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. British Destroyers 1939–45

    NVG 253 Multiple formats Published 30 Nov 2017
    As the possibility of war loomed in the 1930s, the British Admiralty looked to update their fleet of destroyers to compete with the new ships being built by Germany and Japan, resulting in the commissioning...

    Starting at: $9.99

  2. M113 APC 1960–75

    NVG 252 Paperback Published 30 Nov 2017
    The M113 is the most widely used and versatile armoured vehicle in the world. Fielded in 1960 as a simple 'battlefield taxi', over 80,000 M113s would see service with 50 nations around the world and 55...
  3. US Navy Escort Carriers 1942–45

    NVG 251 Paperback Published 19 Oct 2017
    While not as famous as their larger and faster sister ships such as the Essex- and Yorktown-class carriers, escort carriers made an enormous contribution towards Allied victory both in the Pacific and...
  4. Maginot Line Gun Turrets

    NVG 250 Paperback Published 21 Sep 2017
    The Maginot Line was one of the most advanced networks of fortifications in history. Built in the aftermath of World War I, and stretching along the French eastern border from Belgium to Switzerland, it...
  5. Railway Guns of World War I

    NVG 249 Multiple formats
    World War I was the Golden Age of the railway gun. Even though at the start of the conflict none of the armies possessed any railway artillery pieces and the very idea was comparatively new, more railway...

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  6. Imperial Japanese Navy Antisubmarine Escorts 1941-45

    NVG 248 Multiple formats
    In 1941, the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) went to war with a marginal anti-submarine warfare (ASW) capability. This was a lamentable state of affairs for a nation dependent upon imports to sustain its...

    Starting at: $10.99

  7. 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...

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  8. 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...

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  9. 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....

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  10. 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...

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