Tagged: History

New: Osprey – Wolfe’s Army

View in Store Author: Robin May Illustrator: Gerry Embleton Publication Date: 1 Jan 1997 Number of Pages: 48 The British victory at Quebec in 1759 was a landmark in the…

New: Osprey – Fort William Henry 1755–57

View in Store Author: Ian Castle Illustrator: Graham Turner Publication Date: 20 Nov 2013 Number of Pages: 96 After the British garrison of Fort William Henry in the colony of…

New: Osprey – Ticonderoga 1758

View in Store Author: René Chartrand Illustrator: Patrice Courcelle Publication Date: 25 Oct 2000 Number of Pages: 96 On 5 July 1758 General Abercromby’s expedition against Fort Carillon set off…

New: Osprey – Montcalm’s Crushing Blow

View in Store Author: René Chartrand Illustrator: Peter Dennis, Mark Stacey Publication Date: 20 Sep 2014 Number of Pages: 80 The year 1755 saw the rivalry between Britain and France…

New: Osprey – Quebec 1759

View in Store Author: Stuart Reid Illustrator: Gerry Embleton Publication Date: 20 Apr 2003 Number of Pages: 96 What a scene!’ wrote Horace Walpole. ‘An army in the night dragging…

New: Osprey – Erwin Rommel

Erwin Rommel View in Store Author: Pier Paolo Battistelli Illustrator: Peter Dennis Publication Date: 10 Jul 2010 Number of Pages: 64 Nicknamed ‘The Desert Fox’ for his cunning command of…

New: Osprey – France 1940

France 1940 View in Store Author: Alan Shepperd Publication Date: 24 May 1990 Number of Pages: 96 The German victory of 1940 stunned the world. France, major European power and…

New: Osprey – Dunkirk 1940

Dunkirk 1940 View in Store Author: Doug Dildy Illustrator: Howard Gerrard Publication Date: 10 Mar 2010 Number of Pages: 96 The evacuation of the British Expeditionary Force (BEF) from Dunkirk…

New: Osprey – Panzer III vs Somua S35

Panzer III vs Somua S35 View in Store Author: Steven J. Zaloga Illustrator: Richard Chasemore Publication Date: 20 Nov 2014 Number of Pages: 80 The armour clashes in May 1940…

New: Osprey – Panzer IV vs Char B1 bis – France 1940

Panzer IV vs Char B1 bis – France 1940 View in Store Author: Steven J. Zaloga Illustrator: Richard Chasemore Publication Date: 20 Jan 2011 Number of Pages: 80 The Battle…

New: Osprey – Mosquito Aces of World War 2

Mosquito Aces of World War 2 View in Store Author: Andrew Thomas Illustrator: Chris Davey Publication Date: 12 Oct 2005 Number of Pages: 96 The Mosquito developed into one of…

New: Osprey – Hurricane Aces 1939-40

Hurricane Aces 1939-40 View in Store Author: Tony Holmes Illustrator: Keith Fretwell Publication Date: 15 Jan 1998 Number of Pages: 132 The Hawker Hurricane was the RAF’s first monoplane fighter,…

New: Osprey – Soviet Hurricane Aces of World War 2

Soviet Hurricane Aces of World War 2 View in Store Author: Yuriy Rybin Illustrator: Aleksander Rusinov Publication Date: 20 Aug 2012 Number of Pages: 96 Following the destruction wrought on…

New: Osprey – Spitfire Mark I/II Aces 1939-41

Spitfire Mark I/II Aces 1939-41 View in Store Author: Alfred Price Illustrator: Keith Fretwell Publication Date: 15 Nov 1996 Number of Pages: 100 Spitfire Mk Is and IIs served only…

New: Osprey – Hurricane Aces 1941-45

Hurricane Aces 1941-45 View in Store Author: Andrew Thomas Illustrator: John Weal Publication Date: 21 Nov 2003 Number of Pages: 96 The Hurricane saw widespread action with Allied forces, as…

Spotlight: The Battle of Bedriacum

On this day 1,949 years ago, 10 Roman legions clashed in the epic climax to a year of brutal civil war and mindless bloodshed. This week, we’re taking a look…

Spotlight: Chasseurs Ardennais

With the release of our brand new Battle of France book just around the corner, we’re picking out some of the details that set the period apart from other theatres…

New: Osprey – Stirling’s Desert Triumph

Stirling’s Desert Triumph View in Store Author: Gavin Mortimer Illustrator: Peter Dennis, Johnny Shumate, Alan Gilliland Publication Date: 20 Apr 2015 Number of Pages: 80 The night of July 26,…