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In the Heat of Battle

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The Heat of Battle WWII Wargaming Con is about to hit the beaches in New Orleans. Dates are August 12-14. Included in the event program is a Flames of War tournament. The event site is the amazing, incredible atrium at the National WWII Museum. Play WWII games with a C-47 overhead and two Higgins Boats behind you! http://www.nationalww2museum.org/learn/educational-wwii-wargaming/heat-of-battle.htmlContinue Reading

Saving Lives Under Enemy Fire.

In Military History
On Thursday August 19, Osprey author Scott McGaugh will be speaking at the Midway Museum in San Diego about his new book, Battlefield Angels.Continue Reading

Virginia War Museum Spring Toy Soldier Event

In Military History
Toy soldier fans hoping for their next fix need look no further than the Virginia War Museum’s upcoming 10th annual Toy Soldier Show on May 14th!Continue Reading
Every time military aviation journalist Steve Davies gets a ride in an F-18 Super Hornet or F-15 Strike Eagle, his stomach is in his mouth. “When you take off and the pilot plugs in the burners, it’s impossible to describe the feeling,” says Davies. Luckily for readers, it is not difficult for Davies, who is a civilian, to describe the advanced jet fighters that help keep America and its allies safe around the world. In his new book US Multi-Role Fighters , Davies takes readers on a visual and intellectual journey through America’s most advanced jet fighters. These versatile warbirds are capable of demolishing ground and air threats and dropping bombs onto enemy targets hundreds of miles from base.Continue Reading

Military History Fest is Here!

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Today I landed at Chicago's O'Hare Airport, excited that Military History Fest is almost here.Continue Reading

New Podcast!

In Military History
In May Osprey will publish its first title in collaboration with Tom Laemlein from Armor Plate Press. Last week I interviewed Tom as part of our podcast series.Continue Reading
Osprey fans are highly encouraged to check out the newest issue of Toy Soldier and Model Figure magazine, which features great reviews of some of our recent CAM and MAA titles.Continue Reading

Come meet John Tintera of Osprey at Special NY Event!

In Military History
On Wednesday, March 2nd, The Compleat Strategist in New York, NY will be hosting their First Annual Osprey Books Night. The store will close promptly at the normal time of 6:00pm and re-open for a select dozen guests for an after-hours event (by invitation ONLY). There will be wine, cheese, crackers, and some real surprises.  Interestested in taking part...?Continue Reading
A few months ago I had the privilege of speaking at length with ex-Osprey CEO, William Shepherd, about the publication of his first Osprey: Salamis 480 BC. They say that writing a book is like giving birth to a child and William is particularly proud of his offspring. In the podcast he speaks passionately about doing the research, the problems inherent with the ancient source material and how he surmounted them, and the tactics that helped the Greeks win the day over their Persian adversaries.Continue Reading

Osprey Publisher Page on Library Thing

In Military History
A couple of years ago Tim Spalding, the founder and CEO of a very cool website called Librarything.com, spoke at an event that I was lucky enough to attend. During his presentation, Tim happened to mention that Osprey is one of his favorite publishers. Today...Continue Reading

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