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Cadillac Gage V100 Commando 1960-71, Osprey Publishing Item Number OSPNVG52
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    Cadillac Gage V100 Commando by OspreyItem Number: OSPNVG52New Vanguard 52Authors: Richard Lathrop John McDonaldIllustrator: Jim LaurierAbout this bookDestined to become one of the most influential postwar armored cars, the V-100 Commando was developed by the Cadillac Gage Company in 1962 as a private venture, and the first prototype was completed in the same year. It was designed as a multi-purpose vehicle and could function as an 11-man personnel carrier, reconnaissance vehicle, convoy...

    Centurion Universal Tank 1943?2003, Osprey Publishing Item Number OSPNVG68
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      Centurion Universal Tank 1943-2003 by Osprey PublishingItem Number: OSPNVG68New Vanguard 68Author: Simon DunstanIllustrator: Peter SarsonAbout this bookFrom 1943 the British began the design of a tank that bore distinct similarities to the German Panther tank. Designed as a Universal Tank, the design emerged in mid-1945 as the Centurion. It was last used in action by the British Army in 1991 during the Gulf War. It has also seen action with the Israeli Defence Forces, the Indian Army in the...

      Challenger Ii Mbt 1987-05, Osprey Publishing Item Number OSPNVG112
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        Challenger Ii Mbt 1987-05 by OspreyItem Number: OSPNVG112New Vanguard 112Author: Simon DunstanIllustrator: Tony BryanAbout this bookThe Challenger 2 is the current Main Battle Tank of the British Army and represents the culmination of 80 years of tank design. In 1987, its design was presented to the Ministry of Defence in response to a requirement to replace the Chieftain MBT that had been partially superseded by the Challenger 1 MBT. Production began in 1993, and the tank finally entered...

        Challenger Main Battle Tank 1982-97, Osprey Publishing Item Number OSPNVG23
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          Challenger I Mbt 1982-97 by OspreyItem Number: OSPNVG23New Vanguard 23Author: Simon DunstanIllustrator: Peter SarsonAbout this bookThe successor to the Chieftain from the 1960's, work began in 1976 on development of a new MBT specifically for the Iranian army, who needed a more capable tank than the Chieftain to suit their climatic and geographical conditions. However, once the revolution occurred in 1979 the British army was reluctantly forced to accept this new design themselves. Once in...

          Chieftain Main Battle Tank 1965-2003, Osprey Publishing Item Number OSPNVG80
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            Chieftain Main Battle Tank 1965-2003 by Osprey PublishingItem Number: OSPNVG80New Vanguard 80Author: Simon DunstanIllustrator: Peter SarsonAbout this bookThe concept of the Main Battle Tank emerged from the Centurion Universal tank that was developed at the end of World War II. Development of its successor began as early as 1951. The Chieftain incorporated significant innovations including a reclining driver position and two-piece ammunition for greater survivability. The tank entered service...

            Churchill Croc Flamethrower, Osprey Publishing Item Number OSPNVG136
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              Churchill Croc Flamethrower by OspreyItem Number: OSPNVG136New Vanguard 136Author: David FletcherIllustrator: Tony BryanAbout this bookA fire-breathing monster on the battlefield, the Churchill Crocodile was one of the most awe-inspiring weapons of World War II. Tank expert David Fletcher chronicles the development of the flamethrower tank, examining the dramatic effect of these tanks in battle from use in France to the terrifying attack on the Senio River in Italy, as well as investigating...

              Churchill Infantry Tank 1941-51, Osprey Publishing Item Number OSPNVG4
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                Author: Bryan PerrettIllustrators: Mike Chappell Peter SarsonAbout this bookThe Churchill was undoubtedly one of the most successful British tanks of the Second World War. Although it suffered from being underarmed, a defect common to most British armoured vehicles of the period, it was nevertheless loved by its crews: its cross-country ability was unrivalled and it was less inclined to 'brew-up' from a direct hit than the Sherman. It was also adaptable. Modified Churchills played a crucial...

                Commonwealth Cruisers 1939-45, Osprey Publishing Item Number OSPNVG226
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                  Commonwealth Cruisers 1939-45 from Osprey Publishing Item Number:OSPNVG226 Osprey New Vanguard Series: Books in Osprey’s New Vanguard series deal with World War II tanks, AFVs and ships, as well as covering the vessels of World War I, World War II and the Napoleonic period, and the artillery and naval innovations of the American Civil War and medieval periods. Featuring specially commissioned full colour artworks, including exploded and cutaway diagrams, books in Osprey’s New...

