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Lifelong Passion

In Military History, Featured
On the blog today, William Wolf, author of the upcoming X-Planes title, 'World War II US Gunships', shares some of his WWII collection.Continue Reading
In today's blog post, Justin Williamson examines the condition of Iranian forces facing the US at the time of the hostage rescue attempt, the subject of his latest book, Operation Eagle Claw.Continue Reading
On the blog today, Thomas McKelvey Cleaver's, author of MiG Alley: The US Air Force in Korea, 1950–53, recounts the Sabre fighter-bombers of the 18th Wing heroic efforts that ultimately changed the final outcome of the war.Continue Reading

Osprey Games at Gen Con 2019!

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Gen Con 2019 runs from 1-4 August, and you'll be able to find the Osprey Games team there at booth 2557!Continue Reading

US Navy Battleships 1886-98

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Today on the blog, Brian Lane Herder, author of US Navy Battleships 1886-98, gives an intriguing overview of late-19th century US battleships.Continue Reading
We're delving back into Osprey Publishings extensive military history backlist to take a look at how US troops were equipped for Operation Overlord!Continue Reading

The Battle of Takur Ghar

In Military History, Featured
The battle of Takur Ghar was a tragic but important episode in the Afghan War in which seven US service members were killed and many more were wounded. Fourteen years later the battle has been picked up by the media once more as the President considers whether John Chapman, an Air Force technical sergeant, deserves to be awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions...Continue Reading

Sunday Photo - The 1960 U-2 Incident

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On 1 May 1960 a U-2 spy plane was shot down while in Soviet airspace. The pilot, Francis Gary Powers, was on an aerial reconnaissance mission when he was hit by a surface-to-air missile. He managed to parachute to safety but soon found himself in Soviet hands...Continue Reading

Interview with Leigh Neville

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Leigh Neville, one of Osprey's leading authors focusing on modern warfare, takes some time out of his busy schedule to answer a few questions on his area of expertise...Continue Reading

Sunday Photo - Robert E. Lee's Farewell

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On 10 April 1865 Confederate General Robert E. Lee gave a brief and eloquent farewell to the Army of Northern Virginia. The Appomattox campaign had ended in Union victory, with Lee’s army exhausted and outnumbered...Continue Reading

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