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German Battlecruisers 1914-18

Written by Gary Staff
Illustrated by Tony Bryan


Format: eBook, 124 pages
On Sale: January 24, 2012
Price: $13.99

This book discusses the concept of the Battlekreuzer. The German Großerkreuzers, as they were known, were built to strict financial limits, and therefore the German designs were always a compromise between the factors listed under design philosophy. Individual ship histories are detailed with particular emphasis upon their battle experience and deployment... Read more >
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German Battleships 1914-18 (1)
Deutschland, Nassau and Helgoland classes
Written by Gary Staff
Illustrated by Paul Wright


Format: eBook, 164 pages
On Sale: January 24, 2012
Price: $13.99

Supported by official documents, personal accounts, official drawings and specially commissioned artwork, this volume is an enlightening history of the Deutschland to Osfriesland classes. Detailing the last of the pre-dreadnaught battleship classes, this book goes on to explain the revolutionary developments that took place within the German Imperial Navy as they... Read more >
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German Battleships 1914-18 (2)
Kaiser, Konig and Bayern classes
Written by Gary Staff
Illustrated by Paul Wright


Format: eBook, 167 pages
On Sale: January 24, 2012
Price: $13.99

Supported by official documents, personal accounts, official drawings and specially commissioned artwork, this volume is an enlightening history of the key classes of Kaiser, König and Bayern that formed the backbone of the German Imperial Navy throughout World War I. It details the technological revolution that had taken place to ensure... Read more >
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American Light and Medium Frigates 1794-1836

Written by Mark Lardas
Illustrated by Tony Bryan


Format: eBook, 147 pages
On Sale: January 24, 2012
Price: $13.99

The "Original Six" frigates were commissioned by the new-born US Navy at a staggering cost of $688,888.82. Designed to be light and fast, these warships enabled America to project its power across the globe. Among the ships Mark Lardas examines is USS Constellation: the first ship to be commissioned by the... Read more >
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US Nuclear Submarines: The Fast Attack

Written by Jim Christley
Illustrated by Tony Bryan


Format: eBook, 138 pages
On Sale: January 24, 2012
Price: $13.99

"Silent but deadly" - Osprey's US Nuclear Submarines: The Fast-Attack takes a fresh look at the controversial design and development of the nuclear submarine of which the United States Navy operates the largest fleet in the world. The advent of nuclear power transformed the submarine from a slow underwater vessel, incapable... Read more >
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USN Cruiser vs IJN Cruiser
Guadalcanal 1942
Written by Mark Stille
Illustrated by Paul Wright


Format: eBook, 22 pages
On Sale: January 24, 2012
Price: $13.99

Although the war in the Pacific is usually considered a carrier war, it was the cruisers that dominated the early fighting. This thrilling duel presents the cruiser clashes during the crucial battles for Guadacanal in 1942, highlighting the Battle of Savo Island on the August 9 and the Battle of Cape... Read more >
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Wolf Pack
The Story of the U-Boat in World War II
Written by Gordon Williamson


Format: eBook, 273 pages
On Sale: January 24, 2012
Price: $14.99

Germany's World War II U-Boat fleet represented the elite of their naval personnel. In terms of technology, training, tactics and combat successes, the U-Boat Waffe was far superior to that of any other combatant nation. In this comprehensive book, the wartime development of the U-Boat is traced along with the experiences... Read more >
Warships of the Anglo-Dutch Wars 1652-74
Warships of the Anglo-Dutch Wars 1652-74
Written by Angus Konstam, Illustrated by Tony Bryan
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781849084109
Our Price: $17.95
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Warships of the Anglo-Dutch Wars 1652-74

Written by Angus Konstam
Illustrated by Tony Bryan


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: December 20, 2011
Price: $17.95

During the 17th century England and Holland found themselves at war three times, in a clash for economic and naval supremacy, fought out in the cold waters of the North Sea and the English Channel. The First Anglo-Dutch War (1652-54) pitted the Dutch against Oliver Cromwell's Commonwealth Navy, which proved as... Read more >
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Warships of the Anglo-Dutch Wars 1652-74

Written by Angus Konstam
Illustrated by Peter Bull


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: December 20, 2011
Price: $13.95

Three times during the 17th century, England and Holland went to war as part of an ongoing struggle for economic and naval supremacy. Primarily fought in the cold waters of the North Sea and the English Channel, the wars proved revolutionary in their impact upon warship design, armament, and naval tactics... Read more >
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The Cockleshell Raid - Bordeaux 1942

Written by Ken Ford
Illustrated by Howard Gerrard


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: December 20, 2011
Price: $9.95

On the night of December 7, 1942, five canoes were launched off the mouth of the Gironde river, each containing a pair of British commandoes tasked with slipping into the port of Bordeaux and destroying as many of the merchant ships as possible. Only two of the canoes made it to... Read more >
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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: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: December 20, 2011
Price: $9.95

In 1585, the English launched a pre-emptive strike against Spain, by attacking her New World colonies. Led by Sir Francis Drake, in command of 21 ships and 1,800 soldiers, the expedition struck first at the Canary Islands, then attacked the city of Santo Domingo and the treasure port of Cartagena. Frequently... Read more >
Japanese Special Naval Landing Forces
Uniforms and equipment 1932-45
Written by Gary Nila
Illustrated by Christa Hook


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: December 20, 2011
Price: $13.95

The spearhead of Japan's assault landing operations both in China pre-Pearl Harbor, and in US and British territory post-Pearl Harbor, was provided by the Special Naval Landing Forces - 12 numbered battalion-size Imperial Japanese Navy units. They garrisoned a number of the islands which the US Marines then had to re-claim... Read more >
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Landing Craft, Infantry and Fire Support

