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. T-90 Standard Tank

    NVG Paperback Published 22 Feb 2018
    In the wake of the T-72 tank's poor performance in the 1991 Gulf War, the Kremlin instructed the Russian tank industry to drop the discredited T-72 designation in favour of the T-90 Vladimir. The...
  2. Early US Armor

    NVG 254 Paperback Published 25 Jan 2018
    The first American armoured cars began to emerge around the turn of the century, seeing their first military use in 1916 during the Punitive Expedition against Pancho Villa. When the United States entered...
  3. 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...
  4. British Destroyers 1939–45

    NVG 253 Paperback 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...
  5. US Navy Escort Carriers 1942–45

    NVG 251 Multiple formats
    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...

    Starting at: $10.99

  6. Maginot Line Gun Turrets

    NVG 250 Multiple formats
    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...

    Starting at: $10.99

  7. 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...

    Starting at: $10.99

  8. 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

  9. 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: $10.99

  10. 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: $9.99

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