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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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French Foreign Legion 1872-1914

Written by Martin Windrow
Illustrated by Mike Chappell


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

This volume covers the classic 'Beau Geste' period, of the French Foreign Legion when the corps was expanded during the most dynamic years of French imperial expansion. Legion battalions fought in the deserts and mountains of southern Algeria and Morocco, as well as in the jungles of North Vietnam, West Africa... Read more >
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Marlborough

Written by Angus Konstam
Illustrated by Graham Turner


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

John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough, is one of the great commanders of history. Using his great charm and diplomatic skills he was able to bind troops from various European states into a cohesive army that won a string of victories over the French armies of King Louis XIV, the first... Read more >
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The Samurai Capture a King: Okinawa 1609

Written by Stephen Turnbull
Illustrated by Richard Hook


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

A brilliant but little-known operation, the Shimazu clan raid on the independent kingdom of Ryukyu (modern Okinawa) in 1609 is one of the most extraordinary episodes in samurai history and the culmination of centuries of rivalry between the two powers. The defeat of the Shimazu at Sekigahara in 1600, and their... Read more >
Queen Victoria's Highlanders

Written by Stuart Reid
Illustrated by Gerry Embleton


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

This book not only offers a tribute to the proud Highlander regiments who have served with distinction for over two centuries, but also offers an in-depth study of the period in which they made their name. As the British Empire dominated every corner of the globe, Queen Victoria's Highlanders served in... Read more >
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Red SAM: The SA-2 Guideline Anti-Aircraft Missile

Written by Steven Zaloga
Illustrated by Jim Laurier


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

The SA-2, nicknamed Red SAM, is the most widely used air defense missile in history, most famous for nearly sparking a nuclear exchange between the USSR and America when one brought down a U-2 spy plane in 1960. Deployed widely against American aircraft in Vietnam the SA-2 has seen service in... Read more >
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Spanish Civil War Tanks
The Proving Ground for Blitzkrieg
Written by Steven Zaloga
Illustrated by Tony Bryan


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

The tanks used during the Spanish Civil War are not often examined in any great detail, and are often labeled as little more than test vehicles in a convenient proving ground before World War II. But, with groundbreaking research, armor expert Steven J Zaloga has taken a fresh look at the... Read more >
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Ghost on the Throne
Ghost on the Throne
Written by James Romm
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307701503
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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: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: October 11, 2011
Price: $12.99

Alexander the Great, perhaps the most commanding leader in history, united his empire and his army by the titanic force of his will. His death at the age of thirty-two spelled the end of that unity.

The story of Alexander’s conquest of the Persian empire is known to many readers, but the... Read more >
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Artists in Times of War

Written by Howard Zinn


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $9.95

"Political power," says Howard Zinn, "is controlled by the corporate elite, and the arts are the locale for a kind of guerilla warfare in the sense that guerillas look for apertures and opportunities where they can have an effect." In Artists in Times of War, Zinn looks at the possibilities to... Read more >
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