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US Army AH-1 Cobra Units in Vietnam

Written by Jonathan Bernstein
Illustrated by Jim Laurier


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $15.95

Osprey's study of AH-1 helicopters and their participation in the Vietnam War (1955-1975). Bell’s AH-1 Cobra was the first dedicated helicopter gunship to reach frontline service anywhere in the world. Developed as a private venture by the manufacturer, and based on the mechanics of the ubiquitous UH-1 Huey, the Cobra proved... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
US Navy F-4 Phantom II MiG Killers 1972-73

Written by Brad Elward
Illustrated by Jim Laurier


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $15.95

The second of two books on the Navy's Phantom II MiG killers of the Vietnam War (1955-1975), this book covers the numerous actions fought out over North Vietnam during the Linebacker I and II operations of 1972-73. No fewer than 17 MiGs were downed during this period, five of them by... Read more >
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US Navy F-4 Phantom II MiG Killers 1965-70

Written by Brad Elward
Illustrated by Jim Laurier


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $15.95

For every American fighter pilot involved in the Vietnam War (1955-1975), the ultimate goal was to 'kill a MiG'. In eight years of conflict 43 Vietnamese Peoples Air Force aircraft were claimed by US Navy and US Marine Corps Phantom II crews, and one single ace crew produced. Navy Phantom IIs... Read more >
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USAF F-4 Phantom II MiG Killers 1972-73

Written by Peter Davies
Illustrated by Jim Laurier


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $15.95

The F-4 Phantom II was the USAF workhorse fighter-bomber for the Linebacker campaign of the Vietnam War (1955-1975), which eventually saw US forces withdraw from Vietnam 'with honour' in 1973. This book covers the F-4 attacks on numerous targets in North Vietnamese cities such as Hanoi and Haiphong, as well as... Read more >
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USAF F-4 Phantom II MiG Killers 1965-68

Written by Peter Davies
Illustrated by Jim Laurier


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $15.95

The USAF introduced the F-4C Phantom II into the Vietnam War (1955-1975) in April 1965 from Ubon RTAB, Thailand. The F-4C/D soon became the Air Force's principal fighter over the North, destroying 85 MiGs by the close of 1968. This book describes how the USAF turned a gunless naval interceptor into... Read more >
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US Marine Corps and RAAF Hornet Units of Operation Iraqi Freedom

Written by Tony Holmes
Illustrated by Chris Davey


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $15.95

Some 84 of the 250 Hornets committed by Central Command to Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) proudly bore MARINE titling on their rear fuselages. A further 14 were marked with the distinctive kangaroo roundel of the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF). The exploits achieved by the units that flew these jets into... Read more >
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US Navy F-14 Tomcat Units of Operation Iraqi Freedom

Written by Tony Holmes
Illustrated by Jim Laurier


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $15.95

Since the limited Desert Fox campaign against Iraq in December 1998, the Tomcat has been integral to virtually all combat operations involving the US Navy in the Arabian Gulf. Indeed, on every carrier deployment to the Persian Gulf since Desert Fox, the F-14 unit(s) on station has ventured into ‘The Sand... Read more >
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US Navy Hornet Units of Operation Iraqi Freedom (Part Two)

Written by Tony Holmes
Illustrated by Chris Davey


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $15.95

The second installment examining the US Navy Hornet Units' participation in Operation Iraqi Freedom (2003-present). These units were the first Navy Reserve unit to be mobilized since the Korean War, and their attacks were launched from carriers off the coast of Turkey. The conflict for these squadrons was very different from the... Read more >
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US Navy Hornet Units of Operation Iraqi Freedom (Part One)

Written by Tony Holmes
Illustrated by Chris Davey


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $15.95

The first installment examining the US Hornet Units' participation in Operation Iraqi Freedom (2003-present). The F/A-18 Hornet in its various guises was the 'universal soldier' of OIF, with around 250 seeing combat. Flown by various squadrons and groups, the Hornet attacked a range of targets including tanks of the various Iraqi... Read more >
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VF-11/111 'Sundowners' 1942-95

Written by Barrett Tillman
Illustrated by Tom Tullis


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $16.95

Fighting Squadron 11 was established at San Diego in August 1943, beginning a half-century record that spanned aerial combat in three wars from the piston to the jet age. First deployed to Guadalcanal, the 'Sundowners' flew Grumman Wildcats and completed its tour as the Navy's third-ranking F4F squadron in terms of... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
352nd Fighter Group

Written by Tom Ivie
Illustrated by Tom Tullis


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $16.95

Nicknamed the ‘Bluenosed Bastards of Bodney’ due to the garish all-blue noses of their P-51s, the 352nd FG was one of the most successful fighter groups in the Eighth Air Force. Credited with destroying almost 800 enemy aircraft between 1943 and 1945, the 352nd finished fourth in the ranking of all... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
359th Fighter Group

Written by Jack Smith
Illustrated by Tom Tullis


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $16.95

Nicknamed the 'Unicorns', the 359th FG was one of the last groups to arrive in the UK for service in the ETO with the Eighth Air Force. First seeing action on 13 December 1943, the group initially flew bomber escort sweeps in P-47s, before converting to the ubiquitous P-51 in March/April... Read more >
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American Aces against the Kamikaze
American Aces against the Kamikaze
Written by Edward M. Young, Illustrated by Mark Styling
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781849087452
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American Aces against the Kamikaze

