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SPAD VII vs Albatros D III
SPAD VII vs Albatros D III
Written by Jon Guttman, Illustrated by Jim Laurier
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ISBN: 9781849084758
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SPAD VII vs Albatros D III
1917-18
Written by Jon Guttman
Illustrated by Jim Laurier


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: April 19, 2011
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When originally conceived, the French SPAD VII and German Albatros D II represented steps away from an emphasis on maneuver in aerial combat in favor of speed and durability - factors that came into play in hit-and-run tactics. At the end of 1916, however, Albatros tried to have the best of... Read more >
Forward into Battle
Forward into Battle
Written by Paddy Griffin
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ISBN: 9780307779502
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Forward into Battle
Fighting Tactics from Waterloo to the Near Future
Written by Paddy Griffin


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: March 30, 2011
Price: $11.99

The first edition (1981) took a critical look at the accepted wisdom of historians who interpreted battlefield events primarily by reference to firepower. It showed that Wellington's infantry had won by their mobility rather than their musketry, that the bayonet did not become obsolete in the nineteenth century as is often... Read more >
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Alexander the Great at War
Alexander the Great at War
Written by Ruth Sheppard
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ISBN: 9781849084802
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Alexander the Great at War
His Army - His Battles - His Enemies
Written by Ruth Sheppard


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: March 22, 2011
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Perhaps the most famous commander of the ancient world, Alexander the Great, and his battles and victories, never cease to fascinate those with any interest in Ancient Greece. He was aged only 20 when he became king of Macedon, but he had already begun to show the military genius that would... Read more >
The Bismarck 1941
The Bismarck 1941
Written by Angus Konstam, Illustrated by Paul Wright
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ISBN: 9781849083836
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The Bismarck 1941
Hunting Germany's greatest battleship
Written by Angus Konstam
Illustrated by Paul Wright


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: March 22, 2011
Price: $21.95

The breakout of the German battleship Bismarck into the North Atlantic in May 1941 was one of the most dramatic naval episodes of World War II (1939-1945). It took place at a time when the resources of the Royal Navy were stretched thinly, and the British Home Fleet were hard pressed... Read more >
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Border Reiver 1513-1603
Border Reiver 1513-1603
Written by Keith Durham, Illustrated by Gerry Embleton and Samuel Embleton
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ISBN: 9781849081931
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Border Reiver 1513-1603

Written by Keith Durham
Illustrated by Gerry Embleton and Samuel Embleton


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: March 22, 2011
Price: $18.95

Stretching from the North Sea to the Solway Firth, the Border region has a sharply diverse landscape and was a battleground for over 300 years as the English and Scottish monarchs encouraged their subjects to conduct raids across their respective borders. This Warrior title will detail how this narrow strip of... Read more >
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Brazilian Expeditionary Force in World War II
Brazilian Expeditionary Force in World War II
Written by Ricardo Neto and Cesar Campiani Maximiano, Illustrated by Ramiro Bujeiro
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ISBN: 9781849084833
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Brazilian Expeditionary Force in World War II

Written by Ricardo Neto and Cesar Campiani Maximiano
Illustrated by Ramiro Bujeiro


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: March 22, 2011
Price: $17.95

In the English-speaking world, it is generally unknown that a volunteer Brazilian Expeditionary Force (FEB) fought alongside the US Army in Italy from mid-1944 until the end of World War II (1939-1945). This was in effect a light infantry division, consisting of three infantry regiments augmented with artillery and light armour... Read more >
Bronze Age Greek Warrior 1600-1100 BC
Bronze Age Greek Warrior 1600-1100 BC
Written by Raffaele D'Amato and Andrea Salimbeti, Illustrated by Giuseppe Rava
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ISBN: 9781849081955
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Bronze Age Greek Warrior 1600-1100 BC

Written by Raffaele D'Amato and Andrea Salimbeti
Illustrated by Giuseppe Rava


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: March 22, 2011
Price: $18.95

Osprey's survey of Greek warriors of the period of the Bronze Age from 1600 to 1100 BC. More than a century has passed past since German archeologist Heinrich Schliemann discovered the treasures of Bronze Age Mycenae. The richly decorated artifacts of the entombed warriors, whose bodies still lay in their graves... Read more >
Defense of the Rhine 1944-45
Defense of the Rhine 1944-45
Written by Steven Zaloga, Illustrated by Adam Hook
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ISBN: 9781849083874
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Defense of the Rhine 1944-45

