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The Cockleshell Raid - Bordeaux 1942

Written by Ken Ford
Illustrated by Howard Gerrard


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: December 20, 2011
Price: $9.95

On the night of December 7, 1942, five canoes were launched off the mouth of the Gironde river, each containing a pair of British commandoes tasked with slipping into the port of Bordeaux and destroying as many of the merchant ships as possible. Only two of the canoes made it to... Read more >
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Japanese Special Naval Landing Forces
Uniforms and equipment 1932-45
Written by Gary Nila
Illustrated by Christa Hook


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: December 20, 2011
Price: $13.95

The spearhead of Japan's assault landing operations both in China pre-Pearl Harbor, and in US and British territory post-Pearl Harbor, was provided by the Special Naval Landing Forces - 12 numbered battalion-size Imperial Japanese Navy units. They garrisoned a number of the islands which the US Marines then had to re-claim... Read more >
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Rangers Lead the Way: Pointe-du-Hoc D-Day 1944

Written by Steven Zaloga
Illustrated by Howard Gerrard


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: December 20, 2011
Price: $9.95

In the early hours of D-Day, 1944, a group from the US Army 2nd Rangers Battalion were sent on one of the legendary raids of World War II. The mission was to scale the cliffs overlooking Omaha beach and assault the German coastal artillery at Pointe-du-Hoc. It was thought that only... Read more >
SAS Heroes
Remarkable Soldiers, Extraordinary Men
Written by Pete Scholey


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: December 20, 2011
Price: $8.95

From WWII to Iraq the SAS has been at the forefront of armed conflict, though most people wouldn't realise it was even there. Universally acknowledged as the best special forces in the world, every member of the Regiment is a hero in his own right. However, even amongst these remarkable soldiers... Read more >
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Desert Rat 1940-43
Desert Rat 1940-43
Written by Tim Moreman, Illustrated by Steve Noon
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781849085014
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Desert Rat 1940-43
British and Commonwealth troops in North Africa
Written by Tim Moreman
Illustrated by Steve Noon


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: November 22, 2011
Price: $18.95

Osprey's examination of the 'Desert Rats', a popular nickname used to describe first 7th Armoured Division and then all the mixed body of British Commonwealth troops - British, Australian, New Zealand and Indian - that fought against Axis forces in North Africa between 1940 and 1943. For a long period during... Read more >
Italian Army Elite Units & Special Forces 1940-43

Written by Pier Battistelli
Illustrated by Johnny Shumate


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: November 22, 2011
Price: $14.95

Italian military historian Pier Paolo Battistelli examines the elite and specialforces units of the Italian Army during World War II. This includes a vast array of troop types, including paratroopers, assault engineers, sea-landing and swimmer units, long-range recce and ski units, and even hand-picked Fascist ‘Mussolini’ units. It also delves into... Read more >
Italian Army Elite Units and Special Forces 1940-43
Italian Army Elite Units and Special Forces 1940-43
Written by Pier Battistelli, Illustrated by Johnny Shumate
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781849085953
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Italian Army Elite Units and Special Forces 1940-43

Written by Pier Battistelli
Illustrated by Johnny Shumate


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: November 22, 2011
Price: $18.95

This volume by leading Italian historian, Pier Paolo Battistelli, looks at the elite and special forces units of the Italian Army during World War II (1939-1945). This includes a vast array of troop types including paratroopers, assault engineers, sea-landing and swimmer units, long-range recce and ski units, and even hand-picked Fascist... Read more >
LAV-25
LAV-25
Written by James D'Angina, Illustrated by Henry Morshead
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781849086110
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LAV-25
The Marine Corps' Light Armored Vehicle
Written by James D'Angina
Illustrated by Henry Morshead


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: November 22, 2011
Price: $17.95

The Light Armored Vehicle -25 (LAV-25) has played a significant role in transforming Marine Corps doctrine since its introduction in the early-1980s. The Marine Corps Light Armored Vehicle program was based on the proven Swiss MOWAG Piranha series of 4x4, 6x6, and 8x8 wheeled vehicles. However, developing organizational units, tactics, and... Read more >
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LAV-25
The Marine Corps' Light Armored Vehicle
Written by James D'Angina
Illustrated by Henry Morshead


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: November 22, 2011
Price: $13.95

