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US Commanders of World War II (1)
Written by James Arnold, Illustrated by Darko Pavlovic
Osprey Publishing | Trade Paperback | September 2002
$18.95/22.00(Canada) | 978-1-84176-474-0 (1-84176-474-4)

To be a successful commander requires experience, character, tenacity and boldness: the ability to establish a good rapport with both your staff and your men is also vital. The real test comes in combat though, where a large proportion of luck is involved - the luck to be in the right... Read more






US Commanders of World War II (2)
Written by James Arnold, Illustrated by Darko Pavlovic
Osprey Publishing | Trade Paperback | November 2002
$18.95/22.00(Canada) | 978-1-84176-475-7 (1-84176-475-2)

This title, the second of two looking at US commanders of World War II (1939-1945), examines the combat careers, personalities, uniforms, dress and appearance of the key US naval and Marine commanders. These men played a crucial role in the defeat of the Axis powers, particularly in the Pacific theater during... Read more






Imperial Armies of the Thirty Years' War (2)
Written by Vladimir Brnardic, Illustrated by Darko Pavlovic
Osprey Publishing | Trade Paperback | November 2010
$17.95/18.95(Canada) | 978-1-84603-997-3 (1-84603-997-5)

This history of the Catholic armies of the Habsburg Empire that fought in the Thirty Years' War (1618-1648) explores the role of cavalry during the last major religious war in mainland Europe, which saw the end of the large mercenary forces and the beginnings of the well-disciplined national army. This book charts... Read more






Napoleon's Balkan Troops
Written by Vladimir Brnardic, Illustrated by Darko Pavlovic
Osprey Publishing | Trade Paperback | June 2004
$17.95/19.95(Canada) | 978-1-84176-700-0 (1-84176-700-X)

South-east Europe is one of the most neglected fronts of the Napoleonic Wars (1799-1815); yet on the coast of the Adriatic Sea – broadly, former Western Yugoslavia and the Ionian Islands – France struggled to hold a vital strategic outpost dominating Austrian and Russian access to the Mediterranean. Here she took... Read more






Imperial Armies of the Thirty Years' War (1)
Written by Vladimir Brnardic, Illustrated by Darko Pavlovic
Osprey Publishing | Trade Paperback | October 2009
$17.95/18.95(Canada) | 978-1-84603-447-3 (1-84603-447-7)

This history of the Catholic armies of the Hapsburg Empire that fought in the Thirty Years' War (1618-1648) explores the role of infantry and artillery during the last major religious war in mainland Europe. As the states of the Holy Roman Empire fractured along religious lines, all of Europe was plunged into... Read more






US Marine Corps in World War I 1917-18
Written by Mark Henry, Illustrated by Darko Pavlovic
Osprey Publishing | Trade Paperback | May 1999
$17.95/19.95(Canada) | 978-1-85532-852-5 (1-85532-852-6)

Though the US Marines initially struggled to maintain their distinctive identity within the huge American Expeditionary Force in France, their unforgettable performance at Belleau Wood, Soissons, St Mihiel, Blanc Mont and the Meuse-Argonne established their reputation as 'the most aggressive body of diehards on the Western Front'. This book describes the... Read more






Austrian Frontier Troops 1740-98
Written by David Hollins, Illustrated by Darko Pavlovic
Osprey Publishing | Trade Paperback | September 2005
$17.95/19.95(Canada) | 978-1-84176-701-7 (1-84176-701-8)

Austria's Balkan frontier – the disputed borderland between Europe and the Ottoman Turks – was defended in the 18th century by a unique organization of hardy communities who were granted farmland in return for armed service. These Grenzers, masters of guerrilla warfare, were later incorporated into Austria's regular forces, and earned... Read more






Hungarian Hussar 1756-1815
Written by David Hollins, Illustrated by Darko Pavlovic
Osprey Publishing | Trade Paperback | November 2003
$18.95/22.00(Canada) | 978-1-84176-524-2 (1-84176-524-4)

The Hussar were the skilled, daring and flamboyant light cavalrymen first drawn for Hapsburg service, from what is now northern Croatia, Serbia, Slovakia and Hungary in the late 17th century. Before long, major European nations adopted Hussar formations, uniform and equipment. This title covers a dynamic and glamorous period, during which... Read more






The Austro-Hungarian Forces in World War I (1)
Written by Peter Jung, Illustrated by Darko Pavlovic
Osprey Publishing | Trade Paperback | May 2003
$17.95/19.95(Canada) | 978-1-84176-594-5 (1-84176-594-5)

