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Product Description: The Royal Navy entered World War II with a large but eclectic fleet of destroyers. Some of these were veterans of World War I, fit only for escort duties. Most, though, had been built during the interwar period and were regarded as both reliable and versatile...read more
By Paul Wright (illustrator)

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9781472816368 | Osprey Pub Co, April 18, 2017, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: The Royal Navy entered World War II with a large but eclectic fleet of destroyers.

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Product Description: Established in June 1940, as the brainchild of scientist and soldier Major Ralph Bagnold, a contemporary of Lawrence of Arabia, the Long Range Desert Group (LRDG) allowed the British Army to gain a crucial advantage in the North African Front of World War II...read more

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9781472819338 | Osprey Pub Co, March 21, 2017, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: Established in June 1940, as the brainchild of scientist and soldier Major Ralph Bagnold, a contemporary of Lawrence of Arabia, the Long Range Desert Group (LRDG) allowed the British Army to gain a crucial advantage in the North African Front of World War II.

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Product Description: The tank battles in the Soviet Union during the summer of 1941 were the largest in World War II, exceeding even the more famous Prokhorovka encounter during the Kursk campaign. Indeed, they were the largest tank battles ever fought...read more
By Jim Laurier (illustrator)

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9781472817136 | Osprey Pub Co, March 21, 2017, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: The tank battles in the Soviet Union during the summer of 1941 were the largest in World War II, exceeding even the more famous Prokhorovka encounter during the Kursk campaign.

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Product Description: The period of relative peace enjoyed by the Roman Empire in its first two centuries ended with the Marcomannic Wars. The following centuries saw near-constant warfare, which brought new challenges for the Roman Navy. It was now not just patrolling the Mediterranean but also fighting against invaders with real naval skill, such as Genseric and his Vandals...read more
By Giuseppe Rava (illustrator)

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9781472818263, titled "Imperial Roman Warships 193–565 Ad" | Osprey Pub Co, February 21, 2017, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: The period of relative peace enjoyed by the Roman Empire in its first two centuries ended with the Marcomannic Wars.

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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: A comprehensive history with descriptions of the world's most significant aircraft employed as "eyes in the sky."For as long as there has been sustained heavier-than-air human flight, airplanes have been used to gather information about our adversaries...read more

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9780760350317 | Voyageur Pr, December 20, 2016, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: A comprehensive history with descriptions of the world's most significant aircraft employed as "eyes in the sky.

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Product Description: Norman Ough is considered by many as the greatest ship modeler of the twentieth century and his exquisite drawings and meticulous models have come to be regarded as masterpieces of draftsmanship, workmanship and realism; more than technically accomplished ship models, they are truly works of art...read more
By Phillip Read (foreword by)

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9781591146179 | Naval Inst Pr, November 15, 2016, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Norman Ough is considered by many as the greatest ship modeler of the twentieth century and his exquisite drawings and meticulous models have come to be regarded as masterpieces of draftsmanship, workmanship and realism; more than technically accomplished ship models, they are truly works of art.

By United States Military Academy (corporate author)

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9781501154126 | Box cmb edition (Simon & Schuster, November 8, 2016), cover price $100.00

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Product Description: The definitive, must-have military history of World War II—spanning 1942 until the end of the war—packed with the same expert analysis, exclusive tactical maps, unique graphics, and historical images used by The United States Military Academy at West Point to teach the art of war to its own cadets...read more
By Timothy Strabbing (contributor)

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9781476782775 | Simon & Schuster, November 8, 2016, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: The definitive, must-have military history of World War II—spanning 1942 until the end of the war—packed with the same expert analysis, exclusive tactical maps, unique graphics, and historical images used by The United States Military Academy at West Point to teach the art of war to its own cadets.

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Product Description: Completely revised and expanded since its French publication, Armoured Trains: An Illustrated Encyclopedia 1825-2016 is the first English-language edition of the authoritative work on the subject.Military forces around the world were quick to see the advantages of railways in warfare, whether for the rapid deployment of men or the movement of heavy equipment like artillery...read more

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9781591146070 | Ill edition (Naval Inst Pr, November 1, 2016), cover price $75.00 | About this edition: Completely revised and expanded since its French publication, Armoured Trains: An Illustrated Encyclopedia 1825-2016 is the first English-language edition of the authoritative work on the subject.

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Product Description: The Winter War was supposed to be a quick and easy conflict; instead it proved to be a bitter war that destroyed the international reputation of the Soviet Red Army. The diminutive Finnish force was desperately outnumbered by almost half a million Russian troops, but rather than sweeping across their neighbors, the Soviet troops stumbled blindly, constantly wrong-footed and then bloodied by their seemingly insignificant foe...read more
By Johnny Shumate (illustrator)

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9781472813244 | Osprey Pub Co, October 18, 2016, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: The Winter War was supposed to be a quick and easy conflict; instead it proved to be a bitter war that destroyed the international reputation of the Soviet Red Army.

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Product Description: The first recorded engagement by a steam-powered warship took place on a river, when in 1824 the Honorable East India Company's gunboat Diana went into action on the Irrawaddy in Burma. In the 150 years that followed, river gunboats played a significant part in over forty campaigns and individual actions...read more

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9781591146148 | Ill edition (Naval Inst Pr, October 15, 2016), cover price $54.95 | About this edition: The first recorded engagement by a steam-powered warship took place on a river, when in 1824 the Honorable East India Company's gunboat Diana went into action on the Irrawaddy in Burma.

