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Product Description: Osprey's Campaign title for the Gotha and the massive Staaken 'Giant' bomber raids against London during World War I (1914-1918). On a sunny May afternoon in 1917, the peace of an English seaside town was shattered when a flight of German Gotha bombers appeared without warning...read more
By Christa Hook (illustrator)
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9781846036828 | Osprey Pub Co, October 19, 2010, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Osprey's Campaign title for the Gotha and the massive Staaken 'Giant' bomber raids against London during World War I (1914-1918).

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Product Description: Oasprey's study of Ottoman infantrymen during World War I (1914-1918). The Ottoman Army was the first to employ the 'triangular division', starting from 1910, which contained three infantry regiments of three battalions supported by an artillery regiment of three battalions...read more
By Christa Hook (illustrator)
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9781846035067 | Osprey Pub Co, February 23, 2010, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Oasprey's study of Ottoman infantrymen during World War I (1914-1918).

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Product Description: Herod was Rome's most important and powerful ally at the end of the Republic and during the first years of Augustus' principate. He has entered posterity as a ruthless ruler against both his own family and, according to the gospel of Matthew, as the instigator of the slaughter of the innocents...read more
By Christa Hook (illustrator) and Samuel Rocco
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9781846032066 | Osprey Pub Co, November 24, 2009, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Herod was Rome's most important and powerful ally at the end of the Republic and during the first years of Augustus' principate.

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Product Description: Ian Castle tells the story of Germany's air offensive against Britain in World War I (1914-1918), in which, from May 1915 until October 1917, zeppelins dropped thousands of tons of bombs on London. Initially the city was woefully unprotected but an integrated air defense system was progressively developed in response to the early months' destruction and casualties...read more
By Christa Hook (illustrator)
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9781846032455 | Osprey Pub Co, March 18, 2008, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Ian Castle tells the story of Germany's air offensive against Britain in World War I (1914-1918), in which, from May 1915 until October 1917, zeppelins dropped thousands of tons of bombs on London.

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By Nic Fields and Christa Hook (illustrator)
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9781846030253 | Osprey Pub Co, November 28, 2006, cover price $18.95

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Product Description: Osprey's study of the Mau Mau Rebellion (1952-1960) in Kenya and its fighters. The Mau Mau Freedom Fighters waged a guerrilla war for eight years against their British colonial rulers, which became known as the Mau Mau Uprising. The Mau Mau sought to win back their land and independence...read more
By Abiodun Alao and Christa Hook (illustrator)
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9781846030246 | Osprey Pub Co, August 29, 2006, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Osprey's study of the Mau Mau Rebellion (1952-1960) in Kenya and its fighters.

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Product Description: During the reigns of Philip II and Alexander the Great, the Macedonian Army (the phalangites) were reformed and drilled into an invincible fighting force with unique tactics and weaponry. The Macedonian warrior during his service would march over 20,000 miles in the most diverse climates and terrains, fighting in four of the epoch battles of the time...read more
By Waldemar Heckel and Christa Hook (illustrator)
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9781841769509 | Osprey Pub Co, April 25, 2006, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: During the reigns of Philip II and Alexander the Great, the Macedonian Army (the phalangites) were reformed and drilled into an invincible fighting force with unique tactics and weaponry.

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Product Description: The clash between King Richard I ‘The Lionheart’ of England and Saladin has become legendary. Throughout the ages, military enthusiasts have been fascinated by the strategy of the resolute, heavily armed Anglo-Saxon army versus their more lightly armed opponents...read more
By Christa Hook (illustrator) and David Nicolle
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9781841768687 | Osprey Pub Co, November 30, 2005, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: The clash between King Richard I ‘The Lionheart’ of England and Saladin has become legendary.

