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Messerschmitt Bf 109 A-D Series

(Available January 20, 2015)
Messerschmitt Bf 109 A-D Series
Written by Robert Jackson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781472804860
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Messerschmitt Bf 109 A-D Series

Written by Robert Jackson


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: January 20, 2015
Price: $18.95

Before it won glory in the Battle of France, and experienced defeat in the Battle of Britain, the Messerschmitt 109 tasted battle in its initial A/B/C and D variants. This is the story of those early models of the iconic fighter, that would go on to be one of the most... Read more >
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Messerschmitt Bf 109 A-D Series

Written by Robert Jackson


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: January 20, 2015
Price: $15.95

Before it won glory in the Battle of France, and experienced defeat in the Battle of Britain, the Messerschmitt 109 tasted battle in its initial A/B/C and D variants. This is the story of those early models of the iconic fighter, that would go on to be one of the most... Read more >
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British Paratrooper 1940-45

(Available January 20, 2015)
British Paratrooper 1940-45
Written by Rebecca Skinner
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781472805126
Our Price: $18.95
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British Paratrooper 1940-45

Written by Rebecca Skinner


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: January 20, 2015
Price: $18.95

This new history of the British Paratrooper, from 1940 to 1945, details the unique training, weapons and equipment used by these elite troops. Inspired by the exploits of the German Fallschirmjäger in the blitzkrieg campaigns, Winston Churchill called for the formation of a 5,000-strong Airborne Force in June 1940. From these... Read more >
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British Paratrooper 1940-45

Written by Rebecca Skinner


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: January 20, 2015
Price: $14.95

This new history of the British Paratrooper, from 1940 to 1945, details the unique training, weapons and equipment used by these elite troops. Inspired by the exploits of the German Fallschirmjäger in the blitzkrieg campaigns, Winston Churchill called for the formation of a 5,000-strong Airborne Force in June 1940. From these... Read more >
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Fall Gelb 1940 (2)

(Available January 20, 2015)
Fall Gelb 1940 (2)
Written by Doug Dildy
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781472802743
Our Price: $21.95
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Fall Gelb 1940 (2)
Airborne Assault on the Low Countries
Written by Doug Dildy


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: January 20, 2015
Price: $21.95

This highly illustrated title deals with the great blitzkrieg campaign of May/June 1940 as German forces poured through Holland and Belgium to confront the French and British. The campaign was audacious, relying on speed and feinting and maneuvers as much as superior force. In the end those qualities were to prove... Read more >
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Fall Gelb 1940 (2)
Airborne Assault on the Low Countries
Written by Doug Dildy


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: January 20, 2015
Price: $15.95

This highly illustrated title deals with the great blitzkrieg campaign of May/June 1940 as German forces poured through Holland and Belgium to confront the French and British. The campaign was audacious, relying on speed and feinting and maneuvers as much as superior force. In the end those qualities were to prove... Read more >
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Going Free
American POWs in WWII Philippines
Written by Hampton Sides


Format: eBook, 20 pages
On Sale: January 20, 2015
Price: $0.99

An eBook short.

From Hampton Sides’s Ghost Soldiers, a gripping narrative of World War II POWs on the brink of freedom.
 
The men of Cabanatuan had been held by the Japanese since the Bataan Death March, in increasingly dire circumstances. With the war turning in the Americans’ favor, the POWs worried that... Read more >
T-26 Light Tank

(Available January 20, 2015)
T-26 Light Tank
Written by Steven J. Zaloga
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781472806253
Our Price: $17.95
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T-26 Light Tank
Backbone of the Red Army
Written by Steven J. Zaloga


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: January 20, 2015
Price: $17.95

This book surveys the development of the T-26 as well as its combat record in the Spanish Civil War, the war in China, the border wars with Poland and Finland in 1939-40, and the disastrous battles of 1941 during Operation Barbarossa.

