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Product Description: In World War II Germany's doctrine of mobile warfare dominated the battlefield. By trial and error, the Germans were the first to correctly combine the strength in tanks and in mobile infantry and artillery. This integration of mobile units, equipment, and tactics underpinned Germany's successes in the first half of the war...read more
By Johnny Shumate (illustrator)

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9781472819437 | Osprey Pub Co, April 18, 2017, cover price $19.00 | About this edition: In World War II Germany's doctrine of mobile warfare dominated the battlefield.

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Product Description: During World War II, the two preeminent mechanized infantry forces of the conflict, the German Panzergrenadier arm and the U.S. Army's armored infantrymen clashed in France and Belgium after the Normandy landings. These engagements went on to profoundly influence the use of mechanized infantry in the postwar world...read more
By Johnny Shumate (illustrator)

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9781472817075 | Osprey Pub Co, January 24, 2017, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: During World War II, the two preeminent mechanized infantry forces of the conflict, the German Panzergrenadier arm and the U.

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Product Description: Designed in the 1950s, the US Marines' M50 Ontos and the US Army's M56 Scorpion were both intended to be fast, light, air-droppable tank-killers for the Cold War battlefield--an answer to the cumbersome and ineffective World War II-vintage tanks that had taken to the battlefield during the Korean War...read more
By Johnny Shumate (illustrator)

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9781472814739, titled "M50 Ontos and M56 Scorpion 1956–70: Us Tank Destroyers of the Vietnam War" | Osprey Pub Co, November 22, 2016, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: Designed in the 1950s, the US Marines' M50 Ontos and the US Army's M56 Scorpion were both intended to be fast, light, air-droppable tank-killers for the Cold War battlefield--an answer to the cumbersome and ineffective World War II-vintage tanks that had taken to the battlefield during the Korean War.

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Product Description: World War II saw tanks assume a dominant role in warfare, capable of tearing through the enemy lines if left unchecked. To combat the threat posed by these armored behemoths, the United States developed the M1 Anti-Tank Rocket Launcher, better known as the Bazooka...read more
By Johnny Shumate (illustrator)

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9781472812490 | Osprey Pub Co, November 22, 2016, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: World War II saw tanks assume a dominant role in warfare, capable of tearing through the enemy lines if left unchecked.

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Product Description: Specially commissioned artwork and thrilling combat accounts transport the reader to the far-flung and inhospitable African theater of war, where the Schutztruppe faced off against the King's African Rifles. Stalemate in Europe had prompted Germany to turn its attention to Africa in an attempt to divert Allied forces from the Western Front, using a small colonial force under the command of Oberst Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck to raid British and Portuguese territory...read more
By Johnny Shumate (illustrator)

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9781472813275, titled "King's African Rifles Soldier Vs Schutztruppe Soldier: East Africa 1917-18" | Osprey Pub Co, September 20, 2016, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Specially commissioned artwork and thrilling combat accounts transport the reader to the far-flung and inhospitable African theater of war, where the Schutztruppe faced off against the King's African Rifles.

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By Johnny Shumate (illustrator)

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9781472815200 | Osprey Pub Co, July 19, 2016, cover price $20.00

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Product Description: In Operation Totalize, Lieutenant­General Guy Simonds's II Canadian Corps launched an attack from its positions along the Bourgue´bus Ridge, south of Caen, striking south­southeast astride the main Caen-Ealaise road toward the high ground that dominated the town of Ealaise and the key west-east lateral road that ran through this town...read more
By Johnny Shumate (illustrator)

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9781472812889 | Osprey Pub Co, May 24, 2016, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: In Operation Totalize, Lieutenant­General Guy Simonds's II Canadian Corps launched an attack from its positions along the Bourgue´bus Ridge, south of Caen, striking south­southeast astride the main Caen-Ealaise road toward the high ground that dominated the town of Ealaise and the key west-east lateral road that ran through this town.

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Product Description: World War I's defining weapon for many, Germany's MG 08 machine gun won a formidable reputation on battlefields from Tannenberg to the Somme, while its more mobile successor, the MG 08/15, played a central role in the revolutionary developments in infantry tactics that characterized the last months of the conflict...read more
By Johnny Shumate (illustrator)

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9781472815163 | Osprey Pub Co, May 24, 2016, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: World War I's defining weapon for many, Germany's MG 08 machine gun won a formidable reputation on battlefields from Tannenberg to the Somme, while its more mobile successor, the MG 08/15, played a central role in the revolutionary developments in infantry tactics that characterized the last months of the conflict.

