Military Dress of the Peninsular War 1808-1814 by Martin Windrow, Gerry Embleton

By Martin Windrow, Gerry Embleton

None of Napoleon's generals may perhaps be triumphant opposed to the Duke of Wellington in a protracted sequence of clashes throughout Spain and Portugal within the Penisular crusade of 1808-1814; this epic fight additionally produced extraordinary put on and tear at the uniforms of either side, as safely depicted in Gerry Embleton's work.

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Partisan Warfare 1941-45 (Men-at-Arms, Volume 142) by Nigel Thomas

By Nigel Thomas

In the course of 1941 the Germans occupied first Greece and the previous Yuogslavia, then huge, immense parts of eu Russia. as soon as front line troops had moved at the fight endured as bands of resistance opponents waged conflict opposed to the career forces till their ultimate withdrawal. The time period 'partisan' is linked to Communist-led bands and so they have been frequently the main fanatical defenders of the Soviet realm. notwithstanding, there have been additionally non-Communist resistance teams that have been nationalist and widely constitutionalist and for this reason a classy three-way conflict constructed. This publication info the guerrilla battle which was once waged within the numerous areas and the uniforms and gear of the combatants.

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Officers and Soldiers of the French Imperial Guard by André Jouineau

By André Jouineau

The 5th and ultimate quantity of this wealthy saga of the French Imperial defend, Andre' Jouineau provides the final troops within the Garde: the pony Artillery, the healthiness carrier, the team trains, the artillery and artillery trains.

A bankruptcy in regards to the headquarters employees closes the tale of those excellent units.

Andre' Jouineau has been contributing to Histoire and Collections for greater than sixteen years. His uniforms plates, that are totally designed utilizing information processing, have made him a pioneer during this field.

In the "Officers and infantrymen sequence" (OAS) he's additionally co-author of yankee Civil battle (vols. 1 and 2), The Imperial safeguard (vol. 1, 2, three and 4), and French Hussars (vol. 1, 2 and 3).

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Henry V and the Conquest of France 1416-53 by Paul Knight, Graham Turner

By Paul Knight, Graham Turner

This e-book information the English military that Henry V led again into France in 1417 to overcome Normandy and back take the warfare to the French. In 1422 Henry died, and was once succeeded by means of the nine-month-old Henry VI: by way of 1429 English fortunes have been in decline, yet greater than two decades of war might go earlier than the English have been pushed from France. this era of the battle is usually overlooked as opposed to the battles of Crécy, Poitiers and Agincourt yet in truth is the decisive part of the clash. This identify examines the military that fought those campaigns intimately its composition, supplier, gear and weaponry.

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British Battledress 1937-61 by Brian Jewell

By Brian Jewell

On the finish of the Thirties various British military Drill Sergeants should have suffered nightmares after the declaration of a brand new uniform for the British soldier. yet with all its faults, battledress served its objective good. It clothed the servicemen of many countries, at struggle and at peace, for greater than 25 years, and did so with moderate heat and comfort. Brian Jewell, tells the tale of the standard British battledress from 1937-61 during this attractive and readable textual content that's observed through quite a few images and 8 complete web page color plates by way of Mike Chappell.

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American Civil War Armies (2): Union Troops (Men-at-Arms, by Philip Katcher

By Philip Katcher

The USA military in the course of the Civil battle was once the most important the rustic had raised in its short historical past; and it will stay the most important ever raised until eventually global struggle I. In all, 2,772,408 males served in a few department or different of the united states military. This designated paintings through Philip Katcher is a complete advisor to the uniforms, accoutrements, insignia and guns of the Union Troops who fought the yank Civil struggle (1861-1865), with a wealth of illustrations, together with modern photos and 8 complete web page color plates by way of Ron Volstad.

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British Military Band Uniforms: The Household Division by WENDY SKILTON

By WENDY SKILTON

Эта книга иллюстрирует обмундирование музыки современных военных частей британской гвардии. Королевская гвардия (по прозвищу "Bearskins" - "медвежьи шкуры") ? это личная охрана английского монарха. В наши жизнь опасаться за жизнь короля или королевы особенно не приходится, и сегодня гвардейцы выполняют, в основном, церемониальные обязанности. Однако гвардейские традиции зародились около трёх веков назад, когда британские монархи действительно выходили на поле боя. Солдат в гвардейские полки отбирали очень строго, это были лучшие части.

Британская гвардейская дивизия состоит сегодня из двух конных и пяти пехотных полков. Кавалерия ? это Лейб-гвардейский конный полк (его форма ? красные мундиры, а зимой еще и красные накидки) и Конногвардейский королевский полк ? в синих мундирах и в синих накидках. Пехотные полки гвардии Её величества ? Колдстримский, Гренадерский, Шотландский, Ирландский и Валлийский. Все гвардейцы-пехотинцы носят высокие медвежьи шапки и красные мундиры. То есть отличить друг от друга солдат того или иного полка непросто ? разве что по расположению пуговиц на мундире и цвету кокарды на шапке.

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The Irish Wars 1485-1603 (Men-at-Arms, Volume 256) by Ian Heath

By Ian Heath

The Reformation in England additional distanced the Irish, because the majority of Irishmen adhered stubbornly to their Catholicism. ultimately, in Elizabeth's reign, each side resorted to using strength on a wide scale in a sequence of bloody wars and rebellions that have been to culminate within the Earl of Tyrone's "Great Rebellion" of 1595-1603. this article by way of Ian Heath seems to be on the heritage, association and strategies of the armies of the Irish Wars (1485-1603), armies which incorporated such troops because the fearsome Irish Galloglasses, who bore a dangerous awl six ft lengthy with a blade that was once one foot vast!

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The Wars of the Roses (Men-at-Arms, Volume 145) by Terence Wise

By Terence Wise

A lot fantasy and fable surrounds the occasions of the Wars of the Roses (1455-1485): a bloody and lengthy dynastic fight among the homes of York and Lancaster. Terence Wise's attention-grabbing textual content lays naked the true tale, and examines the armies, liveries and badges of the clash. The author's readable account presents a finished advisor as to who fought whom, the place, whilst, why and for what, from the origins of the Wars to such recognized battles as Tewkesbury and Bosworth. The accompanying photos, illustrations and color plates by means of Gerry Embleton basically element the palms, armor and criteria of the time.

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British Army 1965-80 by David Smith, Angus McBride

By David Smith, Angus McBride

Textual content through significant D.G. Smith. color Plates via Angus McBride. The uniform of the British military underwent many alterations among 1965 and 1980. This booklet catalogues those alterations, in addition to outlining intimately the various regimental differences which exist all through this outdated and prestigious military. as a result of well known call for, strictly restricted amounts of Osprey’s so much sought after out of print Men-at-Arms, leading edge and Elite titles are again in inventory. a lot of those books were out of print for five years or extra, so don’t omit this one-off chance to shop for them hot-off-the-press at common sequence costs whereas shares final. Orders may be processed on a strictly first come, first served foundation so hurry! Order your books this present day.

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