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Product Description: The 80 Years' War (also known as the Dutch War of Independence) was the foundation of Dutch nationhood, and during the course of the conflict one of its main leaders--Maurice of Orange-Nassau--created an army and a tactical system that became a model throughout Europe...read more
By Gerry Embleton (illustrator)

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9781472819116, titled "Dutch Armies of the 80 Years’ War 1568-1648: Infantry" | Osprey Pub Co, March 21, 2017, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: The 80 Years' War (also known as the Dutch War of Independence) was the foundation of Dutch nationhood, and during the course of the conflict one of its main leaders--Maurice of Orange-Nassau--created an army and a tactical system that became a model throughout Europe.

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Product Description: Concluding his bestselling series on the French Foreign Legion, Martin Windrow explores the formation and development of the Legion during its "first generation." Raised in 1831, the Legion's formative years would see it fight continuous and savage campaigns in Algeria, aid the Spanish government in the Carlist War, join the British in the Crimean campaign, and fight alongside the Swiss in the bloody battles of Magenta and Solferino...read more
By Gerry Embleton (illustrator)

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9781472817709 | Osprey Pub Co, November 22, 2016, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: Concluding his bestselling series on the French Foreign Legion, Martin Windrow explores the formation and development of the Legion during its "first generation.

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Product Description: For the best part of three centuries the “corsairs,” or pirates, from the “Barbary” coasts of North Africa dominated the western and central Mediterranean, making forays far into the Atlantic and preying on the shipping and coastal settlements across Christian Europe, ranging from Greece to West Africa to the British Isles...read more
By Gerry Embleton (illustrator)

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9781472815439, titled "The Barbary Pirates 15th–17th Centuries" | Osprey Pub Co, August 23, 2016, cover price $19.00 | About this edition: For the best part of three centuries the “corsairs,” or pirates, from the “Barbary” coasts of North Africa dominated the western and central Mediterranean, making forays far into the Atlantic and preying on the shipping and coastal settlements across Christian Europe, ranging from Greece to West Africa to the British Isles.

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Product Description: An in-depth analysis of the Chinese Armies that fought a series of increasingly fractious wars over nearly a century, this history begins with a run-through of the Chinese forces that combated the British and French during the two Opium Wars...read more
By Gerry Embleton (illustrator) and Philip Jowett

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9781472814272 | Osprey Pub Co, April 19, 2016, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: An in-depth analysis of the Chinese Armies that fought a series of increasingly fractious wars over nearly a century, this history begins with a run-through of the Chinese forces that combated the British and French during the two Opium Wars.

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Product Description: The regimental, battery, or company set of colors was more than simply a unit designation, it was the very symbol of the regiment - it was its heart. Fiercely defended in action, where they flew in the center of the line, they drew relentless enemy fire upon their bearer...read more
By Gerry Embleton (illustrator), Philip Katcher and Rick Scollins (illustrator)

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9780785833840 | Chartwell Books, February 10, 2016, cover price $12.99 | About this edition: The regimental, battery, or company set of colors was more than simply a unit designation, it was the very symbol of the regiment - it was its heart.

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9781841761732 | Osprey Pub Co, July 1, 2000, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Covers the complete history of Regimental, State and Volunteer flags for both Union and Confederate forces.

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Product Description: Armies of Castile and Aragon depicts the fighting men whose skill and tactical flexibility made Spain into a world power at the close of the Middle Ages, carving out empires from the Mediterranean to the Caribbean. Much has been written of the men who fought in the Hundred Years' War between England and France, and the Wars of the Roses...read more
By Gerry Embleton (illustrator)

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9781472804198 | Osprey Pub Co, April 21, 2015, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Armies of Castile and Aragon depicts the fighting men whose skill and tactical flexibility made Spain into a world power at the close of the Middle Ages, carving out empires from the Mediterranean to the Caribbean.
9780376026262, titled "Homemade Soups" | Sunset Pub Co, September 1, 1985, cover price $9.99 | also contains Homemade Soups | About this edition: Soup's on!