                  Confederate Blockade Runner 1861?65, Osprey Publishing Item Number OSPNVG92
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                    Confederate Blockade Runner by OspreyItem Number: OSPNVG92New Vanguard 92Author: Angus KonstamIllustrator: Tony BryanAbout this bookThe lifeblood of the Confederacy, the blockade runners of the Civil War usually began life as regular fast steam-powered merchant ships. They were adapted for the high-speed dashes through the Union blockade which closed off all the major Southern ports, and for much of the war they brought much-needed food, clothing and weaponry to the Confederacy. This book...

                    Confederate Raiders 1861-65, Osprey Publishing Item Number OSPNVG64
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                      Confederate Raiders 1861-65 by OspreyItem Number: OSPNVG64New Vanguard 64Author: Angus KonstamIllustrator: Tony BryanAbout this bookThe Confederate states adopted radical solutions to counter the naval superiority of their opponents. One of the more successful solutions they adopted was the use of commerce raiders. This book describes the reasons which forced the Confederates to resort to commerce raiding, and outlines the way in which these craft were converted or specially built to perform...

                      Confederate Subs & Torpedo Vessels 1861-65, Osprey Publishing Item Number OSPNVG103
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                        Confederate Subs & Torpedo Ves by Osprey PublishingItem Number: OSPNVG103The primary Union strategy during the American Civil War was a massive naval blockade of the entire Southern coastline of the Confederacy, and it was in the effort to counter this blockade that the Confederates developed their first submarines and torpedo boats. This book traces the development of these new technologies, including the CSS -Little David- and -Hunley- - respectively the first torpedo boat and submarine to...

                        Crusader Cruiser Tank 1939-45, Osprey Publishing Item Number OSPNVG14
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                          Crusader Cruiser Tank 1939-45 by Osprey PublishingItem Number: OSPNVG14 New Vanguard 14Author: David FletcherIllustrator: Peter SarsonAbout this bookThe Covenanter (which never saw active service) and Crusader Cruiser tanks were developed between 1939 and 1940. The Crusader first saw action in the North African desert in June 1941: its speed and sleek design made it a hard target to hit, and the tank was well-respected by the Afrikakorps for its velocity in combat. But its hurried development...

                          Dutch Navies of the 80 Yrs War, Osprey Publishing, Item Number OSPNVG263
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                            On the high seas the fleet carved out a new empire, growing national income to such levels that it could continue the costly war for independence. Yet it was in coastal and inland waters that the most decisive battles were fought. Arguably the most decisive Spanish siege (Leiden, 1574) was broken by a fleet sailing to the rescue across flooded polders, and the battle of Nieuwpoort in 1600, the largest successful invasion fleet before World War II, was one of the most decisive battle in western...

                            Early Us Armor Tanks, Osprey Publishing Item Number OSPNVG245
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                              Between the two World Wars, the US contributed significantly to the development of the tank, a weapon invented by the British and the French seeking a way to break through the lines of German trenches. From the employment of the French Renault FT and British Mark V during their involvement in World War I, the US branched out with their own indigenous designs including the M1 Cavalry Car and the M2 Light and Medium tanks, the precursors to the Stuart and Grant tanks of World War II. Tank...

                              Fighting Ships Far East: China and Southeast Asia 202 BC?AD 1419, Osprey Publishing Item Number OSPNVG61
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                                Fighting Ships Far East 202bc- by OspreyItem Number: OSPNVG61New Vanguard 61Author: Stephen TurnbullIllustrator: Wayne ReynoldsAbout this bookFighting Ships of the Far East (1) adds enormously to the hitherto small corpus of knowledge about a fascinating and little known subject. Using detailed descriptions, accurate cutaway plates and reliable historical examples, this book covers the history of Chinese ship design and naval warfare from the beginning of the Han dynasty to the first few years...

                                Fighting Ships Of The Far East (2), Osprey Publishing Item Number OSPNVG63
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                                  Fighting Ships Of The Far East by Osprey PublishingItem Number: OSPNVG63 New Vanguard 63Author: Stephen TurnbullIllustrator: Wayne ReynoldsAbout this bookOver the centuries, naval relations between Japan and Korea appear to have alternated between peaceful trade and outright hostility. However, this impression can be misleading, as much of what passed for mercantile activity was in fact conducted by Japanese pirate fleets, who pillaged the coasts of Korea and China in a long-lasting tradition...

