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Posted by: 89P13
Posted on: 17/06/2019 11:57:44

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Posted by: 89P13
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Joined Date: Monday, 17 June 2019

Looking forward to Dettingen 1743 Miracle On The Main , Roman Soldier vs Parthian Horse Archer Carrahae - Nisibis 53BC to AD 217 & Norman's In Italy 1017-1194. Great new titles, thank you.

Posted on: 17/06/2019 11:57:45
Posted by: KenA
Total Posts: 115
Joined Date: Tuesday, 15 October 2013

As indicated by 89P13, Amazon Canada has updated its web site showing the titles that Osprey is scheduled to publish in 2020.  Previously it had listed titles up to April 2020.  Now it has updated this and extended this list of new titles to August and one case shows a title deferred from earlier in 2020 to September.  Obviously there will be changes to this list over time but in the meantime (until the Big Reveal) here is the list with the authors in brackets:

January 2020

DUE    British Battleship vs Italian Battleship: The Mediterranean 1940-41 (Mark Stille)
WPN   The Spatha: The Roman Long Sword (M C Bishop)
GNM   British Battle Tanks: Post-War Tanks (Simon Dunstan)
CAM    Ia Drang 1965: The Struggle for Vietnam’s Pleiku Province (J P Harris & J Kenneth Eward)
ELI      Roman Standards & Standard-Bearers (2): AD 192-500 (Raffaele D’Amato)
ACM    Schweinfurt-Regensburg 1943: Eighth Air Force’s Costly “Double Strike” (Marshall L Michel III)
GNM   Audacious Missions of World War II (The National Archives)
GNM   The Battleship USS Iowa (Anatomy of the Ship) (Stefan Draminski)

February 2020

CBT     British Rifleman vs French Skirmisher: Peninsular War and Waterloo 1808-15 (David Greentree)
NVG    US Navy Cold War Guided Missile Cruisers (Mark Stille)
ACM    Battle of the Atlantic 1939-41: RAF Coastal Command’s Years of Struggle Against the U-boats (Mark Lardas)
NVG    American Privateers of the Revolutionary War (Angus Konstam)
ELI      World War II US Fast Carrier Task Force Tactics (Brian Lane Herder)
CAM    Yalu River 1950-51: The Chinese Spring the Trap on MacArthur (Clayton K S Chun)
GNM   Military Women (Julie Wheelwright)
GNM   Blade of a Sword: Ernst Jünger and the 73rd Fusilier Regiment on the Western Front, 1914-18 (Matthias Strohn)
GNM   In Good Faith: A History of the Vietnam War: Volume 1: 1945-65 (Sergio Miller)
ELI     Soviet Airborne Forces 1930-91 (David Campbell)
GNM   Hitler’s Tanks: German Panzers of World War II (Chris McNab)
GNA    Flying Tiger Ace: The Story of Bill Reed, China’s Shining Mark (Carl Molesworth)

March 2020

MAA    Japanese Armies 1868-1878: The Boshin War and Satsuma Rebellion (Gabriele Esposito)
GNA    P-51B Mustang: North America’s Bastard Stepchild that Saved the Eighth Air Force (James William (Bill) Marshall & Lowell F. Ford)
NVG    World War II German Super-Heavy Siege Guns (Marc Romanych & Martin Rupp)
Raid    Operation Eagle Claw 1980: The Disastrous Bid to End the Iran Hostage Crisis (Justin Williamson)
CBT     French Soldier vs German Soldier: Verdum 1916 (David Campbell)

April 2020

GNM   Blood, Metal and Dust: The Wars in Afghanistan and Iraq 2001-14, A Military History (Ben Barry)
GNM   Lawrence of Arabia and the War in the Desert 1916-18 (Robert Johnson)
WPN   The Browning High-Power Pistol (Leroy Thompson)
NVG    Tanks in the Battle of the Bulge (Steven J Zaloga)
ACM    Legion Condor 1936-39: The Luftwaffe Learns Blitzkrieg in the Spanish Civil War (James S Corum)
CAM    The Naval Siege of Japan 1945: War Plan Orange Triumphant (Brian Lane Herder)
GNM   Blazing Star, Setting Sun: The Conclusion of the Guadalcanal-Solomons Naval Campaign of World War II, November 1942 - February 1944 (Jeffrey Cox)

