two dedicated single-seat fighter squadrons on the Western Front. Operating initially as a utility unit, No 60 Sqn's duties were mixed - reconnaissance, fighter patrols and escorts (by one Flight)... Read more >
Bury Me Standing
Bury Me Standing
Written by Isabel Fonseca
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ISBN: 9780307761040
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Bury Me Standing
The Gypsies and Their Journey
Written by Isabel Fonseca


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: September 14, 2011
Price: $11.99

Isabel Fonseca describes the four years she spent with Gypsies from Albania to Poland, listening to their stories, deciphering their taboos, and befriending their matriarchs, activists, and child prostitutes. A masterful work of personal reportage, this volume is also a vibrant portrait of a mysterious people and an essential document of... Read more >
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The Fourth Crusade 1202-04
The Fourth Crusade 1202-04
Written by David Nicolle, Illustrated by Christa Hook
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781849083195
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The Fourth Crusade 1202-04
The betrayal of Byzantium
Written by David Nicolle
Illustrated by Christa Hook


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: August 23, 2011
Price: $19.95

The Fourth Crusade was the first and most famous of the 'diverted' crusades, that is, ones diverted from their originally intended target. It was also the first to be directed against a fellow Christian, though Orthodox, state. Initially preached (from 1198 onwards) as a campaign against Ayyubid Egypt, which was correctly... Read more >
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The Fourth Crusade 1202-04
The betrayal of Byzantium
Written by David Nicolle
Illustrated by Christa Hook


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: August 23, 2011
Price: $15.95

The Fourth Crusade was the first and most famous of the 'diverted' crusades, that is, ones diverted from their originally intended target. It was also the first to be directed against a fellow Christian, though Orthodox, state. Initially preached (from 1198 onwards) as a campaign against Ayyubid Egypt, which was correctly... Read more >
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Armies of the Napoleonic Wars
Armies of the Napoleonic Wars
Edited by Chris McNab
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ISBN: 9781849086486
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Armies of the Napoleonic Wars
An Illustrated History
Edited by Chris McNab


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: August 23, 2011
Price: $24.95

The Napoleonic Wars saw almost two decades of brutal fighting, from the frozen wastelands of Russia to the wilderness of the Peninsula, and from Egypt to the bloody battlefield of Waterloo. Fighting took place on an unprecedented scale across Europe, and over the entire period of the wars Napoleon led his... Read more >
Paris in the Fifties
Paris in the Fifties
Written by Stanley Karnow
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ISBN: 9780307761514
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Paris in the Fifties

Written by Stanley Karnow


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: August 10, 2011
Price: $11.99

In July 1947, fresh out of college and long before he would win the Pulitzer Prize and become known as one of America's finest historians, Stanley Karnow boarded a freighter bound for France, planning to stay for the summer. He stayed for ten years, first as a student and later as... Read more >
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A Distant Mirror
A Distant Mirror
Written by Barbara W. Tuchman
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ISBN: 9780307793690
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A Distant Mirror
The Calamitous 14th Century
Written by Barbara W. Tuchman


Format: eBook, 784 pages
On Sale: August 3, 2011
Price: $13.99

Barbara W. Tuchman—the acclaimed author of the Pulitzer Prize–winning classic The Guns of August—once again marshals her gift for character, history, and sparkling prose to compose an astonishing portrait of medieval Europe.
 
