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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. 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.

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Rules…

Bolt Action: Campaign: Italy: Soft Underbelly – 2nd Edition

Bolt Action: Campaign: Italy: Soft Underbelly – 2nd Edition. This supplement for Bolt Action focuses on Operation Husky, the WWII airborne and naval invasion of Sicily, the hard-fought battles in the villages and rugged mountain passes of that island, and the advance up the Italian Peninsula towards Rome. With a host of scenarios, new units, special rules, and Theater Selectors, this book contains everything players need to refight these important battles in defense of the Regno d'Italia or to strike at the underbelly of Axis-controlled Europe. $30.00 USD

OMM Discount 15%, now $25.50 USD.

Firearms…

The U.S. M14 Rifle: The Last Steel Warrior (2nd Edition)

The U.S. M14 Rifle: The Last Steel Warrior (2nd Edition). The second edition of this classic work is expanded and includes new information from recently discovered government documents, as well as numerous color photographs. Includes prototypes and production M14 rifles and their commercial semiautomatic counterparts, contractors, subcontractors, experimental models, match and sniper rifles, modern M14 rifles, training, magazines, parts and accessories, ammunition, maintenance, and more. $70.00 USD

The Vickers Machine Gun: Pride of the Emma Gees

The Vickers Machine Gun: Pride of the Emma Gees. The Vickers machinegun was such an integral part of 20th Century history that it is embedded in almost every history book of the two World Wars. Now, a quarter of a century after the publication of the first edition, Dolf has participated in the upgrading of that massive book with over 270 more pages of new information, color photos, and research completed by himself and three more Vickers historians: Richard Fisher, Robert G. Segel, and Dan Shea. This is the ultimate collectors' book for Vickers machinegun enthusiasts, historians, collectors and scholars alike! $130.00 USD

The Mac Man: Gordon B. Ingram and His Submachine Guns. The full story on Gordon B. Ingram and creation and description of his submachineguns. Read the details about Ingram's revolutionary designs from the Model 6, M10, M11, MAC, RPB and SWD. Includes the travels, designs, silencers, Sionics, international intrigue, characters and deals. $40.00 USD

Ospreys

Warships in the Spanish Civil War

300 Warships in the Spanish Civil War. New Vanguard series. Detailed study of the naval Spanish Civil War describes how the Spanish Navy, torn in two and comprising a Republican and Nationalist part, fought a civil war at sea involving both Hitler's and Mussolini's navies. Packed with contemporary photographs and full-color illustrations, it examines the composition and organization of the two rival fleets, the capabilities of their ships and submarines, and the performance of their crews. It also covers the warships of the Basque Auxiliary Navy – an offshoot of the Republican Fleet – and other navies which played a part in the conflict, most notably the Italian Regia Marina. $19.00 USD

OMM Discount 15%, now $16.15 USD.
Armies of the War of the Grand Alliance 1688-97

541 Armies of the War of the Grand Alliance 1688-97. Men at Arms series. Formed in 1689, the Grand Alliance (League of Augsburg) was a military coalition of the Holy Roman Empire, the Dutch Republic, Britain, Spain, and the Duchy of Savoy, to resist Louis XIV's rich, powerful and expansionist France. Explores the armies which fought the War of the Grand Alliance, examining their strength, organization, uniforms and weapons, and explaining their campaigns and major battles. $19.00 USD

OMM Discount 15%, now $16.15 USD.

024 The Ruhr 1943: The RAF's Brutal Fight for Germany's Industrial Heartland. Air Combat series. Examines how the brutal Ruhr campaign was conceived and fought, and how Bomber Command's relentless pursuit of its objective drew it into raids on targets well beyond the Ruhr, from the nearby city of Cologne to the Skoda works in Czechoslovakia. $24.00 USD

OMM Discount 15%, now $20.40 USD.

060 Japanese Soldier vs U.S. Soldier: New Guinea 1942-44. Combat Men series. Examines and compares the Japanese forces and their U.S. Army opponents, many of whom were National Guard units, with particular attention paid to combat doctrine, weaponry, tactics, logistics, leadership, and communications in the challenging setting of New Guinea. $22.00 USD

OMM Discount 15%, now $18.70 USD.

114 P-47 Thunderbolt vs German Flak Defenses: Western Europe 1943-45. Duel series. Analyses the tactics and techniques used by both P-47 fighter-bomber pilots and German flak gunners, featuring full-color illustrations to examine the Allied tactical airpower in Europe from 1943, and how German defenses were overpowered by the air threat. $22.00 USD

OMM Discount 15%: Now $18.70 USD.

