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US Army Air Force (2)

Written by Gordon Rottman
Illustrated by Francis Chin


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

While the most conspicuous components of the US Army Air Forces in World War II (1939-1945) were the air units, there were also hundreds of ground units and organisations. Besides assigned military personnel the AAF also employed thousands of civilians. Many unique outfits were designed to meet the AAF's special needs... Read more >
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US Army Airborne 1940-90

Written by Gordon Rottman
Illustrated by Ronald Volstad


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

Osprey's examination of the US Army's airborne division in various conflicts, such as World War II (1939-1945) and the Vietnam War (1955-1975). The first 50 years of the US Army airborne arm is a story of continuing battles with the nation's enemies, of battles within the Army's hierarchy, of change, and... Read more >
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US Army Combat Equipments 1910-88

Written by Gordon Rottman
Illustrated by Ronald Volstad


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $13.95

Whether referred to as web gear, TE-21, TA50, LBE or LCE, the American soldier's individual combat equipment was seldom praised – except by its developers. Nevertheless, it has always been, and will continue to be an essential part of the fighting man's burden. With the aid of plenty of contemporary photographs... Read more >
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US Army Rangers & LRRP Units 1942-87

Written by Gordon Rottman
Illustrated by Ronald Volstad


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

Ranger - the very word conjures up visions of small, highly trained units executing lightning-fast raids on an unexpecting enemy. It is also synonymous with high esprit de corps and excellence at arms. The US Army Rangers provide units of well-disciplined soldiers who possess the knowledge and courage to operate on... Read more >
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US Army Special Forces 1952-84

Written by Gordon Rottman
Illustrated by Ronald Volstad


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

From its very inception the United States Army Special Forces has been enmeshed in controversy, its mission misunderstood to varying degrees, and its very existence opposed by some of the Army hierarchy. Nevertheless it continues to serve in a highly specialised role in all manner of differing conditions. There can be... Read more >
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The US Army in World War II (2)
The Mediterranean
Written by Mark Henry
Illustrated by Mike Chappell


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $13.95

It was the Mediterranean theatre which saw the blooding of the US Army against the German Wehrmacht, in North Africa in the winter of 1943-44 of World War II (1939-1945). After this rough education the US forces pressed on to Sicily, the South of France and the Italian mainland. Here, faced... Read more >
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US Army Infantryman in Vietnam 1965-73

Written by Gordon Rottman
Illustrated by Kevin Lyles


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

This book tells the compelling story of the average US infantryman in the Vietnam War (1955-1975). Beginning with conscription, enlistment, Basic Training, and Advanced Individual Training at the Armed Forces Induction Center at Fort Polk (the infamous “Tigerland”), it goes on to explore the day-to-day realities of service in Vietnam, from... Read more >
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US Marine Corps 1941-45

Written by Gordon Rottman
Illustrated by Mike Chappell


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

While the US Marine Corps was one of the smallest of American armed services in World War II (1939-1945), its contribution to the final victory cannot be overstated. The US Marine Corps may have only comprised 5 percent of America’s armed forces, but it suffered 10 percent of all World War... Read more >
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US Marine Infantry Combat Uniforms and Equipment 2000-12
US Marine Infantry Combat Uniforms and Equipment 2000-12
Written by J. Kenneth Ewald, Illustrated by J. Eward
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781849087995
Our Price: $18.95
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US Marine Infantry Combat Uniforms and Equipment 2000-12

Written by J. Kenneth Ewald
Illustrated by J. Eward


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $18.95

The US Marine Corps has been a key part of the US presence in a host of combat zones in the first years of the 21st century, from Iraq to Afghanistan. With a front-line strength of over 200,000 active-duty personnel, the USMC is significantly larger than the entire armed forces of... Read more >
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US Marine Infantry Combat Uniforms and Equipment 2000-12

Written by J. Kenneth Ewald
Illustrated by J. Eward


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

The US Marine Corps has been a key part of the US presence in a host of combat zones in the first years of the 21st century, from Iraq to Afghanistan. With a front-line strength of over 200,000 active-duty personnel, the USMC is significantly larger than the entire armed forces of... Read more >
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US World War II Amphibious Tactics
Army & Marine Corps, Pacific Theater
Written by Gordon Rottman
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


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

Osprey's study of the United States' naval tactics during World War II (1939-1945
). The US armed forces were responsible for many tactical innovations during the years 1941–45, but in no field was US mastery more complete than amphibious warfare. In the vast, almost empty battlefield of the Pacific the US Navy... Read more >
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Vicksburg 1863
Grant clears the Mississippi
Written by Alan Hankinson


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

The 1863 Vicksburg campaign was to prove decisive to the outcome of the American Civil War (1861-1865). Known as the 'Gibraltar of the West', Vicksburg was the last Confederate stronghold on the Mississippi River. In a masterly campaign Grant used riverboats and steamers to land his army south of the city... Read more >
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Irregular Army
Irregular Army
Written by Matt Kennard
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781844678808
Our Price: $26.95
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Irregular Army
How the US Military Recruited Neo-Nazis, Gang Members, and Criminals to Fight the War on Terror
Written by Matt Kennard