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Product Description: Vice-Admiral Lord Nelson’s decisive victory over the combined fleets of France and Spain on 21 October 1805 of the Napoleonic Wars (1799-1815) remains one of the greatest naval triumphs in history. Off Cape Trafalgar, 27 British and 33 Franco-Spanish ships pounded each other in an epic four-hour struggle on whose outcome rested nothing less than Britain’s security against Napoleonic invasion...read more
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9781841768922 | Osprey Pub Co, August 30, 2005, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Vice-Admiral Lord Nelson’s decisive victory over the combined fleets of France and Spain on 21 October 1805 of the Napoleonic Wars (1799-1815) remains one of the greatest naval triumphs in history.

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Product Description: The Indian tribes of the Pacific Northwest, both on the Coast and the inland Plateau, were the last to encounter white traders and settlers. When contact occured in the late 18th century the explorers and traders found two distinct cultures...read more
By Christa Hook (illustrator) and Elizabeth von Aderkas
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9781841767413 | Osprey Pub Co, May 30, 2005, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: The Indian tribes of the Pacific Northwest, both on the Coast and the inland Plateau, were the last to encounter white traders and settlers.

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Product Description: Osprey's examination of Soviet heroes of the Great Patriotic War portion of World War II (1939-1945).  The Great Patriotic War began on 22 June 1941, when the Germans invaded the Soviet Union. Over 10 million Soviet soldiers took part in the war and of those about 12,600 earned the Soviet Union’s highest military award - the Hero of the Soviet Union - for deeds of great daring and self sacrifice...read more
By Christa Hook (illustrator) and Henry Sakaida
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9781841767697 | Osprey Pub Co, November 15, 2004, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Osprey's examination of Soviet heroes of the Great Patriotic War portion of World War II (1939-1945).

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Product Description: For many people the epitome of the British soldier of the late Victorian period is the Redcoat who fought in southern Africa in the 1870s. This title covers the key period of the wars against the Zulu and Boers; the dramatic battles of Rorke's Drift, Isandlwana, Ulundi, Laing's Nek and Majuba are some of the most famous engagements in the history of the British Army...read more
By Ian Castle and Christa Hook (illustrator)
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9781841765556 | Osprey Pub Co, December 1, 2003, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: For many people the epitome of the British soldier of the late Victorian period is the Redcoat who fought in southern Africa in the 1870s.

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Product Description: In 1095 the Byzantine Emperor Alexios I appealed to the Christian states of western Europe for help against the Turks who had swept across the Empire after the disastrous Byzantine defeat at Manzikert in 1071. This book is about the First Crusade (1096-1099) that followed, and saw several armies of ‘armed pilgrims’ march across Europe to the Holy Land...read more
By Christa Hook (illustrator) and David Nicolle
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9781841765150 | Osprey Pub Co, October 1, 2003, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: In 1095 the Byzantine Emperor Alexios I appealed to the Christian states of western Europe for help against the Turks who had swept across the Empire after the disastrous Byzantine defeat at Manzikert in 1071.

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Product Description: This book concentrates on the dramatic experiences of Napoleon's Army of the Orient in Egypt and the Holy Land. The fighting of the Mamelukes and Turks are covered in depth, detailing desert combat, siege warfare, cavalry skirmishes and the suppression of uprisings...read more
By Terry Crowdy and Christa Hook (illustrator)
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9781841766287, titled "French Soldier in Egypt 1798-1801: The Army of the Orient" | Ill edition (Osprey Pub Co, June 30, 2003), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: This book concentrates on the dramatic experiences of Napoleon's Army of the Orient in Egypt and the Holy Land.

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Product Description: Osprey's examination of Soviet women who fought in World War II (1939-1945). When the Great Patriotic War began, many women volunteered for the armed forces, but most of them were rejected. They were steered towards nursing or other supportive roles...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Christa Hook (illustrator) and Henry Sakaida
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9781841765983 | Osprey Pub Co, May 1, 2003, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Osprey's examination of Soviet women who fought in World War II (1939-1945).

