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As Sevastopol’s Wars: Crimea from Potemkin to Putin nears publication on 20 April 2017, many people have asked me what inspired me to write the book, and how I approached the task...Continue Reading

The Tuskegee Airmen

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On the 24th March 1945, the Tuskegee Airmen (332nd Fighter Group and the 477th Bombardment Group) of the United States Army Air Force shot down three German jets in a single day.Continue Reading

Sneak Peek at June's Artwork

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As we near the end of March, it’s time to showcase some of the new pieces of artwork that will be included in our upcoming June titles.Continue Reading

The Suomi Submachine Gun

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Ahead of the publication of his 13th weapon book, The Suomi Submachine Gun, Leroy Thompson discusses the famous weapon of the Winter War (1939–40) and his interest in the topic.Continue Reading

The Hindenburg Line 1917

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Today marks the 100th anniversary of the German withdrawal behind the Hindenburg Line. On the 16th March 1917, German troops began their withdrawal as part of Operation Alberich, which saw a retirement of 40 kilometres.Continue Reading

An Interview with Bouko de Groot

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In today's blog post, we're speaking to Bouko de Groot all about his latest Osprey book, Men-at-Arms 510, Dutch Armies of the 80 Years’ War 1568–1648 (1) Infantry.Continue Reading

The Fall of the Philippines 1942

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Today, 11th March 2017, marks the 75th anniversary of US General Douglas MacArthur fleeing the Philippines to Australia. MacArthur, commander of Allied forces in the south-west Pacific had been instructed by President Roosevelt to leave Bataan, though he vowed to return. In 1945 he would return to help liberate Luzon from the brutal Japanese occupation.Continue Reading
Part III of Gene Fax's study into the strange paradox of US-invented machine guns, this time looking at the Hotchkiss and Browning machine guns' use in World War I. Continue Reading
With the publication of The Locomotive of War by Bloomsbury, author Peter Clarke reveals how money, empire, power and guilt played a monumental part in the British involvement of World War I, and how each are a key theme in his latest book.  Continue Reading
February’s Miniature Modelling Competition has come to a close, and it’s time to announce the winner and reveal next month's theme!Continue Reading

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