A new publication in the 'Duel' series by Osprey veterans author David Greentree and artists Ian Palmer and Peter Dennis gives a look into the Mediterranean theater of battles between British submarines and Italian surface vessels.
The first daring raid by carrier aircraft wasn't the attack on Pearl Harbor but by the allies against the axis in Italy. The Royal Navy's attack on Taranto in 1940 heralded a new age of warfare
Osprey Publications has announced the October 20, 2015 release of the 33rd installment of their “Raid” series, U-47 in Scapa Flow - The Sinking of HMS Royal Oak 1939 by Angus Konstam (Author) and Peter Dennis (Illustrator).
Coming this November, the story of Germany's commerce raiders of World War I. These were the surface ships that were supposed to starve the British Isles of the vast cargoes of vital resources being shipped from the furthest reaches of the Empire.
Coming September 20th a book describing how the birth of the mighty Roman Navy was anchored in the Romans' extraordinary ability to absorb and perfect the technology of other states and empires. This is the story of the design, development and operation of the Republican Roman warship.
Coming this July from Osprey, a look at the navy of one of the Central Powers that's not often considered when talking about WWI naval warfare. While not on par with the Royal Navy or the Kaiserliche Marine, the Donanma-yı Humâyûn dated back to the 14th century.
Ahoy shipmates! Osprey Publishing has announced one new and two upcoming books in their late June announcement.
Osprey Publishing has announce their upcoming book on British heavy cruisers from 1939 to 1945.
Osprey Publishing takes their readers back to 1942 in the Atlantic to the famous Channel Dash in their latest release.
Osprey Publishing has announced their upcoming releases for the new year. For those ship modelers who enjoy building submarines, Osprey’s New Varguard title “US Submarines 1900–35” is due out in April 2011. Let’s take a closer look at what is in the book.
Continuing to expand their naval titles, Osprey has announced the upcoming release of British Dreadnought vs German Dreadnought and U-boat Tactics in World War II. Both of these titles cover what is arguably two of the most important battles of the twentieth century, Jutland and the Battle of the Atlantic.
Osprey Publishing is starting the new year off with a bang by offering four new New Vanguard naval titles for pre-order on their website. These new books cover a broad spectrum of subjects from sailing ships to World War II battlewagons. All four books list for 7.99GBP each. That’s around $12.00 each in US dollars.
Expanding on their ever growing range of reference books, Osprey Publishing have announced their release of Russian Battleship vs Japanese Battleship Yellow Sea 1904–05. Written by Robert Forczyk this book contains a comprehensive and concise comparison between the Russian Battleships vs Japanese Battleships in 1904-1905 within its 80 pages. Illustrated by Tony Bryan Howard and Gerrard Ian Palmer this promises to be a fine addition to any reference library. Available on pre-order now and it has a current retail price of £12.99. The expected release date is approximately February 2009
Expanding of their ever growing of reference books, Osprey Publishing has announced the release of their Confederate Ironclad vs Union Ironclad Hampton Roads 1862. This book contains a concise history and information about the competing ironclad vessels of the Civil War within its 80 pages. This promises to be a fine addition to any reference library. It is expected to be available in November 2008 and it has a current retail price UK pounds 12.99.
Expanding of their ever growing of reference books, Osprey Publishing has announced their release of Kriegsmarine Coastal Forces . Written by Gordon Williamson this book contains a concise history of the Kriegsmarine Coastal Forces during WW2 within its 48 pages. Illustrated by Ian Palmer this promises to be a great addition to any reference library. It is expected to be available in January 2009 and it has a current retail price UK pounds 9.99.
Expanding of their ever growing range of reference books, Osprey Publishing has announced their release of The British Fleet Air Arm in World War II . Written by Mark Barber this book contains a concise history of the British Fleet Arm during WW2 within its 64 pages. Illustrated by Mark Postlethwaite and Stephen Walsh this promises to be a fine addition to any reference library. Available now and it has a current retail price US$18.95.
Osprey Publishing has just released this special NEWS announcement, with details of their site improvements!
Expanding their New Vanguard line of books, Osprey Publishing has announced their upcoming release, US Patrol Torpedo Boats. This book looks into the design and development of these small but deadly craft, very few of which survive today, and goes on to examine their role and combat deployment in World War II. Due out in September of 2008, this book will retail for $17.98
Osprey Publishing’s second seafaring release for August is General Military title Piracy: the complete history. In this book, author and pirate expert Angus Konstam sails through the brutal history of piracy, from the early pirates who plagued the Ancient Egyptians to Vikings raids the era of privateers. This book will retail for $24.95.