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Product Description: This title draws on contemporary testimonies of life in Napoleon's army, documenting the reality of conscription, training, camp life and combat action for the common infantry soldier during the Napoleonic Wars (1799-1815). In contrast to most works on this period, it calls into question the propagandist views expounded by numerous Bonapartists - the romantic notion of La Gloire is very much tempered by some hard-hitting recollections of the horror and misery of military life 200 years ago...read more
By Terry Crowdy and Christa Hook (illustrator)
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9781841764542 | Osprey Pub Co, October 1, 2002, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: This title draws on contemporary testimonies of life in Napoleon's army, documenting the reality of conscription, training, camp life and combat action for the common infantry soldier during the Napoleonic Wars (1799-1815).

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Product Description: The rifle corps of the British Army during the Napoleonic Wars (1799-1815) are among the most recognisable of all the soldiers of that era: their distinctive dark green uniforms are as familiar as some of their exploits. They have achieved considerable fame through the large numbers of memoirs written by members of the rifle corps as well as through modern fiction, most notably the Sharpe series...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Philip Haythrnthwaite and Christa Hook (illustrator)
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9781841761770 | Osprey Pub Co, April 1, 2002, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: The rifle corps of the British Army during the Napoleonic Wars (1799-1815) are among the most recognisable of all the soldiers of that era: their distinctive dark green uniforms are as familiar as some of their exploits.

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Product Description: Having campaigned on land during their early existence, the Hospitallers fought mainly at sea from the turn of the 14th century. The emphasis was now on small-scale operations, rather than the crusading invasion that had so often come to grief...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Christa Hook (illustrator) and David Nicolle
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9781841762159 | Osprey Pub Co, November 1, 2001, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Having campaigned on land during their early existence, the Hospitallers fought mainly at sea from the turn of the 14th century.

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Product Description: Unlike their sometime rivals the Templars, the Order of St John of the Hospital of Jerusalem (or the Hospitallers as they are better known) was not created as a result of the First Crusade in 1099: rather, it was probably established by a group of Italian merchants from Amalfi in the mid-11th century...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Christa Hook (illustrator) and David Nicolle
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9781841762142 | Osprey Pub Co, July 1, 2001, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Unlike their sometime rivals the Templars, the Order of St John of the Hospital of Jerusalem (or the Hospitallers as they are better known) was not created as a result of the First Crusade in 1099: rather, it was probably established by a group of Italian merchants from Amalfi in the mid-11th century.

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By Christa Hook (illustrator) and David Nicolle
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9781841762784 | Osprey Pub Co, June 1, 2001, cover price $18.95

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By Christa Hook (illustrator) and Jon Latimer
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9781841762807 | Osprey Pub Co, June 1, 2001, cover price $18.95

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Product Description: The twilight of the Roman Empire saw a revolution in the way war was waged. The drilled infantryman was gradually replaced by the mounted warrior. This title examines that transition, and looks at training, equipment and the campaigning soldier.
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9781841762609 | Reprint edition (Osprey Pub Co, April 1, 2001), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: The twilight of the Roman Empire saw a revolution in the way war was waged.

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Provides information on such important figures in ancient Greece's history as Sappho, Socrates, Archimedes, Homer, and Hippocrates. (view table of contents)
By Christa Hook (illustrator) and Nicola Morgan
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9780739827475 | Heinemann/Raintree, September 1, 2000, cover price $29.93 | About this edition: Provides information on such important figures in ancient Greece's history as Sappho, Socrates, Archimedes, Homer, and Hippocrates.

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Provides information on such important figures in ancient Egyptian history as Khufu, Hatshepsut, Cleopatra, Rameses II, and Tutankhamun. (view table of contents)
By Christa Hook (illustrator) and Jane Shuter
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9780739827482 | Heinemann/Raintree, September 1, 2000, cover price $29.93 | About this edition: Provides information on such important figures in ancient Egyptian history as Khufu, Hatshepsut, Cleopatra, Rameses II, and Tutankhamun.

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By Christa Hook (illustrator) and David Nicolle
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9781855328266 | Osprey Pub Co, January 1, 1999, cover price $18.95

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