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Knights of Christ

Written by Terence Wise
Illustrated by Richard Scollins


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $13.95

The ancient warrior code which persisted in medieval Christian Europe dictated that a man's greatest virtues were physical strength, skill at arms, bravery, daring, loyalty to the chieftain and solidarity within the tribe. The primitive Church had been diametrically opposed to such ideals, however by the early 8th century the Church... Read more >
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Napoleon#s Imperial Headquarters (1)
Organization and Personnel
Written by Ronald Pawly
Illustrated by Patrice Courcelle


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $14.95

Osprey's detailed study of the entourage which enabled Napoleon to move hundreds of thousands of troops right across Europe during the Napoleonic Wars (1799-1815). The 'military machine' by which Napoleon and his indispensable chief of staff Marshal Berthier commanded and controlled his huge armies on campaign numbered some 1,500 officers and men... Read more >
Napoleon#s Imperial Headquarters (2)
On campaign
Written by Ronald Pawly
Illustrated by Patrice Courcelle


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $14.95

Following Elite 115 – which described the composition of Napoleon's military and civil 'households', and Marshal Berthier's army general headquarters – this title offers an intimate glimpse of the Emperor's entourage in the field during the Napoleonic Wars (1799-1815). Centred on the Waterloo campaign in 1815, it draws comparisons with his... Read more >
Nelson's Navy

Written by Philip Haythornthwaite
Illustrated by Bill Younghusband


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $14.95

Despite the many celebrated victories of the British Army during the Napoleonic Wars (1799-1815), the role of the Royal Navy should never be overlooked. The 'wooden walls' formed the country's first and most important line of defence, and ranged throughout the world to protect Britain's trade-routes and in support of the... Read more >
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War Elephants

Written by Konstantin Nossov
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $13.95

Elephants have been deployed as weapons for centuries, particularly in South and South-East Asia, where war elephants constituted the bulk of most armies in the region from antiquity right up to the 19th century. This book offers an insight into the incredible history of these "living tanks," focusing on the design... Read more >
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The Hanoverian Army of the Napoleonic Wars

Written by Peter Hofschroer
Illustrated by Bryan Fosten


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2012
Price: $13.95

Of all the armies of the German States, that of Hanover remains of greatest interest to the British reader due to the close links between the crowns of the two states. Throughout the Napoleonic era Britain and Hanover had the same head of state, George III. Symbolic of their close relationship... Read more >
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Leipzig 1813
The Battle of the Nations
Written by Peter Hofschroer


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

The battle of Leipzig was, in terms of the number of combatants involved, the largest engagement of the entire Napoleonic Wars (1799-1815). It was the only battle of the wars in which all Allied armies (including even the Swedes) fielded troops against Napoleon. Peter Hofschroer looks at the run-up to this... Read more >
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Lutzen & Bautzen 1813
The Turning Point
Written by Peter Hofschroer
Illustrated by Christa Hook


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

Following the disastrous Russian campaign of 1812 during the Napoleonic Wars (1799-1815), Napoleon found himself facing a new coalition of his old enemies. With incredible speed he raised an army of 200,000 men and marched to join the remnants of the old Grande Armee in Germany. However, he no longer faced... Read more >
Napoleon's Polish Troops

Written by Otto Pivka
Illustrated by Michael Roffe


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2012
Price: $13.95

In 1795 the kingdom of Poland fell prey to her stronger neighbors, Russia, Prussia and Austria. Following the death of the king of Poland in 1798, his kingdom was divided among these three neighboring powers. France became increasingly involved, and protested at Poland's treatment, offering refuge for Polish exiles. On October... Read more >
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Napoleon's Swiss Troops

Written by David Greentree
Illustrated by Gerry Embleton


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2012
Price: $13.95

Ever since the 15th century Switzerland had been exporting professional soldiers to serve as mercenaries for foreign monarchies. Napoleon, therefore, was not the first to make full use of the martial qualities of the Swiss and obtained Swiss agreement to expand the recruitment of regiments for service in the French Army... Read more >
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Napoleons Carabiniers

Written by Ronald Pawly
Illustrated by Patrice Courcelle


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2012
Price: $13.95

The two privileged regiments of Carabiniers survived the Napoleonic Wars (1977-1815) with their elite status intact. They covered themselves with glory at Austerlitz, Friedland, Ratisbonne and Wagram - where their bloody losses shocked Napoleon into ordering them new helmets and cuirasses. Re-formed after near annihilation in Russia in 1812, they fought at Leipzig and... Read more >
Napoleon's Guards of Honour
1813-14
Written by Ronald Pawly
Illustrated by Patrice Courcelle


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2012
Price: $13.95

One of the least understood of Napoleon's corps were the four regiments of Gardes d'honneur, raised in 1813 during the frantic rebuilding of the French cavalry after the huge losses in Russia. Recruited from the leading social classes, uniformed and equipped at their own expense, and accompanied by servants to take... Read more >
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Napoleon's Red Lancers

Written by Ronald Pawly
Illustrated by Patrice Courcelle


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2012
Price: $13.95

The legendary Dutch 'Red' Lancers – the 2nd Light Horse Lancers of Napoleon's Imperial Guard – were formed in 1810, during the Napoleonic Wars (1799-1815), after the emperor annexed Holland and its army to France. The former hussars of the Dutch Royal Guard got a handsome new uniform, a new weapon, and... Read more >
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Prussian Reserve, Militia & Irregular Troops 1806-15