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Product Description: The Barrett M82A1 and its derivatives are among the most successful sniping rifles ever manufactured. Now entering its fourth decade of service, the short-recoil, semi-automatic system is capable of firing a devastating .50-caliber round with lethal accuracy over distances of more than 2 kilometers...read more
By Johnny Shumate (illustrator)

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9781472811011 | Osprey Pub Co, March 22, 2016, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: The Barrett M82A1 and its derivatives are among the most successful sniping rifles ever manufactured.

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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: Given the merciless way in which the war on the Eastern Front of World War II was conducted, it is difficult to imagine soldiers changing allegiance from one side to another. Yet after the German invasion of Russia in Operation Barbarossa, well over 400,000 former Soviet Citizens went on to fight for Nazi Germany in some capacity...read more
By Johnny Shumate (illustrator)

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9781472806871 | Osprey Pub Co, October 20, 2015, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Given the merciless way in which the war on the Eastern Front of World War II was conducted, it is difficult to imagine soldiers changing allegiance from one side to another.

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Product Description: When the shadowy, notorious Spetsnaz were first formed, they drew on a long Soviet tradition of elite, behind-the-lines commando forces from World War II and even earlier. Throughout the 1960s-70s they were instrumental both in projecting Soviet power in the Third World and in suppressing resistance within the Warsaw pact...read more
By Johnny Shumate (illustrator)

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9781472807229 | Osprey Pub Co, June 23, 2015, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: When the shadowy, notorious Spetsnaz were first formed, they drew on a long Soviet tradition of elite, behind-the-lines commando forces from World War II and even earlier.

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By Johnny Shumate (illustrator)

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9781472805973 | Osprey Pub Co, May 19, 2015, cover price $18.95

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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: The armies of Scandinavia and the Low Countries bore the first crushing impact of Hitler's mighty Blitzkrieg war machine in Western Europe, in campaigns that astonished and terrified the world.The German Wehrmacht was millions strong, equipped with the latest guns, tanks and aircraft, and had the priceless advantage of having learned the realities of modern warfare in Poland the previous September...read more
By Johnny Shumate (illustrator) and Thomas

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9781782005964 | Osprey Pub Co, February 18, 2014, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: The armies of Scandinavia and the Low Countries bore the first crushing impact of Hitler's mighty Blitzkrieg war machine in Western Europe, in campaigns that astonished and terrified the world.

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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: Opposed by "Bloody" Tarleton's Raiders, American Revolution patriots under Francis Marion fought a brutal guerrilla war throughout South Carolina and North Carolina.The American Revolution was deadlocked in the north, and after the battle at Monmouth Courthouse in 1778 the focus of the conflict shifted south...read more
By David R. Higgins, Johnny Shumate (illustrator), Donato Spedaliere (illustrator) and Mark Stacey (illustrator)

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9781782006145 | Osprey Pub Co, October 22, 2013, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Opposed by "Bloody" Tarleton's Raiders, American Revolution patriots under Francis Marion fought a brutal guerrilla war throughout South Carolina and North Carolina.

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Product Description: By late 1942 Britain had developed an airborne capability that would obtain its baptism of fire versus German airborne in North Africa and Sicily. On three notable occasions British airborne infantry fought intense battles with its German counterpart: twice in North Africa and again at Primosole Bridge in Sicily...read more
By David Greentree and Johnny Shumate (illustrator)

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9781780969244 | Osprey Pub Co, September 17, 2013, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: By late 1942 Britain had developed an airborne capability that would obtain its baptism of fire versus German airborne in North Africa and Sicily.

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Product Description: After decades of anti-slavery activity in nineteenth century America, the Abolitionists found a hero who martyred himself, resulting in the American Civil War.On October 16, 1859 John Brown led a small "army" of 18 men, consisting of 13 whites and five blacks, into Harpers Ferry, Virginia...read more

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9781849087575 | Osprey Pub Co, November 20, 2012, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: After decades of anti-slavery activity in nineteenth century America, the Abolitionists found a hero who martyred himself, resulting in the American Civil War.

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