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 Battleship USS Iowa

    GNM Hardback Published 25 Jul 2019
    USS Iowa (BB-61) was the lead ship in one of the most famous classes of battleships ever commissioned into the US Navy. Transferred to the Pacific Fleet in 1944, the Iowa first fired her guns in anger...
  2. Valley of the Shadow

    GNM Paperback Published 25 Jul 2019
    Following the end of World War II, France attempted to reassert control over its colonies in Indochina. In Vietnam, this was resisted by the Viet Minh leading to the First Indochina War. By 1954, the French...
  3. German submarine U-1105 'Black Panther'

    GNM Hardback Published 27 Jun 2019
    Now in its final resting place at the bottom of the Potomac River in Maryland, the U-Boat U-1105 is unique among German World War II submarines. Technologically innovative, it was the only U-Boat to conduct...
  4. 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,...
  5. 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,...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. Cold War Fleet

    GNM Multiple formats
    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...

    Starting at: $52.50

  9. Holding the Line

    GNM Multiple formats
    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',...

    Starting at: $21.00

  10. Panzerartillerie

    GNM Multiple formats
    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...

    Starting at: $28.00

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