                                  Flammpanzer German Flamethrowers 1941-45, Osprey Publishing Item Number OSPNVG15
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                                    Flammpanzer German by OspreyItem Number: OSPNVG15New Vanguard 15Author: Hilary DoyleIllustrators: Tom Jentz Peter SarsonAbout this bookThe first attempt at mounting a flamethrower in a German tank was not the result of an engineering design process but rather occurred as a field expedient, when German troops involved in the Spanish Civil War mounted small back-pack flamethrowers on their PzKpfw Is. The German authorities took up this idea and from early 1939 began to design a flamethrowing...

                                    French Tanks Of World War I, Osprey Publishing Item Number OSPNVG173
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                                      French Tanks Of World War I by Osprey PublishingItem Number: OSPNVG173New Vanguard 173Author: Steven J ZalogaIllustrator: Tony BryanAbout this bookThis title examines the emergence of the first modern tank, the Renault FT. It is a little known fact that France fielded more tanks in World War I than any other army. However, France's early tanks suffered from poor mobility and armor compared to their contemporaries. Indeed, their initial use on the Chemin des Dames in 1917 was a bloody fiasco....

                                      French Tanks of World War II (1), Osprey Publishing Item Number OSPNVG209
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                                        ABOUT THIS PRODUCTThe first of two volumes covering the French armor of World War II, this title looks at the infantry and battle tanks that faced the onslaught of the German Blitzkrieg in 1940. Many of the French tanks were intended as replacements for the World War I-era Renault FT, and various modernization efforts throughout the inter-war years had given rise to a number of new infantry tanks, including the Renault R35 and R40, FCM 36, and the Hotchkiss H35 and H39. Alongside these...

                                        French Tanks Of Ww-Ii, Osprey Publishing Item Number OSPNVG213
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                                          The sequel to French Tanks of World War II (1), this title focuses primarily on France's cavalry armored vehicles, including the light reconnaissance tanks such as the AMR and AMC families, the famous Somua S.35 cavalry tanks and the extensive array of armored half-track and armored cars used by the French cavalry. Specific attention is also paid to tanks considered important from a numerical standpoint such as the Hotchkiss H-35/H-39 series. Featuring specially commissioned profile artwork,...

                                          German Armoured Cars And Reconnaissance Half-Tracks 1939?45, Osprey Publishing Item Number OSPNVG29
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                                            Author: Bryan PerrettIllustrator: Bruce CulverAbout this bookFlexibility, mobility, and the ability to effectively communicate were all key requirements that the units operating armoured cars and reconnaissance half-tracks demanded --_ and that were also crucial to the Panzerwaffe and German Army as a whole. Bryan Perrett--_s treatment of the development and history of German armoured cars and recce vehicles fully accounts for the crucial role that such units, and more importantly their...

                                            German Battlecruisers 1914-18, Osprey Publishing Item Number OSPNVG124
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                                              German Battlecruisers 1914-18 by Osprey PublishingItem Number: OSPNVG124 New Vanguard 124Author: Gary StaffIllustrator: Tony BryanAbout this bookThe task of Germany-s new Gro-e Kreuzer at the beginning of the 20th century was to form an independent reconnaissance division that was able to perform special tasks. With a speed superiority of at least 3 knots, they should also be capable of fighting in the line, and would thus require heavy armour and good defensive qualities. The battlecruisers...

                                              German Battleships 1914-18 V-1, Osprey Publishing Item Number OSPNVG164
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                                                German Battleships 1914-18 V-1 by Osprey PublishingItem Number: OSPNVG164Author: Gary StaffIllustrator: Paul WrightAbout this bookThis volume covers the history of the Deutschland to Osfriesland classes of German battlecruisers, beginning with the last of the pre-dreadnought battleships and explaining the revolutionary developments, particularly the vast increases in size and armament, that took place within the German Imperial Navy as it readied itself for war. Gary Staff describes the design...

                                                German Battleships 1914-18 V-2, Osprey Publishing Item Number OSPNVG167
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                                                  German Battleships 1914-18 V-2 by Osprey PublishingItem Number: OSPNVG167 New Vanguard 167Author: Gary StaffIllustrator: Paul WrightAbout this bookSupported by official documents, personal accounts, official drawings and specially commissioned artwork, this volume is an informative history of the key classes Kaiser, K-nig and Bayern that formed the backbone of the German Imperial Navy throughout World War I, detailing the technological revolution that had taken place to enable the building of...