The fourteenth century reflects two contradictory images: on the one hand, a glittering age of crusades, cathedrals, and... Read more >
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The Romantic Revolution
The Romantic Revolution
Written by Tim Blanning
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ISBN: 9780679605003
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The Romantic Revolution
A History
Written by Tim Blanning


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 2, 2011
Price: $11.99

“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
 
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European Medieval Tactics (1)
European Medieval Tactics (1)
Written by David Nicolle, Illustrated by Adam Hook
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781849085038
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European Medieval Tactics (1)
The Fall and Rise of Cavalry 450-1260
Written by David Nicolle
Illustrated by Adam Hook


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: June 21, 2011
Price: $18.95

Osprey's elite title on the rise and fall of European medieval cavalry during an 800 year period. After the fall of the Western Roman Empire there was a decline in professional cavalry forces, and infantry dominated in the Germanic successor barbarian kingdoms. In the Carolingian and Norman periods from the 9th... Read more >
Operation Archery - The Commandos and the Vaagso Raid 1941
Operation Archery - The Commandos and the Vaagso Raid 1941
Written by Ken Ford, Illustrated by Howard Gerrard and Alan Gilliland
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781849083720
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Operation Archery - The Commandos and the Vaagso Raid 1941
Raid 1942
Written by Ken Ford
Illustrated by Howard Gerrard and Alan Gilliland


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: June 21, 2011
Price: $18.95

Operation Archery, the raid on Vaagso and Maaloy in Norway on December 27, 1942, was the first true combined operation carried out by British forces involving the Army, Royal Navy and the Royal Air Force. The Islands of Vaagso and Maaloy on the Norwegian coast between Bergen and Trondheim were selected... Read more >
Walcheren 1944
Walcheren 1944
Written by Richard Brooks, Illustrated by Graham Turner
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781849082372
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Walcheren 1944
Storming Hitler's island fortress
Written by Richard Brooks
Illustrated by Graham Turner


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: June 21, 2011
Price: $19.95

Osprey's study of the Walcheren campaign of World War II (1939-1945). Walcheren is a saucer-shaped island in the estuary of the river Scheldt, commanding maritime access to Antwerp, the largest port in Western Europe. The Allies captured Antwerp intact on September 4, 1944, but their eyes were on the Rhine crossings... Read more >
When The World Spoke French
When The World Spoke French
Written by Marc Fumaroli, Translated by Richard Howard
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590173756
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When The World Spoke French

Written by Marc Fumaroli
Translated by Richard Howard


Format: Trade Paperback, 576 pages
On Sale: June 14, 2011
Price: $18.95

A New York Review Books Original

During the eighteenth century, from the death of Louis XIV until the Revolution, French culture set the standard for all of Europe. In Sweden, Austria, Italy, Spain, England, Russia, and Germany, among kings and queens, diplomats, military leaders, writers, aristocrats, and artists, French was the universal...

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The Great Chevauchee - John of Gaunt's Raid on France 1373
The Great Chevauchee - John of Gaunt's Raid on France 1373
Written by David Nicolle, Illustrated by Peter Dennis
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ISBN: 9781849082471
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The Great Chevauchee - John of Gaunt's Raid on France 1373
France 1373
Written by David Nicolle
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: May 31, 2011
Price: $18.95

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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Cruel World
Cruel World
Written by Lynn H. Nicholas
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307793829
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Cruel World
The Children of Europe in the Nazi Web
Written by Lynn H. Nicholas


Format: eBook, 656 pages
On Sale: May 25, 2011
Price: $13.99

To be a child in mid-twentieth-century Europe was to be not a person but an object, available for use in the service of the totalitarian state. Very soon after Adolf Hitler came to power, policies of eugenic selection and euthanasia began to weed ill or disabled children out of the New... Read more >
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Irresistible North
Irresistible North
Written by Andrea Di Robilant
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ISBN: 9780307596628
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Irresistible North
From Venice to Greenland on the Trail of the Zen Brothers
Written by Andrea Di Robilant


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: May 24, 2011
Price: $11.99

From the author of A Venetian Affair and Lucia comes a charming odyssey in the path of the mysterious Zen brothers, who explored parts of the New World a century before Columbus, and became both a source of scandal and a cause célèbre among geographers in the following centuries.