The Light Armored Vehicle -25 (LAV-25) has played a significant role in transforming Marine Corps doctrine since its introduction in the early-1980s. The Marine Corps Light Armored Vehicle program was based on the proven Swiss MOWAG Piranha series of 4x4, 6x6, and 8x8 wheeled vehicles. However, developing organizational units, tactics, and... Read more >
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Light Dragoons - A Regimental History, 1715-2009
Light Dragoons - A Regimental History, 1715-2009
Written by Eric Hunt and The Light Dragoons RA
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781849083256
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Light Dragoons - A Regimental History, 1715-2009

Written by Eric Hunt and The Light Dragoons RA


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: November 22, 2011
Price: $18.95

Published with the full co-operation of the Light Dragoons Regimental Association and drawing on their extensive archives, this Osprey title provides an intimate history of what it has meant to be a cavalry trooper through the ages. First raised in the middle of the 18th century for scouting duties, the Light... Read more >
The SAS in World War II: An Illustrated History
The SAS in World War II: An Illustrated History
Written by Gavin Mortimer
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781849086462
Our Price: $25.95
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The SAS in World War II: An Illustrated History

Written by Gavin Mortimer


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: November 22, 2011
Price: $25.95

In his new book, WWII historian Gavin Mortimer, examines the pivotal events of one of the most famous military units of all time. Starting with the unit's formation in July 1941, Mortimer recreates the heady days when a young Scots' Guard officer called David Stirling persuaded MEHQ to give its backing... Read more >
The New Zealand Expeditionary Force in World War I

Written by Wayne Stack
Illustrated by Mike Chappell


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: October 18, 2011
Price: $13.95

Although comparatively small in number, the New Zealand Expeditionary Force in World War I (1914-1918) earned an elite reputation on the Western Front, and the New Zealanders' war effort was a defining moment in their national history and sense of identity. The statistics are astonishing: of the total population of New Zealand... Read more >
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The New Zealand Expeditionary Force in World War I
The New Zealand Expeditionary Force in World War I
Written by Wayne Stack, Illustrated by Mike Chappell
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781849085397
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The New Zealand Expeditionary Force in World War I

Written by Wayne Stack
Illustrated by Mike Chappell


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: October 18, 2011
Price: $17.95

Although comparatively small in number, the New Zealand Expeditionary Force in World War I (1914-1918) earned an elite reputation on the Western Front, and the New Zealanders' war effort was a defining moment in their national history and sense of identity. The statistics are astonishing: of the total population of New Zealand... Read more >
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SEALs
The US Navy's Elite Fighting Force
Written by Mir Bahmanyar


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: October 4, 2011
Price: $9.95

Since the US Navy SEALs came into existence in 1983, they have become famous for their daring missions, advanced and unconventional tactics, hard training and hard-fought successes. SEALs have taken part in numerous conflicts ranging from Grenada in 1983, the invasion of Panama and operations in Somalia, Bosnia, Haiti, and Liberia... Read more >
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Special Operations Patrol Vehicles
Afghanistan and Iraq
Written by Leigh Neville
Illustrated by Richard Chasemore


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: October 4, 2011
Price: $13.95

The patrol vehicles used by Special Operations Forces in Afghanistan and Iraq vary quite dramatically between the theaters as well as amongst the Coalition members, and have been developed and upgraded to meet the demands of the deployment. Covering all the major Coalition nations, Leigh Neville continues his look at the... Read more >
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Out of Nowhere
Out of Nowhere
Written by Martin Pegler
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781849086455
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Out of Nowhere
A history of the military sniper, from the Sharpshooter to Afghanistan
Written by Martin Pegler


Format: Trade Paperback, 296 pages
On Sale: September 20, 2011
Price: $14.95

The sniper is probably the most feared specialist warrior and the most efficient killer on the battlefield. Endlessly patient and highly skilled, once he has you in his crosshairs, your chances of survival are slim. This revised edition of Out of Nowhere provides a comprehensive history of the sniper, giving insights... Read more >
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Out of Nowhere
A history of the military sniper, from the Sharpshooter to Afghanistan
Written by Martin Pegler


Format: eBook, 328 pages
On Sale: September 20, 2011
Price: $7.95

From the American War of Independence to World War II, the history of the military combat marksman is one of indifference and cost cutting. Despite the proven effectiveness of the rifleman in battle, for most of the 20th century snipers were regarded as little more than paid assassins. It was not... Read more >
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Special Operations Patrol Vehicles
Special Operations Patrol Vehicles
Written by Leigh Neville, Illustrated by Richard Chasemore
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781849081870
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Special Operations Patrol Vehicles
Afghanistan and Iraq
Written by Leigh Neville
Illustrated by Richard Chasemore


