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An Englishman Abroad

In Military History, Featured
'An Englishman Abroad', recounts the fascinating true story of Dick Mallaby: spy, Special Operations Executive operative, and the first British agent to be inserted into Italy during World War II. Immediately captured and interrogated by Italian Forces, only his quick thinking and ability to talk himself out of trouble spared him from execution. From that moment on, he was set on a path which saw him become personally involved in some of the most important events in the history of Italy: the Italian Armistice and the escape of the king.To mark the anniversary of the public announcement of the Armistice of Cassibile, author Gianluca Barneschi gives a brief overview of Mallaby's incredible exploits. Continue Reading

P-51B Mustang

In Military History, Featured
On the blog today, Bill Marshall, one of the authors of the fascinating study 'P-51B Mustang' discusses the inspiration behind his new release.Continue Reading
From the street fighting that heralded the German occupation to the Gestapo repression that followed, 'Rome – City in Terror: The Nazi Occupation 1943–44' is the gripping story of the German occupation of Rome from the Italian armistice in September 1943 until the Allied liberation of the city on 5 June 1944. In today's blog post, author Victor Failmezger gives a brief overview of the characters in this fascinating title.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
Whether you are new to the Undaunted series, or a seasoned veteran eager to see what the changes are, this fantastic tutorial from Gaming Rules is sure to help you get your head around the rules to the game.Continue Reading
One of the most infamous and decisive battles of the Second World War, Stalingrad was a turning point of the Eastern Front, showing that the German juggernaut was not invincible.Continue Reading
This April, we'll be publishing Bolt Action: Campaign: Stalingrad, giving you the rules, scenarios, troop types, and Theatre Selectors needed to refight the fierce Battle of Stalingrad. To help you prepare, we're looking at some of the 28mm miniatures available from Warlord Games, accompanied by some handy references to help you get them ready for the tabletop! Continue Reading
The Osprey Sale is running until the end of February, so it's the perfect opportunity to get great deals on a wide range of our books, e-books and games. On the blog today, we're looking at some fantastic World War II books you can add to your collection!Continue Reading
'Audacious Missions of World War II' uses hundreds of documents and images from The National Archives, including some that have never been seen in print before, to reveal some of World War II's most daring missions. The following extract recounts the diversionary raid: Operation Anklet. Continue Reading

Undaunted: Normandy Scenario Contest - The Winner!

In Osprey Games
In December, we ran a Scenario Creation Contest for Undaunted: Normandy, and we were thrilled to see so many of you flexing your creative muscles to put together some fantastic scenarios. We would like to thank everyone who took the time to take part, and for making choosing a winner so difficult for designers David Thompson and Trevor Benjamin.Continue Reading

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