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49cm Big Bertha & Ger Siege
49cm Big Bertha & Ger Siege Sale Price: $14.95
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Item #: OSPNVG205 -

    In the early days of World War I, Germany unveiled a new weapon - the mobile 42cm (16.5 inch) M-Ger-t howitzer. At the time, it was the largest artillery piece of its kind in the world and a closely guarded secret. When war broke out, two of the howitzers were rushed directly from the factory to Liege where they quickly destroyed two forts and compelled the fortress to surrender. After repeat performances at Namur, Maubeuge and Antwerp, German soldiers christened the howitzers -Grosse' or...

    88mm Flak 18/36/37 And Pak 43
    88mm Flak 18/36/37 And Pak 43 Sale Price: $14.95
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    Item #: OSPNVG46 -

      88mm Flak 18/36/37 And Pak 43 by Osprey PublishingItem Number: OSPNVG46 New Vanguard 46Author: John NorrisIllustrator: Mike FullerAbout this bookThe German 88 mm was by far the most famous and versatile artillery weapon of World War II. It was first used as an anti-aircraft weapon by the Condor Legion during the Spanish Civil War and saw further service in the German invasions of Poland and France, where it was first used in its anti-tank role. This role was particularly successful and the 88...

      Acw Artillery 2 Siege Artiller
      Acw Artillery 2 Siege Artiller Sale Price: $14.95
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      Item #: OSPNVG40 -

        Acw Artillery 2 Siege Artiller by OspreyItem Number: OSPNVG40New Vanguard 40Author: Philip KatcherIllustrator: Tony BryanAbout this bookBecause of the length of the coastline of the United States, from the beginning American ordnance and engineers placed an emphasis on heavy artillery mounted in coastal defences. The Union army organised its 'Heavy Artillery' into separate regiments, uniformed and equipped differently. While the Field Artillery was assigned across the fighting fronts Heavy...

        Allied Tank Destroyers
        Allied Tank Destroyers Sale Price: $14.95
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        Item #: OSPVAN10 -

          Allied Tank Destroyers by Osprey PublishingItem Number: OSPVAN10This book offers a complete guide to the design, development and deployment of Allied tank destroyers during World War 2, including the M10, the M36 and M3. The concept behind the tank destroyer is explored, and its combat experience in North Africa, the Mediterranean and North-West Europe is detailed.

          American Civil War Artillery 1861-65 (1)
          American Civil War Artillery 1861-65 (1) Sale Price: $14.95
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          Item #: OSPNVG38 -

            Acw Artillery 1861-65 by Osprey PublishingItem Number: OSPNVG38Perhaps the most influential arm of either army in the prosecution of the American Civil War, the artillery of both sides grew to be highly professional organizations, centralizing their artillery, organizing artillery battalions from individual batteries and giving their commanders higher ranks than field artillerymen had previously held. In battle, the introduction of the 12-pdr. Napoleon , followed closely by rifled cannon,...

            American Heavy Frigates 1794-1826
            American Heavy Frigates 1794-1826 Sale Price: $14.95
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            Item #: OSPNVG79 -

              American Heavy Frigates 1794- by Osprey PublishingItem Number: OSPNVG79By 1805 the 44-gun frigate was probably viewed as a failed experiment whilst the 38-gun frigate was viewed as the vessel of the future. Ten years later every navy was building 44-gun frigates and today it is viewed as the symbol of the Napoleonic-era cruiser. This remarkable transformation resulted from the performance of three ships - the Constitution, United States, and President - 44-gun frigates built for the United...

              American Light & Medium Frigates 1794-1836
              American Light & Medium Frigates 1794-1836 Sale Price: $15.95
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              Item #: OSPNVG147 -

                American Light & Med Frigates by OspreyItem Number: OSPNVG147New Vanguard 147Author: Mark LardasIllustrators: Tony Bryan Giuseppe RavaAbout this bookThe 'Original Six' frigates were commissioned by the new-born US Navy at a staggering cost of nearly $700,000. Designed to be light and fast, these warships enabled America to project its power across the globe. Among the ships Mark Lardas examines is USS Constellation: the first ship to be commissioned by the United States Navy. Alongside...

                Ancient Greek Warship 500-322B
                Ancient Greek Warship 500-322B Sale Price: $15.95
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                Item #: OSPNVG132 -

                  Formidable and sophisticated, triremes were the deadliest battleships of the ancient world and at the height of their success the Athenians were the dominant exponents of their devastating power. Primarily galleys designed to fight under oar power, their main weapon was a bronze-plated ram situated at the prow. This book offers a complete analysis of the most potent battleship of its time; the weapon by which Athens achieved, maintained and ultimately lost its power and prosperity.

                  Armored Trains
                  Armored Trains Sale Price: $14.95
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                  Item #: OSPNVG140 -

                    Armored Trains by OspreyItem Number: OSPNVG140New Vanguard 140Author: Steven J ZalogaIllustrator: Tony BryanAbout this bookFirst seen during the American Civil War and later appearing in the Franco-Prussian War and the Anglo-Boer Wars, the armored train came to prominence on the Eastern Front during World War I. It was also deployed during the Russian Civil War and the technology traveled east into the Chinese Civil War, and the subsequent war with Japan. It saw service on the Russian Front in...

                    Armour Of The Pacific War
                    Armour Of The Pacific War Sale Price: $14.95
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                    Item #: OSPVAN35 -

                      Armour Of The Pacific War by Osprey PublishingItem Number: OSPVAN35This book investigates the design, deployment and development of the armoured vehicles that saw service in the Pacific theatre of World War 2. The course of the war is traced, and the vehicles- performance summarised. Vehicles are shown in full colour artwork.

                      Armoured Units of the Russian Civil War
                      Armoured Units of the Russian Civil War Sale Price: $14.95
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                      Item #: OSPNVG83 -

                        Armoured Units Russian Cw by OspreyItem Number: OSPNVG83New Vanguard 83Authors: David Bullock Alexander DeryabinIllustrator: Andrei AksenovAbout this bookOne of the most important conflicts of the 20th century, the Russian Civil War was the struggle that led to the formation of the Soviet Union. Following the overthrow of the Russian Provisional Government on 7 November 1917, the All-Russian Congress of Soviets met and handed over power to the Soviet Council of People's Commissars. Immediately...

                        Austrian Napoleonic Artillery 1792-1815
                        Austrian Napoleonic Artillery 1792-1815 Sale Price: $15.95
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                        Item #: OSPNVG72 -

                          Austrian Napoleonic Artillery by OspreyItem Number: OSPNVG72New Vanguard 72Author: David HollinsIllustrator: Brian DelfAbout this bookThe Austrian artillery of the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars was a creation of the renowned Lichtenstein system of the early 1750s. This weight system produced a series of weapons of 3-, 6- and 12-pdr. calibre along with 7- and 10-pdr. howitzers. In the 1780s they were joined by Cavalry artillery guns with their Wurst seats. In 1811 Austria also began the...