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'Battle Tactics of the American Revolution' is an absorbing study that investigates the various participants’ battlefield tactics, casting light on how tactical theory and battlefield experience shaped the conduct of battle in the American Revolution. In today's blog post, author Robbie MacNiven gives a brief overview of some of the forces involved in this conflict and their tactics. Continue Reading
This month's book vote sees five land-based New Vanguard titles battling for your vote. Read the full descriptions and cast your vote by clicking on the link below.Continue Reading

Bloodhounds at War

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On the blog today, Robbie MacNiven, briefly examines the importance of the British Light Infantry in the American Revolution and how they came to be known as "bloodhounds".  Continue Reading
Over the course of his 30-year career, Alastair MacKenzie, author of 'Pilgrim Days', served in some of the world’s most elite special forces. Whilst a member of the British Parachute Regiment in the 1970s, MacKenzie was sent on a combat survival course held by the SAS. In this extract, Alastair recalls just how extreme the training could get.Continue Reading

Roman Shields

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The Roman shield, the scutum, was central to the Romans’ conquest of the known world, and has become an emblem of the legions at the forefront of that effort. This new study draws on the latest research to reveal the history of this iconic equipment. In today's blog post, M.C. Bishop joins us to discuss this tool.Continue Reading

Osprey's Big Reveal: Elite

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Next year, we're adding six new books to our Elite series. Which of our newest ELI books is making your wishlist?Continue Reading

October Artwork Reveal

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On the blog today, we’re looking at three fantastic pieces of artwork from a few of our October books. Let us know what you think and if there are any November titles you want to see art from in the comments section!Continue Reading
This month's book vote sees five land-based New Vanguard titles battling for your vote. Read the full descriptions and cast your vote by clicking on the link below.Continue Reading
From medieval shields to 20th-century armies Soviet cavalry, there's a great selection of Elite titles competing for your vote this month. Read the full descriptions and cast your vote by clicking on the link below.Continue Reading

Free eBooks: Week 1

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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’ll be giving customers five free eBooks each week for the next four weeks. Read through the options, add the eBook to your basket and use the code FREEBOOKS1 at checkout to get your free eBooks. Continue Reading

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