The T-26 was the first major Soviet program of the 1930s... Read more >
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T-26 Light Tank
Backbone of the Red Army
Written by Steven J. Zaloga


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: January 20, 2015
Price: $13.95

This book surveys the development of the T-26 as well as its combat record in the Spanish Civil War, the war in China, the border wars with Poland and Finland in 1939-40, and the disastrous battles of 1941 during Operation Barbarossa.

The T-26 was the first major Soviet program of the 1930s... Read more >
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British Light Tanks 1927-45
Marks I-VI
Written by David Fletcher
Illustrated by Henry Morshead


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: December 9, 2014
Price: $13.95

This is a definitive study of key British tanks from the early part of the Second World War. These types saw active service with the British Expeditionary Force in France, with British Forces in the Western Desert and in India. They also took part in the campaigns in Norway, Persia and... Read more >
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British Light Tanks 1927-45
British Light Tanks 1927-45
Written by David Fletcher, Illustrated by Henry Morshead
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781782003779
Our Price: $17.95
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British Light Tanks 1927-45
Marks I-VI
Written by David Fletcher
Illustrated by Henry Morshead


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: December 9, 2014
Price: $17.95

This is a definitive study of key British tanks from the early part of the Second World War. These types saw active service with the British Expeditionary Force in France, with British Forces in the Western Desert and in India. They also took part in the campaigns in Norway, Persia and... Read more >
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The Imperial Japanese Navy in the Pacific War
The Imperial Japanese Navy in the Pacific War
Written by Mark Stille
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781472801463
Our Price: $40.00
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The Imperial Japanese Navy in the Pacific War

Written by Mark Stille


Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
On Sale: December 9, 2014
Price: $40.00

From the stunning victory at Pearl Harbor to its dramatic reversal at Midway, the Imperial Japanese Navy swept all before it in its numerous victories in the Pacific and Far Eastern waters. The Imperial Japanese Navy in the Pacific War pulls from many of Osprey's bestselling books on the subject in... Read more >
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The Imperial Japanese Navy in the Pacific War

Written by Mark Stille


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: December 9, 2014
Price: $9.99

From the stunning victory at Pearl Harbor to its dramatic reversal at Midway, the Imperial Japanese Navy swept all before it in its numerous victories in the Pacific and Far Eastern waters. The Imperial Japanese Navy in the Pacific War pulls from many of Osprey's bestselling books on the subject in... Read more >
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Mustang Designer
Edgar Schmued and the P-51
Written by Ray Wagner


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $19.95

Mustang Designer tells the story of American wartime fighter development, including engines and armaments, as part of a nationwide program of aircraft builders and fliers, focusing on Edgar Schmued, the designer of the Mustang. The P-51 Mustang is widely regarded as the best propeller-driven fighter that ever flew. What many might... Read more >
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The Last 100 Days
The Last 100 Days
Written by John Toland
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804180948
Our Price: $12.99
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The Last 100 Days
The Tumultuous and Controversial Story of the Final Days of World War II in Europe
Written by John Toland


Format: eBook, 640 pages
On Sale: November 26, 2014
Price: $12.99

A dramatic countdown of the final months of World War II in Europe, The Last 100 Days brings to life the waning power and the ultimate submission of the Third Reich. To reconstruct the tumultuous hundred days between Yalta and the fall of Berlin, John Toland traveled more than 100,000 miles... Read more >
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The Rising Sun
The Rising Sun
Written by John Toland
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804180955
Our Price: $13.99
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The Rising Sun
The Decline and Fall of the Japanese Empire, 1936-1945
Written by John Toland


Format: eBook, 976 pages
On Sale: November 26, 2014
Price: $13.99

This Pulitzer Prize–winning history of World War II chronicles the dramatic rise and fall of the Japanese empire, from the invasion of Manchuria and China to the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Told from the Japanese perspective, The Rising Sun is, in the author’s words, “a factual saga of people... Read more >
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Bolt Action: Battleground Europe
D-Day to Germany
Written by Warlord Games
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: November 18, 2014
Price: $15.95

