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US Submarine Crewman 1941-45

Written by Robert Hargis
Illustrated by Velimir Vuksic


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $14.95

This book takes a close look at the "Dolphins" of the US Navy submarine force, it covers recruitment, training, service conditions and combat experiences, and discusses the effects of advances in torpedo technology on crew roles. The Japanese surprise attack on Pearl Harbor in December 1941 battered the surface fleet, but... Read more >
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American Coastal Defenses 1885-1950

Written by Terrance McGovern
Illustrated by Peter Bull


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

In the late-19th century, with the advances in technology and the increase in America's economic stature, a new round of fortification building began in the United States and its overseas territories. Locations such as Portland, Boston, New York, Baltimore, Charlestown, Savannah, Key West, Los Angeles and San Francisco were all extensively... Read more >
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Kriegsmarine Auxiliary Cruisers

Written by Gordon Williamson
Illustrated by Ian Palmer


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

Despite the popularity of the U-boats and larger surface vessels like the Bismarck and the Graf Spree, the vast majority of vessels within the Kriegsmarine served in the coastal forces. Though the public may generally have forgotten these smaller ships, many gave crucial service during the war and continued to serve... Read more >
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The Coral Sea 1942
The first carrier battle
Written by Mark Stille
Illustrated by John White


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: June 19, 2012
Price: $15.95

Osprey's study of the Battle of the Coral Sea of World War II (1939-1945), which is unique in the annals of naval history. It is the first battle in which enemy fleets never came within sight of one another. Instead, aircraft launched from carrier decks were sent out to attack the enemy... Read more >
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Fighting Ships of the Far East (2)
Japan and Korea AD 612-1639
Written by Stephen Turnbull
Illustrated by Wayne Reynolds


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

Over the centuries, naval relations between Japan and Korea appear to have alternated between peaceful trade and outright hostility. However, this impression can be misleading, as much of what passed for mercantile activity was in fact conducted by Japanese pirate fleets, who pillaged the coasts of Korea and China in a... Read more >
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Fighting Ships of the Far East (1)
China and Southeast Asia 202 BC-AD 1419
Written by Stephen Turnbull
Illustrated by Wayne Reynolds


Format: eBook0
On Sale: June 19, 2012
Price: $13.95

Fighting Ships of the Far East (1) adds enormously to the hitherto small corpus of knowledge about a fascinating and little known subject. Using detailed descriptions, accurate cutaway plates and reliable historical examples, this book covers the history of Chinese ship design and naval warfare from the beginning of the Han... Read more >
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German Seaman 1939-45

Written by Gordon Williamson
Illustrated by John White


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

When re-armament came after World War I, the German Navy was forced to build anew, so the Reichsmarine and its successor, the Kriegsmarine, found itself in possession of some of the most modern, powerful and technically advanced vessels in the world. Germany was very selective in picking her sailors and the... Read more >
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Grey Wolf
U-Boat Crewman of World War II
Written by Gordon Williamson
Illustrated by Darko Pavlovic


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

The scourge of Allied shipping during World War II, the U-Boot Waffe was one of the most feared components of Hitler's war machine, yet the Kriegsmarine was the least political branch of the Third Reich. The sailors of the U-boat arm were courageous, highly skilled seamen, who fought a war in... Read more >
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Imperial Japanese Naval Aviator 1937-45

Written by Osamu Tagaya
Illustrated by John White


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

The fateful attack on Pearl Harbor forced the Western world to revise its opinion of Japan’s airmen. Before World War II (1939-1945), Japanese aviators had been seen as figures of ridicule and disdain; yet the ruthless skill and efficiency of their performance in December 1941 and the months that followed won... Read more >
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Imperial Japanese Navy Submarines 1941-45

Written by Mark Stille
Illustrated by Tony Bryan


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

The Imperial Japanese Navy in World War II possessed the most technologically advanced and varied submarine fleet in the world. Ranging from the largest pre-nuclear submarines in the world to manned torpedoes, with the fastest combat vessels and midget submarines operating alongside craft capable of carrying floatplane bombers, the fleet should... Read more >
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Kriegsmarine Coastal Forces

Written by Gordon Williamson
Illustrated by Ian Palmer


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

Despite the popularity of the U-boats and larger surface vessels like the Bismarck and the Graf Spee, the vast majority of vessels within the Kriegsmarine served in the coastal forces. Although less frequently mentioned, these smaller ships gave crucial service during the war and continued to serve decades after VE day... Read more >
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Midway 1942
Turning point in the Pacific
Written by Mark Stille
Illustrated by Howard Gerrard


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: June 19, 2012
Price: $15.95

In 1993 Osprey Publishing released the 30th volume in its now legendary Campaign series, entitled, Midway 1942: Turning Point in the Pacific. Now, 17 years later, Osprey brings readers up-to-date with the latest scholarship on this important Pacific War battle of World War II (1939-1945).
 
The new edition clarifies many of...

