The British Army 1939–45 (2): Middle East & Mediterranean by Martin Brayley, Mike Chappell

By Martin Brayley, Mike Chappell

The scope of Britain's wartime center East Command stretched a ways past the Libyan barren region the place the eighth Army's most famed battles have been fought - from Gibraltar and Tunisia within the west, to Iraq and Persia within the east, and from Greece south to the Gulf of Aden. In 1940-43 this was once the one enviornment the place the British military may possibly take the floor warfare to the German Wehrmacht; it observed a succession of setbacks and triumphs, until eventually spring 1945 discovered the eighth military positive in northern Italy. A precis of those campaigns is illustrated by way of images, and precise color plates of the big variety of uniforms worn within the assorted stipulations of this large theatre of struggle.

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Wellington's Peninsular Army (Men-at-Arms, Volume 35) by James Lawford

By James Lawford

In the beginning of the Napoleonic interval, the British Army's list left anything to be wanted. in the course of the Peninsular conflict (1808-1814), besides the fact that, Wellington led and knowledgeable a military that by no means knew a huge defeat at the box. Even Wellington himself defined his military as "able to head anyplace or do anything." This booklet examines the ambitious British military which performed an essential component in stalling Napoleon's increase, targeting the employees, infantry, cavalry, artillery and sieges and sappers. various illustrations, together with 8 colour plates, vividly depict the weaponry and uniforms of Wellington's Peninsular Army.

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Rome's Enemies (3): Parthians and Sassanid Persians by Peter Wilcox

By Peter Wilcox

The Parthians have been a warrior humans. although owning no ordinary military they have been impressive horsemen and archers, and in time of conflict the the Aristocracy supplied seriously armoured knights fastened on weight-carrying chargers. in the course of the conflict of Carrhae (53 BC), it really is believed that 20,000 Roman troops out of a strength of approximately 36,000 died by the hands of the Parthians. within the 3rd of 4 volumes masking Rome's enemies, this interesting textual content by way of Peter Wilcox examines the armies and campaigns of the Parthians and Sassanid Persians. This worthwhile addition to Osprey's Men-at-Arms sequence encompasses a wealth of illustrations, together with 8 complete web page color plates via renowned artist Angus McBride.

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The Decorations and Medals of the Republic of Vietnam and by John Sylvester Jr.

By John Sylvester Jr.

Sixteen colour plates & eight x eleven & the main entire consultant to all Republic of Vietnam army and civilian undefined, medals, ribbons, and unit awards, from the start to the autumn of the republic. greater than a hundred and ten medals displayed in complete colour. additionally comprises an illustrated advisor to medals of South Vietnamese allies.

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Rommel's Desert Army (Men-at-Arms, Volume 53) by Martin Windrow

By Martin Windrow

The wilderness warfare produced commanders of sprint and originality on either side and the reminiscence of the German commanding common, Erwin Rommel, has persisted because the epitome of ability, bold and soldierly integrity. His victories in global struggle II have been really good until eventually he was once bested via bad future health, loss of reinforcements and an opposing commander who was once his equivalent. The contribution of his a number of troops is special in a whole order of conflict consisting of his veteran Afrika Korps and Italian allies, and their uniforms are proven in complete colour artwork.

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British Redcoat 1793-1815 by Stuart Reid

By Stuart Reid

Книга Osprey - Warrior №20. British Redcoat (2) 1793-1815 Osprey - Warrior №20. British Redcoat (2) 1793-1815 Книги Вооружение Автор: Stuart Reid Год издания: 1997 Формат: pdf Издат.:Osprey - Warrior Страниц: sixty three Размер: 10.1 Язык: Английский0 (голосов: zero) Оценка:In 1783 the British military struggled domestic from North the USA in a shattered situation. It had acquitted itself good, yet its regiments have been now woefully understrength, and it used to be now not until eventually 1789 that they have been back healthy for carrier. Little greater than 3 years later, Republican France declared conflict, and, except brief sessions, the military used to be to be seriously engaged all over the world for the following 23 years. starting the place Warrior 19 British Redcoat 1740-93 ends, Stuart Reid exhibits how the military was once re-organised, re-equipped, re-trained and led from the sour fight within the West Indies to the ultimate reckoning at Waterloo.

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The British Army 1914-18 (Men-at-Arms, Volume 81) by Donald Fosten

By Donald Fosten

Among 1869 and 1874, Edward Cardwell, Gladstone's Secretary for battle, undertook significant reforms to modernise the British military. The Crimean warfare and campaigns in India had published critical administrative and command shortcomings. Cardwell's laws was once geared toward curing those faults and served because the beginning of a new-style military. His successors placed into perform extra advancements in strategies, education and command constitution, and through the outbreak of warfare in 1914, the British military had constructed into the best expert battling forces in Europe. This booklet information the advance, composition and uniforms of this "new" army.

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Rome's Enemies (2): Gallic and British Celts (Men-at-Arms, by Peter Wilcox

By Peter Wilcox

In 390 BC, a Gallic military marched on Rome. A convinced Roman military of approximately 15,000 males that was once despatched to bar the best way, was once destroyed. 3 days after the conflict of Allia, the Gauls entered Rome, a lot of which they burned, and demanded an incredible bounty of gold to go away town. in the course of the weighing method, Brennus, the Gallic chief, is related to have thrown his sword directly to the scales with the phrases 'Vae victis' - 'Woe to the defeated'. A sentiment the Gauls have been quickly to event first hand. This interesting paintings via Peter Wilcox explores the historical past, gown and kit of Rome's Celtic enemies.

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Red Army Uniforms of World War II in Colour Photographs by Andrew Mollo, Anton Shalito

By Andrew Mollo, Anton Shalito

The outlet of the previous Soviet Union to the West during the last 3 years has made available, for the 1st time, a lot new fabric at the purple military of the good Patriotic conflict - the large and sundry forces which gained a few of the maximum battles of worldwide warfare II opposed to the German invasion. This ebook includes a diversity of infrequent, real uniforms modelled and photographed in Moscow: tank commanders and generals, attack infantry and ladies medics, pilots and NKVD defense officials, artillerymen, camouflaged scouts, and lots of extra. the pictures are backed-up via close-ups of insignia and private apparatus.

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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 strong empire. The tales of the numerous battles fought among the Greeks and the Persians are right here spendidly delivered to lifestyles via Jack Cassin-Scott, who information the strategies, business enterprise and uniforms of the armies of either side in a quantity that includes a variety of illustrations and museum photos, plus 8 complete web page color plates beautifully drawn via the writer himself.

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