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Mustang Aces of the 357th Fighter Group

Written by Chris Bucholtz
Illustrated by Chris Davey


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

The 357th Fighter Group produced 42 aces, more than any other group within the USAAF. It was also the first group in the Eighth Air Force to be equipped with the P-51. Thanks to this fighter and the talented pilots assigned to the group (men such as Bud Anderson, Kit Carson... Read more >
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P-36 Hawk Aces of World War 2

Written by Lionel Persyn
Illustrated by Chris Davey


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

The Curtiss P-36 began its life in the US where it was considered a revolution in performance design in comparison to other US fighters. Its pilots achieved some of the first American victories of the war and many went on to become aces. One P-36 pilot, Frances Gabreski, became the leading... Read more >
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The Pointblank Directive
The Pointblank Directive
Written by L. Keeney
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781849089333
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The Pointblank Directive
Three Generals and the Untold Story of the Daring Plan that Saved D-Day
Written by L. Keeney


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2012
Price: $27.95

Where was the Luftwaffe on D-Day? Historians have debated that question for six decades, but in 2010 a formerly classified World War II D-Day history was restored, and in it were a new set of answers. Pointblank is the result of extensive new research using that newly restored history to create... Read more >
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The Pointblank Directive
Three Generals and the Untold Story of the Daring Plan that Saved D-Day
Written by L. Keeney


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2012
Price: $9.99

Where was the Luftwaffe on D-Day? Historians have debated that question for six decades, but in 2010 a formerly classified World War II D-Day history was restored, and in it were a new set of answers. Pointblank is the result of extensive new research using that newly restored history to create... Read more >
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Slovakian and Bulgarian Aces of World War 2

Written by Jiri Rajlich
Illustrated by John Weal


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

In 1939, Slovakia signed a protection agreement with the German Reich and joined the attack on Poland, where its Avia B-534-equipped fighter squadrons claimed their first kills. In October 1942, having made do with obsolete aircraft, the Slovaks were equipped with Bf 109Es and eventually acquired 43 Messerschmitt fighters. The Slovaks... Read more >
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Soviet Field Fortifications 1941-45

Written by Gordon Rottman
Illustrated by Chris Taylor


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2012
Price: $13.95

From June 1941, the Soviets were forced to undertake large-scale defensive operations in the face of the overwhelming German blitzkrieg assault, operations which ran counter to their preference for highly mobile, offensive warfare. Lessons were quickly learned across a wide variety of terrain and climates, including the open steppes, dense forests... Read more >
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US Navy PBY Catalina Units of the Atlantic War

Written by Ragnar Ragnarsson
Illustrated by Jim Laurier


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

Several books have been written about US naval air patrol operations in World War II (1939-1945), but none do full justice to the role played by patrol squadrons of the US Navy in the longest, most bitterly fought campaign of the war, the Battle of the Atlantic. From the Arctic to... Read more >
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Vercors 1944
Vercors 1944
Written by Peter Lieb
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781849086981
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Vercors 1944
Resistance in the French Alps
Written by Peter Lieb


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2012
Price: $21.95

After D-Day the French resistance rose to sabotage the Nazi war effort. Germany rutghlessly assaulted a French stronghold with Fallschirmjaeger airborne troops.

Fighting insurgents has always been one of the greatest challenges for regular armed forces during the 20th century. From Malaya through Algeria and Vietnam to the ongoing operations in Iraq... Read more >
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Vercors 1944
Resistance in the French Alps
Written by Peter Lieb


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

After D-Day the French resistance rose to sabotage the Nazi war effort. Germany rutghlessly assaulted a French stronghold with Fallschirmjaeger airborne troops.

Fighting insurgents has always been one of the greatest challenges for regular armed forces during the 20th century. From Malaya through Algeria and Vietnam to the ongoing operations in Iraq... Read more >
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Long Reach

Written by Michael O'Leary


Format: eBook, 144 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2012
Price: $15.95

This volume focuses on the little known official Army Air Force report commissioned by the Eighth Air Force's VIII Fighter Command (FC) in May 1944. The detailed document chronicled the experiences of 24 pilots who had seen extensive service in the frontline escorting B-17s and B-24s on daylight raids deep into... Read more >
Wehrmacht Combat Helmets 1933-45

Written by Brian Bell
Illustrated by Kevin Lyles


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

The German Stahlhelm is perhaps the most recognizable image of World War II (1939-1945). Manufactured in its millions, it was used or copied by many countries. It is still one of the most collected relics of the war; but despite its relative availability, prices have reached levels that challenge collectors to... Read more >
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World War II Street-Fighting Tactics

Written by Stephen Bull
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


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

Osprey's study of street-fighting tactics during World War II (1939-1945). In a continuation of the tactics mini-series, this new book describes and analyzes the physical tactics of the close-quarter fighting that took place in the ruined cities on both the Western and Eastern Fronts of World War II. Street-to-street fighting in... Read more >
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Corregidor, The Rock Force Assault, 1945
Corregidor, The Rock Force Assault, 1945
Written by E.M. Flanagan, Jr.
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307826381
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Corregidor, The Rock Force Assault, 1945

Written by E.M. Flanagan, Jr.