Written by Edward M. Young
Illustrated by Mark Styling


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $22.95

The Japanese High Command realized that the loss of Okinawa would give the Americans a base for the invasion of Japan. Its desperate response to the invasion of Okinawa was to unleash the full force of the Special Attack Units, known in the west as the Kamikaze ('Divine Wind'), in the... Read more >
B-25 Mitchell Units of the MTO

Written by Steve Pace
Illustrated by Jim Laurier


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $15.95

Osprey's study of the role played by the B-25 Mitchell bombers in the Mediterranean Theater of Operations during World War II (1939-1945). From November 1942 through to May 1945, the backbone of the USAAF’s medium bomber force was provided by the clutch of bomb groups equipped with the B-25 Mitchell. First... Read more >
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B-29 Hunters of the JAAF

Written by Koji Takaki
Illustrated by Jim Laurier


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $16.95

'B-29!' No other term struck such terror in the hearts of the Japanese public during World War 2 than this single, most-hated name. It was then only natural that the pilots who attempted to shoot these high-flying Boeing bombers out of the skies over Tokyo, Nagasaki, Hiroshima and Kobe should become... Read more >
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Bf 109 Aces of the Russian Front

Written by John Weal
Illustrated by Iain Wyllie


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $15.95

The highest scoring aces of any aerial conflict were the Luftwaffe pilots involved in the bloody combats on the Russian Front. The most common fighter used by these pilots was the Bf 109, which was involved in the action from Operation Barbarossa in June 1941, through to the doomed Defence of... Read more >
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Bf 109D/E Aces 1939-41

Written by John Weal
Illustrated by John Weal


Format: eBook, 100 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $15.95

The period covered in this volume was considered to be the 'glory years' for the Jagdwaffe - fresh from the experience gained in the Spanish Civil War - and for the Bf 109 in particular. Many famous pilots scored their first kills in the classic dogfights staged over Poland, Western Europe... Read more >
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Finnish Aces of World War 2

Written by Kari Stenman
Illustrated by Mark Styling


Format: eBook, 100 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $15.95

Always outnumbered by their Soviet counterparts, the small band of Finnish fighter pilots who defended their Scandinavian homeland from the 'communist hordes' in three separate wars between 1939 and 1945 amassed scores only bettered by the Luftwaffe's Jagdflieger. Initially equipped with a motley collection of biplane and monoplane fighters garnered from... Read more >
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Focke-Wulf Fw 190 Aces of the Western Front

Written by John Weal


Format: eBook, 100 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $15.95

The Fw 190 was the scourge of Fighter Command from the moment it appeared on the Western Front at Abbeville in August 1941 with II./JG 26. A nimble, speedy and well-armed adversary, the ‘Butcher Bird’ quickly proved superior to all Allied fighters of the time, particularly at medium to low altitude... Read more >
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Fw 190 Defence of the Reich Aces

Written by John Weal
Illustrated by John Weal


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $15.95

This title is the natural conclusion to the collection of titles chronicling the exploits of the fighter pilots of the German Luftwaffe of World War 2 that has been part of - and contributed in some small measure to the success of - Osprey's long running Aircraft of the Aces series... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Imperial Japanese Navy Aces 1937-45

Written by Henry Sakaida
Illustrated by Tom Tullis


Format: eBook, 116 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $15.95

The outcome of the Pacific War was heavily influenced by the results of naval battles between the Imperial Japanese fleet and the US Navy. One of the key elements was Japan's large fighter component, which had gained experience over Manchuria, China and Mongolia in the late 1930s. Flying A5Ms, at least... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Jagdgeschwader 2
'Richthofen'
Written by John Weal
Illustrated by Jim Laurier


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $16.95

Tracing its roots to Manfred, Freiherr von Richthofen's 'Flying Circus' of WWI, the Jagdgeschwader 'Richthofen' is arguably the most famous fighter unit of all time. Designated JG 1 during the Great War, then disbanded following defeat, the Jagdgeschwader reformed as JG 132. By September 1939 the unit had become JG 2... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Jagdgeschwader 27 'Afrika'

Written by John Weal
Illustrated by John Weal


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $16.95

Synonymous with the Afrika Korps and the campaign in North Africa, JG 27 provided Rommel's army with fighter protection for virtually the whole 'roller coaster ride that was the war in the Western Desert from 1941-43. Formed in Germany on 1 October 1939 (with Adolf Galland as CO of I.Gruppe), JG... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Jagdgeschwader 51 'Mölders'

Written by John Weal
Illustrated by John Weal


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $16.95

JG 51 were one of the Luftwaffe’s top wartime fighter units, yet their story has never been told in English. The unit’s history encapsulates the fortunes of the Luftwaffe’s fighter arm as a whole - the heady successes of the early months, the steady attrition and the growing strength of the... Read more >
Jagdgeschwader 52
The Experten
Written by John Weal
Illustrated by John Weal


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $16.95

Jagdgeschwader 52 (JG 52) was the most successful and highest-scoring fighter unit, not just in Germany’s World War 2 Luftwaffe, but in the entire annals of aviation history. No other fighter group has ever come close to matching its staggering total of around 9000 enemy aircraft shot down in combat. And... Read more >
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