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Product Description: There is little documented mapping of conflict prior to the Renaissance period, but, from the 17th century onward, military commanders and strategists began to document the wars in which they were involved and, later, to use mapping to actually plan the progress of a conflict...read more

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9781844863440 | Conway Maritime Pr, October 11, 2016, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: There is little documented mapping of conflict prior to the Renaissance period, but, from the 17th century onward, military commanders and strategists began to document the wars in which they were involved and, later, to use mapping to actually plan the progress of a conflict.

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Product Description: In the inter-war years Richard Perkins, an amateur photographer and avid collector, amassed one of the world’s largest personal collections of warship negatives. He eventually donated the collection to the National Maritime Museum, where it still forms the core of the historic photos naval section...read more
By Andrew Choong (introduced by)

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9781848323827 | Naval Inst Pr, October 1, 2016, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: In the inter-war years Richard Perkins, an amateur photographer and avid collector, amassed one of the world’s largest personal collections of warship negatives.

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Product Description: The Richard Perkins warship identification albums form one of the most detailed studies of the changes to the appearance of Royal Navy ships ever undertaken. Because this unique, hand-drawn manuscript artifact is in the care of the National Maritime Museum, it has rarely been seen by anyone besides the museum's curators, who use the albums on a daily basis and regard them as a precious resource...read more
By Andrew Choong (introduced by)

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9781848323865 | Naval Inst Pr, October 1, 2016, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: The Richard Perkins warship identification albums form one of the most detailed studies of the changes to the appearance of Royal Navy ships ever undertaken.

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Product Description: Lenawee County was a hotbed for antislavery activities in the 1830s that translated into strong Union support in April 1861. Adrian, Tecumseh and Hudson sent hundreds of soldiers to fight and die in the Civil War. The Emancipation Proclamation propelled nearly fifty of the county’s African American residents to take up arms to preserve the nation and end slavery once and for all...read more

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9781467135528 | History Pr, September 12, 2016, cover price $21.99 | About this edition: Lenawee County was a hotbed for antislavery activities in the 1830s that translated into strong Union support in April 1861.

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Product Description: The USS Texas was built when dreadnought battleships were kings of the seas. It was the world's most powerful battleship when first commissioned in 1914, and for over a century it fought many battles. Some took place while the Texas served as a warship in the US Navy in World Wars I and II...read more

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9781467123938 | Arcadia Pub, September 12, 2016, cover price $21.99 | About this edition: The USS Texas was built when dreadnought battleships were kings of the seas.

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Product Description: Bloody battlefields and raucous taverns in Connecticut served as the backdrop for pivotal figures and bold actions vital to the American Revolution. Nathan Hale is said to still conduct lessons in New London and East Haddam, and many suspect that George Washington occasionally visits the Shaw Mansion and Fairfield’s Sun Tavern...read more

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9781467118804 | History Pr, August 29, 2016, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Bloody battlefields and raucous taverns in Connecticut served as the backdrop for pivotal figures and bold actions vital to the American Revolution.

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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: The ingenious people of the Garden State were instrumental in the early development of the submarine. The first American submarine sank off Fort Lee in 1776, and the first successful one adopted by the U.S. Navy was invented by Paterson's John Holland at the end of the nineteenth century...read more

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9781467135269 | History Pr, August 22, 2016, cover price $21.99 | About this edition: The ingenious people of the Garden State were instrumental in the early development of the submarine.

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Product Description: During World War II navies developed low visibility, horizontal and vertical surface camouflage for their ships. The camouflage served to reduce the visibility of the ships by blending them in with the sea. It also made the identity of the ship confusing by applying more obtrusive patterns...read more

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9781591146087 | Naval Inst Pr, August 15, 2016, cover price $64.95 | About this edition: During World War II navies developed low visibility, horizontal and vertical surface camouflage for their ships.

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Product Description: A complete look at weapons—from the Stone Age to the Bronze Age, from spears to swords.When did hunting weapons begin to be used against humans instead of animals? What is the difference between the Plains Indian War Club and the Fijian War Club? What weapon is common to peoples in every part of the world? The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Weaponry is a comprehensive guide to arms and armaments throughout history...read more

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9781626866164 | Thunder Bay Pr, August 9, 2016, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: A complete look at weapons—from the Stone Age to the Bronze Age, from spears to swords.

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Product Description: Within weeks of Pearl Harbor, German U-boats arrived off the Delaware coast and attacked numerous ships along the vital shipping lanes to Philadelphia and Wilmington. On February 28, 1942, two German torpedoes hit the destroyer Jacob Jones, which was carrying more than one hundred American sailors...read more

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9781467118156 | History Pr, August 1, 2016, cover price $21.99 | About this edition: Within weeks of Pearl Harbor, German U-boats arrived off the Delaware coast and attacked numerous ships along the vital shipping lanes to Philadelphia and Wilmington.

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Product Description: Showcasing 12 favorite pieces of Osprey artwork from recent publications, the calendar includes works by illustrators such as Peter Dennis, Graham Turner, Steve Noon, and Johnny Shumate. This beautifully illustrated calendar covers all eras of military history, and is the ideal gift for Osprey enthusiasts, or more general military history fans...read more

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9781472816849 | Osprey Pub Co, July 19, 2016, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Showcasing 12 favorite pieces of Osprey artwork from recent publications, the calendar includes works by illustrators such as Peter Dennis, Graham Turner, Steve Noon, and Johnny Shumate.

By Osprey (corporate author)

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9781472818010 | Osprey Games, July 19, 2016, cover price $15.00

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