Written by Peter Hofschroer
Illustrated by Bryan Fosten


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2012
Price: $13.95

Irregular, semi-regular and reserve formations comprised a substantial part of the armed forces at the disposal of the Prussian Army throughout the Napoleonic Wars, particularly during the campaigns of the Wars of Liberation, 1813-15. The scale of the uprising of 1813 required the mobilization of all available forces and the utilization... Read more >
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Prussian Staff & Specialist Troops 1791-1815

Written by Peter Hofschroer
Illustrated by Christa Hook


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2012
Price: $13.95

The origins of what would become the German General Staff of the late 19th and 20th centuries - probably the most professional military machine in the world - can be traced to the Prussian Army of the French Revolutionary (1792-1802) and Napoleonic Wars (1799-1815). This concise study, concluding the author's series of... Read more >
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Prussian Cavalry of the Napoleonic Wars (1)
1792-1807
Written by Peter Hofschroer
Illustrated by Bryan Fosten


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2012
Price: $13.95

When Frederick II (later known as Frederick the Great) came to the throne in 1740, he had three advantages for which he owed thanks to his father: a modern, well-organised state; full coffers; and a properly trained and equipped army. Under a leader as renowned as Seydlitz, the Prussian cavalry achieved... Read more >
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Prussian Cavalry of the Napoleonic Wars (2)
180715
Written by Peter Hofschroer
Illustrated by Bryan Fosten


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2012
Price: $13.95

After Prussia's dismemberment a drastic re-organisation of the entire army was necessary, and the cavalry underwent this process with the rest. At the time of the mobilisation in 1813, the somewhat reduced mounted arm was supplemented by voluntary and militia formations; and once peace was established after the First Abdication, a... Read more >
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Prussian Light Infantry 1792-1815

Written by Peter Hofschroer
Illustrated by Bryan Fosten


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2012
Price: $13.95

The Prussian light infantry branch was founded in the reign of Frederick the Great (1740-1786) and continued to develop from then onwards. It was the light troops of the Austrian army, the Croatian border soldiers, which so impressed Frederick in the Seven Years' War (1756-1763) that he considered it necessary to create... Read more >
Prussian Line Infantry 1792-1815

Written by Peter Hofschroer
Illustrated by Bryan Fosten


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2012
Price: $13.95

At the beginning of this period, the battalions of the Prussian Line usually fought in a linear formation three ranks deep, overwhelming the enemy with fire before a well-timed bayonet attack. By the end, the preferred formation was eight to 12 ranks deep. The responsibility for conducting the fire-fight was now... Read more >
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Wellington's Belgian Allies 1815

Written by Ronald Pawly
Illustrated by Patrice Courcelle


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2012
Price: $13.95

The army commanded by the Duke of Wellington at Quatre-Bras and Waterloo included two infantry divisions and three cavalry brigades of the newly-unified Netherlands (or 'Dutch-Belgian') army. The part played by these troops in the two battles of the Napoleonic Wars (1799-1815), under experienced officers many of whom had seen long... Read more >
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Wellington's Dutch Allies 1815

Written by Ronald Pawly
Illustrated by Patrice Courcelle


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2012
Price: $13.95

The forces commanded by the Duke of Wellington at Quatre-Bras and Waterloo included two infantry divisions and three cavalry brigades of the newly unified ('Dutch-Belgian') army of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, mostly led by veteran officers who had served under Napoleon during the Napoleonic Wars (1799-1815). The part played by... Read more >
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The Fall of English France 1449-53

Written by David Nicolle
Illustrated by Graham Turner


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: February 21, 2012
Price: $15.99

For the overwhelming majority of people outside the French-speaking world the Hundred Years War consisted of a sequence of major English victories, above all Crécy, Poitiers and Agincourt. The only significant victor or 'hero' on the French side was Joan of Arc, and she ended up being burned at the stake... Read more >
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Pirate of the Far East
811-1639
Written by Stephen Turnbull
Illustrated by Richard Hook


Format: eBook, 125 pages
On Sale: January 24, 2012
Price: $13.99

Osprey's survey of pirates of the Far East, from 811 to 1639. For many centuries, international relations between Medieval Japan, Korea and China were carried out by means of the 'inseparable trinity' of war, trade and piracy. Much has been written about the first two means of interaction. The third element... Read more >
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Samurai Women 1184-1877

Written by Stephen Turnbull
Illustrated by Giuseppe Rava


Format: eBook, 151 pages
On Sale: January 24, 2012
Price: $13.99

Ever since the Empress Jingo-kogo led an invasion of Korea while pregnant with the future Emperor Ojin, tales of female Japanese warriors have emerged from Japan's rich history. Using material that has never been translated into English before, this book presents the story of Japan's female warriors for the first time... Read more >
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Tomahawk and Musket - French and Indian Raids in the Ohio Valley 1758

Written by Rene Chartrand
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: eBook, 27 pages
On Sale: January 24, 2012
Price: $9.95

In 1758, at the height of the French and Indian War, British Brigadier General John Forbes led his army on a methodical advance against Fort Duquesene, French headquarters in the Ohio valley. As his army closed in upon the fort, he sent Major Grant of the 77th Highlanders and 850 men... Read more >
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