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The First World War
The war to end all wars
Written by Geoffrey Jukes


Format: eBook, 364 pages
On Sale: June 18, 2013
Price: $9.95

Raging for over four years across the tortured landscapes of Europe, Africa and the Middle East, the First World War changed the face of warfare forever. Characterized by slow, costly advances and fierce attrition, the great battles of the Somme, Verdun and Ypres incurred human loss on a scale never previously... Read more >
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Balloon-Busting Aces of World War 1

Written by Jon Guttman
Illustrated by Harry Dempsey


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: May 21, 2013
Price: $15.95

Tethered balloons reached their zenith as a means of providing a stationary observation platform above the battlefield during World War I. It took a special breed of daredevil to take on such odds deep in enemy lines in order to destroy a balloon, with Balloon specialists such as Willy Coppens, Pierre... Read more >
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British Battleships 1914-18 (1)
British Battleships 1914-18 (1)
Written by Angus Konstam, Illustrated by Paul Wright
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781780961675
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British Battleships 1914-18 (1)
The Early Dreadnoughts
Written by Angus Konstam
Illustrated by Paul Wright


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: May 21, 2013
Price: $17.95

The launch of HMS Dreadnought in 1906 changed the face of naval warfare. This revolutionary new battleship was in a league of her own, capable of taking on any two "pre-dreadnought" battleships in a straight fight. A naval arms race followed between Britain and Germany, as both countries hurriedly built a... Read more >
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British Battleships 1914-18 (1)
The Early Dreadnoughts
Written by Angus Konstam
Illustrated by Paul Wright


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: May 21, 2013
Price: $13.95

The launch of HMS Dreadnought in 1906 changed the face of naval warfare. This revolutionary new battleship was in a league of her own, capable of taking on any two "pre-dreadnought" battleships in a straight fight. A naval arms race followed between Britain and Germany, as both countries hurriedly built a... Read more >
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The Vickers-Maxim Machine Gun

Written by Martin Pegler
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: May 21, 2013
Price: $15.95

The world's first self-powered machine gun, the Maxim gun became a potent symbol of Victorian colonialism in the closing years of the 19th century. It was the brainchild of Sir Hiram Maxim, the American-born firearms inventor who founded the company bearing his name with financing from Albert Vickers, who became the... Read more >
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Behind the Wire: Prisoners of War 1914-18

Written by Robert Jackson


Format: eBook, 180 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $9.95

A unique story of POWs in World War I.

Covering traumatic capture on the battlefield, internment in POW camps, escape attempts, punishments, day-to-day boredom and meagre rations, Behind the Wire is a gripping, comprehensive history of the remarkable experiences of POWs in the First World War.

Opening with the desperate scene... Read more >
Russian Aces of World War 1
Russian Aces of World War 1
Written by Victor Kulikov, Illustrated by Harry Dempsey
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781780960593
Our Price: $22.95
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Russian Aces of World War 1

Written by Victor Kulikov
Illustrated by Harry Dempsey


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $22.95

Although the Russian Imperial Army Air Service consisted of no more than four BAGs (Boevaya Aviatsionniy Gruppa  – battle aviation groups), each controlling three or four smaller AOIs (Aviatsionniy Otryad Istrebitelei  – fighter aviation detachments) equipped with a variety of aircraft types, its fighter pilots nevertheless gave a good account of... Read more >
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Russian Aces of World War 1

Written by Victor Kulikov
Illustrated by Harry Dempsey


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $15.95

Although the Russian Imperial Army Air Service consisted of no more than four BAGs (Boevaya Aviatsionniy Gruppa  – battle aviation groups), each controlling three or four smaller AOIs (Aviatsionniy Otryad Istrebitelei  – fighter aviation detachments) equipped with a variety of aircraft types, its fighter pilots nevertheless gave a good account of... Read more >
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SE 5/5a Aces of World War I

Written by Norman Franks
Illustrated by Harry Dempsey


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: April 9, 2013
Price: $15.95

The SE 5/5a British single-seat aircraft was one of the major fighting scouts of the last 18 months of the war in France during World War I and was a true workhorse of the Royal Flying Corps, handling fighter-versus-fighter actions, combating the high-flying German photo-reconnaissance planes as well as balloons. A... Read more >
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The American Expeditionary Forces in World War I

Written by John Votaw


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $15.95

Upon the entry of the United States into World War I, the American Expeditionary Forces (AEF) were created by the War Department on short notice from existing units, filled up with men from the training camps and deployed with only their personal weapons and equipment. The US Army was not prepared... Read more >
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The British Army on the Western Front 1916

Written by Bruce Gudmundsson


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $15.95

Bruce Gudmundsson guides us expertly through the history of the successes and failures of the British Expeditionary Force in 1916 as it struggled to form into a modern army and turn the tide of the First World War, providing an in-depth analysis of how and why the BEF was converted from... Read more >
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Gallipoli 1915
Frontal Assault on Turkey
Written by Philip Haythornthwaite


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $15.95

The Gallipoli expedition of 1915, the brainchild of Winston Churchill, was designed to knock the Turkish Empire out of the First World War and open a supply route to Russia. The campaign is characterised by the military incompetence of the higher commands, particularly the Allies. However, in spite of this, Gallipoli... Read more >
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German Panzers 1914-18

