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Quakers

Written by Peter Furtado


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $7.95

A small sect of fewer than 20,000 in the UK, and approximately 100,000 in the USA, Quakers have produced a disproportionate number of eminent thinkers, scientists, businessmen, and their teachings have been widely influential and become mainstream. Best known as pacifists, Quakers have always been at the forefront of social justice and conflict...

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Rocque's Map of Georgian London, 1746
Rocque's Map of Georgian London, 1746
Written by John Rocque
Format: Non-traditional book
ISBN: 9781908402547
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Rocque's Map of Georgian London, 1746
Detailed street map
Written by John Rocque


Format: Non-traditional book, 4 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $39.95

Mapped out in 1746, Rocque’s survey of London was the most detailed of its time, and is charmingly and attractively illustrated. Produced over two sheets, it also offers enough detail for local historians and genealogists and is a fascinating portrait of Britain’s capital at the beginning of the Industrial Age.

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The SBS in World War II: An Illustrated History
The SBS in World War II: An Illustrated History
Written by Gavin Mortimer
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781782001898
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The SBS in World War II: An Illustrated History

Written by Gavin Mortimer


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $25.95

The Special Boat Squadron (SBS) was Britain's most exclusive Special Forces unit, similar to US Navy SEALS. Highly trained, highly secretive and utterly ruthless, the SBS was established as an entity in its own right in early 1943 having previously operated under the auspices of the SAS during the war in... Read more >
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The SBS in World War II: An Illustrated History

Written by Gavin Mortimer


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $9.99

The Special Boat Squadron (SBS) was Britain's most exclusive Special Forces unit, similar to US Navy SEALS. Highly trained, highly secretive and utterly ruthless, the SBS was established as an entity in its own right in early 1943 having previously operated under the auspices of the SAS during the war in... Read more >
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V1 Flying Bomb Aces
V1 Flying Bomb Aces
Written by Andrew Thomas, Illustrated by Chris Davey
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781780962924
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V1 Flying Bomb Aces

Written by Andrew Thomas
Illustrated by Chris Davey


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $22.95

Shortly after the Allied landings in France the Germans unleashed the first of their so-called 'revenge weapons' against London, the V1 flying bomb. Launched from specially constructed sites in northern France, the fast, small, pulse-jet powered and pilotless aircraft were aimed at London with the intent of destroying civilian morale in... Read more >
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V1 Flying Bomb Aces

Written by Andrew Thomas
Illustrated by Chris Davey


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $15.95

Shortly after the Allied landings in France the Germans unleashed the first of their so-called 'revenge weapons' against London, the V1 flying bomb. Launched from specially constructed sites in northern France, the fast, small, pulse-jet powered and pilotless aircraft were aimed at London with the intent of destroying civilian morale in... Read more >
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The Victorian Detective
The Victorian Detective
Written by Alan Moss
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747812838
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The Victorian Detective

Written by Alan Moss


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $12.95

Procedural drama TV shows consistently top the ratings and this book explores the very roots of crime solving, telling the story of the iconic Victorian detective and how he shrewdly cracked criminal cases with superior observations skills and powers of deduction. From murder to train robberies, we see how early police detectives... Read more >
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The Victorian Detective

Written by Alan Moss


Format: eBook, 56 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $7.95

Procedural drama TV shows consistently top the ratings and this book explores the very roots of crime solving, telling the story of the iconic Victorian detective and how he shrewdly cracked criminal cases with superior observations skills and powers of deduction. From murder to train robberies, we see how early police detectives... Read more >
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Wellington's Guns
Wellington's Guns
Written by Nick Lipscombe
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781780961149
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Wellington's Guns
The Untold Story of Wellington and his Artillery in the Peninsula and at Waterloo
Written by Nick Lipscombe


Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $29.95

The history books have forgotten the artillery of Wellington's army during the Napoleonic Wars, but in this book Nick Lipscombe offers a study of the gunners through first-hand accounts, bringing life and color to their heroic actions.