Take the fight to the enemy with this new theatre book for Bolt Action. From the D-Day landings to the final battle for Berlin, this volume gives players everything they need to focus their gaming on these final campaigns in the ETO. Scenarios and special rules offer something for all Bolt... Read more >
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Bolt Action: Armies of Great Britain

Written by Warlord Games
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: eBook, 152 pages
On Sale: November 18, 2014
Price: $15.95

From Hitler's Blitzkriegs to the North African desert, Singapore, New Guinea, Burma, India, Sicily, Italy, Normandy, Arnhem, Ardennes, and the Ruhr, Churchill's Commonwealth, composed of the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, India, South Africa, and many colonies, fought World War II in virtually every theater. bolt Action players can use... Read more >
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Bolt Action: Armies of France and the Allies

Written by Warlord Games
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: eBook, 152 pages
On Sale: November 18, 2014
Price: $15.95

World War II was truly a 'world' war, and many nations joined the fight against Germany and the Axis. This latest supplement for Bolt Action covers the armies of France, Poland, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, Norway, Holland and Belgium that stood against the German Blitzkrieg, as well as the resistance forces that sprung... Read more >
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Bolt Action: Armies of Italy and the Axis

Written by Warlord Games
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: eBook, 152 pages
On Sale: November 18, 2014
Price: $15.95

While many nations flocked to the side of the Allies, others joined forces with Germany as part of the Axis. This volume is the definitive guide to the armies of Italy, Hungary, Slovakia, Croatia and Finland. Refight the Winter War against the Soviets, hold back the British in North Africa, or... Read more >
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Bolt Action: Armies of Imperial Japan

Written by Warlord Games
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: eBook, 152 pages
On Sale: November 18, 2014
Price: $15.95

Following the assault on Pearl Harbor, the Imperial Japanese military saw action across Asia, from the capture and defense of the islands of the Pacific to the occupation of territory in China and Burma. With this latest supplement for Bolt Action, players have all the information they need to build a... Read more >
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Bolt Action: Armies of Germany

Written by Warlord Games


Format: eBook, 152 pages
On Sale: November 18, 2014
Price: $15.95

Hitler's Nazi German blitzkrieg swept across Poland, Norway, Denmark, France, Yugoslavia, Greece, North Africa, and Russia with Panzers, Stukas, Fallschirmjaeger, infantry, and artillery. 

This book provides Bolt Action players with all of the information they need to field the military forces of Nazi Germany. Detailed army lists allow players to construct German... Read more >
Bolt Action: World War II Wargames Rules
World War II Wargaming Rules
Written by Warlord Games


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: November 18, 2014
Price: $25.95

Using miniature soldiers, tanks and terrain, you can fight battles in the shattered towns of occupied France, the barren deserts of North Africa, and even the sweltering jungles of the Pacific. Written by veteran game designers Alessio Cavatore and Rick Priestley, Bolt Action provides all the rules needed to bring the... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Bolt Action: Armies of the Soviet Union

Written by Warlord Games


Format: eBook, 152 pages
On Sale: November 18, 2014
Price: $15.95

Stalin's Russian Winter War against Finland, and his World War II campaigns on Nazi Germany's eastern front (around Kiev, Lenningrad, Moscow, Kharkov, Stalingrad, Kursk, Byelorussia, the Balkans, East Prussia, Warsaw, Hungary, and Berlin) constitute the largest land war in world history in terms of the number of troops engaged, and is... Read more >
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Bolt Action: Armies of the United States

Written by Warlord Games
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: eBook, 152 pages
On Sale: November 18, 2014
Price: $15.95

With this latest supplement for Bolt Action, players now have all the information they need to field the varied military forces of the United States of America. Entering the war after the attack on Pearl Harbor, the United States immediately went to war on several fronts. In Europe and Africa, the... Read more >
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