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On 9 March 1831 King Louis-Phillipe signed an ordinance bringing the French Foreign Legion (Légion Étrangere) into existence. Since then they have fought in wars across the globe, serving courageously in both World Wars alongside a plethora of other conflicts. To mark the 185th anniversary we will be delving into our backlist to examine the French Foreign Legion through the ages...Continue Reading

New Artwork from June Books!

In Military History, Featured
Time for a sneak peek at some fantastic artwork from some of our June releases. This month we will be looking at plates from Men-at-Arms, Combat and Campaign...Continue Reading

February Book Vote and last month's Results

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Our February book vote brings us a selection of potential Men-at-Arms series books, combining customer suggestions with some ideas from series editor Martin Windrow...Continue Reading

Soldiers of the War of 1812

In Military History, Featured
Today marks the anniversary of the Battle of Plattsburgh, a crucial battle in the War of 1812 that helped to secure the northern border of the United States. At the time of the battle American and British delegates were meeting in the Netherlands to negotiate a treaty that would end the war. With the American victory at Plattsburgh and the subsequent defense at the Battle of Baltimore the Americans put themselves in a much stronger position...Continue Reading

Armies of the Greek-Turkish War

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In the aftermath of World War I the Ottoman Empire paid dearly for their disastrous decision to join the Central Powers to fight against the Allies. Vast swathes of land were lost through the ensuing armistice, leaving the once great Ottoman Empire a shell of its former self...Continue Reading

Osprey's Big Reveal 2016 - Men-at-Arms

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An old favourite takes the stage today - Osprey's Big Reveal is looking at the Men-at-Arms series!Continue Reading
We continue our retrospective look at the hits, surprises and the odd miss from our 2014 series books today - following on from this blog which looked at the first half of our series. This post looks at Elite, Men-at-Arms, New Vanguard, Raid, Warrior and Weapon titles.Continue Reading

Osprey illustrator featured in Huffington post

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One of Osprey's very own artists has his work featured in an article on the recent Greek elections. Check out the article here and keep  your eyes peeled for more illustration goodies later in the week. Continue Reading

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