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China's Wars
China's Wars
Written by Philip Jowett
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781782004073
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China's Wars
Rousing the Dragon 1894-1949
Written by Philip Jowett


Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $40.00

By the end of the first decade of the 21st century, China had become one of the great powers of the modern world. Economically, politically, and militarily, its power and international reach is only exceeded by the United States, the world's one remaining superpower.

Its military spending, though dwarfed by the United... Read more >
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China's Wars
Rousing the Dragon 1894-1949
Written by Philip Jowett


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $9.99

By the end of the first decade of the 21st century, China had become one of the great powers of the modern world. Economically, politically, and militarily, its power and international reach is only exceeded by the United States, the world's one remaining superpower.

Its military spending, though dwarfed by the United... Read more >
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Curtiss P-40 - Snub-nosed Kittyhawks and Warhawks
Curtiss P-40 - Snub-nosed Kittyhawks and Warhawks
Written by Carl Molesworth, Illustrated by Adam Tooby and Richard Chasemore
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781780969121
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Curtiss P-40 - Snub-nosed Kittyhawks and Warhawks

Written by Carl Molesworth
Illustrated by Adam Tooby and Richard Chasemore


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $18.95

An improved version of the Allison V-1710 engine gave rise to the Curtiss H-87, which began life in 1941 as the P-40D and featured a completely redesigned fuselage. The shorter and deeper nose of the new fighter gave it a decidedly snub-nosed appearance compared to the earlier P-40 models. Curtiss continued... Read more >
Curtiss P-40 -Snub-nosed Kittyhawks and Warhawks

Written by Carl Molesworth
Illustrated by Adam Tooby and Richard Chasemore


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $15.95

An improved version of the Allison V-1710 engine gave rise to the Curtiss H-87, which began life in 1941 as the P-40D and featured a completely redesigned fuselage. The shorter and deeper nose of the new fighter gave it a decidedly snub-nosed appearance compared to the earlier P-40 models. Curtiss continued... Read more >
Deliver Us From Darkness
Deliver Us From Darkness
Written by Ian Gardner and Mario Dicarlo
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781782008309
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Deliver Us From Darkness
The Untold Story of Third Battalion 506 Parachute Infantry Regiment During Market Garden
Written by Ian Gardner and Mario Dicarlo


Format: Trade Paperback, 344 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $16.95

Deliver Us From Darkness is a gripping account of the paratroopers of the 3rd Battalion 506th Regiment during Operation Market Garden, drawing on years of research and more than 70 extended interviews with veterans and civilians caught up in the fighting. From the terror of jumping behind enemy lines, to the desperate... Read more >
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Italian Soldier in North Africa 1941-43

Written by Piero Crociani
Illustrated by Steve Noon


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

Focusing on the Italian Army in North Africa during World War II, which fought alongside the Afrikakorps under Rommel versus Montgomery and Patton, this title combines with the previous Warrior series books on the subject (and other Osprey titles) to complete the picture of the War in the Desert. Despite the... Read more >
Italian Soldier in North Africa 1941-43
Italian Soldier in North Africa 1941-43
Written by Pier Paolo Battistelli and Piero Crociani
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781780968551
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Italian Soldier in North Africa 1941-43

Written by Pier Paolo Battistelli and Piero Crociani


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $18.95

Focusing on the Italian Army in North Africa during World War II, which fought alongside the Afrikakorps under Rommel versus Montgomery and Patton, this title combines with the previous Warrior series books on the subject (and other Osprey titles) to complete the picture of the War in the Desert. Despite the... Read more >
Tank Warfare
A History of Tanks in Battle
Written by Kenneth Macksey


Format: eBook, 300 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $9.95

After its introduction during the First World War, the tank revolutionized warfare and proved to be a terrifying and efficient machine of war.
 
Kenneth Macksey provides a study of the policy-makers and tank strategists, the technical and tactical development, as well as presenting the story of the tank on the battlefield—the split-second... Read more >
The Ariadne Objective
The Ariadne Objective
Written by Wes Davis
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307460134
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The Ariadne Objective
The Underground War to Rescue Crete from the Nazis
Written by Wes Davis


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: November 12, 2013
Price: $26.00

The incredible true story of the World War II spies, including Patrick Leigh Fermor and John Pendlebury, who fought to save Crete and block Hitler's march to the East.