May 2020

GNM   The History of the Panzerjäger: Volume 2: From Stalingrad to Berlin 1943-45 (Thomas Anderson)
GNA    In Cold War Skies (Michael Napier)
CAM    Warsaw 1920: The War for the Eastern Borderlands (Steven J. Zaloga)
CBT     US Soldier vs German Soldier: Salerno, Anzio, and Omaha Beach, 1943-44 (Chris McNab)
MAA    Dutch Waffen-SS Legion & Brigade 1941-44 (Massimiliano Afiero)
COM   F 102 Delta Dagger Units (Peter E. Davies)
GNM   Warship 2020 (John Jordan)
DUE    P-40E Warhawk vs A6M2 Zero-Sen: East Indies and Darwin 1942 (Peter Ingman)
NVG    Combat Vehicles of Russia’s Special Forces: Spetsnaz, Airborne Arctic and Interior Troops (Mark Galeotti)

June 2020

MAA    Japan’s Asian Allies 1941-45 (Philip Jowett)
CBT     Soviet Soldier vs Finnish Soldier: The Continuation War 1941-44 (David Campbell)
GNA    To Defeat the Few: The Luftwaffe’s Campaign to Destroy RAF Fighter Command, August - September 1940 (Doug Dildy & Paul F Crickmore)
NVG    American Guided Missiles of World War II (Steven J. Zaloga)
GNM   The Devil’s Bridge: Arnhem 1944 (Anthony Tucker-Jones)
GNM   City in Terror: Nazi Occupied Rome, 1943-44 (Victor “Tory” Failmezger)
ACM    The Italian Blitz 1940-43: Bomber Command’s Strategic Campaign South of the Alps (Richard Worrall)

July 2020

CAM    Velikiye Luki 1942-43: The Doomed Fortress (Robert Forczyk)
CBT     Roman Soldier vs Parthian Horse Archer: Carrhae to Nisibis, 53 BC - AD 217 (Si Sheppard)
MAA    The Normans in Italy 1017-1194 (Raffaele D’Amato)
COM   Vickers Wellington Units of Bomber Command (Michael Napier)
DUE    P-47D Thunderbolt vs Ki-43-II Hayabusa: New Guinea 1943-44 (Michael John Claringbould)

August 2020

NVG    Soviet Armoured Cars 1936-45 (Jamie Prenatt)
CAM    Dettingen 1743: Miracle on the Main (Michael McNally)
Raid    We Killed Yamamoto: The Long-Range P-38 Assassination of the Man Behind Pearl Harbor, Bougainville 1943 (Si Sheppard)
WPN   The Piat: Britain’s Anti-tank Weapon of World War II (Matthew Moss)
ELI      Hitler’s Eastern Legions 1941-45 (Nigel Thomas)
WPN?  Roman Shields (M. C. Bishop)
NVG    The Royal Netherlands Navy of World War II (Ryan K. Noppen)

September 2020

GNM   The English Civil War: An Atlas and Concise History of the Wars of the Three Kingdoms 1638-51 (Nick Lipscombe)

I hope I’ve got the series of the titles correct.  I am not 100% sure about the August title “Roman Shields”.  Weapons series seems the only one that makes sense.  Can anyone confirm this or otherwise?

Highlight for me is the long awaited Campaign title “Warsaw 1920”, though I am rather curious about the General Military title of the atlas and history of English Civil War.  Quite different from the preferences of 89P13.  Osprey sure has a hard task catering for all tastes.

Posted on: 19/06/2019 00:59:20
Posted by: PAUL W
Total Posts: 263
Joined Date: Sunday, 4 January 2015

Some great sounding books there, thanks for the list. Nice to see a couple of raid titles creeping back in. 

Posted on: 21/06/2019 12:27:09
Posted by: Hobbe62
Total Posts: 64
Joined Date: Thursday, 6 October 2011

This must mean that DUEL 68 (RAF Fighters vs Luftwaffe Bombers: Battle of Britain) finally has been discontinued or it will reach a five year delay in late 2020.


Posted on: 22/06/2019 00:47:52
Posted by: PAUL W
Total Posts: 263
Joined Date: Sunday, 4 January 2015
Hobbe62 it’s listed as available for pre-order on Amazon with a publication date of 23 July 2020. Fingers crossed.
Posted on: 28/06/2019 13:16:09
Posted by: KenA
Total Posts: 115
Joined Date: Tuesday, 15 October 2013

Paul W.  I wouldn't read too much into the listing on Amazon of Duel 68 for 23 July 2020.  This listing is for only a Kindle edition, with the Paperback version listed as "Currently Unavailable".  So, I would regard this listing as being extremely tentative to say the least.  Given this title's history, I would want more than this before I put it on the list of prospective 2020 titles.  Having said this, it would be good if Osprey clarified the position regarding this title as it has been deferred now for about five years.

Posted on: 28/06/2019 23:23:51
Posted by: Tarawa90
Total Posts: 79
Joined Date: Wednesday, 8 August 2012

I don't know how much to read into this either, but Caudine Forks CAM is back up on Amazon Canada for March of 2021 haha.

Posted on: 03/07/2019 01:08:19

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