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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

Free eBooks: Week 3

In Military History, Featured
Across the world, many people are staying at home to combat the spread of COVID-19. While self-isolation might be a bit daunting, it’s also a great opportunity to catch up on your reading. To help pass the time, we are giving customers five free eBooks each week for four weeks. Read through this week's options, add the eBook to your basket and use the code FREEBOOKS3 at checkout to get your free eBooks. Continue Reading

Free eBooks: Week 2

In Military History, Featured
Many people all over the world are staying at home to combat the spread of COVID-19. While self-isolation might be a bit daunting, it’s also a great opportunity to catch up on your reading. To help pass the time, we are giving customers five free eBooks each week for four weeks. Read through this week's options, add the eBook to your basket and use the code FREEBOOKS2 at checkout to get your free eBooks. Continue Reading
An Englishman Abroad, by Gianluca Barneschi, recounts the incredible true story of Dick Mallaby: spy, Special Operations Executive operative, and the first British agent to be sent to 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 his life. In this extract, Gianluca details Dick Mallaby's insertional into Italy and capture.  Continue Reading

Osprey's Big Reveal: Warrior

In Military History, Featured
Next up in the Big Reveal we have Warrior, which will be seeing two new titles join its ranks in 2017...Continue Reading

Osprey's Favourite War Films

In Military History, Featured
To mark the publication of 50 Great War Films in the UK and Rest of World we asked around the office for people to chip in with their favourite war films...Continue Reading
Today marks the 600th anniversary of the Battle of Agincourt. To commemorate this famous battle we have organized a day heaped with history for you. Here is the final instalment, a stunning illustration of Henry V diving into the fray...Continue Reading

Agincourt 600: The Killing of the Prisoners

In Military History
Today marks the 600th anniversary of the Battle of Agincourt. To commemorate this famous battle we have organized a day heaped with history for you. The third and final stage of the narrative looks at the controversial events that occured at the end of the Battle of Agincourt - the massacre of the French prisoners...Continue Reading
Today marks the 600th anniversary of the Battle of Agincourt. To commemorate this famous battle we have organized a day heaped with history for you. In this second part we join the narrative as the vulnerable and half-beaten French first battle march on towards their English opponents...Continue Reading
Today marks the 600th anniversary of the Battle of Agincourt. To commemorate this famous battle we have organized a day heaped with history for you, starting with a look at the first phase of the battle - the English advance and French cavalry charges...Continue Reading

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