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Weapon Consultant Editor – Martin Pegler

In Military History
As the new Weapon series launches shortly I would also like to welcome on board the consulting editor for the series – Martin PeglerContinue Reading

Future Weapon releases

In Military History
As Mike broke the exciting news of the new Weapon series on Friday and the first six launch titles I thought I would give you an update of the next six titlesContinue Reading

More details about Command - our new series

In Military History
For those of you who wanted to know a bit more about our new COMMAND series I am pleased to say that it will launch in May and June 2010. The four launch titles will be Napoleon Bonaparte, Erich von Manstein, George Patton, and Julius Caesar.Continue Reading

Wrong index in Men-at-Arms 458 Seminole Wars

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I like to think we don’t make too many mistakes here at Osprey but I’m afraid that we have done in the case of the latest Men-at-arms on the Seminole Wars. The contents by Ron Field is absolutely perfect as is the excellent artwork from Richard Hook.Continue Reading
Throughout the history of warfare, individual commanders have dominated the battlefield and in so doing decided the fate of nations. From the warlords of the ancient world through to the architects of the blitzkrieg warfare of World War II and beyond, these great captains have adopted revolutionary technology, battlefield tactics, training methods or simply inspired their troops through their leadership skills to carry out their plans and win victory. So it was inevitable that Osprey would ultimately have to create a new series to do justice to the most famous generals of history!Continue Reading
Early in 2010 we will bringing you the Raid title Certain Death in Sierre Leona – The SAS and Operation Barras 2000. This was the rescue operation launched by the SAS (part of the United Kingdom’s Special Forces), to rescue a group of Royal Irish Regiment soldiers who had been captured by a gang of rebel forces. The rebels, who went by the colourful name of the West Side Boyz, also captured some WMIKs, which were being used by the Royal Irish.Continue Reading
Thanks to all of you for your fantastic feedback on what titles we should be publishing in the Raid series. I thought you might like to know the confirmed list of Raid subjects for 2010. They are: Zeebrugge 1918 Gran Sasso 1943...Continue Reading

Doing something different in the Raid series

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As with all our new series we will be launching two Raid titles a month for three months. Our first four titles are obvious candidates for the series: RAID 1 Rangers Lead the War – Pointe-du-Hoc D-Day 1944 RAID 2 Israel’s Lightning Strike – The raid on Entebbe 1976 RAID 3 Cabanatuan Prison Raid – The Philippines 1945 RAID 4 Who Dares Wins – The SAS and the Iranian Embassy Siege 1980...Continue Reading

The first Raid books have just arrived in the office

In Military History
Just to let you know that the first printed Raid titles have arrived in the office! They officially publish in September but here is a sneak peek at what the first two titles contain:Continue Reading

Raid - a sneak peek at our new series!

In Military History
In less than a month the first titles from our new Raid series will publish. Here is a sneak preview of what you will get in some of the launch titles. Our third volume in the series is RAID 4 Who Dares Wins – The SAS and the Iranian Embassy Siege 1980. Much has been written about Operation Nimrod, the SAS assault on the Iranian Embassy in the heart of London to free the hostages held within, but we hope that our title offers that something extra.Continue Reading

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