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Product Description: Entering service in 1931, the 9x19mm Suomi KP/-31 submachine gun saw extensive combat with Finnish troops during their fight against Soviet forces in 1939–44. It was also manufactured under licence in Switzerland, Denmark and Sweden, and remained in Finnish service until the 1980s, an indication of its durability...read more
By Alan Gilliland (illustrator)

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9781472819642 | Osprey Pub Co, March 21, 2017, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Entering service in 1931, the 9x19mm Suomi KP/-31 submachine gun saw extensive combat with Finnish troops during their fight against Soviet forces in 1939–44.

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Product Description: In 1836, Samuel Colt changed the face of warfare with the production of the first of a series of iconic and influential single-action revolvers, including the .44-caliber Colt Walker and the seminal .45-caliber Colt Single Action Army, which remains in production today...read more
By Alan Gilliland (illustrator)

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9781472810984 | Osprey Pub Co, January 24, 2017, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: In 1836, Samuel Colt changed the face of warfare with the production of the first of a series of iconic and influential single-action revolvers, including the .

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Product Description: The Mosin-Nagant is the world's longest-surviving and most widely distributed military rifle, having armed the forces of Russia and many other countries for over a century. It has seen action from World War I to the present day, but is most famous for its role during World War II, where it proved to be an excellent sniping weapon in the hands of marksmen such as Vasili Zaitsev and Simo Häyhä...read more
By Alan Gilliland (illustrator)

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9781472814159 | Osprey Pub Co, October 18, 2016, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: The Mosin-Nagant is the world's longest-surviving and most widely distributed military rifle, having armed the forces of Russia and many other countries for over a century.

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Product Description: Now the standard weapon for British soldiers across the globe, the SA80's early years were shrouded in controversy after a series of dismal performances. It was prone to jamming in desert conditions, had several flimsy parts that would often break after repeated use, and had an incredibly sensitive magazine catch...read more
By Alan Gilliland (illustrator)

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9781472811042 | Osprey Pub Co, September 20, 2016, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Now the standard weapon for British soldiers across the globe, the SA80's early years were shrouded in controversy after a series of dismal performances.

By Alan Gilliland (illustrator)

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9781472811073 | Osprey Pub Co, May 24, 2016, cover price $20.00

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By Alan Gilliland (illustrator), David R. Higgins and Johnny Shumate (illustrator)

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9781472810922 | Osprey Pub Co, January 19, 2016, cover price $18.95

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Product Description: Even with Germany in the ascendency at the beginning of World War II, Scapa Flow was supposed to be the safe home base of the British Navy. Nothing and nobody could penetrate the defences of this bastion, which was built up to formidable levels in World War I and symbolized the faith placed by the British in the invulnerability of their navy...read more
By Peter Dennis (illustrator), Alan Gilliland (photographer) and Angus Konstam

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9781472808905 | Osprey Pub Co, October 20, 2015, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Even with Germany in the ascendency at the beginning of World War II, Scapa Flow was supposed to be the safe home base of the British Navy.

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Product Description: On May 2, 2011 a ten-year manhunt drew to a deadly end as the men of the US Naval Special Warfare Development Group (a.k.a. SEAL Team Six) closed in on their prey, Osama Bin Laden, the fanatical mastermind of the terrible attack on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001...read more
By Alan Gilliland (photographer), Peter F. Panzeri, Jr. and Johnny Shumate (illustrator)

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9781472804082 | Osprey Pub Co, September 23, 2014, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: On May 2, 2011 a ten-year manhunt drew to a deadly end as the men of the US Naval Special Warfare Development Group (a.

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Product Description: Browning .30-caliber machine guns saw US Army, Navy, Marine, and Air Force service in World War I & II, Korea, and Vietnam, and are still occasionally found in use elsewhere even today. Produced in both water-cooled and air-cooled versions, it has been employed in every imaginable role for a machine gun - antipersonnel, antiaircraft, mounted on aircraft as both defensive and offensive armament, defensive armament aboard vehicles (armored and soft-skin), mounted on watercraft, and others...read more
By Alan Gilliland (illustrator), Gordon L. Rottman and Johnny Shumate (illustrator)

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9781780969213 | Osprey Pub Co, February 18, 2014, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Browning .

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Product Description: The United States had demonstrated its military superiority worldwide with its lightning victory over Iraq in 1991. As the only superpower in the world, few would argue that Washington could not prevail in a conventional conflict...read more
By Clayton K. S. Chun, Alan Gilliland (illustrator) and Johnny Shumate (illustrator)

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9781849085847 | Osprey Pub Co, May 22, 2012, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: The United States had demonstrated its military superiority worldwide with its lightning victory over Iraq in 1991.

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By Alan Gilliland (photographer), Robert R. Hodges, Jr. and Johnny Shumate (illustrator)

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9781849087612 | Osprey Pub Co, April 17, 2012, cover price $18.95

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Product Description: From 1600 till 1866 civil strife in public was virtually unknown in Japan; however, personal loyalty and self-sacrifice could at times rise above the samurai hierarchy to redefine Japanese culture. In 1703 former samurai avenged their lord in the most legendary raid in Japanese history...read more
By Alan Gilliland (illustrator), Mariusz Kozik (illustrator), Johnny Shumate (illustrator) and Stephen Turnbull

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9781849084277 | Osprey Pub Co, August 23, 2011, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: From 1600 till 1866 civil strife in public was virtually unknown in Japan; however, personal loyalty and self-sacrifice could at times rise above the samurai hierarchy to redefine Japanese culture.

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Product Description: Operation Archery, the raid on Vaagso and Maaloy in Norway on December 27, 1942, was the first true combined operation carried out by British forces involving the Army, Royal Navy and the Royal Air Force. The Islands of Vaagso and Maaloy on the Norwegian coast between Bergen and Trondheim were selected because they offered a perfect opportunity to damage German installations and morale...read more
By Ken Ford, Howard Gerrard (illustrator) and Alan Gilliland (illustrator)

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9781849083720 | Osprey Pub Co, June 21, 2011, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Operation Archery, the raid on Vaagso and Maaloy in Norway on December 27, 1942, was the first true combined operation carried out by British forces involving the Army, Royal Navy and the Royal Air Force.

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Product Description: The Kalashnikov AK-47 is the most ubiquitous assault rifle in the world, with more AK-47s and its variants in use than any other individual small arm. Created by Senior Sergeant Mikhail Kalashnikov, and first adopted by the USSR soon after World War II (1939-1945), its production continues to this day, with an estimated 75 million produced worldwide...read more
By Alan Gilliland (photographer), Gordon L. Rottman and Johnny Shumate (illustrator)

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9781849084611 | Osprey Pub Co, April 19, 2011, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: The Kalashnikov AK-47 is the most ubiquitous assault rifle in the world, with more AK-47s and its variants in use than any other individual small arm.

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