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Constantinople AD 717-18
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Osprey Publishing Item #: OSPCAM347 -

    Constantinople AD 717-18 by Osprey Publishing Item Number: OSPCAM347The siege of Constantinople in AD 717-18 was the supreme crisis of Western civilization. The Byzantine Empire had been reeling under the onslaught of Arabic imperialism since the death of the Prophet, whilst Jihadist armies had detached Syria, Palestine, Egypt, and Carthage from imperial control and were in the process of imposing their ascendancy at sea. The Empire had been reduced to its Anatolian and Balkan heartland, and...

    Ploesti 1943: The Great Raid on Hitlers Romanian Oil Refineries
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    Osprey Publishing Item #: OSPACM12 -

      About this Osprey Publishing BookOperation Tidal Wave was one of the boldest and most controversial air raids by the United States Army Air Forces (USAAF). At the time, the Romanian Ploesti oil fields produced about a third of all Axis oil, and was Germany's single most important fuel source. In the summer of 1943, the USAAF decided to stage a major raid on Ploesti from air bases in Libya. The resulting Operation Tidal Wave raid on 1 August 1943 was one of the costliest to date, losing 53...

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