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2012
Price: $26.95

Since the launch of the Afghanistan and Iraq wars—now the longest wars in American history—the US military has struggled to recruit troops. It has responded, as Matt Kennard’s explosive investigative report makes clear, by opening its doors to neo-Nazis, white supremacists, gang members, criminals of all stripes, the overweight, and the... Read more >
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Irregular Army
How the US Military Recruited Neo-Nazis, Gang Members, and Criminals to Fight the War on Terror
Written by Matt Kennard


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 17, 2012
Price: $24.95

Since the launch of the Afghanistan and Iraq wars—now the longest wars in American history—the US military has struggled to recruit troops. It has responded, as Matt Kennard’s explosive investigative report makes clear, by opening its doors to neo-Nazis, white supremacists, gang members, criminals of all stripes, the overweight, and the... Read more >
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American Civil War Railroad Tactics

Written by Robert Hodges
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


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

Osprey's study of the battles fought on America's railroads during the Civil War 91861-1865). The American Civil War was the world's first full-blown 'railroad war'. The well-developed network in the North was of great importance in serving the Union army's logistic needs over long distances, and the sparser resources of the... Read more >
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Blue Moon over Cuba
Blue Moon over Cuba
Written by William B. Ecker USN (Ret) and Kenneth V. Jack, Foreword by Michael Dobbs
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781780960715
Our Price: $25.95
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Blue Moon over Cuba
Aerial Reconnaissance during the Cuban Missile Crisis
Written by William B. Ecker USN (Ret) and Kenneth V. Jack
Foreword by Michael Dobbs


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $25.95

New Book “Blue Moon Over Cuba” Unearths Crucial Evidence That Helped Kennedy Gather Intelligence on the Cuban Missile Crisis in October 1962
 
Insider's perspective on the aerial reconnaissance missions arrives just in time for the 50th anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis
 
October 16-28, 2012 will mark the 50th anniversary of the Cuban...

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Iwo Jima 1945
The Marines Raise the Flag on Mount Suribachi
Written by Derrick Wright
Illustrated by Jim Laurier


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

One of the decisive battles of World War II (1939-1945) in the Pacific, Iwo Jima was described by Lieutenant-General Holland Smith, Commander Fleet Marine Forces Pacific, as "The most savage and most costly battle in the history of the Marine Corps" - a titanic struggle that eclipsed all that had gone before. Situated... Read more >
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Longshore Soldiers
Defying Bombs & Supplying Victory in a World War II Port Battalion
Written by Andrew Brozyna


Format: eBook, 125 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $7.95

Longshore Soldiers chronicles the wartime experiences of port battalion veterans, part of the US Army’s Transportation Corps, responsible for ensuring military were delivered to the front line. The author, Andrew Brozyna, traces the stories of the veterans from training in the US, to supplying the beaches of Normandy, dock work in... Read more >
M10 and M36 Tank Destroyers 1942-53

Written by Steven Zaloga
Illustrated by Peter Sarson


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

The US Army had a unique tactical doctrine during World War II, placing the emphasis for tank fighting on its Tank Destroyer Command whose main early-war vehicle was the M10 3-inch Gun Motor Carriage, based on the reliable M4A2 Sherman tank chassis. This durable and versatile vehicle saw combat service from... Read more >
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M26/M46 Pershing Tank 1943-53

Written by Steven Zaloga
Illustrated by Tony Bryan


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

From the moment that the M4 Sherman had been matched against German Panther and Tiger tanks, the American tank crews had known that their vehicles were outclassed by the opposition. What was needed was a more powerful tank, more heavily armed and armored, that could take-on the powerful German panzers on... Read more >
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US Amphibious Tanks of World War II
US Amphibious Tanks of World War II
Written by Steven Zaloga, Illustrated by Henry Morshead
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781849086363
Our Price: $17.95
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US Amphibious Tanks of World War II

Written by Steven Zaloga
Illustrated by Henry Morshead


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $17.95

The advent of combined arms operations in World War II created the need for specialized armored vehicles. In the case of amphibious attacks, the issue arose of how best to land tanks on a beach. Although a variety of specialized landing craft were developed, the Dieppe raid in 1942 encouraged the... Read more >
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US Amphibious Tanks of World War II

Written by Steven Zaloga
Illustrated by Henry Morshead


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

The advent of combined arms operations in World War II created the need for specialized armored vehicles. In the case of amphibious attacks, the issue arose of how best to land tanks on a beach. Although a variety of specialized landing craft were developed, the Dieppe raid in 1942 encouraged the... Read more >
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US Anti-tank Artillery 1941-45

Written by Steven Zaloga
Illustrated by Brian Delf


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

The US Army's development of the 37mm anti-tank gun began in response to needs identified during the Spanish Civil War. By the time it entered service in Tunisia in 1943, the gun was already obsolete, and the US began the licensed manufacture of the British 6-pdr in the hope of finding... Read more >
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The US Army of World War I

Written by Mark Henry
Illustrated by Stephen Walsh


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

When the USA entered World War I in April 1917 her Regular Army counted just 128,000 men and lacked all the necessary equipment and training for modern trench warfare. By the Armistice of November 1918, General John J.Pershing's American Expeditionary Force in France had more than 2 million men and was... Read more >
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The US Navy in World War II

Written by Mark Henry
Illustrated by Ramiro Bujeiro


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

Osprey's examination of the United States Navy during World War II (1939-1945). In 1941 the US Navy had 17 battleships - of which eight would be knocked out on the first day of the war - four aircraft carriers, and about 340,000 men including reservists. Pearl Harbor so weakened it that... Read more >
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