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Product Description: In April 1941, as the Allies strove to counter the German threat to the Balkans, New Zealand troops were hastily committed to combat in the wake of the German invasion of Greece where they would face off against the German Kradschützen--motorcycle troops...read more
By Adam Hook (illustrator)

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9781472817105 | Osprey Pub Co, February 21, 2017, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: In April 1941, as the Allies strove to counter the German threat to the Balkans, New Zealand troops were hastily committed to combat in the wake of the German invasion of Greece where they would face off against the German Kradschützen--motorcycle troops.

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Product Description: Jagging across northwestern Europe like an ugly scar, the Hindenburg Line was Germany's most formidable line of defense in World War I. Its fearsome reputation was matched only by its cunning design, with deep zigzagging trenches, concrete fieldworks, barbed wire, and devilish booby traps forming an intimidating barrier for any attacking army...read more
By Adam Hook (illustrator)

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9781472814791 | Osprey Pub Co, October 18, 2016, cover price $19.00 | About this edition: Jagging across northwestern Europe like an ugly scar, the Hindenburg Line was Germany's most formidable line of defense in World War I.

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Product Description: In an age when infantry units maneuvered and fought in rigid blocks, the idea of encouraging initiative and allowing a unit to "skirmish" was regarded as revolutionary and fell out of favor in the years following the French-Indian and American Revolutionary wars...read more

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9781472816061 | Osprey Pub Co, October 18, 2016, cover price $19.00 | About this edition: In an age when infantry units maneuvered and fought in rigid blocks, the idea of encouraging initiative and allowing a unit to "skirmish" was regarded as revolutionary and fell out of favor in the years following the French-Indian and American Revolutionary wars.

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Product Description: From the 1840s onward, United States military forces clashed with the Apache, a group of Native Americans associated with North America's southwestern region. U.S. territorial expansion and conflict--first with Mexico and then during the Civil War--led to an escalation of hostilities that culminated in the defeat of the Apache leader Geronimo in 1886, although fighting continued into the twentieth century...read more
By Adam Hook (illustrator) and Sean McLachlan

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9781472812469, titled "Apache Warrior Vs Us Cavalryman: 1846–86" | Osprey Pub Co, August 23, 2016, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: From the 1840s onward, United States military forces clashed with the Apache, a group of Native Americans associated with North America's southwestern region.

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Product Description: Following the disastrous defeat at Chickamauga, Union forces were in disarray and the tactically vital Chattanooga was under siege and on the brink of falling. Secretary of War Edwin Stanton ordered Ulysses Grant to send the Army of the Tennessee to reinforce Chattanooga...read more
By Adam Hook (illustrator)

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9781472812919 | Osprey Pub Co, June 21, 2016, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: Following the disastrous defeat at Chickamauga, Union forces were in disarray and the tactically vital Chattanooga was under siege and on the brink of falling.

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Product Description: Although military rockets have been used since the Middle Ages, it was not until the Soviet Union pioneered the concept of Multiple Rocket Launchers (MRLs), in the late 1930s, that they emerged as a decisive weapon. In the modern era, these Soviet/Russian Katyushas have served in combat in Afghanistan, Chechnya, and Georgia...read more
By Adam Hook (illustrator) and Jamie Prenatt

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9781472810861 | Osprey Pub Co, June 21, 2016, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: Although military rockets have been used since the Middle Ages, it was not until the Soviet Union pioneered the concept of Multiple Rocket Launchers (MRLs), in the late 1930s, that they emerged as a decisive weapon.

By Adam Hook (illustrator) and Gordon L. Rottman

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9781472814241 | Osprey Pub Co, February 16, 2016, cover price $19.00

By Adam Hook (illustrator) and Steven J. Zaloga

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9781472811462, titled "The Atlantic Wall: The Südwall" | Osprey Pub Co, November 17, 2015, cover price $18.95

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Product Description: Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim is a legendary figure, whose life and career were deeply influential in Finnish and European history. He is viewed by many as the father of modern Finland after leading the 'White' faction to victory and independence in the Finnish Civil War of 1918...read more
By Adam Hook (illustrator) and Steven J. Zaloga

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9781472814425 | Osprey Pub Co, October 20, 2015, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim is a legendary figure, whose life and career were deeply influential in Finnish and European history.

