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ON Military Matters Update 05/20/2022

Reminder: OMM continues to remain OPEN for internet orders and shipping. The shoppe is also open for in-person shopping, but you must be fully vaccinated and boosted. Call ahead. If you wish to pick up your order at the shoppe, we can also leave the package outside the door.

Most items due into the shoppe in a couple weeks.

Thank you for your continued support.

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BLACK POWDER EPIC BATTLES: Waterloo: Prussian Starter Set    This plastic set provides enough models to field a Prussian force at Waterloo. Contents: A5 Softback Black Powder: Epic Battles Rulebook; Full-color assembly and painting guide; Full-color flag sheet; 8 mounted Brigade commanders; 8 units of Prussian line infantry (80 men per unit); 5 units of Landwehr infantry (80 men per unit); 2 units of ranked up Jagers (80 men per unit); 35 Skirmishing Jagers; 5 bases of Landwehr cavalry; 3 bases of Prussian Dragoons; 3 bases of Prussian Uhlans; 3 bases of Prussian Hussars; 12-pdr foot artillery battery (8 guns); 1 6-pdr horse artillery battery (3 guns); Windmill MDF scenery piece; 6 d6 dice. $152.00

OMM Discount 10%: Now $136.80

BACK IN PRINT…

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Publisher says by the end of May.

UNIFORMS OF THE AWI 1775-1783: An Illustrated Encyclopedia  8.5×11 inches with 550+ color illustrations/maps and uniform details on all the various British and their Allies, Tories, and Americans, etc.  $35.00

OMM Discount 10%: Now $31.50

MILITARY UNIFORMS OF THE 19th CENTURY: An Illustrated Encyclopedia  comprehensive illustrated directory of the uniforms of the most significant wars of the 19th century contains over 450 images of clothing, weapons, insignia, and kit. Chapters cover the Crimean War, fought by Russia, Turkey, British, and French; Wars of German and Italian Unification fought by the Austrians, Prussians, French, Danes, Piedmontese, and Neapolitans; US Civil War fought between the Union and Confederates; Boer War fought between the British and Boers; and Colonial uprisings that occurred in India, China, and America. It contains an unprecedented wealth of illustrative detail, with color artworks of uniforms, battle scenes, technical drawings, and campaign details, together with contemporaneous color plates and dramatic fine art paintings — more than 450 color illustrations. $35.00

OMM Discount 10%: Now $31.50

BOOKS…

THE BATTLE OF DYRRHACHIUM (48 BC): Caesar, Pompey, and the Early Campaigns of the Third Roman Civil War  Outlines the strategic background, describing the early campaigns of the 49BC Roman civil war and the factions of Pompey the Great and Julius Caesar that fought for control of the vast resources of the Republic. Analyzes the 48BC Battle of Dyrrhachium in Albania to determine the strengths and weakness of both armies and their various commanders as well as the tactics used in the phases of the battle which culminated in victory for Pompey. Focus is also given to the aftermath of the battle that saw Caesar defeated and Pompey in the ascendancy. $35.00

OMM Discount 15%: Now $29.75

HOTSPUR: Sir Henry Percy and the Myth of Chivalry  On 21 July 1403 Sir Henry Percy – better known as Hotspur – led a rebel army out at Shrewsbury to face the forces of the king Henry IV. The battle was both bloody and decisive. Hotspur was shot down by an arrow and killed. Posthumously he was declared a traitor and his lands forfeited to the crown. This was an ignominious end to the brilliant career of one of the most famous medieval noblemen, a remarkable soldier, diplomat, and courtier who played a leading role in the reigns of Richard II and Henry IV. How did he earn his extraordinary reputation, and why did Shakespeare portray him as a fearsomely brave but flawed hero who, despite a traitor’s death, remained the mirror of chivalry? $43.00

OMM Discount 15%: Now $36.55

THE ARMY OF THE KINGDOM OF ITALY, 1805-1814: Uniforms, Organization, Campaigns  As well as being Emperor of France, Napoleon was also King of Italy – a state that essentially comprised all Italy north of the Kingdom of Naples. The Army of the Kingdom of Italy fought alongside that of France in all of the major campaigns of the Grande Armee as well as contributing troops to the French army in Spain. It was amongst France’s most reliable allies but it is often confused with what the French termed the Armee d’Italie — a different, if related, entity. The author explains how and why these two are different. This examines the uniforms, organization, personnel and campaigns of that army. Includes 40 b/w illustrations, 12 b/w photos, 16 color illustrations, 16 pages of color plates, and one map. $45.00

OMM Discount 15%: Now $38.25

LIEUTENANT GENERAL JAMES LONGSTREET – INNOVATIVE MILITARY STRATEGIST: The Most Misunderstood Civil War General  Examines the unique strategies and technological achievements made by Lieutenant-General James Longstreet, commander of the First Corps of the Army of Northern Virginia, during the American Civil War. Offers a new viewpoint of the war and the generals who tailored their designs to pursue the war, analyses Longstreet’s views of the generals and the tactics and strategy they employed, and examines why Longstreet proposed and urged a new type of warfare against a backdrop of technological developments and the disparity between the North and South. Longstreet advocated for defensive warfare, using entrenchments, and trying to maneuver the enemy to assault his position, thus conserving manpower, resources and supplies. Includes 40 photographs and five maps. $35.00

OMM Discount 15%: Now $29.75

CAMPANA DE 1811 EN EXTREMADURA  Covers the battles of Olivenza, Campomayor, Badajoz, Albuera, and Usagre. Spanish Text. $28.00

NARVIK AND THE NORWEGIAN CAMPAIGN 1940: Images of War Series  Another in the fine series uses 150 photos from archives to examine the 1940 German invasion and capture of Norway by land, sea, and air. Describes how important it was for the Allies – the Norwegians, British, and French – to defend northern Norway against the Germans, and in particular to retain control of the strategic port of Narvik. The photographs are especially valuable in that they show the harsh conditions in which the fighting took place and offer us a direct impression of the experience of the men who fought there. $35.00

OMM Discount 15%: Now $29.75 

DON’T FORGET THE MAGAZINES…

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WARGAMES ILLUSTRATED: Issue # 414   THEME: Prussia at War: Frame Focus – Quick Fix Prussians; Frame Focus – Prussian Perfection; The Prussians are Coming; Russian and Prussian Napoleonic Cavalry; End of the Prussian Empire. FEATURES: Designer’s Notes: Beyond the Empire; Neptune and Mars Go to War; How to. Build A Post Mill; The Misadventures of Domnal Brecc; Falklands War Anniversary – Painting the Combatants; Hold Fast! DEPARTMENTS: Quick Fire; Observation Post; Release Radar; Full Paper Jacket. $9.50

MORE AT THE WEBSITE…

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