The Gunfight at the O.K. Corral is generally regarded as the most famous shoot-out in American history. It is thanks to Burt Lancaster and Kirk Douglas and the well researched, historically accurate* film, Gunfight at the O.K. Corral, that the shoot-out at Tombstone is so well-recognised (*that was sarcasm). Here’s the trailer for you to re-acquaint yourself with this classic!

 

 

The Osprey Raid title Tombstone – Wyatt Earp, the O.K. Corral, and the Vendetta Ride 1881-82 looks at the events leading up to and after the famous gunfight and it offers an interesting examination of a time in history dramatically altered by popular culture, as well as the beautiful illustrations Osprey is known for and photographs from the era.

This book is included in our Try Osprey promotion and you can get this great title for only 99p/$1.99 for the ePub and PDF editions! It’s ideal for those who want to try Osprey books and don’t necessarily want something with a military focus, as well as those wanting to learn more about the town of Tombstone and one of the most famous and parodied gunfights in history!

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PAUL W posted on 8 Jun 2015 04:00:21
Cracking music though and features Deforest (Bones McCoy) Kelly!

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