George Washington's Army (Men-at-Arms, Volume 18) by Peter Young

By Peter Young

This e-book examines the uniforms, apparatus, background and association of George Washington's military. The chronology of the yankee Revolution (1763-1776) is summarized, and its significant personalities brought. Uniforms are proven in complete illustrated detail.

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The Spanish Civil War 1936-39 (Men-at-Arms, Volume 74) by Patrick Turnbull

By Patrick Turnbull

By way of the spring of 1936 an armed conflict used to be drawing close among the forces of Spain's severe Left and severe correct. seen principally as a disagreement among democracy and fascism, the ensuing civil battle proved to be of huge overseas value. Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy intervened to aid common Franco, whereas the Soviet Union got here to the help of the Republican forces. This ebook explains the historical past to the warfare and charts the process the approximately three-year lengthy clash via to common Franco's victory. photos and color plates illustrate the uniforms and kit of the Republican and Nationalist armies.

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Modern African Wars (2): Angola and Mozambique 1961-74 by Peter Abbott

By Peter Abbott

Portugal was once either the 1st and the final of the good ecu colonial powers. For 500 years Portugal had colonies in Africa. In 1960, as liberation hobbies swept throughout colonial Africa, the Portuguese flag nonetheless flew over large expanses of territory around the continent. The unfold of decolonization and the institution of self sustaining states whose governments have been sympathetic to the reason for African nationalism led, within the early Nineteen Sixties, to a sequence of wars in Angola (1961–1975), Guiné (1998) and Mozambique (1977). This ebook information every one of those liberation activities, concentrating on the gear, uniforms and association of the Portuguese forces.

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The German Army 1939-45 by Nigel Thomas, Stephen Andrew

By Nigel Thomas, Stephen Andrew

On 1 September 1939, whilst Germany attacked Poland, the Wehrmacht numbered 3,180,000 males. it will definitely extended to 9,500,000, and on 8-9 might 1945, the date of its unconditional quit at the Western and jap Fronts, it nonetheless numbered 7,800,000. The Blitzkrieg interval, from 1 September 1939 to twenty-five June 1940, was once 10 months of just about overall triumph for the Wehrmacht, because it defeated each state, other than nice Britain, that took the sphere opposed to it. during this first of 5 volumes interpreting the German military of global battle II (1939-1945), Nigel Thomas examines the uniforms and insignia of Hitler's Blitzkrieg forces, together with an summary of the Blitzkrieg crusade itself.

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US Marine Corps in World War I 1917–18 by Mark Henry, Darko Pavlovic

By Mark Henry, Darko Pavlovic

US Marine Corps in global conflict I 1917–18 [Osprey Men-at-Arms 327] КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ Автор: Mark Henry: Название: US Marine Corps in global struggle I 1917–18 [Osprey Men-at-Arms 327]:Серия: Osprey Men-at-Arms 327:Издательство: Osprey Publishing Ltd:Страниц: 49:Язык: Английский:Год: 1999: Формат: pdf в rar: Размер: 16,3 Mb: Для сайта: www.mirknig.comОписание (About this book): notwithstanding the U.S. Marines at the start struggled to keep up their special identification in the large American Expeditionary strength in France, their unforgettable functionality at Belleau wooden, Soissons, St Mihiel, Blanc Mont and the Meuse-Argonne proven their recognition as 'the such a lot competitive physique of diehards at the Western Front'. This ebook describes the association of this ambitious strength from 1917-18 and info their uniforms, insignia and undefined, guns and gear. a number of pictures and 8 complete color plates vividly depict a number of the ranks of the USA Marine Corps. eighty five

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British Battledress 1937-61 (Men-at-Arms, Volume 112) by Brian Jewell

By Brian Jewell

Within the Thirties the battle place of work grew more and more conscious of the necessity for a brand new and extra rational wrestle costume, and via 1937 the layout for what could turn into often called 'battledress' used to be entire. even though the swap in uniform used to be before everything disappointing to the British squaddies, the hot battledress served its function good, garments the servicemen for greater than 25 years with moderate heat and comfort. entire with a wealth of images, diagrams and color plates, this e-book deals a historical past of British battledress as much as 1961, detailing its evolution in layout, fabrics, sizes and utilized insignia.

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Barbarian Warriors: Saxons, Vikings, Normans (Brassey's by Dan Shadrake

By Dan Shadrake

Often portrayed as an period of brutality and chaos, this booklet unearths the truth at the back of the mythical warriors of the darkish a while. It additionally uncovers the huge paintings of war during this interval, the excessive point of workmanship completed within the manufacture of all types of decorated helmets and swords. The booklet indicates how the achievements of the Roman conflict computer survived through the darkish a long time till the time of the Normans. Dan Shadrake is the illustrator of "King Arthur - the real tale" by way of Graham Philips and Martin Keatman, and works on Robin Hood and the Holy Grail via an identical authors. Susanna Shadrake is the writer of the script for the video "Arthur fantasy & Reality".

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The German Army 1939–45 (2) by Nigel Thomas

By Nigel Thomas

Hitler first thought of an invasion of serious Britain in autumn 1940, then scheduled Operation Barbarossa, the conquest of the ecu a part of the Soviet Union, for could 1941. nervous to emulate Hitlers successes, the Italian dictator Mussolini embarked upon pointless army adventures in North Africa and the Balkans, which pressured Hitlers intervention, diverting and depleting worthy German assets, and a six-week postponement of Barbarossa.

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Japanese Army 1931-45 (Volume 1, 1931-42) by Philip Jowett, Stephen Andrew

By Philip Jowett, Stephen Andrew

In the course of Japan's devastating Pacific offensive of 1941/42, the Allies paid a excessive expense for his or her failure to take heavily a military which had already been combating in Manchuria and China for ten years. That military was once a distinct mixture of the traditional and the trendy and its up to date gear and creative strategies served a virtually medieval code of unquestioning obedience and ruthless aggression. this primary of 2 titles covers the enterprise, apparatus, uniforms and personality of eastern flooring forces within the chinese language and early Pacific campaigns, illustrated with insignia charts, many infrequent pictures, and 8 meticulous uniform plates.

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