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Osprey Series
at On Military Matters

ABBREVIATIONS: dj-dust jacket, biblio-bibliography,b/w-black and white, illust-illustrations, b/c-book club addition.
Men-at-Arms Series

Packed with specially commissioned artwork, maps and diagrams, the Men-at-Arms series is an unrivalled illustrated reference on the history, organisation, uniforms and equipment of the world's military forces, past and present. OMM price:$15.00 regular price $17.95

Warrior Series

Books in Osprey's Warrior series span military history, from Romans and their contemporaries to the men who fought in Vietnam. Medieval warriors, Napoleonic warriors, American Civil War warriors, and the warriors of World War I and World War II are brought to life. Featuring specially commissioned colour artworks and illustrated throughout with black and white photography, Osprey's Warrior series is an ideal reference resource for re-enactors, military history enthusiasts, model makers and wargamers. OMM price:$16.00 regular price $18.95

Elite Series

Detailed information of the orgainisation, appearance and fighting records of the world's most famous military bodies. OMM price:$16.00 regular price $18.95

Campaign Series

Concise, authoritative accounts of history's decisive military encounters. Each includes maps, orders of battle, color plates and special three dimensional battle maps. OMM price:$17.00 regular price $19.95

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 Vanguard series are illustrated throughout with black and white photographs and diagrams. A valuable resource for model makers, wargamers, and military history enthusiasts. OMM price:$15.00 regular price $17.95

Old Vanguard Series

Comprehensive histories of the design, development and operation use of the world's armored vehicles and artillery. OMM price:$15.00, o/p special price

Combat Aircraft Series

Technical information from the world's leading aviation writers on the 20th century's most significant military aircraft. OMM price:$20.00 regular price $22.95

Aircraft of the Aces Series

Focuses exclusively on the elite pilots of major air campaigns, and includes unique interviews with surviving aces sourced specifically for each volume. OMM price:$20.00regular price $22.95

Aviation Elite Series

Aviation Elite Units provide a full combat history of a fighter or bomber unit that earned particular distinction in action, providing an authentic insight into the world's greatest units, celebrating the men and machines that won each unit its 'elite' status. In a text supported by eyewitness accounts, the unsung heroes of each unit are identified and their stories told - alongside the tales of their more glamorous 'ace' counterparts. Featuring at least 30 specially commissioned aircraft profile drawings and illustrated throughout with contemporary black and white photographs, Aviation Elite Units series are a valuable reference resource for military model makers, remote control model makers, and aviation history enthusiasts. OMM price:$23.00regular price $25.95

Essential History Series

Each book studies the origins, politics, fighting and repercussions of one major war or theatre of war, from both military and civilian perspectives. Maps, photography and contemporary illustrations support each text OMM price:$14.00 regular price $16.95

Fortress Series

Each book examines the history, evolution, military architecture and natural setting of the world's most important fortification systems. Cutaway artwork and exploded diagrams reveal the key features of each subject OMM price:$16.00 regular price $18.95

Modelling Series

Each book details thru both b/w and color drawings/illust/photos how to assemble, modify, paint and display OMM price:$17.00 regular price $19.95

Battle Orders Series

The most detailed information ever published on the units which fought history's great battles. Each includes a large fold-out base map. OMM price:$23.00 regular price $25.95

Duel Series

Duel is an innovative series from Osprey that conveys a complete picture of machine-on-machine action from design and development through to combat, with a thorough analysis of all the human, tactical and technical elements which ultimately decided who triumphed in clashes of men and their war machines. First-hand accounts of individual engagements place the reader in the midst of the action, whether dogfight, tank battle or submarine hunt. An array of technical drawings, photographs and full-color digital illustrations, including "gun sight views," depict the key aspects of these machines in wartime. Ideal for modelers, wargamers and military history enthusiasts of all ages. . OMM price:$15.00 regular price $17.95

Raid Series

Raids carried out by small units, special forces and counter-terrorist operatives are a military quandary. They can be astoundingly successful, defying the odds as a small number of soldiers operating in difficult environments are able to exact a massive tactical victory, sometimes capable of changing the course of a war. Or the raiders can find themselves isolated, surrounded by a superior enemy force and with no chance of escape, their mission a colossal failure. Raid is the new series from Osprey Publishing, which looks at both sides of these engrossing stories. Its unique approach will give the reader a detailed analysis of each raid, describing the background, the initial strategy, how the action played out, and an assessment of its success. Bringing each of these epic engagements to life, Raid uncovers some incredible tales of heroism and military skill, discussing what went right, what went wrong and revealing the men ­behind these bold actions. . OMM price:$16.00 regular price $18.95

Command Series

Throughout the history of warfare, individual commanders have dominated the battlefield and in so doing decided the fate of nations. From the warlords of the ancient world through to the architects of the blitzkrieg and beyond, the Command series looks at how these great leaders adopted revolutionary technology, battlefield tactics and training methods, or simply inspired their troops through their leadership skills to win victory. These are not just simple biographies. Instead they provide a critical examination of each commander's key victories and his notable adversaries, illustrated with detailed maps, tactical diagrams and uniform artwork, explaining how and why these great leaders were able to carve their names into the annals of military history. . OMM price:$16.00 regular price $18.95

Weapons Series

In this new series, Weapons, Osprey Publishing looks at the most important, famous and infamous weapons throughout history. Using a combination of photography and classic Osprey artwork, this series examines the full story of each weapon, beginning with its design and development, following through its operational history, and finally analyzing its impact on warfare and violence. . OMM price:$15.00 regular price $17.95