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The Medieval Longsword

In Military History, Featured
The formidable European longsword remains one of the most impressive and distinctive edged weapons of the late medieval era. The longsword evolved from the war swords and great swords of the 14th century, and emerged as a battlefield weapon in the early stages of the Hundred Years' War. It went on to become a key weapon on the battlefields of late medieval Europe, creating a new system of sword fighting. On the blog today, author Neil Grant explores how his upcoming Weapon title, 'The Medieval Longsword', came to be.Continue Reading

August Artwork Reveal 2020

In Military History, Featured
On today’s blog post, we’re looking at three fantastic pieces of artwork from a few of our August books. Let us know what you think and if there are any September titles you want to see art from in the comments section below!Continue Reading

Free eBooks: Week 1

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’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
This month the book vote looks at the Duel series, with five books focussed on aerial combat battling for your vote. Find out more about them in the descriptions below, and then let us know which one you'd be most interested in!Continue Reading
This month, the book vote looks at the Weapon series, with five new books battling for your vote. Read more about the full list of options before casting your vote by clicking on the link included.Continue Reading

The Spatha

In Military History, Featured
In today's blog post, M.C. Bishop joins us to discuss the spatha, the subject of his latest book.Continue Reading

Sneak Peek at January's Artwork

In Military History, Featured
Today on the blog we're looking at some of the artwork from the last of our 2019 titles. Let us know what you think in the comments section.Continue Reading

Osprey's Big Reveal: Weapon

In Military History, Featured
From spathas to tanks, the Weapon series has a fantastic range of books publishing in 2020. Find out more about the upcoming titles and let us know which ones are your favourites! Continue Reading

The Arisaka Rifle

In Military History, Featured
Bill Harriman, author of The Arisaka Rifle, joins us on the blog to discuss his interest and experience with different Arisaka models.Continue Reading

The Medieval Cannon 1326 –1494

In Military History, Featured
On today’s blog post, The Medieval Cannon 1326-–1494, the author Jonathan Davies, recounts his inspiration, experience and mistakes writing the book Continue Reading

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