Wellington was, without doubt, a brilliant field commander, but his leadership style was abrupt and... Read more >
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Armor and Blood: The Battle of Kursk
Armor and Blood: The Battle of Kursk
Written by Dennis E. Showalter
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400066773
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Armor and Blood: The Battle of Kursk
The Turning Point of World War II
Written by Dennis E. Showalter


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: August 27, 2013
Price: $28.00

One of America’s most distinguished military historians offers the definitive account of the greatest tank battle of World War II—an epic clash of machines and men that matched the indomitable will of the Soviet Red Army against the awesome might of the Nazi Wehrmacht.
 
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Armor and Blood: The Battle of Kursk
Armor and Blood: The Battle of Kursk
Written by Dennis E. Showalter
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780812994650
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Armor and Blood: The Battle of Kursk
The Turning Point of World War II
Written by Dennis E. Showalter


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: August 27, 2013
Price: $14.99

One of America’s most distinguished military historians offers the definitive account of the greatest tank battle of World War II—an epic clash of machines and men that matched the indomitable will of the Soviet Red Army against the awesome might of the Nazi Wehrmacht.
 
While the Battle of Kursk has... Read more >
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Let the Eastern Bastards Freeze in the Dark
Let the Eastern Bastards Freeze in the Dark
Written by Mary Janigan
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307400635
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Let the Eastern Bastards Freeze in the Dark
The West Versus the Rest Since Confederation
Written by Mary Janigan


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: August 27, 2013
Price: $22.00

The first big book on one of the most overlooked episodes in Canadian history, and the origin of today's greatest national debate, Let the Eastern Bastards Freeze in the Dark relives the 1918 attempt by 3 premiers to wrest control of their natural resources away from Ottawa--and end their role as...

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American Civil War Fortifications (2)
Land and Field Fortifications
Written by Ron Field
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: August 20, 2013
Price: $13.95

The American Civil War saw a massive development in the use of field fortifications, the result of the practical application of antebellum West-Point teaching, and the deadly impact of rifled infantry weapons and artillery. Both the Federal and Confederate armies began to develop far more sophisticated systems of field fortification, and... Read more >
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Fortifications of the Western Front 1914-18

Written by Paddy Griffith
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: August 20, 2013
Price: $13.95

Following the early battles of 1914 along the Marne and in the Ypres salient, World War I rapidly changed from a war of movement into one of attrition, with the opposing sides entrenching themselves in a line of fortified positions from the Flanders coastline to the Swiss border. This volume details... Read more >
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Gabriele d'Annunzio
Gabriele d'Annunzio
Written by Lucy Hughes-Hallett
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385349703
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Gabriele d'Annunzio
Poet, Seducer, and Preacher of War
Written by Lucy Hughes-Hallett


Format: eBook, 608 pages
On Sale: August 20, 2013
Price: $14.99

Godfather to Mussolini, national hero of Italy and the WWI irredentist movement, literary icon of Joyce and Pound, lover of actress Eleonora Duse: here is Lucy Hughes-Hallett’s extraordinary biography of Gabriele d’Annunzio, poet, bon vivant, harbinger of Italian fascism.

Gabriele d’Annunzio was Italy’s premier poet at a time when poetry mattered enough...

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Luftwaffe Schlachtgruppen

Written by John Weal
Illustrated by John Weal


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: August 20, 2013
Price: $16.95

One of the most important, and yet least publicised, components of the front-line Luftwaffe was the Schlacht, or ground attack, arm. This book details the Schlacht units who were in the thick of the fighting from the first day of the war until the last. They played a vital part in... Read more >
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Russian Security and Paramilitary Forces since 1991
Russian Security and Paramilitary Forces since 1991
Written by Mark Galeotti, Illustrated by Johnny Shumate
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781780961057
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Russian Security and Paramilitary Forces since 1991

Written by Mark Galeotti
Illustrated by Johnny Shumate


Format: Trade Paperback, 58 pages
On Sale: August 20, 2013
Price: $18.95

Whilst under Putin's regime the size of Russia's regular forces has shrunk recently and will continue to do so, its security and paramilitary elements have become increasingly powerful. In fact, recently they have proliferated - as have their special uniforms and kit - and have become disproportionately important, spearheading all recent... Read more >
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Russian Security and Paramilitary Forces since 1991

