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Thomas McKelvey Cleaver discusses the Battle of the Chosin Reservoir, the US Marine Corps' 'Finest Hour'...Continue Reading
Today marks the 81st anniversary of the first flight of the Boeing B-17. To mark the occasion, here are 8 fascinating facts about the Flying Fortress, one of the most iconic aircraft of the Second World War...Continue Reading
Mark Lardas' latest instalment in the Book Diaries series looks at his role in editing the text of the finished book...Continue Reading
On 24 July 1927 the Menin Gate Memorial to the Missing was inaugurated by Field Marshal Lord Plumer. Situated in Ypres, Belgium, the memorial is dedicated to British and Commonwealth soldiers killed in the Ypres Salient of World War I and whose graves are unknown...Continue Reading

Top 5 Modern Sniper Rifles

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We asked Leigh Neville, author of the forthcoming Modern Snipers and well known to Osprey readers for his books on modern warfare, to select his top five modern sniper rifles as the first of a series on modern sniping for the Osprey blog...Continue Reading

The Gnolls come knocking in Frostgrave

In Osprey Games
Something is stirring beneath the Frozen City. On quiet days you can hear them, their claws scraping against the hard stone floors, the yelps and howls of subterranean battle echoing through the tunnels and caverns...Continue Reading

The First Afghan War 1839-42

In Military History, Featured
Richard Macrory is the author of Campaign 298: The First Afghan 1839-42 publishing on 25 August. In this blog he talks about his personal connection to the campaign, his research for this new book and the links between this 19th century conflict and the present day...Continue Reading

Sneak Peek at October Artwork

In Military History, Featured
The part of my job I enjoy the most is putting together the monthly artwork sneak peek, as it gives me a chance to sit down and spend a while looking through some of the stunning illustrations coming up in our series books. Here are three pieces from our October releases for you to take a look at...Continue Reading
On 17 July 1918 the RMS Carpathia was torpedoed by the German submarine U-55. Two torpedoes were initially fired, with one penetrating the engine room, killing five crewmen...Continue Reading
Earlier this week we commemorated the anniversary of the Battle of Prokhorovka (12 July 1943), one of the greatest armoured confrontations in history. The Germans were looking to capture the town of Prokhorovka and break through the Soviet defensive line but the Russians held firm, suffering heavy losses in the process.Continue Reading

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