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. Classic World War II Aircraft Cutaways

    Hardback
    Bill Gunston is a Londoner. At the end of World War 2 he was a flying instructor in the RAF, and as such flew many of the aircraft featured in this volume, including several of the Axis types. In 1951,...
  2. Thunderbolt and Lightning

    Paperback
    The Republic P-47 Thunderbolt and Lockheed P-38 Lightning were vastly different designs, but both these aircraft served with distinction in the fighter escort and fighter-bomber role across Europe and...
  3. Tri-Jets

    Paperback
    Three-engined jetliners were in vogue in the fuel-conscious early 1970s, and for a while'three lumps' instead of 'four' looked like the way ahead for wide-body jetliners, particularly as far as McDonell...
  4. Passchendaele and the Battles of Ypres 1914–18

    Hardback
    Passchendaele and the battles of Ypres stand out amongst the key events of World War 1 as particularly striking symbols of both courage, and death and desolation which the great war brought to an entire...
  5. Alexander the Great

    Paperback
    This book combines Men-at-Arms 148: 'The Army of Alexander the Great' and Campaign 7: 'Alexander 334-323BC: Conquest of the Persian Empire'. Upon the assassination of his father King Philip II in the summer...
  6. Lockheed Aircraft

    Hardback
    With close technical analysis from Bill Gunston and artist Mike Badrocke's meticulous cutaway drawings, presented to the best effect on fold-out pages, this volume tells the full story of the most innovative...
  7. Baby Boeings

    Paperback
    Author Robbie Shaw works as a full-time air traffic controller at Gatwick, which gives him unique 'live-side' access not only at this busy airport, but also at countless others across the globe. Always...
  8. Retreat, Hell! We Just Got Here!

    Hardback
    When the Americans entered the First World War in 1917, they brought with them a sense of fighting spirit and courage which left an unforgettable impression on their war-weary allies. Martin Marix Evans'...
  9. Boeing Aircraft Cutaways

    Hardback
    It would be idle to try and sum up the whole history of the most famous aircraft manufacturer in the world. Suffice it to say no less than 38 Boeing models saw service in WWII alone, including of course...

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