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  • Israel's Lightning Strike - The raid on Entebbe 1976by Simon Dunstan

    Osprey Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 9.95

    The Israeli Special Forces' operation at Entebbe goes down in history as one of the most audacious counter-terrorist assaults ever conducted. On 27 June 1976, four terrorists - two of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine and two of the German Baader-Meinhof terrorist group - highjacked a passenger jet and forced a landing in Entebbe,... more...

  • Vanished Armiesby AE Haswell Miller; John Mollo

    Osprey Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 7.95

    In the years immediately before the First World War, Archibald Haswell Miller, a young artist, travelled Europe to study painting. While he was there he indulged his other great interest - the military. On his travels he observed first-hand the soldiers of the European Armies in the last days of the colourful and elaborate uniforms that were giving... more...

  • Team Talkby Julian Walker

    Osprey Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 7.95

    Have you ever wondered why we talk about a handicap in sport, why boxing is so named, or whether a dumbbell ever rang? It was during the nineteenth century that hitherto local games with relaxed and varying rules were formalized. During this process terminologies developed to refer to these new standardized sports, borrowing, modifying and redefining... more...

  • Chocolateby Paul Chrystal

    Osprey Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 7.95

    Kit Kat, Turkish Delight, Creme Egg, Rolo and All Gold: they are all as much a part of British life as were the companies that made them and which led the chocolate revolution in the nineteenth century - Rowntree's, Fry's, Cadbury's, Mackintosh and Terry's. This book charts the history of chocolate manufacture, marketing and consumption in Britain... more...

  • British Railway Ticketsby Jan Dobrzynski

    Osprey Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 7.95

    In 1838 Thomas Edmondson, an employee of the fledgling Newcastle & Carlisle Railway, revolutionised the ticket issuing process in Britain and left an enduring legacy: the Edmondson ticket. Purchased as proof of the contract between passenger and railway company, the ticket was a receipt, travel pass and an ephemeral record of almost every train journey... more...

  • British Motorcycles of the 1960s and '70sby Mick Walker

    Osprey Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 7.95

    For the first half of the 20th century Great Britain led the world in motorcycle design and production, exporting its products to countries in every section of the globe. However, as the second half of the century began in 1960 this once great industry commenced what was to be a terminal decline. During the 1960s and '70s Britain still manufactured... more...

  • Chicago's Bridgesby Nathan Holth

    Osprey Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 7.95

    The Chicago River divides America's Second City into the North and South Sides, and the bridges that span it are famous for their number and beauty. With the first constructed in 1832, it was only twelve years later that a moveable bridge appeared, and today Chicago is home to some sixty bridges in all, making it one of the most bridge-rich cities... more...

  • World War II Desert Tacticsby Paddy Griffith; Adam Hook

    Osprey Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 14.95

    From 1940 to 1943 North Africa saw the first major desert campaign by modern mechanised armies. The British, Italians, German Afrika Korps and US Army all addressed and learned from the special problems - human, logistical, mechanical and tactical - of the desert environment, most significantly fighting in a terrain empty of resources and offering... more...

  • US Airborne Divisions in the ETO 1944-45by Steven J Zaloga

    Osprey Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 15.95

    The delivery of entire divisions to battlefields behind enemy lines by parachute and glider was a unique feature of World War II, and by the end of the war the US Army deployed the largest airborne force in the world, created in only three years, and boasting such impressive units as the 82nd 'All American' and 101st 'Screaming Eagles'. This book... more...

  • Sekigahara 1600by Anthony J Bryant

    Osprey Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 15.95

    Sekigahara was the most decisive battle in Japanese history. Fought against the ritualised and colourful backdrop of Samurai life, it was the culmination of a long-standing power struggle between Tokugawa Ieyasu and Hashiba Hideyoshi, two of the most powerful men in Japan. Armies of the two sides met on the plain of Sekigahara on 21 October 1600,... more...