The part played in World War I (1914-1918) by the army of the Austro-Hungarian Dual Monarchy is little known to English-speakers, perhaps because the end of the war saw the complete destruction of the Empire. Yet it was of central importance, providing nearly all Central Powers forces on the Italian front... Read more






The Austro-Hungarian Forces in World War I (2)
Written by Peter Jung, Illustrated by Darko Pavlovic
Osprey Publishing | Trade Paperback | November 2003
$17.95/19.95(Canada) | 978-1-84176-595-2 (1-84176-595-3)

The part played in the Great War by the armies of the Austro-Hungarian Dual Monarchy is little known to English-speakers, perhaps because 1918 saw the complete destruction of the Empire. Yet it was of great importance, providing nearly all Central Powers forces on the Italian front, huge numbers on the Russian... Read more






The Austrian Army 1836-66 (1)
Written by Darko Pavlovic, Illustrated by Darko Pavlovic
Osprey Publishing | Trade Paperback | March 1999
$17.95/19.95(Canada) | 978-1-85532-801-3 (1-85532-801-1)

In the mid-19th century, Austria comprised a heterogeneous, multi-ethnic empire consisting of the Austrian or 'German' area; the Hungarian area; the Military Border; and the Kingdom of Lombardy-Venetia. The diverse nature of the empire made it difficult to create a unified and up-to-date military system, especially with remnants of feudalism still... Read more






The Austrian Army 1836-66 (2)
Written by Darko Pavlovic, Illustrated by Darko Pavlovic
Osprey Publishing | Trade Paperback | July 1999
$17.95/19.95(Canada) | 978-1-85532-800-6 (1-85532-800-3)

The huge, multi-national Austro-Hungarian army was a major factor in mid-19th century European politics. Sharing borders with ramshackle Ottoman Turkey and volatile Italy, the Empire was threatened both internally – by growing nationalist esentments – and externally by the ambitions of France and Prussia. The Imperial and Royal Army was representative... Read more






Britain's Air Defences 1939-45
Written by Alfred Price, Illustrated by Darko Pavlovic
Osprey Publishing | Trade Paperback | March 2004
$18.95/22.00(Canada) | 978-1-84176-710-9 (1-84176-710-7)

Osprey's study of British air defenses during World War II (1939-1945). German daylight raids on Britain began in the summer of 1940. They were expected and the country had been preparing for quite some time. Searchlights were in place, Fighter Command had been expanded, and anti-aircraft guns were being manufactured. It... Read more






German Armies 1870-71 (1)
Written by Michael Solka, Illustrated by Darko Pavlovic
Osprey Publishing | Trade Paperback | August 2004
$17.95/19.95(Canada) | 978-1-84176-754-3 (1-84176-754-9)

The crushing victory by Prussia and her German allies in the Franco-Prussian War, 1870–71, destroyed one empire and created another. It finally unified the German states into an empire under Prussian leadership – an empire proclaimed in the very halls of captured Versailles. In 1870 Prussia's reformed mobilization system put enormous... Read more






German Armies 1870-71 (2)
Written by Michael Solka, Illustrated by Darko Pavlovic
Osprey Publishing | Trade Paperback | February 2005
$17.95/19.95(Canada) | 978-1-84176-755-0 (1-84176-755-7)

Although the war of 1870–71 has gone down in history as the 'Franco-Prussian War', nearly half of the German troops sent to the frontier were from other German states – both the willing members of the North German Confederation and the southern states who were in some cases more hesitant about... Read more






Armies in the Balkans 1914-18
Written by Nigel Thomas, Illustrated by Darko Pavlovic
Osprey Publishing | Trade Paperback | July 2001
$17.95/19.95(Canada) | 978-1-84176-194-7 (1-84176-194-X)

Recent history should remind us that it was events in the Balkans which sparked off World War I (1914-1918), with the assassination of the Austrian heir Prince Franz Ferdinand in Sarajevo, and the consequent invasion of Serbia by Austro-Hungarian armies on 2 August 1914. Nevertheless, the subsequent four-year war in that... Read more






Axis Forces in Yugoslavia 1941-45
Written by Nigel Thomas, Illustrated by Darko Pavlovic
Osprey Publishing | Trade Paperback | March 1995
$17.95/19.95(Canada) | 978-1-85532-473-2 (1-85532-473-3)

On April 6th, the German 2nd and 12th Armies, Italian 2nd and 9th Armies, and the Hungarian 4th, 5th and Mobile Corps invaded Yugoslavia from Italy, Germany, Romania, Bulgaria and Albania. Few of the Royal Yugoslav Army's 30 divisions actively resisted, and after 11 days the Yugoslav High Command surrendered. In... Read more