Written by Mark Galeotti
Illustrated by Johnny Shumate


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: August 20, 2013
Price: $14.95

Whilst under Putin's regime the size of Russia's regular forces has shrunk recently and will continue to do so, its security and paramilitary elements have become increasingly powerful. In fact, recently they have proliferated - as have their special uniforms and kit - and have become disproportionately important, spearheading all recent... Read more >
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Mustafa Kemal Atatürk
Mustafa Kemal Atatürk
Written by Edward Erickson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781780965901
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Mustafa Kemal Atatürk

Written by Edward Erickson


Format: Trade Paperback, 53 pages
On Sale: August 20, 2013
Price: $18.95

Mustafa Kemal was one of the 20th century's greatest combat commanders. Winston Churchill labeled him as a 'Man of Destiny', his service at Gallipoli and in the War of Independence were pivotal in the success of Turkish armies. Moreover, after leading the Nationalist army to victory and establishing the modern Turkish... Read more >
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Mustafa Kemal Atatürk

Written by Edward Erickson
Illustrated by Adam Hook


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: August 20, 2013
Price: $9.95

Mustafa Kemal was one of the 20th century’s greatest combat commanders. Born in Salonika to a middle–class family, this book follows the life of a great commander who served in the Italo–Turkish War of 1911–12 and the Balkan Wars of 1912-13 before taking command of the 19th Division based in Gallipoli... Read more >
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Operation Compass 1940
Wavell's whirlwind offensive 1
Written by Jon Latimer
Illustrated by Jim Laurier


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: August 20, 2013
Price: $15.95

Osprey's Campaign title for the first battle of the desert war, Operation Compass, which was originally envisaged as a spoiling attack, combined with a reconnaissance in force to disrupt the Italian forces that had advanced into Egypt in September 1940. Lt Gen. Richard O'Connor launched what amounted to a British 'Blitzkrieg'. In... Read more >
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Ronin - Skirmish Wargames in the Age of the Samurai
Ronin - Skirmish Wargames in the Age of the Samurai
Written by Craig Woodfield, Illustrated by Jose Daniel Cabrera Pena
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781780968469
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Ronin - Skirmish Wargames in the Age of the Samurai

Written by Craig Woodfield
Illustrated by Jose Daniel Cabrera Pena


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: August 20, 2013
Price: $17.95

Ronin is a set of skirmish wargame rules set in late 16th century feudal Japan. Players build small warbands of models and battle each other as well as non-player factions in duels and skirmishes. Ronin is historically accurate, but also pays tribute to the films of Akira Kurosawa such as Seven... Read more >
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Ronin - Skirmish Wargames in the Age of the Samurai

Written by Craig Woodfield
Illustrated by Jose Daniel Cabrera Pena


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: August 20, 2013
Price: $14.95

Ronin is a set of skirmish wargame rules set in late 16th century feudal Japan. Players build small warbands of models and battle each other as well as non-player factions in duels and skirmishes. Ronin is historically accurate, but also pays tribute to the films of Akira Kurosawa such as Seven... Read more >
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Il-2 Shturmovik Guards Units of World War 2

Written by Oleg Rastrenin
Illustrated by A. Yurgenson


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: August 20, 2013
Price: $15.95

Over 43,000 Il-2/10s were built between 1941 and 1955, more than any other combat aircraft in history, making this one of the most important Soviet aircraft deployed in World War II (1939-1945). Built originally as a two-seater, the Il-2 had lost the rear gunner's position by the time the aircraft started... Read more >
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Union Infantryman 1861-65

Written by John Langellier
Illustrated by John White


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: August 20, 2013
Price: $14.95

A Union supporter once said, "What is a man's life worth if our glorious union is to be shattered by traitors?" President Lincoln's volunteers and conscripted soldiers expanded the permanent Union army to include 1,700 regiments of foot soldiers during the course of the war. Those who became part of "Mr... Read more >
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