                                                  German Battleships 1939-45, Osprey Publishing Item Number OSPNVG71
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                                                    German Battleships by Osprey PublishingItem Number: OSPNVG71In this, the first of a five volume series covering the capital ships of the German Navy of World War II, Gordon Williamson examines the design, development and operational use of the battleships used by the Kriegsmarine. The -Schlesien- and -Schleswig-Hostein- were used mostly as training ships until the end of the war when they took part in bombardment of Soviet troop movements in East Prussia. The -Scharnhorst- had a successful...

                                                    German Commerce Raiders 1914-18, Osprey Publishing Item Number OSPNVG228
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                                                      German Commerce Raiders 1914-18 from Osprey Publishing Item Number:OSPNVG228 Osprey New Vanguard Series: Books in Osprey’s New Vanguard series deal with World War II tanks, AFVs and ships, as well as covering the vessels of World War I, World War II and the Napoleonic period, and the artillery and naval innovations of the American Civil War and medieval periods. Featuring specially commissioned full colour artworks, including exploded and cutaway diagrams, books in Osprey’s New...

                                                      German Destroyers 1939-45, Osprey Publishing Item Number OSPNVG91
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                                                        German Destroyers 1939-45 by Osprey PublishingItem Number: OSPNVG91Author: Gordon WilliamsonIllustrator: Ian PalmerAbout this bookThe German destroyer fleet of World War II consisted of nine classes: the Diether Von Roeder Class, the Leberecht Maas Class and the wartime classes Z23, Z35, Z37, Z40, Z43, Z46 and Z52. These vessels, though fewer in number than the British destroyer fleet, tended to be much bigger and more powerful than their allied counterparts. They served their country well in...

                                                        German E-Boats 1939-45, Osprey Publishing Item Number OSPNVG59
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                                                          German E-Boats 1939-45 by OspreyItem Number: OSPNVG59New Vanguard 59Author: Gordon WilliamsonIllustrator: Ian PalmerAbout this bookBy the outbreak of World War II, Germany had done much to replace the Kaiser's High Seas Fleet, which was scuttled following their surrender at the end of World War I. Forced to build anew, the Kriegsmarine possessed some of the most technically advanced warships in existence. Although the heavy units of the fleet were too small in number to pose much of a threat,...

                                                          German Heavy Cruisers 1939-45, Osprey Publishing Item Number OSPNVG81
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                                                            German Heavy Cruisers 1939-45 by Osprey PublishingItem Number: OSPNVG81The development of this excellent and successful class of warship only became possible after the Anglo-German naval agreement of 1935 eased restrictions on the types of ship Germany could build; even then only five of the class were permitted: the Admiral Hipper, the Bl-cher, the Prinz Eugen, the Seydlitz and the L-tzow. These Cruisers were designed for Atlantic operations and had eight 8 inch guns, 12 10.5 cm heavy...

                                                            German Light Cruisers 1939-45, Osprey Publishing Item Number OSPNVG84
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                                                              German Light Cruisers 1939-45 by OspreyItem Number: OSPNVG84New Vanguard 84Author: Gordon WilliamsonIllustrator: Ian PalmerAbout this bookThe German Navy of World War II was small in number, but contained some of the most technologically advanced capital ships in the world. This meant that although the Kriegsmarine never felt capable of encountering the might of the British Navy in a fleet action, her ships were individually more than a match for the outdated vessels of the Royal Navy. Nowhere...

                                                              German Light Panzers 1932-42, Osprey Publishing Item Number OSPNVG26
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                                                                German Light Panzers Rev by OspreyItem Number: OSPNVG26New Vanguard 26Author: Bryan PerrettIllustrator: Terry HadlerAbout this bookThe light tanks of the Panzerwaffe make a fascinating subject for technical and historical study. Operation Barbarossa was the light tanks' swan song: thoroughly experienced and at the peak of self-confidence, the Panzergruppen brought Moscow to almost within Hitler's grasp. However, the effectiveness and popularity of the light panzers was only proven because...

                                                                German Pocket Battleships 1939, Osprey Publishing Item Number OSPNVG75
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                                                                  German Pocket Battleships 1939 by Osprey PublishingItem Number: OSPNVG75Author: Gordon WilliamsonIllustrator: Ian PalmerAbout this bookAfter the end of World War I, the German Navy came up with the concept of the Panzerschiffe, or Pocket Battleship, as a method of circumventing treaty limitations on the size and types of ship Germany was permitted to build. New, more modern production methods, where welded construction prevailed over the older riveting process, were combined with the...