In the bleakest years of World War II, when it appeared that nothing could slow the German army, Hitler set his sights on... Read more >
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The Ariadne Objective
The Ariadne Objective
Written by Wes Davis
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ISBN: 9780307460158
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The Ariadne Objective
The Underground War to Rescue Crete from the Nazis
Written by Wes Davis


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: November 12, 2013
Price: $13.99

The incredible true story of the World War II spies, including Patrick Leigh Fermor and John Pendlebury, who fought to save Crete and block Hitler's march to the East.

In the bleakest years of World War II, when it appeared that nothing could slow the German army, Hitler set his sights on... Read more >
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1941: The Year That Keeps Returning
1941: The Year That Keeps Returning
Written by Slavko Goldstein, Translated by Michael Gable, Introduction by Charles Simic
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781590176733
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1941: The Year That Keeps Returning

Written by Slavko Goldstein
Translated by Michael Gable
Introduction by Charles Simic


Format: Hardcover, 622 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $35.00

A New York Review Books Original

The distinguished Croatian journalist and publisher Slavko Goldstein says, “Writing this book about my family, I have tried not to separate what happened to us from the fates of many other people and of an entire country.” 1941: The Year That Keeps Returning is Goldstein’s astonishing... Read more >
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1941: The Year That Keeps Returning

Written by Slavko Goldstein
Translated by Michael Gable
Introduction by Charles Simic


Format: eBook, 622 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $35.00

A New York Review Books Original

The distinguished Croatian journalist and publisher Slavko Goldstein says, “Writing this book about my family, I have tried not to separate what happened to us from the fates of many other people and of an entire country.” 1941: The Year That Keeps Returning is Goldstein’s astonishing... Read more >
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Blackett's War
Blackett's War
Written by Stephen Budiansky
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307743633
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Blackett's War
The Men Who Defeated the Nazi U-Boats and Brought Science to the Art of Warfare Warfare
Written by Stephen Budiansky


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $16.95

A Washington Post Notable Book

In March 1941, after a year of devastating U-boat attacks, the British War Cabinet turned to an intensely private, bohemian physicist named Patrick Blackett to turn the tide of the naval campaign. Though he is little remembered today, Blackett did as much as anyone to defeat Nazi...

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The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill: Defender of the Realm, 1940-1965
The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill: Defender of the Realm, 1940-1965
Written by William Manchester and Paul Reid
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345548634
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The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill: Defender of the Realm, 1940-1965

Written by William Manchester and Paul Reid


Format: Trade Paperback, 1200 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $20.00

Spanning the years 1940 to 1965, The Last Lion: Defender of the Realm begins shortly after Winston Churchill became prime minister—when Great Britain stood alone against the overwhelming might of Nazi Germany. In brilliant prose and informed by decades of research, William Manchester and Paul Reid recount how Churchill organized his... Read more >
Japan 1941
Japan 1941
Written by Eri Hotta
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385350518
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Japan 1941
Countdown to Infamy
Written by Eri Hotta


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $12.99

A groundbreaking history that considers the attack on Pearl Harbor from the Japanese perspective and is certain to revolutionize how we think of the war in the Pacific.

When Japan launched hostilities against the United States in 1941, argues Eri Hotta, its leaders, in large part, understood they were entering a...

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We Band of Angels
We Band of Angels
Written by Elizabeth Norman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812984842
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We Band of Angels
The Untold Story of the American Women Trapped on Bataan
Written by Elizabeth Norman


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $16.00

In the fall of 1941, the Philippines was a gardenia-scented paradise for the American Army and Navy nurses stationed there. War was a distant rumor, life a routine of easy shifts and dinners under the stars. On December 8 all that changed, as Japanese bombs began raining down on American bases... Read more >
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You Are Not Forgotten
You Are Not Forgotten
Written by Bryan Bender
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385535182
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You Are Not Forgotten
The Story of a Lost World War II Pilot and a Twenty-First-Century Soldier's Mission to Bring Him Home
Written by Bryan Bender


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $13.99

An inspiring and epic tale of loss and redemption about two American servicemen: a Marine Corps pilot who was shot down in WWII and the modern-day soldier determined to bring home his remains six decades later

Major George Eyster V comes from a long line of military officers, dating back... Read more >
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The Book of Gun Trivia
The Book of Gun Trivia
Written by Gordon L. Rottman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781782007692
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The Book of Gun Trivia
Essential Firepower Facts
Written by Gordon L. Rottman


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: October 22, 2013
Price: $14.95

From muskets to the Winchester '76, Mauser, Colt M1911, Thompson submachine gun, MG42, Browning .50 machine gun, M1 Garand, M16, AK47, FNFAL, and Galil rifles, The Little Book of Gun Trivia brings together fascinating facts and little-known details of some of the world's key firearms. 

