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Jutland's Missed Opportunity

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Today marks the centenary of the Battle of Jutland, the only major fleet engagement of World War I and the biggest battleship action of all time. Osprey author Mark Lardas has delved into his research to provide an interesting look at one of the lesser known aspects of the battle...Continue Reading
Today marks the centenary of the Battle of Jutland, the only major fleet engagement of World War I and the biggest battleship action of all time. Here we have some commemorative desktop backgrounds available for you to download...Continue Reading

Jutland: The Centenary

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Today marks the centenary of the Battle of Jutland, the only major fleet engagement of World War I and the biggest battleship action of all time. To commemorate the anniversary we will be focussing on Jutland throughout the day, starting with a look at the British Admirals...Continue Reading
It’s another long weekend for our British customers, so we thought we’d fill you in on some events going on around the UK...Continue Reading
On 15 May 1940, following the devastating ‘Rotterdam Blitz’, the Netherlands officially signed a surrender with Germany. The previous afternoon Henri Winkelman had issued a proclamation to his army ordering them to surrender...Continue Reading

New Artwork from August Books!

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It's time for another Osprey artwork reveal. This time we are giving you a sneak peek at artwork from some of our August releases...Continue Reading
Vesa Nenye, one of the authors of the recently released Finland at War: The Continuation and Lapland Wars 1941-45, took some time out to answer a few questions about the book...Continue Reading
For our May book vote we are looking at the Combat series, with 5 titles looking at some fascinating World War II subjects vying for your vote...Continue Reading

Killing Bin Laden - 2 May 2011

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On 2 May 2011 the ten-year manhunt for Osama bin Laden came to a dramatic end. Operation Neptune Spear saw a group of SEAL special forces storm the hideout and kill the world's most notorious terrorist in one of the most high-profile and complex raids in history...Continue Reading

Sunday Photo - The 1960 U-2 Incident

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On 1 May 1960 a U-2 spy plane was shot down while in Soviet airspace. The pilot, Francis Gary Powers, was on an aerial reconnaissance mission when he was hit by a surface-to-air missile. He managed to parachute to safety but soon found himself in Soviet hands...Continue Reading

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