Modern African Wars (1) Rhodesia 1965-80 by Peter Abbott, Philip Botham, Mike Chappell

By Peter Abbott, Philip Botham, Mike Chappell

Osprey - Men-at-Arms. #183. smooth African Wars (1) Rhodesia 1965-80 КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ Издательство: Osprey Publishing Ltd Серия: Men-at-Arms 183 Автор(ы): Peter Abbott Название: glossy African Wars (1). Rhodesia 1965-80 Язык: English Год издания: 1986 Количество страниц: forty nine ISBN: 0-85045-728-9 Формат: pdf Размер: 68.8 mb eighty five

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Peter the Great's Army (2) : Cavalry (Men-At-Arms, 264) by Angus Konstam

By Angus Konstam

By the point of his demise in 1725 Peter the nice had positioned Russia one of the most effective eu powers, and had created an army approach that has infuenced the eu stability of energy till the current day. during this spouse quantity to Men-at-Arms 260, Peter the Great's military 1: Infantry, Angus Konstam discusses Tsar Peter's cavalry, either the usual troops and abnormal forces equivalent to the Cossacks, exploring their composition and effectiveness, and likewise outlines the advance of the Russian teach of artillery. The Author's textual content is complemented by means of a mess of illustrations and pictures, together with 8 complete web page color plates by means of David Rickman.

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The Greek and Persian Wars 500-323 BC (Men-at-Arms, Volume by Jack Cassin-Scott

By Jack Cassin-Scott

Within the early fifth century BC, after the autumn of the Lydian Empire, the Persian Wars started. It used to be an ideological clash which pitted a proud, democratic, freedom-loving humans opposed to a tyrannical and powerful empire. The tales of the numerous battles fought among the Greeks and the Persians are the following spendidly delivered to lifestyles by means of Jack Cassin-Scott, who info the strategies, company and uniforms of the armies of either side in a quantity that includes quite a few illustrations and museum images, plus 8 complete web page color plates fantastically drawn by way of the writer himself.

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The Special Air Service (Men-at-Arms, Volume 116) by James Shortt

By James Shortt

Considering its beginning at Kabrti in 1941, the designated Air provider has always captured the mind's eye of the army and public alike via the bold and unconventional nature of its operations. the character of the projects and the tools unusual to the SAS have made it tough to standardise goods of kit. except concerns universal to the British military as a complete, SAS group of workers have desire of, and entry to, quite a few specialized 'pieces of kit': usually SAS suggestions created to fulfill particular wishes. James Shortt investigates the service provider, strategies, gear and memorable historical past of Britain's elite battling force.

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Louis Xv Army French Infantry by René Chartrand, Eugene Leliepvre

By René Chartrand, Eugene Leliepvre

In Louis XV's military the type of 'French' infantry denoted troops recruited from males born and raised in France. those regiments have been referred to as, clearly sufficient, infanterie francaise in preference to the mercenary 'foreign' infantry recruited in different places. Making up the majority of the military, all officials and males have been to be of the Roman Catholic religion, the legitimate country faith. Regimental recruiting events went to cities and villages trying to find most likely younger volunteers, inducing them to enlist with the standard can provide – quickly cash, quick girls, sturdy wines and nice glory.

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The Texan Army 1835-46 (Men-at-Arms, Volume 398) by Stuart Reid

By Stuart Reid

The volunteer military that fought the Mexican dictator Santa Anna from 1835 to 1836 was once immortalized within the epic conflict of the Alamo. Taking hands at first to struggle for the recovery of the liberal Mexican structure of 1824, the volunteers have been finally struggling with for outright Texan independence. This ebook describes and illustrates the gang of fellows who, regardless of the range in their origins, apparatus, weaponry and get dressed, have been united in a standard reason that reached its fruits within the victory of San Jacinto. The turbulent decade (1836–46) of Texan independence is additionally coated, and the little-studied military and army of the Republic of Texas tested.

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Japanese Army of World War II (Men-at-Arms, Volume 20) by Philip Warner

By Philip Warner

In 1941 the Allied forces within the Pacific have been devastatingly unprepared for the onslaught of the japanese military, which by way of this time were combating for ten years at the Manchurian entrance. The Allies paid dearly for his or her loss of making plans and located themselves defeated time and time back because the professional jap forces swept during the Pacific colonies. This booklet examines the japanese idea of battle and describes the association, strategies and weaponry of the japanese military from their positive invasions of 1941-42 until eventually their final defeat in 1945. quite a few illustrations and color plates depict the guns and uniforms of the japanese troops of global conflict II in vibrant detail.

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Byzantine Armies 886-1118 (Men-at-Arms, Volume 89) by Ian Heath

By Ian Heath

The Byzantines had a remarkably refined method of politics and armed forces method. in contrast to such a lot in their contemporaries, they learnt very early of their historical past that profitable a conflict didn't inevitably win a conflict, they usually usually obtained off their enemies with treaties and bribes instead of squander males and matériel in almost certainly fruitless campaigns. The Byzantine military of the tenth and early eleventh centuries, on the top of its energy and potency, was once the best-organised, best-trained, best-equipped and highest-paid within the identified global. This most suitable publication by means of Ian Heath examines the Byzantine Armies from 886-1118, together with the lusty, hard-fighting, hard-drinking 'barbarian' Varangian guard.

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Spanish Army of the Napoleonic Wars: 1808-1812 by Rene Chartrand, René Chartrand, Bill Younghusband

By Rene Chartrand, René Chartrand, Bill Younghusband

The French ‘invasion by means of stealth’ of her uneasy best friend Spain, and the ultimate proclamation of Napoleon’s brother Joseph as king, led in might 1808 to the spontaneous outbreak of a warfare of resistance which might be waged with remarkable savagery for the following six years. Spain’s obdurate refusal to post, regardless of repeated defeats, was once typified by way of epic sieges reminiscent of Zaragoza and Gerona, and by way of the national guerrilla struggle which tied down large numbers of the occupiers and gave the fashionable global a brand new notion of armed resistance.

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