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: September 20, 2011
Price: $17.95

The patrol vehicles used by Special Operations Forces in Afghanistan and Iraq vary quite dramatically between the theaters as well as amongst the Coalition members, and have been developed and upgraded to meet the demands of the deployment. Covering all the major Coalition nations, Leigh Neville continues his look at the... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
US MACV-SOG Reconnaissance Team in Vietnam
US MACV-SOG Reconnaissance Team in Vietnam
Written by Gordon Rottman, Illustrated by Brian Delf
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781849085137
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US MACV-SOG Reconnaissance Team in Vietnam

Written by Gordon Rottman
Illustrated by Brian Delf


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: September 20, 2011
Price: $18.95

Osprey's study of the Military Assistance Command of the Vietnam War (1955-1975). In 1964 Military Assistance Command, Vietnam, activated a joint unconventional task force known as the Studies and Observation Group--MACV-SOG. As a cover its mission was to conduct analysis of lessons learned in combat involved all branches of service. SOG's... Read more >
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US MACV-SOG Reconnaissance Team in Vietnam

Written by Gordon Rottman
Illustrated by Brian Delf


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: September 20, 2011
Price: $14.95

Osprey's study of the Military Assistance Command of the Vietnam War (1955-1975). In 1964 Military Assistance Command, Vietnam, activated a joint unconventional task force known as the Studies and Observation Group--MACV-SOG. As a cover its mission was to conduct analysis of lessons learned in combat involved all branches of service. SOG's... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
French Foreign Legionnaire 1890-1914

Written by Martin Windrow
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: August 23, 2011
Price: $14.95

Following the close of the Franco-Prussian War (1870-1871) and the establishment of the Third Republic, France embarked upon a new wave of colonialism, acquiring addition territories in Southeast Asia, including Tonkin and Annam which, together with Cambodia and Cochinchina, formed French Indochina. In North Africa their influence increased, with Tunisia acquired... Read more >
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French Foreign Legionnaire 1890-1914
French Foreign Legionnaire 1890-1914
Written by Martin Windrow, Illustrated by Peter Dennis
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781849084222
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French Foreign Legionnaire 1890-1914

Written by Martin Windrow
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: August 23, 2011
Price: $18.95

Following the close of the Franco-Prussian War (1870-1871) and the establishment of the Third Republic, France embarked upon a new wave of colonialism, acquiring addition territories in Southeast Asia, including Tonkin and Annam which, together with Cambodia and Cochinchina, formed French Indochina. In North Africa their influence increased, with Tunisia acquired... Read more >
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Lions of Kandahar
Lions of Kandahar
Written by Rusty Bradley and Kevin Maurer
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780553807578
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Lions of Kandahar
The Story of a Fight Against All Odds
Written by Rusty Bradley and Kevin Maurer


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: June 28, 2011
Price: $27.00

One of the most critical battles of the Afghan War is now revealed as never before. Lions of Kandahar is an inside account from the unique perspective of an active-duty U.S. Army Special Forces commander, an unparalled warrior with multiple deployments to the theater who has only recently returned from combat... Read more >
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Lions of Kandahar
Lions of Kandahar
Written by Rusty Bradley and Kevin Maurer
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780440423454
Our Price: $12.99
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Lions of Kandahar
The Story of a Fight Against All Odds
Written by Rusty Bradley and Kevin Maurer


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: June 28, 2011
Price: $12.99

One of the most critical battles of the Afghan War is now revealed as never before. Lions of Kandahar is an inside account from the unique perspective of an active-duty U.S. Army Special Forces commander, an unparalled warrior with multiple deployments to the theater who has only recently returned from combat... Read more >
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In Search of the Warrior Spirit, Fourth Edition
Teaching Awareness Disciplines to the Green Berets
Written by Richard Strozzi-Heckler
Introduction by George Leonard


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: June 14, 2011
Price: $19.95

The war in Iraq has heightened interest in the military mindset and raised questions about whether it’s possible to be a mindful, moral fighter at a time when impersonal, technology based warfare reigns. In Search of the Warrior Spirit confronts this thorny issue with Richard Strozzi-Heckler’s trademark personal, sympathetic style. In... Read more >
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