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On the 25th February 1836, Samuel Colt was granted his first United States patent for the Colt revolver. Colt’s revolvers have come to define an era, and in today’s blog post we’re revealing 5 facts about Colt’s famous weapon.Continue Reading

September Book Vote and Last Month's Results

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This month's book vote is looking at the Weapon series, with five firearms going head-to-head (or barrel-to-barrel) to try to get your vote...Continue Reading

Osprey's Big Reveal: Weapon

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Next up is a look at the Weapon series, which examines the most important, famous and infamous weapons throughout history...Continue Reading
Earlier this week we commemorated the anniversary of the Battle of Prokhorovka (12 July 1943), one of the greatest armoured confrontations in history. The Germans were looking to capture the town of Prokhorovka and break through the Soviet defensive line but the Russians held firm, suffering heavy losses in the process.Continue Reading

New Book Announcement

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I am very pleased to announce some late drop-ins to our 2016 Publishing schedule across a variety of series. We’ve seen a recent spike in submissions on these topics and the sales team are very enthusiastic so we’d thought we publish them all in the latter half of the year...Continue Reading

New Artwork from May Books!

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It's time for the new artwork reveal, with three stunning plates from our May 2016 releases...Continue Reading

Writing Winchester Lever-action Rifles

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Martin Pegler is the author of the newly released Weapon 42: Winchester Lever-Action Rifles, as well as a number of other Weapon books including Weapon 1: The Thompson Submachine Gun and Weapon 25: The Vickers-Maxim Machine Gun. In this blog he talks about what drew him towards writing a book on the Winchester...Continue Reading

New Artwork from January Books

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Once again it is time to reveal some of the stunning artwork from our upcoming titles...Continue Reading

Osprey's Big Reveal 2016 - Weapon

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Osprey's Big Reveal brings you the 2016 books from the Weapon series. Time to fill that armoury!Continue Reading

Publishing Meeting - 01/07/2015

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So Wednesday 1 July was our Publishing meeting, and Mike live tweeted it. For those of you who aren’t twitterers (which I assume is the correct phrase), here it is in blog form!Continue Reading

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