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Ghost on the Throne
Ghost on the Throne
Written by James Romm
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307456601
Our Price: $17.00
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Ghost on the Throne
The Death of Alexander the Great and the Bloody Fight for His Empire
Written by James Romm


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $17.00

When Alexander the Great died at the age of thirty-two, his empire stretched from the Adriatic Sea in the west all the way to modern-day India in the east. In an unusual compromise, his two heirs—a mentally damaged half brother, Philip III, and an infant son, Alexander IV, born after his...

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Advanced Terrain Modelling

Written by Richard Windrow


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $31.95

The secrets of top-class terrain modelling are revealed and demonstrated by Richard Windrow, one of the world's leading diorama modellers, in this new addition to the successful Masterclass series. Everything from medieval castles to the destruction wrought upon modern cities by war is covered in this wide-ranging and accessible approach. Explore... Read more >
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The Fortifications of Ancient Israel and Judah 1200-586 BC

Written by Samuel Rocca
Illustrated by Adam Hook


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $13.95

This book provides a detailed study of the fortifications of the founders of Ancient Israel from the time of their first settlement in the Middle East, through the periods of the united and divided kingdoms, until the sack of Jersualem in 586 BC. It begins in the period of Israelite settlement... Read more >
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The Berlin Wall and the Intra-German Border 1961-89

Written by Gordon L. Rottman
Illustrated by Chris Taylor


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $13.95

The border between East and West Germany was closed on 26 May 1953. On 13 August 1961 crude fences and walls were erected around West Berlin: the Berlin Wall had been created. The Wall encircled West Berlin for a distance of 155km, and its barriers and surveillance systems evolved over the... Read more >
North Vietnamese Army Soldier 1958-75

Written by Gordon Rottman
Illustrated by Brian Delf


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $14.95

The North Vietnamese Army is often forgotten by the histories of the Vietnam War (1955-1975). Commonly mistaken for the locally raised Viet Cong guerrillas, the NVA was in fact an entirely different force for the Democratic Republic of Vietnam. After first supporting the VC in the Republic of Vietnam in 1958... Read more >
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Auldearn 1645
The Marquis of Montrose's Scottish campaign
Written by Stuart Reid
Illustrated by Gerry Embleton


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $15.95

In August 1644, at the height of the First English Civil War (1642-1646), John Graham, the Marquis of Montrose, raised the standard of Royalist rebellion in Scotland. In a single year he won a string of remarkable victories with his army of Irish mercenaries and Highland clansmen. His victory at Auldearn... Read more >
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Borodino 1812
Borodino 1812
Written by Philip Haythornthwaite, Illustrated by Peter Dennis
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781849086967
Our Price: $21.95
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Borodino 1812
Napoleon's great gamble
Written by Philip Haythornthwaite
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $21.95

The battle of Borodino was one of the greatest encounters in European history, and one of the largest and most sanguinary in the Napoleonic Wars. Following the breakdown of relations between Russia and France, Napoleon assembled a vast Grande Armée drawn from the many states within the French sphere of influence... Read more >
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Borodino 1812
Napoleon's great gamble
Written by Philip Haythornthwaite
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $15.95

The battle of Borodino was one of the greatest encounters in European history, and one of the largest and most sanguinary in the Napoleonic Wars. Following the breakdown of relations between Russia and France, Napoleon assembled a vast Grande Armée drawn from the many states within the French sphere of influence... Read more >
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Castles and Tower Houses of the Scottish Clans 1450-1650

Written by Stuart Reid
Illustrated by Graham Turner


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $13.95

With the exception of the key royal sites, such as Stirling and Edinburgh, few Scottish castles were located at strategic points, or were intended to house garrisons required to defend or subjugate towns. Instead they were primarily fortified dwelling houses, erected in an environment of weak Royal authority and endemic feuding... Read more >
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Vietnam Airborne

Written by Gordon Rottman
Illustrated by Ronald Volstad


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $14.95

Osprey's examination of airborne units of the Vietnam War (1955-1975). The Airborne units that fought against the Viet Cong in Vietnam were a select brotherhood. Their ability to respond and move rapidly by air transport or helicopter, combined with their flexibility in ever-changing tactical situations, saved the day in many brutal... Read more >
Warsaw Pact Ground Forces

Written by Gordon Rottman
Illustrated by Ronald Volstad


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $14.95

Osprey's study of the ground forces of the Cold War (1946-1991). While much has been published on the armed forces of the USSR during the 1980s, surprisingly little is available on the forces supplied by the other member nations of the Warsaw Pact. Rivalling the size of the United States Army... Read more >
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World Special Forces Insignia

Written by Gordon Rottman
Illustrated by Simon McCouaig


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $14.95

There exists among the world's armies a proliferation of special forces groups. Today's smaller armies, especially those of developing nations, demand maximum efficiency in force structure and employment. Mountain, jungle, arctic and desert areas require special purpose units trained, conditioned, and equipped to master these environments. This volume by ex-weapons specialist... Read more >
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Badajoz 1812
Wellington's bloodiest siege
Written by Ian Fletcher
Illustrated by Bill Younghusband