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U-boat Tactics in World War II

Written by Gordon Williamson
Illustrated by Ian Palmer


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

Osprey's elite title on Germany's U-Boat tactics during World War II (1939-1945). At the start of the war, German U-boat technology vastly out performed that possessed by the Allies, and under the pressure of the war continual development helped keep pace with wartime needs and improvements in anti-submarine weaponry. But it was not... Read more >
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U-Boat Bases and Bunkers 1941-45

Written by Gordon Williamson
Illustrated by Ian Palmer


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

Few of the massive military structures built by Germany during World War II are as impressive as the U-Boat bases and bunkers in Germany, Norway and France. This title takes a close look at the formidable edifices on the French coast (Brest, Lorient, St Nazaire, La Pallice, Bordeaux) in Norway (Bergen... Read more >
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Vietnam Riverine Craft 1962-75

Written by Gordon Rottman
Illustrated by Hugh Johnson


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

In 1965 the military situation in the Mekong River Delta of southern Vietnam had deteriorated to such a degree that the decision was made to commit a joint US Army and Navy Mobile Riverine Force to the area. This force was unique in its composition, mission, and the means by which... Read more >
US World War II Amphibious Tactics
Mediterranean & European Theaters
Written by Gordon Rottman
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


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

Osprey's study of the United States' naval tactics during World War II (1939-1945
). The US armed forces were responsible for many tactical innovations during the years 1941–45, but in no field was US mastery more complete than amphibious warfare. In the vast, almost empty battlefield of the Pacific the US Navy... Read more >
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British Heavy Cruisers 1939-45

Written by Angus Konstam
Illustrated by Paul Wright


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: May 22, 2012
Price: $13.95

The idea of a heavy cruiser emerged in the aftermath of the First World War, and was closely linked to the limits set by the inter-war Washington Treaty on naval armament. The pre-Great War concept of armoured cruisers had been abandoned, but in their stead the Admiralty saw a place for... Read more >
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British Heavy Cruisers 1939-45
British Heavy Cruisers 1939-45
Written by Angus Konstam, Illustrated by Paul Wright
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781849086868
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British Heavy Cruisers 1939-45

Written by Angus Konstam
Illustrated by Paul Wright


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: May 22, 2012
Price: $17.95

The idea of a heavy cruiser emerged in the aftermath of the First World War, and was closely linked to the limits set by the inter-war Washington Treaty on naval armament. The pre-Great War concept of armoured cruisers had been abandoned, but in their stead the Admiralty saw a place for... Read more >
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Imperial Japanese Navy Battleships 1941-45

Written by Mark Stille
Illustrated by Tony Bryan


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: May 22, 2012
Price: $13.95

The Imperial Japanese Navy of World War 2 surpassed the Allied and Axis fleets in innovation and technology. This title covers the 12 Japanese battleships that saw service between 1941-45. Each class is considered in turn in light of its design and construction, its armament and wartime modifications. The author, Mark... Read more >
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Imperial Japanese Navy Heavy Cruisers 1941-45

Written by Mark Stille
Illustrated by Paul Wright


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: May 22, 2012
Price: $13.95

Designed with little more than a passing nod to the international naval treaties of the inter-war period, the Imperial Japanese Navy’s heavy cruisers were fast and heavily armed. Like the other vessels of the Japanese Navy, the heavy cruisers were technologically superior to and far more innovative than their Allied rivals... Read more >
Imperial Japanese Navy Aircraft Carriers 1921-45

Written by Mark Stille
Illustrated by Tony Bryan


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: May 22, 2012
Price: $13.95

The Imperial Japanese Navy was a pioneer in naval aviation, having commissioned the world's first built-from-the-keel-up carrier, the Hosho. Throughout the 1920s and 1930s, it experimented with its carriers, perfecting their design and construction. As a result, by the time Japan entered World War II and attacked the United States at... Read more >
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US Navy Aircraft Carriers 1922-45
Prewar Classes
Written by Mark Stille
Illustrated by Tony Bryan


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: May 22, 2012
Price: $13.95

The USS Langley, the first American aircraft carrier, entered service in 1922. Despite being converted into an aircraft tender, it was the first step in a new direction for the US Navy and naval warfare. This book covers the design, development and operation of USN aircraft carriers built prior to World... Read more >
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US Navy Aircraft Carriers 1942-45
WWII-Built Ships
Written by Mark Stille
Illustrated by Tony Bryan


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: May 22, 2012
Price: $13.95

Dominating the seas during World War II, the US aircraft carrier played a crucial role in every major naval combat of the war.

Development of the Essex class began in 1941, and was the largest class of carrier ever built. During the Pacific War it formed the backbone of any fighting... Read more >
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USN Carriers vs IJN Carriers
The Pacific 1942
Written by Mark Stille
Illustrated by Ian Palmer


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: May 22, 2012
Price: $15.95

The Imperial Japanese Navy was a pioneer in naval aviation, having commissioned the world's first carrier, which was used against the US fleet at Pearl Harbor. The Americans followed suit, initiating huge aircraft carrier development programs. As the Pacific war escalated into the largest naval conflict in history, the role of... Read more >
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Duel Between the First Ironclads
Duel Between the First Ironclads
Written by William C. Davis
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307817501
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Duel Between the First Ironclads

Written by William C. Davis


Format: eBook, 201 pages
On Sale: May 9, 2012
Price: $13.99

One was called "a tin can on a shingle"; the other, "a half-submerged crocodile."

Yet, on a March day in 1862 in Hampton Roads, Virginia, after a five-hour duel, the U.S.S. Monitor and the C.S.S. Virginia (formerly the U.S.S. Merrimack) were to change the course of not only the Civil War... Read more >
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