The Malayan Campaign 1948-60 (Men-at-Arms, Volume 132) by John Scurr

By John Scurr

In June 1948 Communist rebel forces started a guerrilla battle to finish British rule in Malaya. through the resulting 12 years of clash there have been 8750 said 'contacts' among devices of the safety Forces and the Communist enemy. finally Malaya was once made self sufficient, and the British and their Commonwealth allies emerged triumphant. Written and illustrated by way of infantry veterans of the crusade, this booklet examines the Malayan Emergency, detailing the forces concerned and the cruel jungle stipulations within which they fought. The textual content is entire with firsthand debts from the members themselves and diverse illustrations depicting the forces' uniforms.

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Prussian Cavalry of the Napoleonic Wars (1) 1792-1807 by Peter Hofschröer

By Peter Hofschröer

Whilst Frederick II (later referred to as Frederick the nice) got here to the throne in 1740, he had 3 merits for which he owed due to his father: a contemporary, well-organised nation; complete coffers; and a accurately educated and outfitted military. less than a pace-setter as popular as Seydlitz, the Prussian cavalry completed the closest to a country of perfection that it was once ever going to. So nice used to be its attractiveness within the Seven Years' warfare that Napoleon made a unique element of caution his males before everything of the 1806 crusade to watch out for the Prussian cavalry.

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

By Terence Wise

A lot fable 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 genuine tale, and examines the armies, liveries and badges of the clash. The author's readable account presents a finished consultant as to who fought whom, the place, while, why and for what, from the origins of the Wars to such recognized battles as Tewkesbury and Bosworth. The accompanying images, illustrations and color plates via Gerry Embleton basically aspect the fingers, armor and criteria of the time.

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The American War, 1812-1814 (Men-at-Arms, Volume 36) by Philip Katcher

By Philip Katcher

Usually the U.S. is related to have declared conflict on nice Britain in 1812 as a result of the Royal Navy's impressment of yankee seamen and the British wish to create an Indian buffer kingdom. An Englishman William Cobbett, defined the true reason behind the clash: 'There short of simply this sort of warfare as this to accomplish the separation of britain from the USA; and to make the latter believe that she had no safeguard opposed to the previous yet within the hands of her loose citizens.' whatever the purposes, besides the fact that, on four June 1812, U.S.President James Madison, requested Congress to claim war.

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Peter the Great's Army: Infantry by Angus Konstam

By Angus Konstam

The determine of Tsar Peter the nice ruled Russia within the 18th century. inside of a couple of many years his reforms had caused alterations from which no component of Russian lifestyles remained immune, paving the best way for her emergence as a huge army energy. during this first of 2 volumes [MAA 264 Peter the Great's military 2: Cavalry], Angus Konstam examines the employer, strategies, uiforms and gear of Peter the Great's infantry troops, in a textual content supplement via a mess of illustrations, together with 8 complete web page color plates by means of David Rickman.

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Louis XV's Army (5) : Colonial and Naval Troops (Men-At-Arms by René Chartrand, Eugene Leliepvre

By René Chartrand, Eugene Leliepvre

In 1715 France had a colossal in another country empire in the United States, Africa and Asia, its colonies garrisoned by way of hundreds of thousands of standard officials and infantrymen who belonged to the Navy's colonial institution or by way of the French East India Company's troops. notwithstanding those troops aren't frequently coated in histories of the French forces, because the finish of the seventeenth century, they observed enormous motion opposed to the enemy in a foreign country. This final quantity in a sequence of 5 (Men-at-Arms 296, 302, 304, 308 and 313) information the uniforms, hands and accoutrements of Louis XV's colonial and naval troops. The textual content is observed by means of a variety of photos and illustrations, together with 8 complete color plates.

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Armies of the Vietnam War, 1962-75 by Philip Katcher

By Philip Katcher

Philip Katcher presents an summary to the clash that engulfed Vietnam following the department of the rustic into alongside the seventeenth Parallel in 1954. The uniforms and insignia of the united states forces, together with the military, specific Forces, air strength, army and marine corps, are handled intimately, including these of the ARVN, the Allied Forces (such because the Royal Thai military and Korean troops), and in addition the Communist NLF (Viet Cong) and NVA forces. Mike Chappell's vibrant art presents lots of aspect to accompany this authoritative textual content.

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The Alamo and the War of Texan Independence 1835-36 by Philip J. Haythornthwaite

By Philip J. Haythornthwaite

In 1823 Texas used to be opened to American cost; over the following 12 years millions took good thing about the chance. in this time the corrupt Santa Anna rose to strength. a unethical and ruthless baby-kisser, thief, compulsive gambler, opium addict and liar, he nevetheless received a degree of renowned help and set approximately destroying federalism. clash with the yankee settlers ('Texians') grew to become inevitable, a clash which integrated the mythical conflict of the Alamo. Philip Haythornwaite covers the tale of the warfare of Texan Independence (1835-1936) in a quantity subsidized through a wealth of illustrations and pictures, together with 8 complete web page color plates by way of Paul Hannon

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American Civil War Armies (4): State Troops (Men-at-Arms, by Philip Katcher

By Philip Katcher

"The warfare among the States" is the time period used for the yank Civil struggle (1861-1865)throughout a lot of the South even at the present time. Many on each side – not only the South – felt that they have been serving their states as a lot, if no more, than their relevant governments. some of the states agreed; the nation governments elevating their very own devices, commissioning their officials, and delivering their males. certainly, some of the devices that fought the Civil conflict have been provided largely via their very own states instead of by way of the valuable government's quartermasters. Philip Katcher's interesting textual content explores the uniforms of 32 states; from Alabama to Wisconsin.

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