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Trapdoor Springfield: From the Little Big Horn to San Juan Hill, Osprey Publishing Item Number OSPWPN62
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    Intended to replace the proliferation of different small arms fielded by US forces during the American Civil War, the "Trapdoor Springfield" was designed in 1865-66 by Erskine S. Allin. Using metallic cartridges, it could be loaded in a single action, increasing the number of shots per minute as much as fivefold. The new weapon quickly proved its worth in two separate incidents in August 1867: small groups of US soldiers and civilians armed with the trapdoor repulsed numerically superior...

    23rd Fighter Group, Osprey Publishing Item Number OSPAEU31
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      23rd Fighter Group by Osprey PublishingItem Number: OSPAEU31Famous for the fearsome sharksmouths that adorned their planes, the 23rd FG fought a guerrilla war against the Japanese, steadily moving pilots and aircraft from one remote air base in China to another to keep the enemy off balance. Because China could only be supplied by air from India, there were constant shortages of aircraft, fuel and ammunition with which to contend. The 23rd FG met these challenges head-on, and by the end of the...

      332nd Fg Tuskegee Airmen, Osprey Publishing Item Number OSPAEU24
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        332nd Fg Tuskegee Airmen by OspreyItem Number: OSPAEU24Aviation Elite Units 24Author: Chris BucholtzIllustrator: Jim LaurierAbout this bookThe USAAF's Tuskegee Experiment, designed to prove that African-Americans were not capable of flying combat aircraft, resulted in the creation of one of the USAAF's elite units. Commanded by Col Bejamin O Davis, the 332nd were able to boast 111 aerial kills, 150 strafing victories and even the sinking of a German destroyer by the war's end. The group were...

        359th Fighter Group, Osprey Publishing Item Number OSPAEU10
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          359th Fighter Group by OspreyItem Number: OSPAEU10Aviation Elite Units 10Author: Jack H SmithIllustrator: Tom TullisAbout this bookNicknamed the 'Unicorns', the 359th FG was one of the last groups to arrive in the UK for service in the ETO with the Eighth Air Force. First seeing action on 13 December 1943, the group initially flew bomber escort sweeps in P-47s, before converting to the ubiquitous P-51 in March/April 1944. Throughout its time in the ETO, the 359th was credited with the...

          475th Fighter Group, Osprey Publishing Item Number OSPAEU23
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            475th Fighter Group by OspreyItem Number: OSPAEU23Aviation Elite Units 23Author: John StanawayIllustrator: Chris DaveyAbout this bookFormed with the best available fighter pilots in the Southwest Pacific, the 475th Fighter Group was the pet project of Fifth Air Force chief, General George C Kenney. From the time the group entered combat in August 1943 until the end of the war it was the fastest scoring group in the Pacific and remained one of the crack fighter units in the entire US Army Air...

            479th Fighter Group Riddles Raiders, Osprey Publishing Item Number OSPAEU32
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              479th Fighter Group 'Riddle's Raiders' by Osprey PublishingItem Number: OSPAEU32Aviation Elite Units 32Author: John StanawayIllustrator: Chris DaveyAbout this bookFormed in October 1943, the 479th FG claimed an impressive history against the Luftwaffe during the final year of the war. Originally flying P-38s, the 479th's pilots had a fierce pride of arms. They earned a Presidential Distinguished Unit Citation in the late summer of 1944 and were also credited with the USAAF's first German jet...

              49cm Big Bertha & Ger Siege, Osprey Publishing Item Number OSPNVG205
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                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...

                56th Fighter Group, Osprey Publishing Item Number OSPAEU2
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                  56th Fighter Group by OspreyItem Number: OSPAEU2Aviation Elite Units 2Author: Roger FreemanIllustrator: Chris DaveyAbout this bookOne of the first Thunderbolt groups to see action in the European Theatre of Operations (ETO) with the US Army Air Forces, the 56th Fighter Group (FG) was also the only fighter unit within the Eighth Air Force to remain equipped with the mighty P-47 until war's end. Led by the inspirational 'Hub' Zemke, this group was responsible for devising many of the bomber...

                  57th Fighter Group - First in the Blue, Osprey Publishing Item Number OSPAEU39
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                    57th Fighter Group - First in the Blue by Osprey PublishingItem Number: OSPAEU39Aviation Elite Units 39Author: Carl MolesworthIllustrator: Jim LaurierAbout this bookOrganized in January 1941, just as the United States was building up military forces for its inevitable entry into World War II, the 57th Fighter Group was the first USAAF fighter unit to go into action in North Africa. It went on to establish a number of other "firsts" during its illustrious combat history in this theatre. Flying...

                    88mm Flak 18/36/37 And Pak 43, Osprey Publishing Item Number OSPNVG46
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                      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...

                      A Far-Flung Gamble Havana 1762, Osprey Publishing Item Number OSPRID15
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                        About this Osprey Publishing BookAt the height of the Seven Years' War, Great Britain made an audacious strike at the heart of Spanish colonial power in the Caribbean. Gathering troops from bases in Britain and Canada and sailing across the Atlantic in secrecy was an incredible feat. The raid on Havana took Spanish colonial forces completely by surprise and following vicious fighting, the city defences at El Moro collapsed. Havana, the jewel in the Spanish colonial crown, now belonged to...

                        A Fistful of Kung Fu - Hong Kong Movie Wargame Rules, Osprey Publishing Item Number OSPOWG6
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                          About this Osprey Publishing BookA Fistful of Kung Fu brings the hyper-kinetic, bullet-spraying, demon-slaying, kung-fu-fighting action of Hong Kong movies and Asian cinema to the wargames tabletop. In a modern world walking a precarious line between the advances of next-generation technology and the tradition and mysticism of ancient cultures, Kung Fu schools face off in no-holds-barred tournaments, corporations hire agents and spies to steal each other's secrets, overworked SWAT teams...