General Military

Osprey General Military books are non-series, one-off titles which examine a single period or facet of military history. Ranging from books covering the whole history of Rome or Piracy to a dictionary of military slang and a compendium of military scandals, these books are a perfect read for the more general history fan, and make ideal gifts.

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  1. The U-Boat War

    GNM Hardback Published 14 Apr 2022
    The accepted historical narrative of the Second World War predominantly assigns U-boats to the so-called ‘Battle of the Atlantic', almost as if the struggle over convoys between the new world and...
  2. When the Shooting Stopped

    GNM Hardback Published 14 Apr 2022
    In the 44 months between December 1941 and August 1945, the Pacific Theater absorbed the attention of the American nation and military longer than any other. Despite the Allied grand strategy of "Germany...
  3. Z Special Unit

    GNM Hardback Published 14 Apr 2022
    Leading expert Gavin Mortimer tells the remarkable origin story of a wartime special forces unit that defied the odds.Z Special Unit, one of the most intrepid but arguably the most unsung of Allied Special...
  4. U.S. Civil War Battle by Battle

    GNM Paperback Published 03 Mar 2022
    'Just the thing for US Civil War buffs: snappily written, informative and entertaining. A cracking read.' Saul David, bestselling author and historianThis attractively packaged gift book offers a highly...
  5. Panzer III

    GNM Hardback Published 17 Feb 2022
    This highly illustrated title details the history of the Panzer III throughout World War II, from its early development in the pre-war years, through its pivotal role in the Blitzkrieg campaigns in Poland...
  6. Hitler's Navy

    GNM Hardback Published 03 Feb 2022
    A complete illustrated study of the German Kriegsmarine throughout World War II.Hamstrung at first by the terms of the Treaty of Versailles, during the 1930s, the German Navy underwent a programme of rearmament...
  7. Immortal Valor

    GNM Multiple formats
    The remarkable story of the seven African American soldiers ultimately awarded the World War II Medal of Honor, and the 50-year campaign to deny them their recognition. In 1945, when Congress began reviewing...

    Starting at: $21.00

  8. Churchill, Master and Commander

    GNM Multiple formats
    'Masterful research, impeccable detail, with a beautifully flowing narrative of which Churchill himself would have been proud.' - Professor Peter Caddick-AdamsFrom his earliest days Winston Churchill was...

    Starting at: $21.00

  9. The United States Navy in World War II

    GNM Multiple formats
    A comprehensive overview of the strategy, operations and vessels of the United States Navy from 1941 to 1945.Although slowly building its navy while neutral during the early years of World War II, the...

    Starting at: $24.50

  10. A War of Empires

    GNM Multiple formats
    'This is a superb book.' - James HollandIn 1941 and 1942 the British and Indian Armies were brutally defeated and Japan reigned supreme in its newly conquered territories throughout Asia. But change was...

    Starting at: $24.50

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