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Product Description: Waterloo is one of the defining campaigns of European history. The name conjures up images of the terrible scale and grandeur of the Napoleonic Wars and the incredible, combined effort that finally ended Napoleon's aspirations of power in Europe...read more
By Gerry Embleton (illustrator)

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9781472804129, titled "Waterloo 1815 (3): Mont St Jean and Wavre" | Osprey Pub Co, June 23, 2015, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Waterloo is one of the defining campaigns of European history.

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Product Description: Waterloo 1815 is a captivating study of the battle of Waterloo, one of the defining campaigns in European history. In particular it focuses on the desperate struggle for Ligny, which saw the Prussians pushed back after heavy fighting by the French Army in what was to be Napoleon's last battlefield victory...read more
By Gerry Embleton (illustrator)

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9781472803665 | Osprey Pub Co, February 17, 2015, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Waterloo 1815 is a captivating study of the battle of Waterloo, one of the defining campaigns in European history.

By Gerry Embleton (illustrator)

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9781472803634 | Osprey Pub Co, November 18, 2014, cover price $21.95

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Product Description: From humble beginnings, in the course of three centuries the Portuguese built the world's first truly global empire, stretching from modern Brazil to sub-Saharan Africa and from India to the East Indies (Indonesia). Portugal had established its present-day borders by 1300 and the following century saw extensive warfare that confirmed Portugal's independence and allowed it to aspire to maritime expansion, sponsored by monarchs such as Prince Henry the Navigator...read more
By Gerry Embleton (illustrator), Sam Embleton (illustrator) and David Nicolle

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9781849088480 | Osprey Pub Co, November 20, 2012, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: From humble beginnings, in the course of three centuries the Portuguese built the world's first truly global empire, stretching from modern Brazil to sub-Saharan Africa and from India to the East Indies (Indonesia).

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Product Description: In August 1745 Charles Edward Stuart, the 'Young Pretender', landed in Scotland and sparked the Second Jacobite Rising. The Jacobite forces seized Perth, then Edinburgh, where they proclaimed the Young Pretender's father King James VIII; they trounced their Hanoverian opponents at Prestonpans and crossed into England, getting as far south as Derby before withdrawing into Scotland...read more
By Gerry Embleton (illustrator)

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9781849088466 | Osprey Pub Co, October 23, 2012, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: In August 1745 Charles Edward Stuart, the 'Young Pretender', landed in Scotland and sparked the Second Jacobite Rising.

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Product Description: A stunning exploration of a legendary moment in Irish history. In 1798 with the British Army preoccupied in fighting France in the Caribbean and Mediterranean as well as guarding Southeast England from threatened invasion, a co-ordinated uprising broke out across the water in Ireland...read more
By Gerry Embleton (illustrator)

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9781849085076 | Osprey Pub Co, September 20, 2011, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: A stunning exploration of a legendary moment in Irish history.

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Product Description: Stretching from the North Sea to the Solway Firth, the Border region has a sharply diverse landscape and was a battleground for over 300 years as the English and Scottish monarchs encouraged their subjects to conduct raids across their respective borders...read more
By Keith Durham, Gerry Embleton (illustrator) and Samuel Embleton (illustrator)

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9781849081931 | Osprey Pub Co, March 22, 2011, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Stretching from the North Sea to the Solway Firth, the Border region has a sharply diverse landscape and was a battleground for over 300 years as the English and Scottish monarchs encouraged their subjects to conduct raids across their respective borders.

By Gerry Embleton (illustrator), Sam Embleton (illustrator) and Stuart Reid

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9781849081771 | Osprey Pub Co, September 21, 2010, cover price $17.95

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Product Description: The history of Poland is a fascinating study of a people struggling to achieve nationhood in the face of internal and external enemies. Poland became a unified Christian state in AD 966 and by the 12th century a knightly class had emerged - a force that was integral to the defense of Poland against increasingly frequent foreign invasions...read more
By Gerry Embleton (illustrator), D. Nicolle and W. Sarnecki

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9781846030147 | Osprey Pub Co, February 19, 2008, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: The history of Poland is a fascinating study of a people struggling to achieve nationhood in the face of internal and external enemies.

