Polish Armies 1569-1696 (2) by Richard Brzeziński, Angus McBride (illustrator)

By Richard Brzeziński, Angus McBride (illustrator)

The seventeenth century Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth used to be nearly as diversified as smooth the US. along Slavs lived Lithuanians and different Balts, Germans, Tatars, Armenian retailers, Jewish investors, or even a remarkably huge populations of Scots. This number of cultures had a powerful impression at the Polish military. besides the predominantly Polish and Lithuanian 'winged' hussars served quite a few foreigners from either inside and outdoors the Commonwealth: Tatars and Cossacks, Wallachians, Transylvanians, Moldavians, Hungarians, Serbians and Albanians; and from the West, French, Italians, Dutch, Walloons, Swedes and Scots. Richard Brzezinski's significant other quantity to Men-at-Arms 184 completes his interesting exam of Polish armies from 1569-1696.

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Third Reich Belt Buckles: An Illustrated Handbook and Price by Bob Evans

By Bob Evans

When you acquire any form of international warfare II militaria you'll ultimately stumble upon a Nazi buckle. when you are interested by the paintings and the standard of building otherwise you need to know what it truly is worthy, you would like this publication on your militaria library. This publication might help you in lots of methods: tells you the approximate price of the buckle in ultra-modern militaria marketplace; what association it was once utilized by; whilst and who made it; specific images assist you ensure even if the buckle is an unique or a duplicate; in contrast to different belt buckle books measurements are supplied in inches instead of in decimals; offers study resources for extra unique examine. costs of Nazi belt buckles have risen dramatically during the last 5 years because of a constrained offer of unique buckles. This ebook opens the door to a desirable militaria collectible with a such a lot striking historical past.

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British Infantry Equipments, 1908-80 (Men-at-Arms, Volume by Mike Chappell

By Mike Chappell

The clash in South Africa from 1899 to 1902 gave the British army institution cause to influence rapid reforms within the interval which the tip of the hostilities. The humiliating defeats suffered by the hands of a relatively small variety of Boer citizen-soldiers within the establishing months of the struggle confirmed up deficiencies in management, education and gear. In a spouse quantity to Men-at-Arms 107: British Infantry Equipments 1808-1908, Mike Chappel examines the interval from 1908-80 in a textual content complemented by way of a variety of illustrations together with 8 complete web page color plates by means of the writer himself.

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World Special Forces Insignia by Gordon L. Rottman

By Gordon L. Rottman

There exists one of the world's armies a proliferation of precise forces teams. state-of-the-art smaller armies, specially these of constructing countries, call for greatest potency in strength constitution and employment. Mountain, jungle, arctic and wasteland components require distinct objective devices knowledgeable, conditioned, and built to grasp those environments. This quantity by means of ex-weapons professional within the US seventh exact Forces team, Gordon L. Rottman, information the insignia of a myriad of unique forces teams from all components of the globe, from Portugal's Commando Regiment to the North Yemen 'Al Mithalaat' Brigade, with a wealth of illustrations and images, together with 12 complete web page color plates by way of Simon McCouaig.

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Wellington's Peninsula Regiments (1): The Irish by Mike Chappell

By Mike Chappell

The forces which Wellington led in Portugal and Spain and up into southern France among 1808 and 1814 completed a constant list of victory probably unrivaled within the background of the British military. a few forty consistent with cent of this volunteer military have been Irishmen – a notable determine, given the new unrest and bloodshed in eire. This publication information the checklist, and illustrates the uniforms and gear, of the 2 cavalry and 3 infantry devices boasting formal Irish identification: the 4th (Royal Irish) Dragoon Guards, 18th Hussars, twenty seventh (Enniskillen), 87th (Prince of Wales's personal Irish), and 88th (Connaught Rangers) Regiments of Foot.

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Peter the Great's Army: Cavalry by Angus Konstam

By Angus Konstam

By the point of his demise in 1725 Peter the nice had positioned Russia one of the top-rated eu powers, and had created an army procedure that has infuenced the eu stability of strength until eventually the current day. during this significant other quantity to Men-at-Arms 260, Peter the Great's military 1: Infantry, Angus Konstam discusses Tsar Peter's cavalry, either the common troops and abnormal forces reminiscent of the Cossacks, exploring their composition and effectiveness, and in addition outlines the improvement of the Russian educate of artillery. The Author's textual content is complemented by means of a large number of illustrations and pictures, together with 8 complete web page color plates by means of David Rickman.

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The British Troops in the Indian Mutiny 1857-59 by Michael Barthorp

By Michael Barthorp

Fourteen months after the Peace of Paris concluded the Crimean warfare, the British military was once confronted with a problem which might require an excellent larger dedication of strength. placing down the Indian Mutiny will require years, over part the British military, and millions of East India corporation and dependable locals. The EIC’s forces’ greater and more matured command constitution and more suitable rifle-fire prevailed opposed to the massed ranks of sepoys and their allies. the 3 significant operations that have been undertaken through the British are distinctive, as is the costume, gear and uniforms of the troops.

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

By Philip Katcher

"The conflict among the States" is the time period used for the yankee 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 critical governments. a number of the states agreed; the nation governments elevating their very own devices, commissioning their officials, and delivering their males. certainly, the various devices that fought the Civil conflict have been provided largely through their very own states instead of through the imperative government's quartermasters. Philip Katcher's attention-grabbing textual content explores the uniforms of 32 states; from Alabama to Wisconsin.

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Officers and Soldiers of the French Cuirassiers 1801-1815 by André Jouineau

By André Jouineau

The fourteenth paintings within the "Officers and infantrymen" assortment is devoted to the French Cuirassiers from the Consulate to the second one Restoration.

Dating again to the Heavy Cavalry of the traditional Re'gime, the 1st Cuirassier regiments have been rather created in France in 1801 throughout the Consulate. This new kind of cavalry became out to be one of many crucial palms of Napoleon's tactics.

First twelve, then fourteen regiments have been created to represent the surprise troops of the Napoleonic Wars, including the 2 regiments of Carabiniers already shaped. For greater than ten years, they took half in all Napoleon's campaigns: from Austerlitz on 2 December 1805 to Waterloo on 18 June 1815 and from the valleys of Spain to the far-off Russian steppes.

Andre' Jouineau, collectible figurines maker and collector, has labored with Histoire and Collections for greater than 18 years. His uniforms plates, that have been totally conducted utilizing information processing, have made him a pioneer during this field.

Jean-Marie Mongin, earlier leader editor of Uniformes and culture journal, places all his wisdom of army background into those drawing texts and captions.

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Napoleon's Campaigns in Italy by Philip Haythornthwaite, Richard Hook

By Philip Haythornthwaite, Richard Hook

Initially of the French progressive Wars, many of the very important early campaigning happened at the French frontiers with Germany and the Netherlands. but it was once inevitable that battling could additionally happen at the Franco-Italian frontier, as a result presence there of France's enemies – such a lot significantly the Austro-Hungarians, whose emperor was once a driver at the back of the 1st coalition which sought to opposite the results of the French Revolution. Philip Haythornthwaite examines Napoleon's campaigns in Italy, and the uniforms of his infantrymen, in a quantity containing a number of illustrations, together with 8 complete web page color plates by way of Richard Hook.

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