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Hints for the Home Guard, 1940

(Available July 22, 2014)
Hints for the Home Guard, 1940
Written by D Fitzwilliams
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781908402721
Our Price: $9.95
 Quantity: 1 
Hints for the Home Guard, 1940
Training and Duties: Including the Methods of Defeating an Armed Man
Written by D Fitzwilliams


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $9.95

First published in 1940, this vintage reprodcution offers advice about how to protect your local community in the event of an enemy invasion of Great Britain. It has hints and tips for attacking suspicious visitors, defending villages, what to wear on patrol and how to spot and secure a German parachutist-... Read more >
Posters of the First World War

(Available July 22, 2014)
Posters of the First World War
Written by David Bownes
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747814283
Our Price: $12.95
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Posters of the First World War

Written by David Bownes


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $12.95

The First World War coincided with a golden age of advertising, and throughout the conflict striking and colorful poster art was used to recruit soldiers, promote investment in the war, keep up morale - and, of course, to vilify the enemy. Prominent artists including Norman Wilkinson paired bold images to punchy... Read more >
What Tommy Took to War: 1914-1918

Written by Peter Doyle


Format: eBook, 120 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2014
Price: $7.99

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What Tommy took to War, 1914-18
What Tommy took to War, 1914-18
Written by Peter Doyle
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780747814030
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What Tommy took to War, 1914-18

Written by Peter Doyle


Format: Hardcover, 112 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2014
Price: $12.95

A century may now have passed since the Great War, but the stories of everyday soldiers serving in miserable and life-threatening conditions still have a sobering sense of immediacy. Personal records, photographs and sentimental possessions that bring us even closer to the soldier as a person have often become valuable heirlooms... Read more >
Smithsonian Civil War
Smithsonian Civil War
Written by Smithsonian Institution, Edited by Neil Kagan, Photographed by Hugh Talman, Foreword by Jon Meacham, Introduction by Michelle Delaney
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781588343895
Our Price: $40.00
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Smithsonian Civil War
Inside the National Collection
Written by Smithsonian Institution
Edited by Neil Kagan
Photographed by Hugh Talman
Foreword by Jon Meacham
Introduction by Michelle Delaney


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $40.00

Smithsonian Civil War is a lavishly illustrated coffee-table book featuring 150 entries in honor of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War.  From among tens of thousands of Civil War objects in the Smithsonian's collections, curators handpicked 550 items and wrote a unique narrative that begins before the war through the Reconstruction period... Read more >
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Smithsonian Civil War
Inside the National Collection
Written by Smithsonian Institution
Edited by Neil Kagan
Photographed by Hugh Talman
Foreword by Jon Meacham
Introduction by Michelle Delaney


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $40.00

Smithsonian Civil War is a lavishly illustrated coffee-table book featuring 150 entries in honor of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War.  From among tens of thousands of Civil War objects in the Smithsonian's collections, curators handpicked 550 items and wrote a unique narrative that begins before the war through the Reconstruction period...

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Also available as a hardcover.
German Combat Equipments 1939-45

Written by Gordon Rottman
Illustrated by Ronald Volstad


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: August 20, 2013
Price: $13.95

The field equipment of the German Army in World War II was closely related to that used throughout World War I and earlier, yet it was of relatively light weight, ruggedly constructed, well designed, functional, and generally of a high quality, though this deteriorated in the later war years. A high... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Vanished Armies
A Record of Military Uniform Observed and Drawn in Various European Countries During the Years 1907 to 1914.
Written by AE Miller


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $7.95

In the years immediately before the First World War Archibald Haswell Miller, a young artist, traveled Europe to study painting. While he was there he indulged his other great interest - military matters. On his travels he observed first-hand the soldiers of the European Armies in the last days of the... 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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British Army Cap Badges of the Second World War

Written by Peter Doyle


Format: eBook, 120 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $10.95

For the British army, the cap badge is the most easily identifiable of insignia. It represents a distillation of the pride of the regiment, its various battle honours and symbols born proudly on the metallic emblem that was worn on all head-dress, even in the age of mechanised warfare. Identification of... Read more >
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Knight's Cross with Diamonds Recipients
1941-45
Written by Gordon Williamson
Illustrated by Ramiro Bujeiro


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: June 19, 2012
Price: $14.95

Osprey's examination of the recipients of the Knight's Cross with Diamonds award of World War II (1939-1945). On 1 September 1939, the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was created by Hitler. It could be distributed to all ranks within any branch of the Wehrmacht, Waffen-SS or the auxiliary services, and... Read more >
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British Army Cap Badges of the Second World War
British Army Cap Badges of the Second World War
Written by Peter Doyle and Chris Foster
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747810919
Our Price: $24.95
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British Army Cap Badges of the Second World War

Written by Peter Doyle and Chris Foster


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: February 21, 2012
Price: $24.95

For the British army, the cap badge is the most easily identifiable of insignia. It represents a distillation of the pride of the regiment, its various battle honours and symbols born proudly on the metallic emblem that was worn on all head-dress, even in the age of mechanised warfare. Identification of... Read more >
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British Campaign Medals 1914-2005

Written by Peter Duckers


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: October 18, 2011
Price: $9.95

Surveys the medals awarded to British personnel for military services from the First World War to operations of British forces in the opening years of the twenty-first century. The campaign medals awarded for the military actions have become a popular field for collectors, since the majority of British awards were officially... Read more >
British Army Cap Badges of the First World War
British Army Cap Badges of the First World War
Written by Peter Doyle and Chris Foster
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747807971
Our Price: $24.95
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British Army Cap Badges of the First World War

Written by Peter Doyle and Chris Foster


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: July 20, 2010
Price: $24.95

The fascination with the British involvement in the First World War extends to all aspects of the conflict. The battles and their outcomes; the armies and their leaders; the conditions of trench warfare; and the controversies form part of the growing literature examining every aspect of a war that was to... Read more >
The British Soldier of the Second World War
The British Soldier of the Second World War
Written by Peter Doyle
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747807414
Our Price: $12.95
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The British Soldier of the Second World War

Written by Peter Doyle


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: October 20, 2009
Price: $12.95

The story of the British soldier in the Second World War has so far not been adequately told. This small book will redress the balance, addressing these soldiers' endurance through six long years of conflict in theaters as diverse as Europe, the Western Desert, the Arctic and the Far East.

The book... Read more >
British Campaign Medals, 1914-2005
British Campaign Medals, 1914-2005
Written by Peter Duckers
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747806493
Our Price: $12.95
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British Campaign Medals, 1914-2005

Written by Peter Duckers


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2006
Price: $12.95

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