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Product Description: This book not only offers a tribute to the proud Highlander regiments who have served with distinction for over two centuries, but also offers an in-depth study of the period in which they made their name. As the British Empire dominated every corner of the globe, Queen Victoria's Highlanders served in a variety of campaigns from the Indian subcontinent to Africa...read more
By Gerry Embleton (illustrator) and Stuart Reid

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9781846032233 | Osprey Pub Co, October 23, 2007, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: This book not only offers a tribute to the proud Highlander regiments who have served with distinction for over two centuries, but also offers an in-depth study of the period in which they made their name.

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Product Description: In 1914 with a regular army of only 3,110 men Canada was ill-prepared to enter World War I (1914-1918). Yet, in a display of incredible unanimity thousands of young Canadians volunteered to fight for the Allied cause. Ultimately the Canadian contribution was the most important non-British contingent within the vast Allied armies with a total of nearly 700,000 Canadians in uniform...read more
By Rene Chartrand and Gerry Embleton (illustrator)

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9781846031861 | Osprey Pub Co, June 26, 2007, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: In 1914 with a regular army of only 3,110 men Canada was ill-prepared to enter World War I (1914-1918).

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Product Description: Osprey's examination of the Irish Regiments and their involvement in World War I (1914-1918) and World War II (1939-1945). The tens of thousands of Irish soldiers who fought in the British Army in World War I gained a fierce fighting reputation, distinguishing themselves at Ypres, Gallipoli, the Somme, and Palestine...read more
By Gerry Embleton (illustrator) and David Murphy

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9781846030154 | Osprey Pub Co, January 30, 2007, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Osprey's examination of the Irish Regiments and their involvement in World War I (1914-1918) and World War II (1939-1945).

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Product Description: The wartime Police were headed by Himmler as chief of the SS; and throughout the occupied nations the regional SS commanders were specifically termed 'Higher SS and Police Leaders'. Hitler's police was not a single service, but a vast machinery which included many special categories ranging from conventional criminal detectives, and municipal and rural police to combat battalions sent to Russia, and from border and customs police to special railway and waterway departments, fire brigades and emergency engineer squads, and even a colonial service for North Africa...read more
By G. A. Embleton and Gerry Embleton (illustrator)

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9781846030680 | Osprey Pub Co, September 26, 2006, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: The wartime Police were headed by Himmler as chief of the SS; and throughout the occupied nations the regional SS commanders were specifically termed 'Higher SS and Police Leaders'.

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Product Description: Book by Katcher, Philip R. N.

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9781410901149 | Heinemann/Raintree, July 1, 2003, cover price $34.29 | About this edition: Book by Katcher, Philip R.

By Ian Drury and Gerry Embleton (illustrator)

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9781410901125 | Heinemann/Raintree, June 1, 2003, cover price $34.29

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Product Description: The southerner of the mid-19th century had been bred to ride horses. In addition the period southerner had long been used to handling firearms, through hunting for pleasure, food or simply for sport. The combination of these factors promised that when the southern states began to secede in December 1860, the cavalry would be a major combat arm...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Gerry Embleton (illustrator) and Philip Katcher

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9781841763811 | Osprey Pub Co, August 1, 2002, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: The southerner of the mid-19th century had been bred to ride horses.

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Product Description: The Landsknecht (meaning 'servant of the country') flourished during a key period for military organisation and practice. In the late 15th century, the Holy Roman Emperor, Maximilian I, recruited thousands of mercenaries from Central and Northern Europe, with the aim of creating a reliable source of men for his armies – and the Landsknecht were born...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Gerry Embleton (illustrator) and John Richards

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9781841762432 | Osprey Pub Co, May 1, 2002, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: The Landsknecht (meaning 'servant of the country') flourished during a key period for military organisation and practice.

By Gerry Embleton (illustrator) and Stuart Reid

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9781841763798 | Osprey Pub Co, January 1, 2002, cover price $18.95

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Product Description: The collapse of Roman rule in Britain was not so much a sudden catastrophe as a long and drawn-out decline. The 'Celtic' Britons retreated gradually to the highland areas of Wales, Cornwall and the south-west of Scotland. Control of the fertile eastern lowlands was lost to warriors of Germanic origin who migrated from the Continent...read more
By Gerry Embleton (illustrator) and Mark Harrison

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9781841762791 | Osprey Pub Co, June 1, 2001, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: The collapse of Roman rule in Britain was not so much a sudden catastrophe as a long and drawn-out decline.

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