                                                                  Great Lakes Warships 1812-1815, Osprey Publishing Item Number OSPNVG188
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                                                                    Author: Mark LardasIllustrator: Paul WrightAbout this bookWhen war broke out in 1812, neither the United States Navy nor the Royal Navy had more than a token force on the Great Lakes. However, once the shooting started, it sparked a ship-building arms race that continued throughout the war. This book examines the design and development of the warships built upon the lakes during the war, emphasising their differences from their salt-water contemporaries. It then goes onto cover their...

                                                                    Greek & Roman Siege Machinery, 399 BC?AD 363, Osprey Publishing Item Number OSPNVG78
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                                                                      Greek & Roman Siege Machinery by OspreyItem Number: OSPNVG78New Vanguard 78Author: Duncan B CampbellIllustrator: Brian DelfAbout this bookSiege machinery first appeared in the West during the Carthaginian invasion of Sicily in the late-5th century BC, in the form of siege towers and battering rams. After a 50-year hiatus these weapons of war re-appeared in the Macedonian armies of Philip II and Alexander the Great, a period that saw the height of their development in the Ancient World. The...

                                                                      Greek and Roman Artillery 399BC-AD363, Osprey Publishing Item Number OSPNVG89
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                                                                        Greek & Roman Artillery 399bc by OspreyItem Number: OSPNVG89New Vanguard 89Author: Duncan B CampbellIllustrator: Brian DelfAbout this bookThe catapult (katapeltikon) was invented under the patronage of Dionysius I, tyrant of Syracuse, in the 4th century bc. At first only the arrow-firing variant was used, and it was not until the reign of Alexander the Great that stone-projecting catapults were introduced. The Romans adopted these weapons during the Punic Wars and further developed them,...

                                                                        Gun Boats Of Workr War I, Osprey Publishing Item Number OSPNVG221
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                                                                          Naval action in World War I conjures up images of enormous dreadnoughts slugging it out in vast oceans. Yet the truth is that more sailors were killed serving on gunboats and monitors operating far from the naval epicentre of the war than were ever killed at Jutland. Gunboat engagements during this war were bloody and hard fought, if small in scale. Austrian gunboats on the Danube fired the first shots of the war, whilst German, British and Belgian gunboats fought one of the strangest, most...

                                                                          Hmmwv Humvee 1980-05, Osprey Publishing Item Number OSPNVG122
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                                                                            Hmmwv Humvee 1980-05 by OspreyItem Number: OSPNVG122New Vanguard 122Author: Steven J ZalogaIllustrator: Hugh JohnsonAbout this bookThe HMMWV, better known as the Humvee or Hummer, has set the world standard for army tactical vehicles since its introduction into the US Army in the 1980s. Designed to be the successor to the jeep of World War II with a greater load-bearing capacity, the Humvee has proven to be adaptable to a wide range of roles, including weapons carrier, missile launcher,...

                                                                            Huey Cobra Gunships, Osprey Publishing Item Number OSPNVG125
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                                                                              Huey Cobra Gunships by OspreyItem Number: OSPNVG125New Vanguard 125Author: Chris BishopIllustrator: Jim LaurierAbout this bookThe Bell Huey Cobra was the very first purpose-designed helicopter gunship to become operational and to see combat. Designed in the mid-1960s as an interim solution for an armed escort and close-support weapon to support the US Army in the Vietnam War, it is still being manufactured and improved in the 21st century, making it a success far beyond the wildest dreams of...

                                                                              Imp Japanese Navy Battleships, Osprey Publishing Item Number OSPNVG146
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                                                                                Imp Japanese Navy Battleships by Osprey PublishingItem Number: OSPNVG146Author: Mark StilleIllustrator: Tony BryanAbout this bookThe Imperial Japanese Navy of World War II surpassed the Allied and Axis fleets in innovation and technology. This title covers the 12 Japanese battleships that saw service between 1941 and 1945, including the mighty Yamato. Each class is considered in light of its design and construction, its armament and wartime modifications. The author, Mark Stille, uses primary...

                                                                                Imp Japanese Navy Destroyers, Osprey Publishing Item Number OSPNVG198
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                                                                                  This volume will detail the history, weapons and tactics of the Japanese destroyers built before the war. This includes the famous Fubuki class (called "Special Type- by the Japanese, which were, when completed in the late 1920's, the most powerful class of destroyers in the world. This design forced all other major navies to follow suite and provided the basic design for the next many classes of Imperial Navy destroyers. This book will also cover the three classes built before the Special...

