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  • The Spanish Army in North America 1700-1793by Rene Chartrand; David Rickman

    Osprey Publishing 2011; US$ 13.95

    A classic Men-at-Arms title detailing a major chapter in American military history. North American colonial history can broadly be divided into 'New France', 'New England' and 'New Spain. The latter covered a vast expanse of land from California to the whole of the south-west and south including modern-day Florida, Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas,... more...

  • Tomahawk and Musket - French and Indian Raids in the Ohio Valley 1758by Rene Chartrand; Peter Dennis

    Osprey Publishing 2012; US$ 9.95

    In 1758, at the height of the French and Indian War, British Brigadier General John Forbes led his army on a methodical advance against Fort Duquesene, French headquarters in the Ohio valley. As his army closed in upon the fort, he sent Major Grant of the 77th Highlanders and 850 men on a reconnaissance in force against the fort. The French, alerted... more...

  • Forts of the War of 1812by Rene Chartrand; Donato Spedaliere

    Osprey Publishing 2012; US$ 13.95

    When war broke out between the United States and Great Britain in 1812, neither side was prepared for the conflict, as evidenced by their respective fortifications. The most sophisticated and modern fortifications were those built by the US Corps of Engineers to protect some of the main port cities. These included Fort Mifflin in Philadelphia, Fort... more...

  • Oldest Allies - Alcantara 1809by Rene Chartrand; Mark Stacey

    Osprey Publishing 2012; US$ 9.95

    Although somewhat overshadowed by Wellington?s main campaign in the north, the Alcantara raid was an outstanding success. The primary objective of alarming and distracting the French forces in Spain was achieved. Furthermore, the raiders also succeeded in preventing a French incursion into Portugal and tied down one of Napoleon?s best marshals.... more...

  • The Canadian Corps in World War Iby Rene Chartrand; Gerry Embleton

    Osprey Publishing 2012; US$ 13.95

    In 1914 with a regular army of only 3,110 men Canada was ill-prepared to enter World War I (1914-1918). Yet, in a display of incredible unanimity thousands of young Canadians volunteered to fight for the Allied cause. Ultimately the Canadian contribution was the most important non-British contingent within the vast Allied armies with a total of nearly... more...

  • The Portuguese Army of the Napoleonic Wars (2)by Rene Chartrand; Bill Younghusband

    Osprey Publishing 2013; US$ 13.95

    Osprey are confident in boasting that this remarkable three-part study will transform the research material available to the English-speaking student of the Peninsular War (1808-1814). Most know that Wellington's Portuguese troops were praised as the 'fighting cocks' of his army; fewer appreciate that they represented between half and one-third of... more...

  • American Loyalist Troops 1775-84by Rene Chartrand; Gerry Embleton

    Osprey Publishing 2013; US$ 13.95

    To celebrate the 450th title in the Men-at-Arms series, this book examines in depth the units and the uniforms of a still-controversial army: the many thousands of American colonists who chose to fight for King George during the Revolution. In addition to the better-known corps from the Atlantic seaboard, the author also covers the units... more...

  • Talavera 1809by Rene Chartrand; Graham Turner

    Osprey Publishing 2013; US$ 15.95

    The battle of Talavera in 1809 was one of the major battles of the Peninsular War and Arthur Wellesley?s first victory in Spain itself, following which he was created Viscount Wellington of Talavera and Wellington. Although Wellesely?s forces were outnumbered, and a sizeable contingent of the Spanish ran away, he had chosen a superb defensive... more...

  • Louisbourg 1758by Rene Chartrand; Patrice Courcelle

    Osprey Publishing 2013; US$ 15.95

    Osprey's study of James Wolfe's siege of Louisbourg during the French and Indian War (1754-1763). Louisbourg represented a major threat to Anglo-American plans to invade Canada. Bypassing it would leave an immensely powerful enemy base astride the Anglo-American lines of communication ? Louisbourg had to be taken. Faced with strong beach defences and... more...

  • Vimeiro 1808by Rene Chartrand; Patrice Courcelle

    Osprey Publishing 2013; US$ 15.95

    Osprey's examination of the first of Sir Arthur Wellesley's string of victories in the Peninsular War (1807-1814). On 2 August 1808, a British army of 14,000 men began landing north of Lisbon under the command of Sir Arthur Wellesley, the future Duke of Wellington. They were coming to assist the Portuguese, Britain's oldest ally, to liberate their... more...