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Product Description: When Hitler's forces poured into France and the Low Countries in 1940, the uneasy peace of the 'Phoney War' was shattered, and Europe was ripped apart by another Blitzkrieg. Forming the backbone of the German advance were the mobile, well-equipped Schützen (Rifles), motorized infantry who embodied the essence of the fluid, swift warfare that had characterized World War II thus far...read more
By David Greentree and Adam Hook (illustrator)

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9781472812407 | Osprey Pub Co, October 20, 2015, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: When Hitler's forces poured into France and the Low Countries in 1940, the uneasy peace of the 'Phoney War' was shattered, and Europe was ripped apart by another Blitzkrieg.

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Product Description: The East Wall was where the final battles for the stricken Third Reich were fought, amid scenes of utter carnage. Beginning life at the end of World War I, the wall became a pet project of Adolf Hitler's, whose ascent to power saw building work accelerated, with plans for a grand, 'Maginot-style' defence put in place...read more
By Adam Hook (illustrator)

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9781472805867 | Osprey Pub Co, July 21, 2015, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: The East Wall was where the final battles for the stricken Third Reich were fought, amid scenes of utter carnage.

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Product Description: The Eastern Front of World War I is sometimes overshadowed by the fighting in the West. But the clashes between Imperial Germany and Tsarist Russia in East Prussia, Poland and Lithuania were every bit as gruelling for the participants as the great battles in Western Europe...read more
By Robert Forczyk and Adam Hook (illustrator)

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9781472806543 | Osprey Pub Co, April 21, 2015, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: The Eastern Front of World War I is sometimes overshadowed by the fighting in the West.

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9780375913877, titled "I Miss My Grandma: A Sesame Solutions Book About Death" | Random House Childrens Books, March 1, 2002, cover price $16.99 | also contains I Miss My Grandma: A Sesame Solutions Book About Death | About this edition: Evelyn tries to adjust to the death of her grandmother.

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Product Description: From an internationally renowned expert on US history, this highly illustrated title details the curtain-closing campaign of the Civil War in the East. Ulysses S. Grant's Army of the Potomac and Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia faced up to one another one last time, as Lee conducted a desperate series of withdrawals and retreats down the line of Richmond and Danville Railroad...read more
By Ron Field and Adam Hook (illustrator)

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9781472807519 | Osprey Pub Co, March 24, 2015, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: From an internationally renowned expert on US history, this highly illustrated title details the curtain-closing campaign of the Civil War in the East.

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Product Description: Featuring specially commissioned full-color artwork, this engaging study explains and illustrates the armies that fought in the epic struggle for the rebirth of the independent Polish nation, in the bitter aftermath of World War I and the Russian Revolution...read more
By Adam Hook (illustrator) and Thomas

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9781472801067 | Osprey Pub Co, November 18, 2014, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Featuring specially commissioned full-color artwork, this engaging study explains and illustrates the armies that fought in the epic struggle for the rebirth of the independent Polish nation, in the bitter aftermath of World War I and the Russian Revolution.

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Product Description: Focusing on the Chiricahua Apache, led by such famous warriors as Cochise Mangas Coloradas, Victorio, Nana and Geronimo, this book strips away the myths behind the history of some of the feared opponents of the US Army in the southwest United States...read more
By Adam Hook (illustrator) and Robert N. Watt

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9781472803528 | Osprey Pub Co, July 22, 2014, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Focusing on the Chiricahua Apache, led by such famous warriors as Cochise Mangas Coloradas, Victorio, Nana and Geronimo, this book strips away the myths behind the history of some of the feared opponents of the US Army in the southwest United States.

By Edward J. Erickson and Adam Hook (illustrator)

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9781780965901 | Osprey Pub Co, August 20, 2013, cover price $18.95

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Product Description: Ulysses Grant was the United States greatest general since George Washington. Like Washington, Grant's battlefield performance in the Civil War was the only factor standing between the United States continuing as one, indivisible nation...read more
By Adam Hook (illustrator) and Mark Lardas

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9781849087339 | Osprey Pub Co, November 20, 2012, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Ulysses Grant was the United States greatest general since George Washington.