Written by Steven Zaloga
Illustrated by Brian Delf


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $13.95

Panzer warfare is synonymous with the Wehrmacht of World War II. This book examines the story of the Panzer’s more mysterious ancestors, the little-known panzers of the Great War. Germany was very slow to develop armored vehicles compared to Britain and France. Efforts to catch-up proved difficult, and only a few... Read more >
Scapa Flow
The defences of Britain#s great fleet anchorage 1914-45
Written by Angus Konstam
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $13.95

A strategically important natural harbor in the Orkney Islands, Scapa Flow served as Britain's main fleet anchorage during World Wars I and II. It held Jellicoe's Grand Fleet from 1914-18, and it was from here that it sailed out to do battle with the Germans at Jutland in 1916. In 1914... Read more >
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U-Boat Crews 1914-45

Written by Gordon Williamson
Illustrated by Darko Pavlovic


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $14.95

Osprey's study of the U-Boat and its crews during World War I (1914-1918) and World War II (1939-1945). If one single weapon in Germany's arsenal can be said to have come closest to winning the war for the Third Reich, it was without doubt the U-Boat. German U-Boat technology, training, tactics and... Read more >
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British Submarines of World War I

Written by Innes McCartney
Illustrated by Tony Bryan


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $13.95

As the major powers engaged in an arms race in the early years of the 20th century, the Admiralty was tasked with developing that deadly stalker of the high seas - the submarine. In 1905, briefed with creating a vessel that could be employed on an enemy's coastline, the Admiralty took... Read more >
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London 1917-18
The Bomber Blitz
Written by Ian Castle
Illustrated by Christa Hook


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $15.95

Osprey's Campaign title for the Gotha and the massive Staaken 'Giant' bomber raids against London during World War I (1914-1918). On a sunny May afternoon in 1917, the peace of an English seaside town was shattered when a flight of German Gotha bombers appeared without warning. Twenty-three Gothas had set out to... Read more >
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World War II Desert Tactics

Written by Paddy Griffith
Illustrated by Adam Hook


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $14.95

Osprey's study of desert tactics employed in North Africa during World War II (1939-1945). In 1940-43 North Africa saw the first major desert campaign by modern mechanized armies. The British, Italians, German Afrika Korps and US Army all addressed and learned from the special problems - human, logistical, mechanical and tactical... Read more >
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Diary of a Man in Despair
Diary of a Man in Despair
Written by Friedrich Reck, Afterword by Richard J. Evans, Translated by Paul Rubens
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590175866
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Diary of a Man in Despair

Written by Friedrich Reck
Afterword by Richard J. Evans
Translated by Paul Rubens


Format: Trade Paperback, 264 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2013
Price: $15.95

Friedrich Reck might seem an unlikely rebel against Nazism. Not just a conservative but a rock-ribbed reactionary, he played the part of a landed gentleman, deplored democracy, and rejected the modern world outright. To Reck the Nazis were ruthless revolutionaries in Gothic drag, and helpless as he was to counter the... Read more >
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Diary of a Man in Despair

Written by Friedrich Reck
Afterword by Richard Evans
Translated by Paul Rubens


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 12, 2013
Price: $15.95

Friedrich Reck might seem an unlikely rebel against Nazism. Not just a conservative but a rock-ribbed reactionary, he played the part of a landed gentleman, deplored democracy, and rejected the modern world outright. To Reck the Nazis were ruthless revolutionaries in Gothic drag, and helpless as he was to counter the... Read more >
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Albatros D.I-D.II
Albatros D.I-D.II
Written by James Miller, Illustrated by James Miller
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781780965994
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Albatros D.I-D.II

Written by James Miller
Illustrated by James Miller


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: January 22, 2013
Price: $18.95

In 1916 German aerial domination had been lost to the French and British fighters. German fighter pilots requested an aircraft that was more powerful and more heavily armed, and the Albatros design bureau set to work on what was to become an iconic aircraft design. By April 1916, they had developed... Read more >
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Albatros D.I-D.II

Written by James Miller
Illustrated by James Miller


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: January 22, 2013
Price: $15.95

In 1916 German aerial domination had been lost to the French and British fighters. German fighter pilots requested an aircraft that was more powerful and more heavily armed, and the Albatros design bureau set to work on what was to become an iconic aircraft design. By April 1916, they had developed... Read more >
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Hat in the Ring
The Birth of American Air Power in the Great War
Written by Bert Frandsen


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: January 22, 2013
Price: $24.95

When Congress declared war in April 1917, the Europeans had already deployed their third generation of fighters, equipped with machine guns and capable of speeds in excess of 100 miles per hour, while the American Air Service consisted of only a handful of aviators in unarmed trainers. In this first in-depth... Read more >
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Mark IV vs A7V
Mark IV vs A7V
Written by David Higgins, Illustrated by Peter Dennis
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781780960050
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Mark IV vs A7V
Villers-Bretonneux 1918
Written by David Higgins
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: January 22, 2013
Price: $18.95

In March 1918 the Germans launched a series of massive assaults in a bid to break the deadlock on the Western Front and win the war. By this time the British armoured forces had seen extensive combat. The Germans, though, lagged behind in developing armoured fighting vehicles; the March offensive saw... Read more >
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Mark IV vs A7V
Villers-Bretonneux 1918
Written by David Higgins
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: January 22, 2013
Price: $15.95

The German A7V and the British Mark IV were similar in weight, size, and speed, but differed significantly in armour, armament and maneuverability. The A7V had thicker armour, and had nearly double the horsepower per ton. The Mark IV’s pair of side-mounted 6pdr cannons forced the vehicle to present its side... Read more >
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