United Kingdom
Advanced search
Osprey will be working from home from Tuesday 17th March. We plan to continue all our operations, while reducing risk of infection by having staff work from home. Please note that we are doing our best to manage incoming post and parcels. For the time being please refrain from sending items to our offices and please assume that items that you have sent to us, have not arrived with their intended recipient. Our priority remains the wellbeing of staff, authors, customers, freelancers, suppliers and distributors. We would like to thank all for their support whilst we transition to virtual operations.


You have 0 bookmarked item(s)
Viewing Topic "19th Century"
  Topic Description
Posted by: norre Now that the 1870 war has been dealt with how about MAA titles concerning the two other German Wars of Unifaction (the war of 1864 and the Prusso-Austro War of 1866)
Posted on: 30/12/2014 08:52:00

5 Item(s)     Sort:  Newest Oldest

per page
Posted by: achim
Total Posts: 40
Joined Date: Wednesday, 11 September 2013
I can not, but agree! Additionally, MAA's on the Uniforms of the Wars of Italian Unification would also be nice! Needless to say, there were important and interesting Battles in all of those Wars, so some CAM's on the main Battles would also be very wellcome.....
Posted on: 30/12/2014 14:53:00
Posted by: Paintybeard
Total Posts: 359
Joined Date: Monday, 4 February 2013
I'm not so sure. We have 2 MAA's on the Prussian and Allied German Armies in 1870 and 2 0n the Austrians 1836-66. Would a book on the Danes in 1864 really sell?

I think a campaign on Sadowa is a much likelier candidate to find an interested readership.
Posted on: 30/12/2014 15:05:00
Posted by: GI Gene
Total Posts: 72
Joined Date: Saturday, 7 February 2009
I recently watched the BBC documentary "Royal Cousins at War" which stated that the 1864 Danish-Prussian war of 1864 was the first step in setting the stage for WWI 50 years later. That is an interesting assertion for Osprey to explore in a future title.
Posted on: 30/12/2014 16:03:00
Posted by: Paintybeard
Total Posts: 359
Joined Date: Monday, 4 February 2013
It was certainly one link in the chain of events that led to WW1. Queen Victoria was of mainly German ancestry and tended to at least passively back the Prussians in their wars of 1864-70. However her son, who would be Edward VII, was married to Princess Alexandra of Denmark. Naturally they both abhorred Prussian expansionism and in due course Edward would play a very large part in creating the Entente with France.
Posted on: 30/12/2014 17:10:00
Posted by: .George Washington
Total Posts: 164
Joined Date: Friday, 21 June 2013
I would like to see a book on the 1864 Danish War and a CAM on Koniggratz 1866.
Posted on: 31/12/2014 03:06:00

5 Item(s)     Sort:  Newest Oldest

per page

Who is online

User(s) browsing this topic: 1. 0 logged-in customer(s) and 1 guest(s) (based on users active over the past 5 minutes)