Chasseurs of the Guard (Men-at-Arms, Volume 11) by Peter Young

By Peter Young

The Chasseurs of the protect had its origins within the courses raised via common Bonaparte in the course of his Italian crusade of 1796 of the Napoleonic Wars. not just did the Chasseurs end up to be very good squaddies, yet in addition they served as Napoleon's quick escort at any time when he went on crusade. This publication presents an outline of the regimental background of the corps, profiling a few of its such a lot memorable personalities, together with Jean-Baptise Bessières, Marshal of France, and Prince Eugene de Beauharnais, Commander of the Chasseurs à cheval. The uniforms, guidons and criteria of the Consular safeguard, later renamed the Imperial shield, are illustrated through the book.

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Prussian Cavalry of the Napoleonic Wars by Peter Hofschröer

By Peter Hofschröer

Whilst Frederick II (later referred to as Frederick the good) got here to the throne in 1740, he had 3 benefits for which he owed due to his father: a latest, well-organised nation; complete coffers; and a adequately proficient and built military. below a pacesetter as well known as Seydlitz, the Prussian cavalry accomplished the closest to a nation of perfection that it was once ever going to. So nice was once its attractiveness within the Seven Years' battle that Napoleon made a different element of caution his males firstly of the 1806 crusade to watch out for the Prussian cavalry.

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Austrian Army of the Napoleonic Wars (1): Infantry by Philip J. Haythornthwaite

By Philip J. Haythornthwaite

The main implacable of Napoleon's continental enemies, on the outbreak of battle Austria maintained an enormous military, yet one rooted firmly within the 18th century. Hampered by way of the inherent conservatism of the hierarchy, the Austrians needed to struggle the main glossy military in Europe. regardless of this the regulars, who have been drawn from many territories less than Austrian sway, played with nice self-discipline, solution and stoicism. This identify examines intimately the business enterprise, uniforms, deployment and improvement of the Austrian infantry throughout the Napoleonic Wars, overlaying Line infantry, mild infantry, Grenz-Infanterie, Landwehr defense force, and Frei-Corps units.

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The American Indian Wars 1860-90 (Men-at-Arms, Volume 63) by Philip Katcher

By Philip Katcher

The yankee Indian Wars, the main well-known of which have been fought at the nice Western plains among 1860 and 1890, have been one of the such a lot tragic of all conflicts ever fought. To the victor went at least the total domination of the continent, to the loser overall extinction. Accustomed merely to small scale skirmishing and raiding, the Indians have been doomed from the beginning. they'd by no means fought a European-style conflict with its consistent strain and co-ordinated concepts. Philip Katcher info the armies of each side, paying specific recognition to their association and uniforms.

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The Austro-Hungarian Army of the Napoleonic Wars by Albert Seaton

By Albert Seaton

This e-book examines the uniforms, gear, heritage and agency of the Austro-Hungarian military of the Napoleonic Wars (1799-1815). The process the Silesian, innovative, Napoleonic and New Austrian Wars are all summarized. Uniforms are proven in complete illustrated detail.

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German Medieval Armies 1300-1500 (Men-at-Arms, Volume 166) by Christopher Gravett

By Christopher Gravett

The German rulers have been forceful and strong males, and, surrounded through strength enemies, situations dictated the need of rule via power in accordance with army ability. within the later fifteenth Century, 3 homes rose above the others; the households of Wittelsbach, Luxemburg and the robust Austrian Hapsburgs. The struggles of those and different homes, and of the knights and cities, have been to be a function of German heritage through the heart a while. This identify info the gown, guns, heraldry and insignia of those prolific forces, in addition to numerous battles, comparable to the conflict of Goellheim of 1298.

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British Battle Insignia (1) 1914-18 (Men-at-Arms, Volume by Mike Chappell

By Mike Chappell

The British infantrymen who marched off to struggle in international conflict I in 1914 wore merely regimental insignia, but by the point of the armistice in November 1918, insignia within the British military had passed through a substantial swap. Now obvious was once a bewildering demonstrate of colored units on uniforms, helmets, cars, weapons, signboards and flags. Regimental badges remained yet have been joined via divisional insignia. those have been infrequently visible within the entrance line. as a substitute the 'battle patch' had seemed for wrestle use. during this fantastically illustrated ebook Mike Chappell appears to be like on the vibrant number of insignia utilized by the British military in the course of the nice War.

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Civil War Uniforms: A Photo Guide : Confederate Forces by Philip Katcher

By Philip Katcher

A lot of those pictures have survived to supply historians and fanatics with actual info on uniforms and guns. enormous quantities of actual replications are offered right here with insightful captions stating information that the typical observer may omit. occasionally the faces themselves inform the tales, occasionally the clues lie within the quantity or placement of buttons or in insignia upon a breastplate. A chronology of significant battles and turning issues provides point of view, whereas an outline of the aim of every corps and squadron presents a different perspective at the members. Uniforms and guns are defined and illustrated intimately lending much more intending to the photographs all through.

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American Civil War armies (5) : volunteer militia by Philip Katcher

By Philip Katcher

Uniformed volunteer devices have been raised through contributors, often from an area's social élite who had sufficient spare time and cash to spend on such enthusiasms. They voted on their unit designation, their officials and non-commissioned officials, their unit ideas, and their uniform. Many destiny leaders discovered their abilities in those ranks, and volunteer defense force devices shaped the middle of many struggling with devices on either side of the Mason-Dixon line. With the aid of a number of pictures and illustrations, together with 8 complete web page color plates through Ron Volstad, Philip Katcher does a great activity of detailing the uniforms of the volunteer military of the yank Civil battle (1861-1865).

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