115 SBD Dauntless vs A6M Zero-Sen: Pacific Theater 1941-44. Duel series. Examines these aircraft in detail, exploring their history and development, and contains accurate descriptions of the combats between the SBD Dauntless and Zero-sen throughout the first four carrier battles of 1942 and the Solomon's Campaign. $22.00 USD

OMM Discount 15%: Now $18.70 USD.

023 Challenger Main Battle Tank 1982-97. New Vanguard series. Examines this tank in detail, evaluating its performance both on the test range and on the field of battle. $19.00 USD

OMM Discount 15%, now $16.15 USD.

369 The Panjshir Valley 1980-86: The Lion Tames the Bear in Afghanistan. Campaign series. In-depth look at the struggle between the charismatic rebel commander Ahmad Shah Massoud, The Lion of Panjshir, and the Soviet forces who fought to control the Panjshir Valley in Afghanistan. $24.00 USD

OMM Discount 15%, now $20.40 USD.

016 Douglas XB-19: America's Giant World War II Intercontinental Bomber. X-planes series. Illustrated history of the XB-19 intercontinental bomber, and the text is supported by previously unpublished photographs. Since the XB-19 project was top secret and there was only one example built, there is little information remaining for researchers. $22.00 USD

OMM Discount 15%: Now $18.70 USD.

Books…

The Shepherd Protects Their Flock: First Ancient Armies

The Shepherd Protects Their Flock: First Ancient Armies. Examines warfare from the Neolithic to Sumerian periods, starting during Late Neolithic urbanization and the Chalcolithic (Copper Age), and was completed by the early Bronze Age with the appearance of King Sargon's Royal Standing Army, around 2,334 BCE, and the warrior armies of the Amorite, Elamite and Lullubi. This volume looks back into a huge expanse of time, identifying an historic juncture where feuding became warfare that was fought by soldiers, during a long historical process called the crossing of the military threshold. Looks at the first tactics used in warfare, weapons, and the transition from hunter-warriors to soldiers. $44.00 USD

The Napoleonic Archive Volume 3: Corunna and Walcheren Memoirs (1808-1809). Continuation of our efforts to convert our original paperback monographs into better bound volumes: Contains the memoirs of Lt-Col James H Stanhope 1810-17 (Staff), Captain Charles A Pierrepoint (Assistant Quarter-Master General), John Dayes (5th Foot), Sergeant Peter Facey (28th Regiment), Walcheren Diary of Lt John Garbutt 84th Foot, and Lt George Bourne 85th Foot & Expedition to Walcheren 2nd Captain Henry Light. $42.00 USD

The Napoleonic Archive Volume 4: Wellington's Staff. Continuation of our efforts to convert our original paperback monographs into better bound volumes: Contains the previously published memoirs of Lt-Col. James H Stanhope (Staff), Robert Duffield Cooke (Army Pay Corps), Captain Thomas Edwardes-Tucker (ADC to Picton), The Texas Papers (various senior British & Portuguese officers), plus the following previously unpublished works: Diary of Maj-Gen John Randoll Mackenzie of Suddie, 3rd Division, Letters of Brgadier William Parker Carrol 3rd Spanish Division, Letters to Sir Charles Stuart Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotential to Portugal and Brazil (1810-1811), and Letters of Major-General William Wheatley of 1st Division 1812. $42.00 USD

The Waterloo Archive Atlas

The Waterloo Archive Atlas. Illustrated throughout with color maps and contemporary sketches, portraits, etc. At the core of the book are the 83 hand-drawn military field sketches of roads in the surrounding area by Wellington's Staff Corps prior to the Waterloo Campaign, all expertly enhanced in color by Stephen. To these have been added any maps of the area produced prior to 1825, such as the work by Joseph Ferraris and also (redrawn) the famous Willem Craan map of 1816. Many other maps are included to fill out the wider campaign, plus the rare plans of the major sieges by Colonel Sir James Carmichael Smyth. Still that is not all, the volume also includes the earliest views of the battlefield, those of William Stoney, Denis Dighton, and James Rouse amongst others. The result is the most sumptuous cartographic study of the battle ever produced. $69.00 USD

