New Vanguard

Books in Osprey’s New Vanguard series deal with World War II tanks, AFVs and ships, as well as covering the vessels of World War I, World War II and the Napoleonic period, and the artillery and naval innovations of the American Civil War and medieval periods. Featuring specially commissioned full colour artworks, including exploded and cutaway diagrams, books in Osprey’s New Vanguard series are illustrated throughout with black and white photographs and diagrams. A valuable resource for model makers, wargamers, and military history enthusiasts.

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  1. Soviet Lend-Lease Tanks of World War II

    NVG 247 Multiple formats
    The Red Army suffered such catastrophic losses of armour in the summer of 1941 that they begged Britain and the United States to send tanks. The first batches arrived in late 1941, just in time to take...

    Starting at: $14.40

  2. British Destroyers 1939–45

    NVG 246 Multiple formats
    The Royal Navy entered World War II with a large but eclectic fleet of destroyers. Some of these were veterans of World War I, fit only for escort duties. Most though, had been built during the inter-war...

    Starting at: $14.40

  3. Early US Armor

    NVG 245 Multiple formats
    Between the two World Wars, the US contributed significantly to the development of the tank, a weapon invented by the British and the French seeking a way to break through the lines of German trenches....

    Starting at: $14.40

  4. South African Armour of the Border War 1975–89

    NVG 243 Multiple formats
    The Border War saw the biggest armoured battles in Africa since World War II. Starting as a counter-insurgency operation by the South African Defence Force (SADF) against the South West Africa People's...

    Starting at: $14.40

  5. Imperial Roman Warships 193–565 AD

    NVG 244 Multiple formats
    The period of relative peace enjoyed by the Roman Empire in its first two centuries ended with the Marcomannic Wars. The following centuries saw near-constant warfare, which brought new challenges for...

    Starting at: $14.40

  6. Soviet Cold War Guided Missile Cruisers

    NVG 242 Multiple formats
    Heavily armed and formidable, guided missile cruisers formed the core of the Soviet Navy during the Cold War. From the last class of conventional Sverdlov-class cruisers through to increasingly complex...

    Starting at: $15.20

  7. Austro-Hungarian Cruisers and Destroyers 1914–18

    NVG 241 Multiple formats
    At the outbreak of World War I Austria-Hungary had four modern light cruisers and twenty modern destroyers at their disposal, constructed in the early 20th century to defend their growing overseas interests....

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  8. M50 Ontos and M56 Scorpion 1956–70

    NVG 240 Multiple formats
    Designed in the 1950s, the US Marines' M50 Ontos and the US Army's M56 Scorpion were both intended to be fast, light, air-droppable tank-killers for the Cold War battlefield - an answer to the cumbersome...

    Starting at: $15.20

  9. Nile River Gunboats 1882–1918

    NVG 239 Multiple formats
    For more than 30 years the Nile river gunboat was an indispensable tool of empire, policing the great river and acting as floating symbols of British imperial power. They participated in every significant...

    Starting at: $14.40

  10. World War I Seaplane and Aircraft Carriers

    NVG 238 Multiple formats
    In 1910 the first aircraft was successfully launched from a small wooden platform on a stationary ship. Just four years later, seaplane-carrying warships were being used to launch the first naval air raids,...

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