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. Wade McClusky and the Battle of Midway

    GNM Hardback Published 30 May 2019
    During the Battle of Midway in June 1942, US Navy dive bomber pilot Wade McClusky proved himself to be one of the greatest pilots and combat leaders in American history, but his story has never been told...
  2. Warship 2019

    GNM Hardback Published 30 May 2019
    Warship 2019 is devoted to the design, development, and service history of the world's combat ships. Featuring a broad range of articles from a select panel of distinguished international contributors,...
  3. An Englishman Abroad

    GNM Hardback Published 30 May 2019
    Based on 20 years of research, Gianluca Barneschi has uncovered the true story of a real-life James Bond. The debonair Special Operations Executive agent Richard 'Dick' Mallaby was the first Briton to...
  4. Scapa 1919

    GNM Hardback Published 30 May 2019
    The German High Seas Fleet was one of the most powerful naval forces in the world, and had fought the pride of the Royal Navy to a stalemate at the battle of Jutland in 1916. After the armistice was signed,...
  5. Hitler’s Death

    GNM Hardback Published 21 Mar 2019
    Did Hitler shoot himself in the Führerbunker or did he slip past the Soviets and escape to South America? Countless documentaries, newspaper articles and internet pages written by conspiracy theorists...
  6. Pilgrim Days

    GNM Hardback Published 21 Mar 2019
    ‘We are the Pilgrims, master; we shall go, Always a little further; it may be, Beyond that last blue mountain barred with snow.' If there was ever anyone who went a little further, a little beyond, it...
  7. Panzerartillerie

    GNM Hardback Published 21 Mar 2019
    The German Panzerartillerie was one of the key components of the Panzer divisions that were the spearhead of the German forces in the years when they overran most of Western Europe and reached as far as...
  8. World War II Battle by Battle

    GNM Paperback Published 21 Mar 2019
    This compact gift book takes thirty of World War II's most significant clashes, both the famous and the lesser known, and presents their stories in a concise, easy to digest format, accompanied by beautiful...
  9. Cold War Fleet

    GNM Hardback Published 21 Mar 2019
    Cold War Fleet is a selection of photographs of Royal Navy vessels from the 25 years from 1966 to 1991. Each is reproduced at an exceptionally high standard, accompanied by a detailed caption. Many of...
  10. Holding the Line

    GNM Hardback Published 21 Mar 2019
    Naval and air power was crucial to the United Nations' success in the Korean War, as it sought to negate the overwhelming Chinese advantage in manpower. In what became known as the 'long hard slog',...

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