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Revolutionary Summer
Revolutionary Summer
Written by Joseph J. Ellis, Read by Stefan Rudnicki
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ISBN: 9780307943767
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Revolutionary Summer
The Birth of American Independence
Written by Joseph J. Ellis
Read by Stefan Rudnicki


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $17.50

A distinctive portrait of the crescendo moment in American history from the Pulitzer-winning American historian, Joseph Ellis.

The summer months of 1776 witnessed the most consequential events in the story of our country’s founding. While the thirteen colonies came together and agreed to secede from the British Empire, the British were...

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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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The Castles of Henry VIII

Written by Peter Harrington
Illustrated by Brian Delf


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: May 21, 2013
Price: $13.95

In the last years of his reign Henry VIII needed a radically modern system of defense to protect England and its newly Protestant Church. Anticipating a foreign onslaught from Catholic Europe after his split from Rome, Henry energetically began the construction of more than 20 stone forts to protect England's major... Read more >
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The Channel Islands 1941-45
Hitler's impregnable fortress
Written by Charles Stephenson
Illustrated by Chris Taylor


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: May 21, 2013
Price: $13.95

Following the fall of France and the surrender of Paris on 14 June 1940, the British Government announced that the Channel Islands had no strategic importance and would not be defended. The Germans occupied the islands from the end of June onwards and remained in control until the end of the... Read more >
Conflict in the Balkans 1991-2000

Written by Tim Ripley
Illustrated by Mark Rolfe


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

Osprey's examination of aircraft action in the Balkan region during the Yugoslav Wars (1991-2001) as well as during the conflicts that followed up until 2001. Exposing the true scale and significance of the deployment of air power in the Balkans, this book details the activities of NATO and UN aircraft as well... Read more >
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D-Day Fortifications in Normandy

Written by Steven Zaloga
Illustrated by Hugh Johnson


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: May 21, 2013
Price: $13.95

German defenses along the Normandy beaches were part of the larger Atlantic Wall fortifications designed to defend Fortress Europe. When Field Marshal Erwin Rommel took command of the invasion front in late 1943, he began a program to enhance fortifications along the Normandy coast as he believed that any Allied assault... Read more >
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English Civil War Fortifications 1642-51

Written by Peter Harrington
Illustrated by Donato Spedaliere


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: May 21, 2013
Price: $13.95

The techniques of European warfare were transformed during the 15th and 16th centuries by the use of gunpowder and by substantial progress in the effectiveness and destructive power of artillery. The series of conflicts in the 1640s, known collectively as the English Civil War, was the first in the British Isles... Read more >
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The Fuhrer's Headquarters
Hitler's command bunkers 1939-45
Written by Neil Short
Illustrated by Adam Hook


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: May 21, 2013
Price: $13.95

The 100th title in the Fortress series, this book describes and examines the Führerhauptquartiere - the 14 or so headquarters built for Hitler. Revealing their locations and how they were used to direct the Nazi war apparatus, this is a fascinating insight into a range of historical sites from Berghof to... Read more >
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Guilford Courthouse 1781
Lord Cornwallis's Ruinous Victory
Written by Angus Konstam
Illustrated by Adam Hook


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

By the Spring of 1781, the American Revolutionary War (1775–1783) had dragged on for almost six years and the outcome still hung in the balance. When the British commander Lord Cornwallis launched his invasion of North Carolina in early 1781, his objective was to destroy General Nathaniel Greene’s American army. At Guilford... Read more >
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In Her Majesty's Name
In Her Majesty's Name
Written by Craig Cartmell and Charles Murton, Illustrated by Fabien Lascombe
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781780962894
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In Her Majesty's Name
Steampunk Skirmish Wargaming Rules
Written by Craig Cartmell and Charles Murton
Illustrated by Fabien Lascombe


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: May 21, 2013
Price: $17.95

It is 1895 and the world is in turmoil. In the decades to come, historians will reflect upon the cause of this state of affairs and many will point squarely at Charles Babbage. The perfection of first his Difference Engine, and then his Analytical Engine, gave the new scientific establishment in... Read more >
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In Her Majesty's Name
Steampunk Skirmish Wargaming Rules
Written by Craig Cartmell
Illustrated by Fabien Lascombe


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: May 21, 2013
Price: $14.95

It is 1895 and the world is in turmoil. In the decades to come, historians will reflect upon the cause of this state of affairs and many will point squarely at Charles Babbage. The perfection of first his Difference Engine, and then his Analytical Engine, gave the new scientific establishment in... Read more >
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Khartoum 1885
General Gordon's last stand
Written by Donald Featherstone


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

Osprey's Campaign title for the Siege of Kartoum (1884-1885). Early in 1881 unrest in the Sudan began to crystallise around Mohammed Ibn Ahmed el-Sayyid Abdullah. Proclaiming himself the long-expected Madhi, the Guided One of the Prophet, he preached that the Sudan was to be purged of its Egyptian oppressors. Drawn in... Read more >
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The Mannerheim Line 1920-39
Finnish Fortifications of the Winter War
Written by Bair Irincheev
Illustrated by Brian Delf


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: May 21, 2013
Price: $13.95

In the wake of the bloody civil war that followed Finland's independence from Russia in 1917, the border between the two countries was established across the Karelian Isthmus, an area long fought over by Russia, Finland and Sweden in their attempts to dominate the northern tip of Europe. Neither the Soviets... Read more >
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The Naval Battles for Guadalcanal 1942
The Naval Battles for Guadalcanal 1942
Written by Mark Stille, Illustrated by Howard Gerrard
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781780961545
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The Naval Battles for Guadalcanal 1942
Clash for Supremacy in the Pacific
Written by Mark Stille
Illustrated by Howard Gerrard