The first of two upcoming releases, Osprey Publishing announces the latest in their New Vanguard series. American Light and Medium Frigates 1794–1836 tells the story of the ‘Original Six’ frigates which were commissioned by the new US Navy. Built for the staggering cost of nearly $700,000, theses ships were designed to be light and fast and enabled America to project its power across the globe. Included in this list of ships is the USS Constellation, the first ship to be commissioned by the United States Navy. Due out in August, this book will retail for $17.95.
Continuing to expand their selection of naval subjects, Osprey Publishing announces their upcoming “New Vanguard” release, Imperial Japanese Navy Battleships 1941-45. This history of the IJN battlewagons in World War II is set to release July of 2008 and will also retail for $17.95.
Staying with the New Vanguard Series, Osprey Publishing proudly announces part two of their upcoming nautical releases, US Cruisers 1883–1904, The birth of the steel navy. This book covers the rebirth of the U.S. Navy into the New Steel Navy of the late 1800s. Due to hit the shelves in June of 2008, this soft cover book will retail for $17.95.
Continuing the New Vanguard Series, Osprey Publishing proudly announces their upcoming nautical release, British Submarines of World War I. This book covers the development of the British submarine that was to be used off of an enemy’s coastline. Due to hit the shelves in June of 2008, this soft cover book will retail for $17.95.
Osprey Publishing announces the ninth book in their “Duel” series. The Victory vs Redoutable - Ships of the line at Trafalgar 1805 will take the reader back to October 21, 1805 as the ships of Royal Navy square off against a powerful Allied force. This book by Gregory Fremont-Barnes documents the battle that etched Lord Nelson’s nave in the annals of naval history. This book will retail for $17.95 and be out in May of 2008.
Continuing with their New Vanguard line of books, Osprey Publishing proudly announces their latest upcoming title, Tudor Warships - Henry VIII’s Navy. This 48 page paperback covers the growth of the British Navy from five warships to a deadly force of 53. Available in April of 2008, this book will retail for $17.95.
Osprey Publishing sends us news of their latest nautical book release, Pirates of the Far East. The latest in their Warrior Series, Pirates of the Far East gives an in depth look at the feared Japanese pirates that raided Korean and Chinese shipping. Written by Stephen Turnbull and illustrated by Richard Hook, this book will retail for $17.95 USD.
Britannia rules the waves in Osprey Publishing’s December release. In The Royal Navy 1793–1815, you will learn about the combat mission, organization, command, control, communication and intelligence gathering of the strong arm of the British Empire. As part of the “Battle Orders” series, the retail cost will be $23.95.
Duel is the name of a new series from the legendary military history house, Osprey Publishing. The new series retells the stories of the world’s greatest machines of war and the ace combatants who operated them. Notes Osprey editorial director, Anita Baker, “It is the history of warfare stripped down to the single key denominator of attacker versus defender. Duel will place you in the cockpit of a fighter plane during the Pacific War or behind the gun-sights of a Panzer amidst the ruins of Stalingrad.”
Osprey Publishing announces a November release, USN Carriers vs IJN Carriers, The Pacific, 1942 Duel Series #6.
Author: Mark Stille
Illustrator: Ian Palmer, Howard Gerrard
US Price: $17.95
Details just in from Osprey Publishing, of an interesting new book, sure to give insight and valuable reference into future shipwright dioramas, "U-boats vs Destroyer Escorts, The Battle of the Atlantic, (Duel 3)".
Osprey Publishing shares their upcoming releases for October 2007. Included in their titles are two new books for the ship modeler.
News in from Osprey Publishing, of the next title for the shipwright in their New Vanguard series, slated for a September release, US Nuclear Submarines: The Fast Attack
Osprey Publishing is proud to announce their latest release in the New Vanguard series.
Imperial Japanese Navy Submarines 1941-45
(New Vanguard 135)
NEWS and details in from Osprey Publishing, of this springs releases for us shipwrights! This month, the focus is on the nautical days of yore, of oars, wind, and sails!
News in from Osprey Publishing, of an interesting new addition to their New Vanguard series of quality reference manuals.
Here's an advance announcement from Osprey Publishing of some of March's interesting releases!
News in from Osprey Publishing, two interesting new releases for us shipwrights!
Here's an equally new and notably interesting release in paperback from Osprey Publishing!
Here's some advanced News, Details, and Images of three exciting new titles, just for the salty side, from Osprey Publishing!
Check out these three new and quite interesting future releases from Osprey Publishing!
News In from Osprey Publishing!
A late summer release for us salts, "British Battlecruisers 1914–18"
(New Vanguard 126)