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: December 5, 2012
Price: $12.99

"The two-week battle for Corregidor was complicated by the American's gross underestimation of enemy strength: expecting a few hundred demoralized defenders, they encountered more than 6,000 Japanese soldiers and marines deployed in tunnels and caves, every man dedicated to the Bushido code that dictated a fight to the death. As the... Read more >
Lines of Battle
Lines of Battle
Written by Annette Tapert
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307818775
Our Price: $11.99
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Lines of Battle
Letters from American Servicemen, 1941-1945
Written by Annette Tapert


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: November 21, 2012
Price: $11.99

Arranged in chronological order, this collection of some 100 letters from soldiers, sailors, airmen and marines offers a very personal view of World War II and a sense of immediacy that is remarkable. The correspondence ranges from a GI's final message, written from Bataan, to a private's advice to his unexpectedly... Read more >
303rd Bombardment Group

Written by Brian O'Neill
Illustrated by Mark Styling


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $16.95

The first title in the Elite Units series to deal with an American bombardment group, this title focuses on the 303rd BG, dubbed the 'Hells Angels.' One of the very first B-17 units assigned to the newly created Eighth Air Force in England in September 1942, the 303rd was in the... Read more >
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No 617 'Dambuster' Sqn

Written by Alex Bateman
Illustrated by Chris Davey


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $16.95

Most famous for the dambusting raid in the darkest days of the Second World War, the No 617 Sqn were a vastly experienced crew. It was the first, and only, squadron to use certain equipment and weapons in combat. This study covers the history of the No 617 Squadron. It explains... Read more >
The Atlantic Wall (1)
France
Written by Steven Zaloga
Illustrated by Hugh Johnson


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $13.95

In 1942, with Germany's gradual loss of the strategic initiative to the Allies, Hitler was forced to construct an impenetrable wall of fortifications along the Atlantic and Mediterranean coast. However, Hitler's grandiose Atlantic wall scheme was hampered by the realities of Germany's wartime economy. Without the resources and manpower to fortify... Read more >
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B-24 Liberator Units of the CBI

Written by Edward Young
Illustrated by Mark Styling


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $15.95

Osprey's study of the B-24 Liberator Units in the CBI Theatre of World War II (1939-1945). The B-24 Liberator was the mainstay of the US Army Air Force's strategic bombing effort in the China-Burma-India (CBI) Theatre from 1942 until the end of the war in 1945. With longer range and a... Read more >
Bf 109 Aces of North Africa and the Mediterranean

Written by Jerry Scutts
Illustrated by Chris Davey


Format: eBook, 100 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $15.95

Totally outnumbered throughout their short two-year sojourn in the Western Desert, the crack fighter pilots of the handful of Jagdgeschwader in-theatre fought an effective campaign in support of Rommel’s Afrika Korps against the British and American forces. Relying almost exclusively on the Luftwaffe’s staple fighter of World War 2, the Messerschmitt... Read more >
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Bolt Action: Armies of  Germany
Bolt Action: Armies of Germany
Written by Warlord Games
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781780960883
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Bolt Action: Armies of Germany

Written by Warlord Games


Format: Trade Paperback, 152 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $24.95

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... Read more >
C-47/R4D Units of the ETO and MTO

Written by David Isby
Illustrated by Chris Davey


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $15.95

The C-47 units of the USAAF were an integral part of some of the most dramatic episodes of World War II (1939-1945): the airborne assaults in North Africa, Sicily, Normandy, southern France, Operation Market Garden and the crossing of the Rhine. The mass fratricide off Sicily, the night drop for D-Day... Read more >
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C-47/R4D Skytrain Units of the Pacific and CBI

Written by David Isby
Illustrated by Chris Davey


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $15.95

C-47 is an aircraft that remains a popular favourite and an acknowledged classic design, carrying out missions every bit as strategically important and as dramatic for the aircrew as those of the fighters and bombers. The C-47's wartime operations paved the way for post-war military air transport. It also demonstrated how... Read more >
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Concrete Hell: Urban Warfare From Stalingrad to Iraq
Concrete Hell: Urban Warfare From Stalingrad to Iraq
Written by Louis Dimarco
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781849087926
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Concrete Hell: Urban Warfare From Stalingrad to Iraq

Written by Louis Dimarco


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $24.95

Throughout history, cities have been at the center of warfare, from sieges to street-fighting, from peace-keeping to coups de mains. Sun Tzu admonished his readers of The Art of War that the lowest realization of warfare was to attack a fortified city - a maxim that the Russian army should have... Read more >
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Crete 1941
Germany's lightning airborne assault
Written by Peter Antill
Illustrated by Howard Gerrard


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $15.95

Osprey's study of Operation Mercury, the German airborne assault on the island of Crete in May 1941 during World War II (1939-1945), which was the first strategic use of airborne forces in history. The assault began on 20 May, with landings near the island’s key airports, and reinforcements the next day allowed... Read more >
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Defiant, Blenheim and Havoc Aces

Written by Andrew Thomas
Illustrated by Chris Davey


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $15.95

The World War 1 concept of the two-seat fighter persisted during the interwar period, with the RAF's biplane Demons being replaced by the twin-engined Blenheim IF - a fighter derivative of the light bomber then in service. By the start of World War 2 four regular and three Auxiliary squadrons of... Read more >
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