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. Empire of the Seas

    GNM Multiple formats
    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...

    Starting at: $16.00

  2. Legion versus Phalanx

    GNM Multiple formats
    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...

    Starting at: $21.00

  3. Charlie Company's Journey Home

    GNM Multiple formats
    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,...

    Starting at: $19.60

  4. The Third Reich is Listening

    GNM Multiple formats
    The success of the Allied codebreakers at Bletchley Park was one of the iconic intelligence achievements of World War II, immortalised in films such as The Imitation Game and Enigma. But cracking Enigma...

    Starting at: $22.40

  5. On a Knife's Edge

    GNM Multiple formats
    The battle of Stalingrad was the turning point of World War II. The German capture of the city, their encirclement by Soviet forces shortly afterwards, and the hard-fought but futile attempts to relieve...

    Starting at: $24.50

  6. Quick Training for War

    GNM eBook (ePub)
    In this fascinating little book, Baden-Powell uses his extensive military experience and memories of service in Africa to distill soldiering down to 'the four C-s': Courage, Common sense, Cunning and Cheerfulness....
  7. Quick Training for War

    GNM Hardback
    In this fascinating little book, Baden-Powell uses his extensive military experience and memories of service in Africa to distill soldiering down to 'the four C-s': Courage, Common sense, Cunning and Cheerfulness....
  8. Forts

    GNM Multiple formats
    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...

    Starting at: $35.00

  9. The Second World War

    GNM Hardback
    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...
  10. Otto Skorzeny

    GNM Multiple formats
    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...

    Starting at: $21.00

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