Format: eBook, 98 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $15.95

The storming of Badajoz was an epic action which involved Wellington’s infantry in some of the most savage hand-to-hand fighting of the whole Peninsular War (1812). At appalling cost in a nightmare assault during the night of the 6 April 1812, Wellington’s soldiers hacked their way over the bodies of their... Read more >
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The English Civil War Armies

Written by Peter Young
Illustrated by Michael Roffe


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $13.95

The year 1642 witnessed the outbreak of the first English Civil War, which saw Royalist troops loyal to King Charles fight the Parliamentarians in several major battles and many sieges. Peter Young explores the tactics, equipment and organisation of the armies of both sides, drawing a compelling picture of what it... Read more >
French Army 1870-71 Franco-Prussian War (2)
Republican Troops
Written by Stephen Shann
Illustrated by Richard Hook


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $13.95

The capitulation of Napoleon and his army at Sedan in September 1870 shook Paris to its foundations. The Second Empire was swept from power, and a Government of National Defence hastily put in its place. To replace the weakened professional army the French called for a 'war of the people'. A... Read more >
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French Army 1870-71 Franco-Prussian War (1)
Imperial Troops
Written by Stephen Shann
Illustrated by Jeffrey Burn


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $13.95

At the time of the Second Empire, under Napoleon III, the French army, elevated from tactful obscurity, was re-modelled on Napoleonic lines. This army first fought in the Crimea, and then against Austria. Later, In Mexico, they had a disastrous adventure while in Europe Prussia was fast emerging as a challenge... Read more >
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French Napoleonic Infantry Tactics 1792-1815

Written by Paddy Griffith
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $14.95

Osprey's examination of French infantry tactics during the Napoleonic Wars (1799-1815). For over 20 years France was the dominating, controlling and conquering power of the western world, a result not only of Napoleon's inspired leadership, but of the efforts of almost an entire generation of Frenchmen under arms. The French Revolution... Read more >
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French Soldier in Egypt 1798-1801
The Army of the Orient
Written by Terry Crowdy
Illustrated by Christa Hook


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $14.95

This book concentrates on the dramatic experiences of Napoleon's Army of the Orient in Egypt and the Holy Land. The fighting of the Mamelukes and Turks are covered in depth, detailing desert combat, siege warfare, cavalry skirmishes and the suppression of uprisings. It examines the French treatment of prisoners as well... Read more >
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Nagashino 1575
Slaughter at the barricades
Written by Stephen Turnbull
Illustrated by Howard Gerrard


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $15.95

Osprey's examination of the campaign at Nagashino in 1575. When Portuguese traders took advantage of the constant violence in Japan to sell the Japanese their first firearms, one of the quickest to take advantage of this new technology was the powerful daimyo Oda Nobunaga. In 1575 the impetuous Takeda Katsuyori laid... Read more >
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Napoleon's Guard Infantry (1)

Written by Philip Haythornthwaite
Illustrated by Bryan Fosten


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $13.95

The concept of the bodyguard is as ancient as the practice of an individual assuming the leadership of a group or tribe. From the Companions of Alexander to the Varangians of Byzantium, bodies of élite warriors, owing personal allegiance to their sovereign and obeying no others, have illuminated or stained the... Read more >
Ninja AD 1460-1650

Written by Stephen Turnbull
Illustrated by Wayne Reynolds


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $14.95

The Ninja were the secret agents and assassins of feudal Japan and they remain a subject of enduring fascination. They first emerged during the power struggles of 9th and 10th century Japan, in response to the increasing demand for spies, informants and even assassins, and they were used until the mid-1600s... Read more >
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Pictish Warrior AD 297-841

Written by Paul Wagner
Illustrated by Wayne Reynolds


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $14.95

First mentioned by name in AD 297, the Picts inhabited Northern Britain from the end of the 3rd century AD to the 9th. They rose to power in the devastation following Emperor Septimus Severus's repression of the Caledonians in AD 208, and dominated Northern Britain for over 500 years, before vanishing... Read more >
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The Russo-Turkish War 1877

Written by Ian Drury
Illustrated by Raffaele Ruggeri


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $13.95

On 24 April 1877 Tsar Nicholas II declared war on the Ottoman Empire. The Sultan had a battle-hardened army ready for war. For the Tsar, this was to be the first major conflict since the abolition of serfdom and the creation of a German-style military reserve system. Ian Drury details the... Read more >
Salamanca 1812
Wellington Crushes Marmont
Written by Ian Fletcher
Illustrated by Bill Younghusband


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $15.95

Osprey's study of Salamanca (1812), the most decisive battle of the entire Peninsular War (1808-1814). Wellington smashed Marmont's French Army and his pursuit of its shattered remnants led to the famous cavalry charge of the King's German Legion at Garcia Hernandez. There would be two more years of sieges and hard... Read more >
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The Six Day War 1967: Sinai

Written by Simon Dunstan
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $15.95

In May 1967, Egypt expelled the United Nations peacekeeping forces stationed in the Sinai desert and deployed its army along its border with Israel, its moves coordinated with those of Jordan and Syria. By June, Israel realized that the international community would not act, and launched a pre-emptive strike against the... Read more >
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