Written by Gordon Rottman
Illustrated by Peter Bull


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: December 20, 2011
Price: $13.95

Described by one soldier as "a metal box designed by a sadist to move soldiers across the water," the Landing Craft, Infantry was a large beaching craft intended to transport and deliver an infantry rifle company to a hostile shore, once the beachhead was secured. The LCI, or as it was... Read more >
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US Patrol Torpedo Boats
World War II
Written by Gordon Rottman
Illustrated by Peter Bull


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: December 20, 2011
Price: $13.95

Motor torpedo boat development began in the early 1900s and the vessels were first put into active service during World War I. However, it was not until the late 1930s that the US Navy commenced the development of their Patrol Torpedo or PT boat program. The PT boat, or the "mosquito... Read more >
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US Coast Guard in World War II

Written by Alejandro de Quesada
Illustrated by Stephen Walsh


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: December 20, 2011
Price: $14.95

Alex de Quesada reveals the full history of the US Coast Guard throughout World War II (1939-1945) in this Elite title. In particular, the book draws attention to the little-known history of how the US Coast Guard ran a number of the landing craft throughout D-Day in 1944 as well as... Read more >
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US Cruisers 1883-1904
The Birth of the Steel Navy
Written by Lawrence Burr
Illustrated by Ian Palmer


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: December 20, 2011
Price: $13.95

By the end of the Civil War the US Navy was the most advanced in the world, but in subsequent years America's naval might dwindled. However, in the 1880s a 'New Navy' was born and at the forefront of its fleet were the mighty cruisers. Naval historian Lawrence Burr details how... Read more >
US Destroyers 19340-45: Pre-war classes

Written by Dave McComb
Illustrated by Paul Wright


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: December 20, 2011
Price: $13.95

Since the beginning of the 20th century, destroyers have been all-purpose ships, indispensable in roles large and small – from delivering the mail at sea to screening other vessels and, where larger ships were not present, forming the front line in battle. This title details the 169 ships of ten classes... Read more >
US Destroyers 1942-45: Wartime classes
US Destroyers 1942-45: Wartime Classes
Written by Dave McComb
Illustrated by Paul Wright


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: December 20, 2011
Price: $13.95

Few if any 20th century warships were more justly acclaimed than the destroyers of the US Navy's Fletcher class. Admired as they were for their advanced and rakish design, it was their record as workhorses of the Pacific War that placed them among the most battle-tested and successful fighting ships of... Read more >
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US Fast Battleships 1936-47
The North Carolina and South Dakota Classes
Written by Lawrence Burr
Illustrated by Peter Bull


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: December 20, 2011
Price: $13.95

This volume details the design, construction, and operation of the first six of the ten US fast battleships, two of the North Carolina class and four of the South Dakota class. These six battleships were all authorized in 1936 and were the first vessels built in the US since 1923. Consequently... Read more >
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US Fast Battleships 1938-91
The Iowa Class
Written by Lawrence Burr
Illustrated by Peter Bull


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: December 20, 2011
Price: $13.95

In 1938, the United States abandoned the constraints imposed by the Washington Treaty and began work on a new class of super-battleships. This book covers the design, construction, and employment of the four Iowa-class battleships, the largest in the American fleet. During World War II, they served as guards for the... Read more >
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US Submarines 1900-35

Written by Jim Christley
Illustrated by Peter Bull


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: December 20, 2011
Price: $13.95

This book introduces the reader to the early years of US submarine development and operation during the first third of the 20th century. It was in this period of growth and change that the submarine moved from a small vessel of limited range and tactical strength to a far ranging force... Read more >
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CSS Alabama vs USS Kearsarge
CSS Alabama vs USS Kearsarge
Written by Mark Lardas, Illustrated by Peter Dennis and Peter Bull
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781849084925
Our Price: $17.95
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CSS Alabama vs USS Kearsarge
Cherbourg 1864
Written by Mark Lardas
Illustrated by Peter Dennis and Peter Bull


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: November 22, 2011
Price: $17.95

By the time of American Civil War things had changed from the Age of Fighting Sail - steam power and explosive shells were transforming naval warfare. Iron was beginning to supplant wood. Britain had just finished HMS Warrior, an iron-hulled warship and coastal ironclads dominated the waters off the United States... Read more >
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CSS Alabama vs USS Kearsarge
Cherbourg 1864
Written by Mark Lardas
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: November 22, 2011
Price: $18.95

By the time of American Civil War things had changed from the Age of Fighting Sail - steam power and explosive shells were transforming naval warfare. Iron was beginning to supplant wood. Britain had just finished HMS Warrior, an iron-hulled warship and coastal ironclads dominated the waters off the United States... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Pirate: The Golden Age
Pirate: The Golden Age
Written by Angus Konstam, Illustrated by Giuseppe Rava
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781849084970
Our Price: $18.95
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Pirate: The Golden Age

Written by Angus Konstam
Illustrated by Giuseppe Rava


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: September 20, 2011
Price: $18.95

This book describes the life of a pirate of the early 18th century - the heyday of the 'Golden Age of Piracy'. It charts the way these men (and a few women) were recruited, how they operated, what they looked like and what their prospects were. In the process the book... Read more >
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Pirate: The Golden Age

Written by Angus Konstam
Illustrated by Giuseppe Rava


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: September 20, 2011
Price: $14.95

This book describes the life of a pirate of the early 18th century - the heyday of the 'Golden Age of Piracy'. It charts the way these men (and a few women) were recruited, how they operated, what they looked like and what their prospects were. In the process the book... Read more >
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