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Latest book reviews!

In Military History, Featured
Trying to work out what books to pick up with our fantastic 3 for 2 deal? Well don't fret - here are some of the reviews we have received recently to help you make those tricky choices...Continue Reading
Man the defences! The Fortress series is back, and we are giving you a chance to win a copy of the brand new Fortress 108 - Germany's East Wall in World War II...Continue Reading

Sunday Photo - The Battle of Kursk

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On 5 July 1943 the Germany army launched Operation Zitadelle (Citadel). Hitler’s belief was that the offensive would result in the encirclement and destruction of a larger Soviet force than he had lost at Stalingrad, thereby allowing Germany to regain the strategic initiative in the East and for Hitler himself to gain a prestigious victory. His confidence was misguided...Continue Reading

4 July 1918 - The Battle of Hamel

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World War I saw warfare transform as new technology and tactics were brought to the field. This was certainly true of the Australian Corps’ attack on Hamel on 4 July 1918, the first time in history that an attack would be launched with infantry, artillery, aircraft and tanks all operating in mutual support...Continue Reading

Publishing Meeting - 01/07/2015

In Military History, Featured
So Wednesday 1 July was our Publishing meeting, and Mike live tweeted it. For those of you who aren’t twitterers (which I assume is the correct phrase), here it is in blog form!Continue Reading
On the 152nd anniversary of the end of the battle, a considered opinion on how close the South may have come to winning its independence at Gettysburg.Continue Reading
After nearly a decade working at Osprey I am relocating... and sadly that means the time has come to wave goodbye to the wonderful military history publisher that has been my home for so long. And with my last day on Friday I have come over all nostalgic this week, reflecting on what it is that makes Osprey such a great place to work...Continue Reading
As we rapidly tumble towards the second half of 2015 (where did that last six months disappear to?) it is time for our regular catalogue reveal (a bit later than usual - sorry about that!) This is also a particularly exciting catalogue as it doesn't just include all of our usual fantastic helpings of military history - it also includes the very first boardgames and cardgames from Osprey Games. Continue Reading
On 28 June 1914 Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and his wife Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg were assassinated. It was an event that would shake Europe and spark the First World War...Continue Reading

5 ships that scoured the Seven Seas

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Hoist the main sail! Raise the mizenmast! Fire a shot across her starboard bow! OK, so I don’t know much about ships. Luckily I’m not the one writing the books, and our authors know a lot. For this week’s list we are looking at 5 ships that sailed the Seven Seas in the 16th and 17th century, with the accompanying text coming straight from the experts!Continue Reading

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