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Acient Greeks
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    Acient Greeks by OspreyItem Number: OSPELI7Elite 7Author: Nicholas SekundaIllustrator: Angus McBrideAbout this bookThe cradle of western civilisation, the ancient Greek world, consisted of a series of independent city states some of which, such as Athens and Sparta, became major world powers. This authoritative volume by Nicholas Sekunda covers Greek warfare in the Classical Period, which stretches from the Greek victories over the Persian Empire to the death of Alexander the Great at the end...

    Acw Commanders Union East
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      Acw Commanders Union East by OspreyItem Number: OSPELI73Elite 73Author: Philip KatcherIllustrator: Richard HookAbout this bookWhen the War Between the States broke out in 1861, the US Army had only four line generals - and only one of them was not a septuagenarian veteran of the War of 1812. With about one-third of all professional officers choosing to offer their swords to the South, the government's urgent need to find commanders for the vastly expanded Federal army put generals' stars on...

      African American Troops Ww-Ii
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        About half a million African Americans served overseas during World War II, almost all in segregated second-line units. This artificially limited their potential contribution, but their work - especially along the logistic lifelines of the fighting divisions - was vital. This book summarizes the service of these men and women; and it also focuses on the small proportion who, remarkably, overcame prejudicial barriers to reach the battlefields in combat units of the US forces and Coast Guard....

        Allied WW-II Sabotage Devices
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          Allied WW-II Sabotage Devices by Osprey PublishingItem Number: OSPELI184Elite 184Author: Gordon L RottmanIllustrator: Peter DennisAbout this bookFollowing Churchill"s directive to 'set occupied Europe ablaze,' the SOE and later its American sister organization, the OSS, were deployed across the continent. Outnumbered, surrounded and in great peril, these brave agents were armed with a wide variety of devices to help them achieve their objectives, including numerous pieces of sabotage equipment...

          American Civil War Guerrilla Tactics
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            American Civil War Guerrilla Tactics by Osprey PublishingItem Number: OSPELI174Elite 174Author: Sean McLachlanIllustrators: Gerry Embleton Samuel EmbletonAbout this bookWhile the giant armies of the Union and the Confederacy were fighting over cities and strategic strongholds, a large number of warriors from both sides were fighting, smaller, more personal battles. Beginning with the violent struggle known as -Bleeding Kansas- armed bands of irregular fighters began to wage war in every corner...

            American Civil War Marines 1861-65
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              American Civil War Marines by OspreyItem Number: OSPELI112Elite 112Author: Ron FieldIllustrator: Richard HookAbout this bookThe part played in the Civil War by the small Marine Corps of the United and Confederate States is overshadowed by the confrontations of the great armies. Nevertheless, the coastal and riverine campaigns were of real importance, given the strategic significance of the Federal blockade of southern ports, and of the struggle for the Mississippi River. Marines wearing blue...

              Ancient Assyrians
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                Ancient Assyrians by OspreyItem Number: OSPELI39Elite 39Author: Mark HealyIllustrator: Angus McBrideAbout this bookFor the greater part of the period from the end of the 10th century to the 7th century BC, the Ancient Near East was dominated by the dynamic military power of Assyria. At the zenith of its rule Assyria could lay claim to an empire that stretched from Egypt in the west to the borders of Iran in the east and encompassed for the first time in history, within the realm of a single...

                Arab-Israeli Conflict 1948
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                  Arab-Israeli Conflict 1948 by OspreyItem Number: OSPESS28Essential Histories 28Author: Efraim KarshAbout this bookThe Palestine War has been by far the most important military encounter in the history of the Arab-Israeli conflict. This book examines the origins of the war and its progression through two distinct stages: the guerrilla warfare between the Arab and Jewish communities of Mandatory Palestine, and the conventional inter-state war between the State of Israel and the invading Arab...

                  Attila & Nomad Hordes
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                    Attila & Nomad Hordes by OspreyItem Number: OSPELI30Elite 30Author: David NicolleIllustrator: Angus McBrideAbout this bookOf all the conquerors who swept out of Central Asia, two names stand out in European memory ' Attila the Hun and Genghis Khan the Mongol. Both are remembered for massacres and devastation; yet whereas Genghis is also famous for the laws he imposed on half of Asia and for the trade which flourished under Mongol rule, Attila's notoriety seems unrelieved by positive...

                    Bell X-1
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                      Bell X-1 by Peter E. Davies

                      Boer War 1899-1902
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                        Boer Wars by OspreyItem Number: OSPESS52Essential Histories 52Author: Gregory Fremont-BarnesAbout this bookVictorious in its previous campaigns in Africa against native armies, Britain now confronted an altogether different foe. The Boers proved to be formidable opponents, masterfully compensating for inferior numbers with grim determination, resourcefulness and strong religious faith. Their mobility, expert use of cover, and knowledge of the terrain, in which they employed powerful long-range...

                        British Commanders Of WWII
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                          British Commanders Of Wwii by OspreyItem Number: OSPELI98Elite 98Author: Ian SumnerIllustrator: Malcolm McGregorAbout this bookThis book examines the key British commanders of World War II across the three branches of service. As well being provided with biographical details for each of the 24 commanders selected, we are given fascinating insights into their personalities and their style of command. Assessments of their combat records and performances under pressure are also supplied....