Written by Steven Zaloga
Illustrated by Adam Hook


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: March 22, 2011
Price: $18.95

The Rhine River represented the last natural defensive barrier for the Third Reich in the fall of 1944. Although Hitler had been reluctant to allow the construction of tactical defense lines in France, the final defense of the Reich was another matter. As a result, construction of a Rhine defense line... Read more >
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Nile 1798
Nile 1798
Written by Gregory Barnes, Illustrated by Howard Gerrard
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ISBN: 9781846035807
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Nile 1798
Nelson's first great victory
Written by Gregory Barnes
Illustrated by Howard Gerrard


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: March 22, 2011
Price: $19.95

Osprey's examination of one of the great sea battles of the French Revolutionary Wars (1792-1802). On the night of August 1, 1798, a British fleet under the command of Rear-Admiral Horatio Nelson met a French fleet under the command of Admiral François-Paul Brueys D'Aigalliers. By morning the British had won a... Read more >
Hannibal
Hannibal
Written by Nic Fields, Illustrated by Peter Dennis
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ISBN: 9781849083492
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Hannibal

Written by Nic Fields
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: February 15, 2011
Price: $18.95

By the end of the First Punic War against Carthage, the Romans had reduced the capital city of the Carthaginian Empire to a heap of ashes and destroyed its culture. In 219 BC, however, Hannibal, the eldest son of the charismatic general Hamilcar Barca, began the Second Punic War and was... Read more >
Nez Perce 1877
Nez Perce 1877
Written by Robert Forczyk, Illustrated by Peter Dennis
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ISBN: 9781849081917
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Nez Perce 1877
The last fight
Written by Robert Forczyk
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: February 15, 2011
Price: $19.95

Osprey's examination of one of the most famous battles of the latter part of the American Indian Wars (1622-1918). With the wars between the US and the Native Americans drawing to a close, one tribe in Eastern Oregon continued to resist. The Nez Perce, led by the "Red Napoleon" Chief Joseph... Read more >
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The Great Expedition - Sir Francis Drake on the Spanish Main 1585-86
The Great Expedition - Sir Francis Drake on the Spanish Main 1585-86
Written by Angus Konstam, Illustrated by Peter Dennis
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ISBN: 9781849082457
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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: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: February 15, 2011
Price: $18.95

In 1585, war between Spain and Elizabethan England was all but inevitable. Consequently, Queen Elizabeth's spymaster proposed a pre-emptive strike designed to paralyse Spain's economy by striking at the Spanish Main - the heart of her overseas empire. The Elizabethan "Sea Dog" Sir Francis Drake was selected to lead this all-important... Read more >
Teutoburg Forest AD 9
Teutoburg Forest AD 9
Written by Michael McNally, Illustrated by Peter Dennis
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ISBN: 9781846035814
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Teutoburg Forest AD 9
The destruction of Varus and his legions
Written by Michael McNally
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: January 18, 2011
Price: $21.95

Osprey's study of one of the  most important battles of the long-elasting Germanic Wars (113 BC - 439 AD). Arminius, a young member of the Cheruscan tribe under the Roman Empire felt that Rome could be beaten in battle and that such a victory would guarantee the freedom of the Germans... Read more >
Defense of Hill 781
Defense of Hill 781
Written by James R. McDonough
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ISBN: 9780307434852
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Defense of Hill 781
An Allegory of Modern Mechanized Combat
Written by James R. McDonough


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: March 3, 2010
Price: $11.99

In the tradition of the humorous classic Defense of Duffer's Drift, our hero's escape lies in completing a successful mission. Read more >
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The Mongol Invasions of Japan 1274 and 1281
The Mongol Invasions of Japan 1274 and 1281
Written by Stephen Turnbull, Illustrated by Richard Hook
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ISBN: 9781846034565
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The Mongol Invasions of Japan 1274 and 1281

Written by Stephen Turnbull
Illustrated by Richard Hook


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: January 26, 2010
Price: $19.95

The two attempts by Khubilai Khan, the Mongol Emperor of China, to invade Japan in 1274 and 1281 represent unique events in the history of both countries. It pitted the samurai of Japan against the fierce warriors of the steppes who had conquered half the known world.

