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Konflikt '47: Defiance - The Italian Forces

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Konflikt ’47: Defiance is the latest supplement to Warlord Games’ Weird World War II ruleset, taking players to the war-torn Mediterranean and introducing full army lists for the divided Italian forces...Continue Reading

First Flight of the Mustang

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On 16 October 1940 at Mines Field air field near Los Angeles, a North American prototype fighter was taken out on its first flight. Designated NA-73X, powered by an Allison V-1710 and flown by the experienced civilian test pilot Vance Breese, flew for just 20 minutes before landing safely. Continue Reading

Sunday Photo - The Akutan Zero

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On 10 July 1942 a wrecked Mitsubish A6M Zero was spotted on Akutan Island. The crew of the Catalina that spotted the downed Japanese fighter plane circled the crash site for several minutes, noting its position on the map, before returning to the Dutch Harbor...Continue Reading
Today marks Queen Elizabeth II’s 90th birthday. Born 21 April 1926, she is the longest-reigning British monarch and the longest-reigning queen regnant in world history. To celebrate the occasion we are taking a look at some of the key conflicts Britain has been involved in during her lifetime...Continue Reading

Atlas of the Eastern Front: Stalingrad

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To celebrate the publication of Atlas of the Eastern Front: 1941-45, we have pulled two extracts from the book's section on the beginning and end of the titanic Battle of Stalingrad, complete with two of its stunning maps.Continue Reading

70th Anniversary of George S. Patton's Death

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On 21 December 1945, exactly 70 years ago, General George S. Patton passed away following an automobile accident. Widely regarded as the US Army's finest practitioner of mechanized warfare, Patton's impressive military career culminated in his succeses in the European Theater of World War II...Continue Reading
On 16 December 1944 Hitler launched his final gamble on the Western Front; an assault on the Ardennes that he was convinced would change the course of the war. It would go on to be the largest and most costly battle fought by the US Army in World War II as they bore the brunt of the German offensive...  Continue Reading

Osprey's World Tour - France

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Osprey's World Tour sees us delving into our extensive backlist of books as we explore the globe through military history. Today's destination - France!Continue Reading

Osprey's World Tour - Russia

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Osprey's World Tour sees us delving into our extensive backlist of books as we explore the globe through military history. Today's destination - Russia!Continue Reading
On the night of 13 October 1939 a German U-boat managed to enter Scapa Flow, an important anchorage for the Royal Navy. The following attack would be remembered as arguably the greatest submarine raid in history...Continue Reading

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