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Five Historic Military Sieges

In Military History, Featured
Saturday 27 January marked 74 years since the Siege of Leningrad, which has had us looking back at some of the most notable sieges in military history that have been covered by us here at Osprey...Continue Reading
To celebrate St George’s Day this year we have put together a blog series looking at 6 key battles in England’s past. We’re starting off with the Battle of Hastings...  Continue Reading
On 9 March 1831 King Louis-Phillipe signed an ordinance bringing the French Foreign Legion (Légion Étrangere) into existence. Since then they have fought in wars across the globe, serving courageously in both World Wars alongside a plethora of other conflicts. To mark the 185th anniversary we will be delving into our backlist to examine the French Foreign Legion through the ages...Continue Reading
Today is Australia Day, a national public holiday for our friends down under commemorating the founding of New South Wales on 26 January 1788.  It is a celebration of everything that is great about Australia and being Australian, and here at Osprey we thought we’d chip in with a bit of Australian military history...Continue Reading

Soldier, Spy - A Survivor's Tale

In Military History
Take a look at this extract from Bloomsbury's upcoming release Soldier, Spy - the eagerly anticipated follow-up to Rifleman.Continue Reading

September 2015 New Releases Quiz

In Military History, Featured
Wondering which of our September releases you should pick up? Perhaps this quiz can help. We've asked the editors for one question drawn from each military history book published this month, giving you the chance to test your knowledge on these fascinating subjects!Continue Reading
Another blog from the editorial team, with Tom Owen-Evans looking at the Siege of Damascus, 1148...Continue Reading
So you fancy you’ve got a bit of a musical side? Personally, I’m a dab hand on the triangle. After years of practice I hit it pretty much every time! I have always wondered whether an army would march along to the melodic chimes of my preferred instrument...Continue Reading

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