1813: Polish eyewitness Accounts of Napoleon's Campaign in Germany. Vivid accounts of Polish soldiers in Napoleon's armies track them from the frosty chaos of January 1813 to the dismal crossing of the French frontier that November. There are descriptions of battles and sieges, victories and defeats, all set against the backcloth of entire nations at war, as well as more human tales of friendship and betrayal. Includes nine maps. $42.00 USD

Armored Group Leoncello. Study of the little-known Italian Social Republic armored unit Armored Group of the Leoncello. Little documentation of the unit was available and the 1960s information proved to be riddled with historical errors. The discovery and analysis of a series of previously unknown documents allowed the author to further investigate the subject and clarify many aspects of the short operational life of this tank unit. Presents the story of the Leoncello, from the conception at the Carristi Depot in Verona, to operations under its vigorous commander Captain Zuccaro, and to its epilogue in the days of the partisan insurrection. $25.00 USD

Pacific Carrier War: Carrier Combat from Pearl Harbor to Okinawa . A comprehensive study of the carrier formations of the Pacific War, including their origins, development and key battles from the Coral Sea, through Midway and Guadalcanal to the battle of the Philippine Sea. Examining the ships, aircraft and doctrines of both the Japanese and U.S. navies and how they changed during the war. $35.00 USD

OMM Discount 15%: Now $29.75 USD.

The Tonkin Gulf Yacht Club: Naval Aviation in the Vietnam War. The Tonkin Gulf Yacht Club was the tongue-in-cheek nickname of the U.S. Seventh Fleet that was stationed off the coast of Vietnam. Examines the U.S. Naval air campaign in the Vietnam War from 1964 to 1975. Covers operations from the U.S.S Maddox in the infamous Gulf of Tonkin incident of 1964, onwards through to the eventual withdrawal of the fleet following the collapse of South Vietnam in 1975. $30.00 USD

OMM Discount 15%: Now $25.50 USD.

Wargames…

Heirs to Heresy: The Fall of the Knights Templar

Heirs to Heresy: The Fall of the Knights Templar. You are one of the 30 Knights Templar who awoke on Friday, 13 October 1307, only to find yourselves wanted criminals and branded heretics by the King of France. Starts as a historical-fantasy roleplaying game, but is heavily influenced by Gnosticism, European Folklore, esotericism, and the myths and legends that surround the Templars. The game will ask you to craft the secrets of the Templar treasure, the enemies and mysteries they will face, as your Knights undertake a mystical journey to the center of themselves along the road to Avallonis. Mechanics are a blend of narrative, storytelling rules, and classic adventure-gaming inspired roleplaying rules that work to create rich aspect-driven characters. As Templar Knights, your skill at arms is unquestionable, but it is the potential access to gnostic spells, unique powers, or intensely powerful faith sets you apart from your compatriots. $35.00 USD

OMM Discount 15%: Now $29.75 USD.

And Don't Forget the Magazines…

Wargames Illustrated: Issue #406

Wargames Illustrated: Issue #406. Departments Include: Quick Fire: Reader activities; Observation Post: New releases from Crooked Dice, Gripping Beast, Wargames Atlantic, and Osprey Games; Release Radar: More new releases; Full Paper Jacket: Book reviews. Theme: Just Add Fantasy: The Templars and the Demon Wars OF 1307-1314: Adding demons and magic to history; Last Stand at Dragonmark Pass: Scenario and army lists for using North Star's Oathmark plastic fantasy range in his Dragon Rampant game; 7TV: Fantasy Interview: A game designer, an academic, and a group of students create a tabletop fantasy game; A Treasure Trove of Blanchitsu Fantasy Classics: Reminiscences about Uncle Dunc, the early painting days of John Blanche, and a hidden haul of fine fantasy figures; Going Greek – Mythology in Your Wargaming: Nine reasons why Greek mythology is the way to go in gaming. Other Articles: Justice League Tower on the Tabletop: Terrain building a tower from the DC superhero film Justice League; Blut Und Eisen – Franco-Prussian War Railways: On campaign and on the tabletop; Building Breezehome – Part One: How to build terrain for an Elder Scrolls world and historical terrain building projects, too; Battle of the River Idle: The Sutton Hoo King Goes to War: Take the most famous archeological artifact in England into battle; Better Campaigning!: Thoughts on tabletop campaigns and how to get them right; Dante's Inferno – Making and Painting Fire: Fire and glow painting techniques. $9.00 USD

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