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. Soviet T-54 Main Battle Tank

    GNM Hardback Published 29 Nov 2018
    The menacing silhouette of the T-54 tank prowling down streets of Eastern European capitals or roaring across fields in massive exercises remains one of the most enduring images of Soviet power in the...
  2. Run to the Sound of the Guns

    GNM Hardback Published 29 Nov 2018
    From frozen mountaintops to dusty city streets and everything in between, Run to the Sound of the Guns is a compelling and deeply personal account of a husband and father who nearly lost his life 'leading...
  3. Empire of the Seas

    GNM Paperback Published 01 Nov 2018
    The year 1588 marked a turning point in our national story. Victory over the Spanish Armada transformed us into a seafaring nation and it sparked a myth that one day would become a reality - that the nation's...
  4. Legion versus Phalanx

    GNM Hardback Published 18 Oct 2018
    From the time of Ancient Sumeria, the heavy infantry phalanx dominated the battlefield. Armed with spears or pikes, standing shoulder to shoulder with shields interlocking, the men of the phalanx presented...
  5. Charlie Company's Journey Home

    GNM Hardback Published 18 Oct 2018
    The Boys of '67 and the War They Left BehindThe human experience of the Vietnam War is almost impossible to grasp - the camaraderie, the fear, the smell, the pain. Men were transformed into soldiers,...
  6. The Third Reich is Listening

    GNM Hardback Published 18 Oct 2018
    The codebreakers at Bletchley Park have been immortalised in films such as The Imitation Game and Enigma, but the Germans were also breaking Allied ciphers. The Third Reich is Listening is the comprehensive...
  7. On a Knife's Edge

    GNM Hardback Published 18 Oct 2018
    Late 1942 saw the strategic situation on the Eastern Front change completely. The encirclement of Paulus' Sixth Army in Stalingrad trapped a significant portion of the Wehrmacht's combat forces...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...

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