This delightful... Read more >
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Who Will Write Our History?
Who Will Write Our History?
Written by Samuel D. Kassow
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ISBN: 9780307793751
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Who Will Write Our History?
Rediscovering a Hidden Archive from the Warsaw Ghetto
Written by Samuel D. Kassow


Format: eBook, 576 pages
On Sale: May 18, 2011
Price: $13.99

In 1940, in the Jewish ghetto of Nazi-occupied Warsaw, the Polish historian Emanuel Ringelblum established a clandestine scholarly organization called the Oyneg Shabes to record the experiences of the ghetto's inhabitants. For three years, members of the Oyneb Shabes worked in secret to chronicle the lives of hundereds of thousands as... Read more >
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Armies of the Balkan Wars 1912-13
Armies of the Balkan Wars 1912-13
Written by Philip Jowett, Illustrated by Stephen Walsh
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781849084185
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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: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: April 19, 2011
Price: $17.95

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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Fortifications of Verdun 1874-1917
Fortifications of Verdun 1874-1917
Written by Clayton Donnell, Illustrated by Brian Delf
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ISBN: 9781849084123
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Fortifications of Verdun 1874-1917

Written by Clayton Donnell
Illustrated by Brian Delf


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: April 19, 2011
Price: $18.95

The Battle of Verdun is one of the most well known and infamous battles in history. While the battle is remembered for acts of horror, bravery, and honor, it is also closely entwined with the ring of fortifications built to defend the key town of Verdun on the Meuse River that... Read more >
Heinz Guderian
Heinz Guderian
Written by Pier Battistelli, Illustrated by Adam Hook
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ISBN: 9781849083669
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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: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: April 19, 2011
Price: $18.95

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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The Jacobite Rebellion 1745-46
The Jacobite Rebellion 1745-46
Written by Gregory Barnes
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ISBN: 9781846039928
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The Jacobite Rebellion 1745-46

Written by Gregory Barnes


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: April 19, 2011
Price: $19.95

The Jacobite Rebellion was the final attempt of the House of Stuart to re-establish itself on the British throne and the death throes of the independent martial prowess of the Highland clans. No event in British history has been more heavily romanticized, but Gregory Fremont-Barnes succeeds in stripping away the myths... Read more >
Mark V Tank
Mark V Tank
Written by David Fletcher, Illustrated by Tony Bryan
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ISBN: 9781849083515
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Mark V Tank

Written by David Fletcher
Illustrated by Tony Bryan


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: April 19, 2011
Price: $17.95

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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Overlord
Overlord
Written by Ken Ford and Steven J. Zaloga
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ISBN: 9781849084789
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Overlord
The Illustrated History of the D-Day Landings
Written by Ken Ford and Steven J. Zaloga


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: April 19, 2011
Price: $18.95

Operation Overlord was the largest amphibious military operation ever launched: the greatest armada the world had ever seen was assembled to transport the Allied invasion force of over 150,000 soldiers across the Channel to Normandy and open the long-awaited second front against Hitler's Third Reich.

Just after dawn on June 6... Read more >
The Zeppelin Base Raids - Germany 1914
The Zeppelin Base Raids - Germany 1914
Written by Ian Castle, Illustrated by Peter Dennis
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ISBN: 9781849082433
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The Zeppelin Base Raids - Germany 1914

Written by Ian Castle
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: April 19, 2011
Price: $18.95

In the summer of 1914, as Europe teetered on the brink of war, the prospect of immediate Zeppelin raids on London and other major British towns and cities loomed large. Britain's aerial defenses were negligible, while German armed forces mustered a total of eleven airships.

The First Lord of the Admiralty... Read more >
Anne Frank's Family
Anne Frank's Family
Written by Mirjam Pressler
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385533874
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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: eBook, 425 pages
On Sale: April 19, 2011
Price: $11.99


The story is one that is envisioned by many: a relative, an old woman who has lived in the same home for a lifetime, passes away, her death prompting the inevitable task of sorting through her effects by her surviving family. But in the attic in this particular house, a treasure...

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