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Product Description: During World War II Germany was subjected to the growing threat of Allied bomber attack, from RAF night bombing to American daylight bombing. From flak artillery to fortified structures, this book focuses on the land-based infrastructure of Germany's defense against the air onslaught...read more
By Adam Hook (illustrator) and Steven J. Zaloga

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9781849085939 | Osprey Pub Co, October 23, 2012, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: During World War II Germany was subjected to the growing threat of Allied bomber attack, from RAF night bombing to American daylight bombing.

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Product Description: Longbows, crossbows, heavy spears, swiss pikes, catapaults, and especially gunpowder artillery and handheld guns such as the arquebus gradually but profoundly changed European warfare.By about 1260 the steady rise of the European heavily armoured mounted knight to the predominant role in most pitched battles was complete...read more
By Adam Hook (illustrator) and David Nicolle

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9781849087391 | Osprey Pub Co, September 18, 2012, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Longbows, crossbows, heavy spears, swiss pikes, catapaults, and especially gunpowder artillery and handheld guns such as the arquebus gradually but profoundly changed European warfare.

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Product Description: Although he is mostly remembered for his part in the campaign in Italy from 1943 to 1945, Generalfeldmarschall Albert Kesselring was also chief of staff of the Luftwaffe in 1936-37, playing a crucial role in the shaping of the service for the coming war...read more
By Pier Paolo Battistelli and Adam Hook (illustrator)

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9781849087353 | Osprey Pub Co, August 21, 2012, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Although he is mostly remembered for his part in the campaign in Italy from 1943 to 1945, Generalfeldmarschall Albert Kesselring was also chief of staff of the Luftwaffe in 1936-37, playing a crucial role in the shaping of the service for the coming war.

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Product Description: Yamamoto Isoroku is the most well-known of Japan's military leaders and his name will be forever linked to the attack on Pearl Harbor. Because the attack was such an apparent success, he has gone down as one of the most brilliant naval figures in history...read more
By Adam Hook (illustrator) and Mark Stille

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9781849087315 | Osprey Pub Co, June 19, 2012, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Yamamoto Isoroku is the most well-known of Japan's military leaders and his name will be forever linked to the attack on Pearl Harbor.

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Product Description: Zhukov was the dominant figure in the Red Army during World War II even though his actual job title varied from day to day. Serving as a senior General Staff representative from the Stavka, Zhukov moved from one critical sector to the next, serving as advisor, coordinator and de facto front commander as required...read more
By Robert Forczyk and Adam Hook (illustrator)

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9781849085564 | Osprey Pub Co, March 20, 2012, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Zhukov was the dominant figure in the Red Army during World War II even though his actual job title varied from day to day.

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Product Description: The Apache culture of the latter half of the 19th century blended together the lifestyles of the Great Plains, Great Basin and the South-West, but it was their warfare that captured the imagination. This book reveals the skillful tactics of the Apache people as they raided and eluded the much larger and better-equipped US government forces...read more
By Adam Hook (illustrator) and Robert N. Watt

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9781849086301 | Osprey Pub Co, January 24, 2012, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: The Apache culture of the latter half of the 19th century blended together the lifestyles of the Great Plains, Great Basin and the South-West, but it was their warfare that captured the imagination.

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Product Description: This title explores the contribution made by settlers, explorers, traders and goldseekers of various nations to the nascent architecture of the West Coast of the United States. In doing so, it charts the progress westwards of those who claimed new land as their own, and defended it with forts and blockhouses, and the resulting conflicts with indigenous Native American peoples...read more
By Ron Field and Adam Hook (illustrator)

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9781849083157 | Osprey Pub Co, October 18, 2011, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: This title explores the contribution made by settlers, explorers, traders and goldseekers of various nations to the nascent architecture of the West Coast of the United States.

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Product Description: This volume details the military career and accomplishments of Walther Model, the youngest Generalfeldmarschall in the Wehrmacht in World War II and Hitler's favorite commander. His role on the Eastern Front saw him involved in most of the key battles of the second half of the warm, including the battles of Kursk Leningrad and the desperate attempt to halt the Soviet Bagration offensive...read more
By Robert Forcyzk and Adam Hook (illustrator)

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9781849083577 | Osprey Pub Co, June 21, 2011, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: This volume details the military career and accomplishments of Walther Model, the youngest Generalfeldmarschall in the Wehrmacht in World War II and Hitler's favorite commander.

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