Armies of Crecy and Poitiers (Men-At-Arms Series, No 111) by Christopher Rothero

By Christopher Rothero

A mix of dynastic disputes, feudal quibbles, alternate disagreements and ancient antagonism led to the hole of the Hundred Years conflict in 1337. the 1st significant English land victory during this clash used to be the conflict of Crécy. This pitted the French military, then thought of the easiest in Europe, opposed to the English lower than King Edward III. The conflict verified the longbow as some of the most feared guns of the medieval interval, a name strengthened on the bloody conflict of Poitiers the place a lot of the French the Aristocracy was once slaughtered and their king captured through the English host.

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German Infantryman (1) 1933-40 by David Westwood, Adam Hook

By David Westwood, Adam Hook

The typical German infantryman performed a very important function within the occasions that resulted in the outbreak of conflict, and the load of accountability lay on his shoulders throughout the beginning strikes of the clash, within the invasion of Poland, the conquest of Norway and Denmark, the Low nations and France. The Wehrmacht used to be unstoppable during this interval, because it defeated nearly each state that took the sector opposed to it. This quantity examines the recruitment, education, guns and gear of the German infantryman within the eventful years increase to and together with Blitzkrieg. Weaponry, workforce roles, strategies, education and private apparatus are all coated.

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British Colours and Standards 1747-1881 (2) by Ian Sumner, Richard Hook

By Ian Sumner, Richard Hook

During this moment of a two-part series a revered vexillologist describes, explains and illustrates a large choice of the King's and Regimental shades carried through the 18th and nineteenth centuries by way of British loved ones, standard, defense force and Volunteer infantry regiments. The successive rules among 1747 and 1881 - whilst the wearing of colors within the box ceased - are supported by way of accomplished tables of 'ancient badges' and conflict honours; many cautious drawings; and by means of ten brilliant plates by means of Richard Hook, detailing a few 35 flags in complete color, in addition to a few recognized colour-bearers.

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British Army 1965-80 by David Smith, Angus McBride

By David Smith, Angus McBride

Textual content by means of significant D.G. Smith. color Plates via Angus McBride. The uniform of the British military underwent many alterations among 1965 and 1980. This ebook catalogues those adjustments, in addition to outlining intimately the numerous regimental differences which exist all through this previous and prestigious military. as a result of well known call for, strictly restricted amounts of Osprey’s such a lot sought after out of print Men-at-Arms, forefront and Elite titles are again in inventory. lots of those books were out of print for five years or extra, so don’t leave out this one-off chance to shop for them hot-off-the-press at ordinary sequence costs whereas shares final. Orders should be processed on a strictly first come, first served foundation so hurry! Order your books this day.

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The Australian Army at War 1899-1975 (Men-at-Arms, Volume by John Laffin

By John Laffin

The Australians have had a quick army historical past, via global criteria, yet they've got taken half in 9 wars and, British troops aside, they've got fought in additional nations than the warriors of the other country. pal and foe alike have assessed them as men-at-arms maybe equalled yet by no means handed. This soaking up textual content by means of John Laffin examines the background, uniforms and agency of those vibrant and brave troops, from the Diggers of the 1st international struggle to their position in Vietnam.

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New Model Army 1645-60 (Men-at-Arms, Volume 110) by Stuart Asquith

By Stuart Asquith

The recovery of 1660 is usually quoted because the beginning date of our sleek British military. whereas this can be real so far as continuity of unit identification is anxious, the proof of heritage exhibits that the production of an effective army desktop, and its proving at the battlefield, predates the recovery by way of 15 years. It was once at the battlefields of the Civil struggle that the rules of the British expert military have been laid. right here, supported via a large choice of pictures and 8 complete color plates, Stuart Asquith information the historical past, organization, guns and gear of the recent version Army.

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The Japanese Army 1931–45 (1): 1931–42 by Philip Jowett, Stephen Andrew

By Philip Jowett, Stephen Andrew

;The eastern military 1931–45 (1): 1931–42 [Osprey Men-at-Arms 362] КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ Автор: Philip Jowett: Название: the japanese military 1931–45 (1): 1931–42 [Osprey Men-at-Arms 362]:Серия: Osprey Men-at-Arms 362:Издательство: Osprey Publishing Ltd:Страниц: 50:Язык: Английский:Год: 2002:Формат: pdf в rar:Размер: 6,0 Mb:Для сайта: www.mirknig.comОписание (About this book): in the course of Japan's devastating Pacific offensive of 1941/42, the Allies paid a excessive rate for his or her failure to take heavily a military which had already been struggling with in Manchuria and China for ten years. That military was once a different mix of the traditional and the trendy and its updated gear and imaginitive strategies served a nearly medieval code of unquestioning obedience and ruthless aggression. this primary of 2 titles covers the employer, apparatus, uniforms and personality of eastern floor forces within the chinese language and early Pacific campaigns, illustrated with insignia charts, many infrequent photos, and 8 meticulous uniform plates. eighty five

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The Soviet Army (Men-at-Arms, Volume 29) by Albert Seaton

By Albert Seaton

Within the years among the Russian Revolution of 1917 and global warfare II, the Soviet military underwent dramatic alterations in conscription, association and effectiveness. The Russian military in global conflict I have been missing in management and force, yet used to be remodeled by means of the Soviets right into a strength to be reckoned with, as evidenced by means of its the most important victory at Stalingrad. better by way of color plates, illustrations and images, this booklet lines the improvement of the Soviet military from its Tsarist history, in the course of the tumultuous years of the purple military, to its complete modernization in 1957,

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Louis XV's Army (1) : Cavalry & Dragoons (Men-At-Arms by René Chartrand, Eugene Leliepvre

By René Chartrand, Eugene Leliepvre

France had a inhabitants of among 22 and 25 million at the present, and maintained the biggest status military in Europe. In peacetime it could actually have amounted to approximately 200,000 males; in occasions of struggle, it can be something as much as part 1000000. a considerable a part of Louis XV's military consisted of diverse regiments of defend cavalry, heavy cavalry and dragoon regiments, that have been thought of the easiest and noblest half. those many devices shape the subject material during this first of 5 attention-grabbing volumes [Men-at-Arms 296, 302, 304, 308 & 313] via René Chartrand masking the military of Louis XV's.

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The War in Cambodia 1970-75 (Men-at-Arms, Volume 209) by Kenneth J. Conboy

By Kenneth J. Conboy

This publication examines the uniforms, apparatus, heritage and organization of the troops that fought in Cambodia within the Seventies. US and Cambodian forces are all coated, together with specific Operations, and the process the struggle is summarised. Uniforms are proven in complete illustrated detail.

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