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Commando
Special Forces in World War II
Written by Kenneth Macksey


Format: eBook, 280 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2013
Price: $9.95

“Commando,” the history Commandos and small-scale raids during World War II, is a gripping narrative, tracing the actions of the fearless men who served as Allied commandos for the Combined Operations department during the war. Kenneth Macksey offers the details of St. Nazaire, Bruneval, Dieppe as well as the key players...

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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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World War II Jungle Warfare Tactics

Written by Stephen Bull
Illustrated by Steve Noon


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

Osprey's examination of jungle warfare tactics of World War II (1939-1945).

Suffocating heat, tropical rain and hostile jungle terrain were but a few of the treacherous obstacles that confronted the Allies when they fought against the Imperial Japanese Army in the Southeast Asian rainforest.

Aided by the knowledge of the terrain, the Japanese... Read more >
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French Foreign Legion Paratroops

Written by Martin Windrow
Illustrated by Kevin Lyles


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

The decision, in Spring 1948, to form two battalions of Foreign Legion paratroopers was prompted by the requirement for enlarged airborne forces in the First Indochina War (1946), and the healthy recruitment then employed by the Legion. There were some initial doubts. The Legion were known to be magnificent heavy infantry... Read more >
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The Long Walk
The Long Walk
Written by Brian Castner
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307950871
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The Long Walk
A Story of War and the Life That Follows
Written by Brian Castner


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: April 9, 2013
Price: $15.00

Brian Castner served three tours of duty in the Middle East, two of them in Iraq as the head of an Explosive Ordnance Disposal unit. Whenever IEDs were discovered, he and his men would lead the way in either disarming the deadly devices or searching through rubble and remains for clues... Read more >
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America's Elite: US Special Forces from the American Revolution to the Present Day

Written by Chris McNab


Format: eBook, 376 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $9.95

From Roger's Rangers to the Revolution, Civil War, World War I & II, Korea, Vietnam, Iraq, Afghanistan, and the Bin Laden raid, this book covers over 250 years of American Special Forces action. America's Elite takes the reader through some of the most dramatic special forces operations in US history, from... Read more >
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America's Elite: US Special Forces from the American Revolution to the Present Day
America's Elite: US Special Forces from the American Revolution to the Present Day
Written by Chris McNab
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781780962849
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America's Elite: US Special Forces from the American Revolution to the Present Day

Written by Chris McNab


Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $39.95

From Roger's Rangers to the Revolution, Civil War, World War I & II, Korea, Vietnam, Iraq, Afghanistan, and the Bin Laden raid, this book covers over 250 years of American Special Forces action. America's Elite takes the reader through some of the most dramatic special forces operations in US history, from... Read more >
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The Fall of Eben Emael - Belgium 1940

Written by Chris McNab
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $9.95

In early May 1940, the fortress of Eben Emael was a potent sentinel over the Belgian–Dutch borderlands. The fortress covered 75 hectares on the surface, had 5km of tunnels underground and was studded with bunkers, gun turrets and casemates. Add a garrison of 1,200 men and the natural protection of 60m-high... Read more >
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Takur Ghar - The SEALs and Rangers on Roberts Ridge, Afghanistan 2002
Takur Ghar - The SEALs and Rangers on Roberts Ridge, Afghanistan 2002
Written by Leigh Neville, Illustrated by Johnny Shumate
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781780961989
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Takur Ghar - The SEALs and Rangers on Roberts Ridge, Afghanistan 2002

Written by Leigh Neville
Illustrated by Johnny Shumate


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $18.95

In the early morning hours of March 4, 2002, a reconnaissance team of US Navy SEALs from the Tier One Naval Special Warfare Development Group attached to Joint Special Operations Task Force 11 attempted to infiltrate onto an Afghan mountain peak in support of what was then the largest operation conducted... Read more >
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Takur Ghar - The SEALs and Rangers on Roberts Ridge, Afghanistan 2002

Written by Leigh Neville
Illustrated by Johnny Shumate


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $9.95

In the early morning hours of March 4, 2002, a reconnaissance team of US Navy SEALs from the Tier One Naval Special Warfare Development Group attached to Joint Special Operations Task Force 11 attempted to infiltrate onto an Afghan mountain peak in support of what was then the largest operation conducted... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Ardennes 1944 Peiper & Skorzeny

Written by Jean-Paul Pallud
Illustrated by David Parker


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

From the earliest planning stages of the German counter-offensive in the Ardennes during World War II (1939-1945), Hitler was convinced of the importance of taking the Meuse bridges. He resolved that, when his forces broke through the US lines, one special unit should be dressed in American uniforms and issued with... Read more >
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The Fall of Eben Emael - Belgium 1940
The Fall of Eben Emael - Belgium 1940
Written by Chris McNab, Illustrated by Peter Dennis
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781780962610
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The Fall of Eben Emael - Belgium 1940

Written by Chris McNab
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $18.95

In early May 1940, the fortress of Eben Emael was a potent sentinel over the Belgian-Dutch borderlands. A ferro-concrete monster built in the 1930s on the Albert Canal, the fortress covered 75 hectares on the surface, had 5km of tunnels underground and was studded with bunkers, gun turrets and casemates. Add... Read more >
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South African Special Forces

Written by Robert Pitta
Illustrated by Simon McCouaig


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

This book provides a highly detailed account of the history, organisation, uniforms and insignia of South African Special Forces from their origins up to the early 90s – units such as the 44 Parachute Brigade, the Hunter Group and the infamous SWA Police COIN Unit 'Koevoet'. These elite units of the... Read more >
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Italian Navy and Air Force Elite Units and Special Forces 1940-45

