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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.

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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
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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
Format: Trade Paperback
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
Format: Trade Paperback
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
Format: Trade Paperback
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.

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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
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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.

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Anne Frank's Family
Anne Frank's Family
Written by Mirjam Pressler
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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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Vampire Forensics
Vampire Forensics
Written by Mark Collins Jenkins
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426207303
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Vampire Forensics
Uncovering the Origins of an Enduring Legend
Written by Mark Collins Jenkins


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: April 19, 2011
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A round-the-world investigation of the vampire myth, including a recently discovered "vampire skeleton," brings historic and scientific context to our enduring interest in vampires. Legend and lore are examined through the lens of history, archaeology, anthropology, and forensic science in this delightfully written book by Mark Jenkins, now in paperback. It's... Read more >
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Border Reiver 1513-1603
Border Reiver 1513-1603
Written by Keith Durham, Illustrated by Gerry Embleton and Samuel Embleton
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781849081931
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Border Reiver 1513-1603

Written by Keith Durham
Illustrated by Gerry Embleton and Samuel Embleton


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: March 22, 2011
Price: $18.95

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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Nile 1798
Nile 1798
Written by Gregory Barnes, Illustrated by Howard Gerrard
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ISBN: 9781846035807
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Nile 1798
Nelson's first great victory
Written by Gregory Barnes
Illustrated by Howard Gerrard


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: March 22, 2011
Price: $19.95

Osprey's examination of one of the great sea battles of the French Revolutionary Wars (1792-1802). On the night of August 1, 1798, a British fleet under the command of Rear-Admiral Horatio Nelson met a French fleet under the command of Admiral François-Paul Brueys D'Aigalliers. By morning the British had won a... Read more >
George, Nicholas and Wilhelm
George, Nicholas and Wilhelm
Written by Miranda Carter
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ISBN: 9781400079124
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George, Nicholas and Wilhelm
Three Royal Cousins and the Road to World War I
Written by Miranda Carter


Format: Trade Paperback, 560 pages
On Sale: March 8, 2011
Price: $20.00

In the years before the First World War, the great European powers were ruled by three first cousins: King George V of Britain, Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany, and Tsar Nicholas II of Russia. Together, they presided over the last years of dynastic Europe and the outbreak of the most destructive...

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Brochs of Scotland
Brochs of Scotland
Written by J.N.G. Ritchie
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ISBN: 9780747803898
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Brochs of Scotland

Written by J.N.G. Ritchie


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: February 15, 2011
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This book examines some of the most spectacular ancient monuments in Britain - the iron age brochs of north and west Scotland. It sets the building of these unique fortifications into context and examines some of the impressive sites that may still be visited, including the brochs of Mousa and Clickhimin... Read more >
No Greater Ally
No Greater Ally
Written by Kenneth K. Koskodan
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ISBN: 9781849084796
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No Greater Ally
The Untold Story of Poland's Forces in World War II
Written by Kenneth K. Koskodan


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: February 15, 2011
Price: $14.95

There is a chapter of World War 2 history that remains largely untold: the story of the fourth largest Allied military of the war, and the only nation to have fought in the battles of Leningrad, Arnhem, Tobruk and Normandy. This is the story of the Polish forces during the Second... Read more >
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The Great Expedition - Sir Francis Drake on the Spanish Main 1585-86
The Great Expedition - Sir Francis Drake on the Spanish Main 1585-86
Written by Angus Konstam, Illustrated by Peter Dennis
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ISBN: 9781849082457
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The Great Expedition - Sir Francis Drake on the Spanish Main 1585-86

Written by Angus Konstam
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: February 15, 2011
Price: $18.95

In 1585, war between Spain and Elizabethan England was all but inevitable. Consequently, Queen Elizabeth's spymaster proposed a pre-emptive strike designed to paralyse Spain's economy by striking at the Spanish Main - the heart of her overseas empire. The Elizabethan "Sea Dog" Sir Francis Drake was selected to lead this all-important... Read more >
Memory and the Mediterranean
Memory and the Mediterranean
Written by Fernand Braudel
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ISBN: 9780307773364
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Memory and the Mediterranean

Written by Fernand Braudel


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: February 9, 2011
Price: $13.99

A grand sweep of history by the late Fernand Braudel–one of the twentieth century’s most influential historians–Memory and the Mediterranean chronicles the Mediterranean’s immeasurably rich past during the foundational period from prehistory to classical antiquity, illuminating nothing less than the bedrock of our civilization and the very origins of Western culture.

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The Marne, 1914
The Marne, 1914
Written by Holger H. Herwig
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812978292
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The Marne, 1914
The Opening of World War I and the Battle That Changed the World
Written by Holger H. Herwig


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: February 8, 2011
Price: $17.00

For the first time in a generation, here is a bold new account of the Battle of the Marne, a cataclysmic encounter that prevented a quick German victory in World War I and changed the course of two wars and the world. With exclusive information based on newly unearthed documents, Holger... Read more >
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The Haunted Land
The Haunted Land
Written by Tina Rosenberg
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307773586
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The Haunted Land
Facing Europe's Ghosts After Communism
Written by Tina Rosenberg


Format: eBook, 464 pages
On Sale: November 24, 2010
Price: $13.99

The Pulitzer Prize-winning look at the collapse of Communism in Eastern Europe


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