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Dambuster flies again

In Military History
Squadron Leader Tony Iveson, who flew with the ‘Dambusters’ 617 Squadron made an emotional return to the skies last week as part of a campaign drive to raise funds for a national monument in central London to pay respects to Bomber Command. Together with Flight Lieutenant Mike Leckey, he took the controls of PA 474 ‘City of Lincoln’ Lancaster. Incredibly the Squadron Leader flew more than 20 missions over enemy territory with 617 Squadron and had previously fought in the Battle of Britain as a Spitfire pilot for 616 Squadron.Continue Reading

Warrior US Army Long Range Patrol Scout in Vietnam

In Military History
This month sees the publication of our volume on the LRP Scout in Vietnam - a great book put together by Gordon Rottman, himself an LRP vet, and the artist Adam Hook. Unfortunately when the book printed one of the artwork plates has appeared as a mirror image of itself.Continue Reading

Osprey is planning a new series! Get ready for Raid!

In Military History
For those of you who haven't already herad the news on the Osprey grapevine, we are planning another new series. This one is going to be called Raid and will cover all of the classic wartime raids from Pointe-du-Hoc to Entebbe to the SAS storming the Iranian Embassy...Continue Reading

T-62 at the Tank Museum

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In August next year we’ll be publishing a book on the T-62 Main Battle Tank by Steve Zaloga (New Vanguard 158). In the meantime, if Cold War tanks are your thing you can help sponsor your very own T-62!Continue Reading

Visit to Vimy Ridge Memorial

In Military History
A visit to the Vimy Ridge Memorial on the Somme as well as to a small private memorial over-looking some of the major battlefields.Continue Reading

Delville Wood visit

In Military History
A visit to Delville Wood on the Western Front where the 1st South African Infantry Brigade were involved in some of the heaviest fighting on the Somme.Continue Reading

Who wins in the battles of the machines?

In Military History
Some of you may have heard about our new series Duel, which is coming in September. It looks at the machines of war pitted against each other; in particular the classic confrontations like the Spitfire vs the Bf 109. Each book looks at the design and development of the particular weapons, the crews that operated them and how they performed in real combat situations...Continue Reading

Unsung Heroines

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As some of you might already know I am a bit of a Battle of Britain nut, so I was recently intrigued to hear that the surviving female members of the Air Transport Auxiliary are expected to be honoured with a special badge to commemorate their service.Continue Reading

MERTS in Afghanistan

In Military History
Not sure how many of our UK readers managed to catch this brilliant report on Channel 4 news a couple of months ago, so I thought I would share it with everyone. A television crew was allowed to accompany a British medical emergency response team (MERT for short) as it picked up the wounded from the battlefield...Continue Reading

British Uniform Stamps

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For all you uniform buffs who also perhaps have a secondary hobby as stamp collectors, you may be interested to know that one of Osprey’s artists, Graham Turner, has recently produced a series of stamps showing the evolution of British Army uniforms for the Royal Mail...Continue Reading

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