Germany's Eastern Front Allies (2)
Written by Nigel Thomas, Illustrated by Darko Pavlovic
Osprey Publishing | Trade Paperback | January 2002
$17.95/19.95(Canada) | 978-1-84176-193-0 (1-84176-193-1)

The Baltic nations - Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania - enjoyed a brief independence between the World Wars before being annexed by the USSR in 1940 during World War II. The grim experience of Soviet occupation made it inevitable that after the German invasion of Russia in 1941 they would fight beside... Read more






The Royal Hungarian Army in World War II
Written by Nigel Thomas and Laszlo Szabo, Illustrated by Darko Pavlovic
Osprey Publishing | Trade Paperback | October 2008
$17.95/18.95(Canada) | 978-1-84603-324-7 (1-84603-324-1)

The Royal Hungarian Army was Germany's largest ally on the Eastern Front during World War II (1939-1945), providing a vital contribution in terms of both men and equipment. Information about the Hungarian Army in English is rare, and in this book co-authors Nigel Thomas and Hungarian expert Laszlo Szabo fill in... Read more






World War II Soviet Armed Forces (1)
Written by Nigel Thomas, Illustrated by Darko Pavlovic
Osprey Publishing | Trade Paperback | October 2010
$17.95/18.95(Canada) | 978-1-84908-400-0 (1-84908-400-9)

This title presents a detailed analysis of the Soviet Army at the outbreak of World War II (1939-1945), including the Red Army's campaigns against Japan on the Manchurian plains as well as in Finland. It also covers the Red Army's first operations during Operation Barbarossa when the Red Army was forced... Read more






World War II Soviet Armed Forces (2)
Written by Nigel Thomas, Illustrated by Darko Pavlovic
Osprey Publishing | Trade Paperback | July 2011
$17.95/19.95(Canada) | 978-1-84908-420-8 (1-84908-420-3)

In this second volume of a three-part series on the Soviet Armed Forces in World War II (1939-1945), author Nigel Thomas turns his attention to the mid-war period. Focusing on the uniforms and organization of Soviet troops during the campaigns of the Caucasus, Stalingrad and Kursk, this book offers a detailed... Read more






World War II Soviet Armed Forces (3)
Written by Nigel Thomas, Illustrated by Darko Pavlovic
Osprey Publishing | Trade Paperback | November 2012
$17.95/18.95(Canada) | 978-1-84908-634-9 (1-84908-634-6)

This book presents a detailed analysis of the Soviet armed forces during the final days of the war, covering the soldiers that successfully turned the tide against the Nazi onslaught and pushed it back into Germany itself. This final part of the series documents the Red Army's push through Germany to... Read more






The Yugoslav Wars (1)
Written by Nigel Thomas, Illustrated by Darko Pavlovic
Osprey Publishing | Trade Paperback | April 2006
$18.95/22.00(Canada) | 978-1-84176-963-9 (1-84176-963-0)

Osprey's examination of Slovenia and Croatia's armies' involvement in the Yugoslav Wars (1991-1995). Following the death of the Yugoslavian strongman President Tito in 1980, the several semi-autonomous republics and provinces that he had welded into a nation in 1945 moved inexorably towards separation. After a deceptively clean break for independence by... Read more






The Yugoslav Wars (2)
Written by Nigel Thomas and K. Mikulan, Illustrated by Darko Pavlovic
Osprey Publishing | Trade Paperback | November 2006
$18.95/22.00(Canada) | 978-1-84176-964-6 (1-84176-964-9)

Osprey's examination of Bosnia, Kosovo and Macedonia's involvement in the Yugoslav Wars (1991-1995), as well as their involvement in the conflicts of the years that followed. Following the death of the Yugoslavian strongman President Tito in 1980, the several semi-autonomous republics and provinces that he had welded into a nation in 1945 moved... Read more






Gebirgsjäger
Written by Gordon Williamson, Illustrated by Darko Pavlovic
Osprey Publishing | Trade Paperback | July 2003
$18.95/22.00(Canada) | 978-1-84176-553-2 (1-84176-553-8)

Few branches of the German armed forces were represented on so many fronts as the mountain infantrymen, or Gebirgstruppen. From the Blitzkrieg campaigns of 1940, through the invasions of the Balkans and Russia and the North African campaign, to the defence of the Reich 1944-45, the Gebirgsjäger earned a reputation for... Read more





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