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A Brief History of Naval Warfare

In Military History, Featured
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 naval books covering multiple historical periods, from the ancient to the present.Continue Reading

Warship 2019: Q&A with John Jordan

In Military History, Featured
For over 40 years, Warship has been the leading annual resource on the design, development, and deployment of the world's combat ships. Featuring a broad range of articles from a select panel of distinguished international contributors, each volume combines original research, new book reviews, warship notes, an image gallery, and much more. John Jordan has been the editor of the annual publication for 15 years, including the latest volume, Warship 2019, which publishes 30 May. Today on the blog, he answers some of our questions about how this iconic periodical is put together, how it has changed over the years and what he envisions for its future.Continue Reading
In celebration of St Patrick's Day we are looking back at Irish military history over the past few centuries...Continue Reading
On 30 October 1918 the Ottoman Empire signed the Armistice of Mudros, ending the hostilities between the Ottoman Empire and the Allies during World War I. The terms left the Ottoman Empire incredibly vulnerable, and the events that followed saw the the disintegration of this once powerful empire...Continue Reading

October New Releases Quiz results

In Military History, Featured
The results for the October New Releases quiz are in and boy was it a tricky one! It had a lot of people in the office scratching their heads and letting out loud frustrated groans...Continue Reading

October New Releases Quiz

In Military History, Featured
Our October books are out, which means it's time for the October New Releases quiz!...Continue Reading

The Battle of Otterburn

In Military History
The Battle of Otterburn took place in August 1388 between England and Scotland. The Scottish forces defeated the English, but the death of their leader the earl of Douglas made the battle something of a pyrrhic victory. The question of who should succeed him resulted in serious political upheaval, and the tensions that followed to some extent explain the failure of the Scots to follow up their victory at Otterburn...Continue Reading

Robin Hood

In Military History, Osprey Games, Osprey Adventures
Hello all, today we've got a bit of a treat for you. Neil Smith, author of the brand new 'Robin Hood', latest in the Myths & legends series, has given us a bit of an insight into his motivations and his experiences in writing the book. So without further ado, do read on!Continue Reading

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