The Mongol conquest of Korea... Read more >
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The Art of War
The Art of War
Written by Sun Tzu, Translated by Thomas Cleary
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ISBN: 9781590307434
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The Art of War

Written by Sun Tzu
Translated by Thomas Cleary


Format: Package, 224 pages
On Sale: October 13, 2009
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Compiled more than two thousand years ago, the Art of War is still perhaps the most prestigious and influential book of strategy in the world today. A study of the anatomy of forces in conflict, it has been discovered by modern business people, who understand the principles it contains are as... Read more >
Operation Dragoon 1944
Operation Dragoon 1944
Written by Steven Zaloga, Illustrated by John White
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ISBN: 9781846033674
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Operation Dragoon 1944
France's other D-Day
Written by Steven Zaloga
Illustrated by John White


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: June 23, 2009
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Osprey's study of Operation Dragoon, the Allied landings in southern France on August 15, 1944, which was one of the most controversial operations of World War II (1939-1945), leading to deep divides between United States and British planners. The US objective was to threaten the rear of the German armies occupying France... Read more >
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The Art of War
The Art of War
Written by Sun Tzu, Translated by Denma Translation Group
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ISBN: 9781590307281
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The Art of War
Translation, Essays, and Commentary by the Denma Translation Group
Written by Sun Tzu
Translated by Denma Translation Group


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: June 9, 2009
Price: $11.95

Conflict is an inevitable part of life, according to this ancient Chinese classic of strategy, but everything necessary to respond to conflict wisely, thoroughly, and victoriously is right before us at all times. The key to skillful action in any situation is in knowing those things that make up the environment... Read more >
Small Unit Leadership
Small Unit Leadership
Written by Dandridge M. Malone
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ISBN: 9780307546715
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Small Unit Leadership
A Commonsense Approach
Written by Dandridge M. Malone


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: May 27, 2009
Price: $11.99

Required reading for all present and future leaders, this classic is for those who have to "get the job done"--military or not. Read more >
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Petersburg 1864-65
Petersburg 1864-65
Written by Ron Field, Illustrated by Peter Dennis
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ISBN: 9781846033551
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Petersburg 1864-65
The longest siege
Written by Ron Field
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: May 19, 2009
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In 1864, Petersburg, Virginia became the setting for one of the last great campaigns of the American Civil War (1861-1865) and the longest siege in American History. After his failure to capture Richmond in the Spring, General Ulysses S. Grant decided to strangle the life out of the Confederate Army of Northern... Read more >
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The Day We Lost the H-Bomb
The Day We Lost the H-Bomb
Written by Barbara Moran
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ISBN: 9780345515230
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The Day We Lost the H-Bomb
Cold War, Hot Nukes, and the Worst Nuclear Weapons Disaster in History
Written by Barbara Moran


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: April 28, 2009
Price: $13.99

In The Day We Lost the H-Bomb, science writer Barbara Moran marshals a wealth of new information and recently declassified material to give the definitive account of the Cold War’s biggest nuclear weapons disaster. On January 17, 1966, a U.S. Air Force B-52 bomber exploded over the sleepy Spanish farming village... Read more >
Leaders and Battles
Leaders and Battles
Written by W.J. Wood
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ISBN: 9780307537034
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Leaders and Battles
The Art of Military Leadership
Written by W.J. Wood


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2009
Price: $2.99

In a time when leadership is confused with management, W.J. Wood reminds us that the true determinant of military leadership is on the battlefield. --Harry Summers, author of On Strategy Read more >
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Armed Conflict
Armed Conflict
Written by Brian Steed
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ISBN: 9780307513243
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Armed Conflict
The Lessons of Modern Warfare
Written by Brian Steed


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: March 25, 2009
Price: $13.99

What challenges will America face in armed conflicts of the future and how will we prepare for them? National security depends upon the ability of the military to “predict” the future nature of war. Despite the difficulty in making such predictions, one must remember: nation states and other countries will continue... Read more >
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Firepower in Limited War
Firepower in Limited War
Written by Robert Scales
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ISBN: 9780307523761
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Firepower in Limited War
Revised Edition
Written by Robert Scales


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: March 25, 2009
Price: $13.99

Examines how the United States can employ its massive, high-tech firepower in an effective manner when future conflicts are likely to be limited and of low intensity. Read more >
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Into the Crucible
Into the Crucible
Written by James Woulfe
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307532893
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Into the Crucible
Making Marines for the 21st Century
Written by James Woulfe


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: March 12, 2009
Price: $11.99

This book describes the 54 hour exercise in which recruits are put through a series of taxing challenges whilst being denied sufficient food or sleep. Woulfe compares this training exercise with other schemes in other branches of service. Read more >
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