Offering a step by step guide through... Read more >
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Hitler's Elite
Hitler's Elite
Written by Chris McNab
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781782000884
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Hitler's Elite
The SS 1939-45
Written by Chris McNab


Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
On Sale: October 22, 2013
Price: $40.00

The Third Reich's Waffen-SS defended Nazi Germany's Eastern & Western Fronts, and the Allgemeine-SS ran Holocaust concentration camps such as Auschwitz, Dachau, and Buchenwald.

The SS has become the most infamous military formation in history. From its diminutive origins in the 1920s as Hitler's personal bodyguard, by the late war years it... Read more >
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Hitler's Elite
The SS 1939-45
Written by Chris McNab


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: October 22, 2013
Price: $9.99

The Third Reich's Waffen-SS defended Nazi Germany's Eastern & Western Fronts, and the Allgemeine-SS ran Holocaust concentration camps such as Auschwitz, Dachau, and Buchenwald.

The SS has become the most infamous military formation in history. From its diminutive origins in the 1920s as Hitler's personal bodyguard, by the late war years it... Read more >
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Reich: World War II Through German Eyes

Written by James Lucas


Format: eBook, 270 pages
On Sale: October 22, 2013
Price: $9.95

While Allied propaganda would have us believe that during the Second World War the German population were downtrodden workers, with no rights and totally under the power and influence of the all-controlling Gestapo, the truth is somewhat different. While the Allies saw Hitler as an evil to be removed from power... Read more >
SNAFU Situation Normal All F***ed Up
SNAFU Situation Normal All F***ed Up
Written by Gordon Rottman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781782001751
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SNAFU Situation Normal All F***ed Up
Sailor, Airman and Soldier Slang of World War II
Written by Gordon Rottman


Format: Hardcover, 296 pages
On Sale: October 22, 2013
Price: $15.95

A follow-up to 2007's highly successful FUBAR: Soldier Slang of World War II, SNAFU covers the slang of sailors and airmen, as well as soldiers.

Military life has always been ruled by its own language, specific sets of terms and phrases that separate the serving man or woman from their civilian... Read more >
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SNAFU Situation Normal All F***ed Up
Sailor, Airman, and Soldier Slang of World War II
Written by Gordon Rottman


Format: eBook, 376 pages
On Sale: October 22, 2013
Price: $9.99

A follow-up to 2007's highly successful FUBAR: Soldier Slang of World War II,SNAFU covers the slang of sailors and airmen, as well as soldiers. 

Military life has always been ruled by its own language, specific sets of terms and phrases that separate the serving man or woman from their civilian counterpart. There is the... Read more >
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US Flamethrower Tanks of World War II
US Flamethrower Tanks of World War II
Written by Steven Zaloga, Illustrated by Richard Chasemore
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781780960265
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US Flamethrower Tanks of World War II

Written by Steven Zaloga
Illustrated by Richard Chasemore


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: October 22, 2013
Price: $17.95

American experience, from D-Day to dug-in Japanese defenders, went from British Crocodile to E4-7, USMC Satan, and the many POA-CWS (Pacific Area Operation-Chemical Warfare Section) flamethrower tank variants chronicled in this book.

The US Army and Marine Corps experimented with a wide range of flame-thrower tanks through World War II in both... Read more >
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US Flamethrower Tanks of World War II

Written by Steven Zaloga
Illustrated by Richard Chasemore


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: October 22, 2013
Price: $13.95

American experience, from D-Day to dug-in Japanese defenders, went from British Crocodile to E4-7, USMC Satan, and the many POA-CWS (Pacific Area Operation-Chemical Warfare Section) flamethrower tank variants chronicled in this book.

The US Army and Marine Corps experimented with a wide range of flame-thrower tanks through World War II in both... Read more >
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