                                                                                  Imperial Japanese Navy Aircraft Carriers 1921-45, Osprey Publishing Item Number OSPNVG109
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                                                                                    Imperial Japanese Naval Aviator 1937-45 by Osprey PublishingItem Number: OSPNVG109The fateful attack on Pearl Harbor forced the Western world to revise its opinion of Japan's airmen. Before the war, Japanese aviators had been seen as figures of ridicule and disdain; yet the ruthless skill and efficiency of their performance in December 1941 and the months that followed won them a new reputation as a breed of oriental superman. This book explores the world of the Imperial Japanese Naval airman,...

                                                                                    Imperial Japanese Navy Antisub, Osprey Publishing, Item Number OSPNVG248
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                                                                                      In 1941, the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) went to war with a marginal anti-submarine warfare (ASW) capability. This was a lamentable state of affairs for a nation dependent upon imports to sustain its war economy. There were only a few purpose-built ASW escorts available at the start of the war and these were augmented by a handful of second-class destroyers and a dozen torpedo boats. Once the magnitude of the threat to Japan's shipping became fully apparent in 1943, the IJN made plans for...

                                                                                      Imperial Japanese Navy Destroyers 1919-45 (2), Osprey Publishing Item Number OSPNVG202
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                                                                                        ABOUT THIS PRODUCTDuring the Pacific War the most successful component of the Imperial Japanese Fleet was its destroyer force. These ships were larger and, in most cases, better-equipped than their Allied counterparts. Armed with a powerful, long-ranged torpedo, these ships proved formidable opponents. Initially, they were instrumental in an unbroken string of Japanese victories, but it was not until the Guadalcanal campaign that these ships fully demonstrated their power. In a series of...

                                                                                        Imperial Japanese Navy Heavy Cruisers 1941-45, Osprey Publishing Item Number OSPNVG176
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                                                                                          Imperial Japanese Navy Heavy Cruisers 1941-45 by Osprey PublishingItem Number: OSPNVG176New Vanguard 176Author: Mark StilleIllustrator: Paul WrightAbout this bookDesigned with little more than a passing nod to the international naval treaties of the inter-war period, the Imperial Japanese Navy"s heavy cruisers were fast and heavily armed. Like the other vessels of the Japanese Navy, the heavy cruisers were technologically superior to and far more innovative than their Allied rivals, whom they...

                                                                                          Imperial Japanese Navy Light Cruisers 1941-45, Osprey Publishing Item Number OSPNVG187
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                                                                                            Author: Mark StilleIllustrator: Paul WrightAbout this bookThe Imperial Japanese Navy went to war with 17 light cruisers and another three cruiser-sized training ships. Of these, most were 5,500-ton ships designed to act as destroyer squadron flagships. This made them much different in capabilities and mission from their American counterparts. During the war, the Japanese built another five light cruisers, all but one of which maintained the design premise of being able to serve as destroyer...

                                                                                            Imperial Japanese Navy Submarines 1941-45, Osprey Publishing Item Number OSPNVG135
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                                                                                              Imperial Japanese Navy Submarines 1941-45 by Osprey PublishingItem Number: OSPNVG135Author: Mark StilleIllustrator: Tony BryanAbout this bookDuring World War II the Imperial Japanese Navy was at the forefront of submarine technology. It fielded the largest pre-nuclear submarines in the world, some capable of carrying floatplane bombers, which operated alongside fast combat vessels and midget submarines, all equipped with the best torpedoes available. The Japanese submarine fleet should have...

                                                                                              Imperial Roman Warships, Osprey Publishing Item Number OSPNVG244
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                                                                                                With research from newly discovered shipwrecks and archaeological finds as well as the rich contemporary source material, this study examines the equipment and tactics used by the navy and the battles they fought in this tumultuous period, which includes the fall of Rome and the resurgence of the Eastern Empire under Justinian the Great. Using spectacular illustrations, carefully researched ship profiles, and maps, this third volume in Osprey's Roman Warships miniseries charts the ultimate...

                                                                                                Imperial Roman Warships 27 BC 193 AD, Osprey Publishing Item Number OSPNVG230
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                                                                                                  Imperial Roman Warships 27 BC-193 AD from Osprey Publishing Item Number:OSPNVG230 Author: Raffaele D-Amato Illustrator: Giuseppe Rava Short code: NVG 230 Publication Date: 20 Jan 2016 Number of Pages: 48History:The Roman Empire was not only built by the strength of the legions but also by a navy that was the most powerful maritime force ever to have existed. It was the presence of this fleet that secured the trade routes and maintained the communications within the huge Empire. The superior...

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