The British Army 1660-1704 (Men-at-Arms, Volume 267) by John Tincey

By John Tincey

The interval among the recovery of Charles II in 1660 and Marlborough's decisive victory at Blenheim in 1704 is frequently obvious as anything of a 'backwater' in army heritage; although, this 40-year pause observed the start of the British military in its glossy shape, and the institution of many regiments that live on to this present day. This ebook examines the uniforms and kit of the British military in this eventful, if usually ignored, interval of the reign of Charles II, James II and William II. color plates, illustrations and images painting infantry uniforms and kit, in addition to the uniforms and guns of the pony, in brilliant element.

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German Military Police Units 1939-45 by Gordon Williamson

By Gordon Williamson

The army policeman needs to be one of many least liked but so much integral army figures in glossy background. within the cellular battle of the 20 th century no military may retain its important provide routes open with out the army policeman. This ebook files the organization, uniforms and insignia of the various and sundry German army police devices of worldwide conflict II. Their tasks integrated site visitors keep an eye on; protecting army order and self-discipline; assortment and escorting prisoners of conflict; prevention of looting; disarming civilians; checking captured enemy squaddies for records; number of fallen enemy propaganda leaflets and supplying highway patrols in occupied parts.

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The Zulu War (Men-at-Arms, Volume 57) by Angus McBride

By Angus McBride

Through the tip of the 19th century the celebrity of the Zulu used to be world-wide, and their military used to be one of many few non-European army companies to became the topic of great ancient learn. Their very identify remains to be synonymous with bravery, self-discipline and armed forces ability. this glorious addition to Osprey's Men-at-Arms sequence tells the tale of the Zulus at battle, from their upward push to unrivalled strength less than the fearsome Shaka to the ultimate devastating defeat opposed to the British at Ulundi, detailing Zulu guns and strategies, and the recognized battles during which they fought.

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Austrian Frontier Troops 1740–98 by David Hollins

By David Hollins

Austrias Balkan frontier – the disputed borderland among Europe and the Ottoman Turks – was once defended within the 18th century by way of a distinct association of hardy groups who have been granted farmland in go back for armed provider. those Grenzers, masters of guerrilla war, have been later included into Austrias common forces, and earned a much wider popularity combating opposed to the military of Frederik the Great’s Prussia.

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Spanish Army of the Napoleonic Wars (2): 1808-12 by Rene Chartrand, René Chartrand, Bill Younghusband

By Rene Chartrand, René Chartrand, Bill Younghusband

Spanish military of the Napoleonic Wars (2): 1808-12 ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ, ИСТОРИЯ Spanish military of the Napoleonic Wars (2): 1808-12(Men-at-arms 332)ByRene ChartrandPublisher: Os Publishing1999 |Pages forty eight | ISBN: 1855327651 | PDF | eight MBThe French 'invasion via stealth' of her uneasy best friend Spain, and the ultimate proclamation of Napoleon's brother Joseph as king, resulted in the spontaneous outbreak of a warfare of resistance in could 1808 that might rage for 6 years. regardless of Napoleon's transparent virtue, the Spanish military used to be by no means thoroughly destroyed, their obdurate resistance typified via epic sieges at Zaragoza and Gerona and national guerrilla war. the second one of 3 volumes, this e-book examines the background, uniforms and gear of the Spanish military who, with the aid of guerrillas and 'armed peasantry', stood as much as Napoleon's Grand military opposed to all odds. UploadingDepositfiles eighty five

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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 immense in another country empire in the USA, Africa and Asia, its colonies garrisoned through hundreds of thousands of normal officials and squaddies who belonged to the Navy's colonial institution or through the French East India Company's troops. even though those troops are usually not often lined in histories of the French forces, because the finish of the seventeenth century, they observed substantial motion opposed to the enemy in a foreign country. This final quantity in a chain of 5 (Men-at-Arms 296, 302, 304, 308 and 313) info the uniforms, fingers and accoutrements of Louis XV's colonial and naval troops. The textual content is observed by way of a variety of photos and illustrations, together with 8 complete color plates.

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The Army of Alexander the Great (Men-at-Arms, Volume 148) by Nicholas Sekunda

By Nicholas Sekunda

Whilst Philip II ascended the throne in 359 BC, Macedonia was once at risk of being engulfed by way of wild barbarian tribes to the north and wily Greek towns to the south. Philip needed to extend the ability of the throne or be swallowed up: the construction of a strong military used to be principal. while his son, Alexander, inherited his nation on the age of 20, he additionally inherited a military which was once actually unrivalled. The Macedonians have been veterans of conflict, good outfitted and longing for conquest. upload to this Alexander's very best presents as army commander and it really is little ask yourself they completed so much.

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Armies in Lebanon 1982-84 (Men-at-Arms, Volume 165) by Sam Katz

By Sam Katz

The Lebanese Civil battle of 1975-76 prompted 80,000 lifeless and completely break up the rustic alongside factional strains. An anticipated 50 various militias got here into lifestyles, and acts of violence have been either person and collective. in the middle of this explosive surroundings, cross-border clash among Israel and Lebanon intensified, culminating in Operation Peace for Galilee - the invasion of Lebanon. This publication bargains a daily account of the invasion and the next siege of Beirut, an operation that led to either the PLO and Israel claiming victory. a variety of images and color plates painting the uniforms and gear of the Israeli, Palestinian and Multi-National forces.

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Napoleon's Light Infantry (Men-at-Arms, Volume 146) by Philip J. Haythornthwaite

By Philip J. Haythornthwaite

Even though gentle infantry strategies shaped one of many cornerstones of the Napoleonic Wars (1799-1815), their employment was once certainly not constrained to mild regiments. therefore, from the early 1800s, if no longer ahead of, the excellence among mild and Line infantry was once principally one in all dress and culture. One marked distinction from the road infantry, besides the fact that, used to be within the improved ésprit de corps of the sunshine regiments. Their perspective of superiority used to be strengthened by way of their diverse (and usually extra remarkable) uniform, the theoretical distinction in function, and meant enhanced education. Philip Haythornwaite examines their uniforms in a quantity together with 8 exceptional color plates via Brian Fosten.

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