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: May 21, 2013
Price: $21.95

The battle for Guadalcanal that lasted from August 1942 to February 1943 was the first major American counteroffensive against the Japanese in the Pacific, it also marks the high point of Japanese expansion and can justly be claimed as one of the major turning points of the Pacific War. While the... Read more >
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The Naval Battles for Guadalcanal 1942
Clash for Supremacy in the Pacific
Written by Mark Stille
Illustrated by Howard Gerrard


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

The battle for Guadalcanal that lasted from August 1942 to February 1943 was the first major American counteroffensive against the Japanese in the Pacific, it also marks the high point of Japanese expansion and can justly be claimed as one of the major turning points of the Pacific War. While the... Read more >
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The Stalin and Molotov Lines
Soviet Western Defences 1928-41
Written by Neil Short
Illustrated by Adam Hook


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: May 21, 2013
Price: $13.95

During the Russian Civil War, the Red Army created a series of fortified areas, or ukreplinnyje rajony (UR), which were to be used not only for defence but were also to act as staging points for offensive operations. Following the end of the war these defences were extended, creating a front... Read more >
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Sticklers, Sideburns and Bikinis
The Military Origins of Everyday Words and Phrases
Written by Graeme Donald


Format: eBook, 280 pages
On Sale: May 21, 2013
Price: $9.95

Did you know they started 'hearing through the grapevine' during the American Civil War? It was a reference to the telegraph lines used for communicating with the army. These looked like twisted grapevines. And why does the phrase now suggest unreliable information? Because the lines were used by enemy troops to... Read more >
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Tel El-Kebir 1882
Wolseley's Conquest of Egypt
Written by Donald Featherstone


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

Osprey's Campaign title for the battle of Tel El-Kebir of 1882. In 1881, the Egyptian army mutinied against the Khedive of Egypt and forced him to appoint Said Ahmed Arabi as Minister of War. In March 1882, Arabi was made a Pasha and from this time on acted as a dictator... Read more >
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The Cuban Connection
The Cuban Connection
Written by William Weyand Turner
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616147570
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The Cuban Connection
Nixon, Castro, and the Mob
Written by William Weyand Turner


Format: Hardcover, 290 pages
On Sale: May 14, 2013
Price: $25.00

In April 1959, Fidel Castro toured the United States at the invitation of the American Society of Newspaper Editors. Though he was wary, Castro entertained some hope of establishing a rapprochement with Washington. But after being snubbed by President Eisenhower and receiving a less-than-cordial reception from Vice President Richard Nixon, Castro... Read more >
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The Cuban Connection
Nixon, Castro, and the Mob
Written by William Weyand Turner


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 14, 2013
Price: $12.99

In April 1959, Fidel Castro toured the United States at the invitation of the American Society of Newspaper Editors. Though he was wary, Castro entertained some hope of establishing a rapprochement with Washington. But after being snubbed by President Eisenhower and receiving a less-than-cordial reception from Vice President Richard Nixon, Castro... Read more >
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Double Cross
Double Cross
Written by Ben Macintyre
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ISBN: 9780307888778
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Double Cross
The True Story of the D-Day Spies
Written by Ben Macintyre


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: May 14, 2013
Price: $15.00

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF A SPY AMONG FRIENDS   

   On June 6, 1944, 150,000 Allied troops landed on the beaches of Normandy and suffered an astonishingly low rate of casualties. A stunning military accomplishment, it was also a masterpiece of trickery. Operation Fortitude, which protected and enabled the invasion, and the... Read more >
The Party of Humanity
The Party of Humanity
Written by Peter Gay
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307831439
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The Party of Humanity

Written by Peter Gay


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: May 8, 2013
Price: $15.99

THE ENLIGHTENMENT has long been the victim of uninformed or hostile criticisms. Even so respected a source as the Shorter Oxford English Dictionary defines the Enlightenment as “shallow and pretentious intellectualism, unreasonable contempt for authority and tradition,” thus collecting in one sentence most of our current prejudices. In this provocative book—at... Read more >
The Tunnels of Cu Chi
The Tunnels of Cu Chi
Written by Tom Mangold
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ISBN: 9780307833365
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The Tunnels of Cu Chi
A Harrowing Account of America's Tunnel Rats in the Underground Battlefields of Vietnam
Written by Tom Mangold


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: May 8, 2013
Price: $7.99

At the height of the Vietnam conflict, a complex system of secret underground tunnels sprawled from Cu Chi Province to the edge of Saigon. In these burrows, the Viet Cong cached their weapons, tended their wounded, and prepared to strike. They had only one enemy: U.S. soldiers small and wiry enough... Read more >
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Story of My People
Story of My People
Written by Edoardo Nesi
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781590515549
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Story of My People

Written by Edoardo Nesi


Format: Hardcover, 176 pages
On Sale: May 7, 2013
Price: $19.95

Winner of the 2011 Strega Prize, this blend of essay, social criticism, and memoir is a striking portrait of the effects of globalization on Italy’s declining economy.
 
Starting from his family’s textile factory in Prato, Tuscany, Edoardo Nesi examines the recent shifts in Italy’s manufacturing industry. Only one generation ago, Prato was... Read more >
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Story of My People

Written by Edoardo Nesi


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 7, 2013
Price: $11.99

Winner of the 2011 Strega Prize, this blend of essay, social criticism, and memoir is a striking portrait of the effects of globalization on Italy’s declining economy.
 
Starting from his family’s textile factory in Prato, Tuscany, Edoardo Nesi examines the recent shifts in Italy’s manufacturing industry. Only one generation ago, Prato was... Read more >
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