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. Forts

    GNM Hardback Published 20 Sep 2018
    Ever since humans began to live together in settlements they have felt the need to organise some kind of defence against potentially hostile neighbours. Many of the earliest city states were built as walled...
  2. The Second World War

    GNM Hardback Published 20 Sep 2018
    The period from 1939 to 1945 saw some of the most devastating and remarkable events in living memory. Labouring beneath a daily burden of fear, sacrifice, deprivation and uncertainty, soldiers and civilians...
  3. Otto Skorzeny

    GNM Hardback Published 20 Sep 2018
    SS-Obersturmbannführer Otto Skorzeny became a legend in his own time. ‘Hitler's favourite commando' acquired a reputation as a man of daring, renowned for his audacious 1943 mission to extricate...
  4. The Splintered Empires

    GNM Multiple formats Published 20 Sep 2018
    At the beginning of 1917, the three empires fighting on the Eastern Front were reaching their breaking points, but none was closer than Russia. After the February Revolution, Russia's ability to wage...

    Starting at: $18.00

  5. Day of the Rangers

    GNM Hardback Published 20 Sep 2018
    On October 3, 1993, Task Force Ranger was dispatched to seize two high-profile lieutenants of a Somali warlord. Special Forces troops were transported by ground vehicles and helicopters, and the mission...
  6. British Battle Tanks

    GNM Hardback Published 23 Aug 2018
    The idea of British soldiers using American tanks was not viewed with a great deal of enthusiasm by the British Army. They perceived American tanks as being crudely made, mechanically unsophisticated and...
  7. The History of the Panzerjäger

    GNM Hardback Published 23 Aug 2018
    The German Panzerjäger, or Panzerjägertruppe, was one of the most innovative fighting arms of World War II and its story has never properly been told. Many books have focused on an element of the story...
  8. Rome at War

    GNM Hardback Published 23 Aug 2018
    The Roman Empire was the greatest the world has ever seen, and its legendary military might was the foundation of this success.This compact volume tells the fascinating story of the major conflicts that...
  9. Valley of the Shadow

    GNM Hardback Published 26 Jul 2018
    Struggling to reassert control over their Indochinese colonies after World War II, the French established a huge air-land base in the valley of Dien Bien Phu. But when the opposing Vietnamese People's...
  10. The Hurricane Pocket Manual

    GNM Multiple formats Published 26 Jul 2018
    The Hawker Hurricane was a British single-seat fighter aircraft that was designed and predominantly built by Hawker Aircraft Ltd for the RAF. Although overshadowed by the Spitfire, during the Battle of...

    Starting at: $10.50

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