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Today on the blog, Ryan K. Noppen, author of Malta 1940-42, uncovers why the Regia Aeronautica (the Italian Royal Air Force) was so ill-prepared for conflict, despite it being heralded as an example of modernity by Mussolini's regime... Continue Reading

Francis Back 1959–2017

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We are very sorry to hear about the passing of Francis Back. Francis illustrated several books for Osprey including Men-at-Arms 211: Napoleon’s Overseas Army and Men-at-Arms 227: Napoleon’s Sea Soldiers. He was born in Montreal in 1959 and had a distinguished career in illustration and art creating works for books, museums, national parks, magazines and periodicals across Canada, Britain and the USA. Our thoughts are with his family at this time.Continue Reading

Sneak Peek at May's Artwork

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Every month we give you a glimpse into the future when we share some of the artwork appearing in our upcoming titles...Continue Reading
By the end of 1945, the world was long overdue for a period of extended peace. But instead of an era of international harmony under the auspices of the newly created United Nations, the collapse of the Axis powers fuelled big power realignments...Continue Reading
To celebrate the publication of 'The Royal Air Force: A Centenary of Operations' let's find out what our favourite military aviation movie is!Continue Reading

Air Campaign Launch Quiz

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To celebrate the launch of our brand-new Air Campaign series, we have put together a quiz with questions drawn from our four launch titles. How many can you get right?Continue Reading

100 Years of the RAF

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Today on the blog we welcome author Michael Napier as he discusses how he brings his own experience as a front-line RAF pilot to the writing of his new book, The Royal Air Force: A Centenary of Operations...Continue Reading
Our Weapon series is the focus of this month's book vote, including weapons from the 17th century right on through to the 20th...Continue Reading

Five Historic Military Sieges

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Saturday 27 January marked 74 years since the Siege of Leningrad, which has had us looking back at some of the most notable sieges in military history that have been covered by us here at Osprey...Continue Reading

Sneak Peek at April Artwork

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This April we're steering through World War II and into the so-called Toyota War with our new releases. Today on the blog, we're giving you your monthly sneak peek at what's to come, by showcasing some of the artwork in our upcoming books. Continue Reading

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