Saturday, 22 October 2016
Osprey, October 2016 Book Vote
This month's book vote focuses on the Elite series, with five fascinating topics vying for your vote, including books on Israeli and American airborne troops and forest fighters in colonial North America.
This month’s book vote focuses on the Elite series, with five fascinating topics vying for your vote. Check out the descriptions below and let us know which of these you’d like to see us publish!
ELI: Israeli Paratroopers since 1954
The campaigns, evolution, uniforms and equipment of the IDF's elite parachute units, which have spearheaded Israel's operations in the 1956, 1967 and 1973 Wars and ever since, and have carried out many special missions.ELI: Israeli Paratroopers since 1954
ELI: US Army Airborne since 1990
Elite 031 covered the US Airborne from their formation until 1990. This book will detail developments in organization, uniforms and equipment, and trace their campaigns, from the First Gulf War to the present day.
ELI: US Army Special Forces since 1988
The world of special-operations units has expanded and changed out of all recognition since 1988, the end-date of our previous Elite 004. This title will cover the developing organization, missions, uniforms and equipment of the 'Green Berets' during the 1990s, and the 'Long War' that America has waged since 2001.
ELI: Forest Raiding Tactics in North America, 16th-18th Centuries
The dramatic story of forest fighting on the frontier between New France and New England, between French 'woods-runners', British colonial 'rangers', the indigenous warriors allied to both sides, and the regular officers who learned from them.
ELI: Vietnam War Boobytraps
Detailing and illustrating the wide range of lethal and maiming boobytraps ingeniously employed by the Viet Cong and NVA to slow down and thin out US and allied units as they advanced through jungles, swamps and villages.
Osprey Publishing Ltd