Written by Piero Crociani
Illustrated by Mark Stacey


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: January 22, 2013
Price: $18.95

This volume assesses the formidable Special Forces fielded by Italy’s navy and air force in World War II. Italian Navy Special Forces were particularly active and respected in the Mediterranean, where 10th Motor-Torpedo Boat Flotilla used frogmen, ‘two-man torpedoes’ and explosive ram-boats. The Italian Air Force formed a special commando unit... Read more >
Italian Navy & Air Force Elite Units & Special Forces 1940-45
Italian Navy & Air Force Elite Units & Special Forces 1940-45
Written by Piero Crociani, Illustrated by Mark Stacey
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781849088572
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Italian Navy & Air Force Elite Units & Special Forces 1940-45

Written by Piero Crociani
Illustrated by Mark Stacey


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: January 22, 2013
Price: $18.95

This volume assesses the formidable special forces fielded by Italy's navy and air force in World War II, both before and after Italy's surrender in September 1943. The Italian Navy special forces were particularly active and respected in the Mediterranean, where 10th Motor-Torpedo Boat Flotilla (Xa MAS) used frogmen, 'two-man torpedoes'... Read more >
World War II Soviet Armed Forces (3)
World War II Soviet Armed Forces (3)
Written by Nigel Thomas, Illustrated by Darko Pavlovic
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781849086349
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World War II Soviet Armed Forces (3)
1944-45
Written by Nigel Thomas
Illustrated by Darko Pavlovic


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $17.95

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 >
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First Special Service Force 1942-44

Written by Bret Werner
Illustrated by Michael Welply


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $14.95

This is a concise history of the unique integrated commando-style brigade of US and Canadian volunteers formed in 1942. Hand picked, and trained in airborne, amphibious, mountain and winter warfare, demolitions and close-quarter tactics, they left a combat legacy still recognized amongst today's Special Forces. This book explores the remarkable results... Read more >
US Army Special Forces 1952-84

Written by Gordon Rottman
Illustrated by Ronald Volstad


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $14.95

From its very inception the United States Army Special Forces has been enmeshed in controversy, its mission misunderstood to varying degrees, and its very existence opposed by some of the Army hierarchy. Nevertheless it continues to serve in a highly specialised role in all manner of differing conditions. There can be... Read more >
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World Special Forces Insignia

Written by Gordon Rottman
Illustrated by Simon McCouaig


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $14.95

There exists among the world's armies a proliferation of special forces groups. Today's smaller armies, especially those of developing nations, demand maximum efficiency in force structure and employment. Mountain, jungle, arctic and desert areas require special purpose units trained, conditioned, and equipped to master these environments. This volume by ex-weapons specialist... Read more >
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The Long Walk
The Long Walk
Written by Brian Castner
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385536219
Our Price: $11.99
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The Long Walk
A Story of War and the Life That Follows
Written by Brian Castner


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: July 10, 2012
Price: $11.99

In the tradition of Michael Herr’s Dispatches and works by such masters of the memoir as Mary Karr and Tobias Wolff, a powerful account of war and homecoming.

Brian Castner served three tours of duty in the Middle East, two of them as the commander of an Explosive Ordnance Disposal unit in... Read more >
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The Long Walk
The Long Walk
Written by Brian Castner, Read by Brian Castner
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780449806418
Our Price: $17.50

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The Long Walk
A Story of War and the Life That Follows
Written by Brian Castner
Read by Brian Castner


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download0
On Sale: July 10, 2012
Price: $17.50

In the tradition of Michael Herr’s Dispatches and works by such masters of the memoir as Mary Karr and Tobias Wolff, a powerful account of war and homecoming.

Brian Castner served three tours of duty in the Middle East, two of them as the commander of an Explosive Ordnance Disposal unit in... Read more >
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The Australian Army in World War I
The Australian Army in World War I
Written by Robert Fleming
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781849086325
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The Australian Army in World War I

Written by Robert Fleming


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: June 19, 2012
Price: $17.95

The Australian contribution to the Allied war effort during World War I is worthy of celebration. Some 400,000 Australians volunteered for active duty, an astonishing 13 per cent of the entire (white) male population, a number so great that the Australian government was never forced to rely on conscription. Casualties were... Read more >
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The Daring Dozen: 12 Special Forces Legends of World War II

Written by Gavin Mortimer


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: June 19, 2012
Price: $12.99

In this new book, Gavin Mortimer reveals the 12 legendary Special Forces commanders of World War II. Prior to the war, the concept of ‘special forces’ simply didn’t exist, but thanks to visionary leaders like David Stirling and Charles Hunter, our very concept of how wars can be fought and won... Read more >
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The Daring Dozen: 12 Special Forces Legends of World War II
The Daring Dozen: 12 Special Forces Legends of World War II
Written by Gavin Mortimer
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781849088428
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The Daring Dozen: 12 Special Forces Legends of World War II

Written by Gavin Mortimer


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: June 19, 2012
Price: $24.95

In this new book by journalist Gavin Mortimer, The Daring Dozen reveals the 12 legendary special forces commanders of World War II. Prior to World War II the concept of 'special forces' simply didn't exist. But thanks to visionary leaders like David Stirling and Charles Hunter, our very concept of how... Read more >
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