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Nierstein-Oppenheim

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On the blog today, 'Nierstein and Oppenheim 1945' author Russ Rodgers looks at the events leading up to the crossing of the Rhine, the subject of his latest book.Continue Reading
Military historian Anthony Tucker-Jones explains what inspired him to write 'The Devil’s Bridge: The German Victory at Arnhem, 1944', which gives a unique insight into how the German armed forces so spectacularly defeated the Allied Operation Market Garden.Continue Reading

September Artwork Reveal 2020

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On the blog today, we’re looking at three fantastic pieces of artwork from a few of our September books. Let us know what you think and if there are any October titles you want to see art from in the comments section!Continue Reading
During the Japanese occupation of large parts of Asia and the Pacific in 1941-45, Japan raised significant numbers of troops to fight alongside them, as well as militias to guard their conquests. On the blog today, Philip Jowett, author of the upcoming Men-at-Arms title 'Japan's Asian Allies 1941–45' looks at these different volunteer groups. Continue Reading

Q & A: Andrew Wiest

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On the blog today, Andrew Wiest answers some of our questions about his latest Osprey books, 'The Boys of ’67' and 'Charlie Company’s Journey Home'.Continue Reading

The Medieval Longsword

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The formidable European longsword remains one of the most impressive and distinctive edged weapons of the late medieval era. The longsword evolved from the war swords and great swords of the 14th century, and emerged as a battlefield weapon in the early stages of the Hundred Years' War. It went on to become a key weapon on the battlefields of late medieval Europe, creating a new system of sword fighting. On the blog today, author Neil Grant explores how his upcoming Weapon title, 'The Medieval Longsword', came to be.Continue Reading

P-40E versus A6M2 Zero-sen

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On the blog today, Peter Ingman gives a brief overview of the clashes between the Curtiss P-40E Warhawk and Mitsubishi A6M2 Zero, the subject of his latest book 'P-40E Warhawk vs A6M2 Zero-sen'. Continue Reading

Sisters in Arms Audio

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Sisters in Arms charts the evolution of women in combat, from the Scythian warriors who inspired the Amazonian myth, to the passing soldiers and sailors of the eighteenth century, and on to the re-emergence of women as official members of the armed forces in the twentieth century. Author Julie Wheelwright recorded a short piece where she discusses some of the women in her fantastic new study and women in combat today.Continue Reading

Father's Day Gift Guide

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Are you looking for a great gift for your dad this Father’s Day? Check out the list below for some inspiration.Continue Reading
This month the book vote looks at the Combat series, with five new books competing for your vote. From sieges during the Ancient Rome to World War I operations, this month's vote covers a wide range of events. Read more about the full list of options below and cast your vote! Plus, check out the results of last month's New Vanguard book vote. Continue Reading

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