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  • Macedonian Warrior

    Macedonian Warrior
    av Waldemar Heckel

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841769509

    During the reigns of Philip II and Alexander the Great, the Macedonian Army - the phalangites - were reformed and drilled into an invincible fighting force with unique tactics and weaponry. The Macedonian warrior, during his service, would march ove…

  • Ashigaru 1467?1649

    Ashigaru 1467?1649
    av S.R. Turnbull

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841761497

    The ashigaru were the foot soldiers of old Japan. Although recruited first to swell an army's numbers and paid only by loot, the samurai began to realise their worth, particularly with arquebuses and spears, until well-trained ashigaru made up a vit…

  • Long Range Desert Group Patrolman

    Long Range Desert Group Patrolman
    av Tim Moreman

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846039249

    Nicknamed the 'Libyan Desert Taxi Service' by the SAS, the Long Range Desert Group was tasked with strategic reconnaissance and raiding operations deep inside the enemy-held deserts of North Africa. Armed with light weapons only, and equipped with s…

  • Roman Republican Legionary 298?105 BC

    Roman Republican Legionary 298?105 BC
    av Nic Fields

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849087810

    Soon after the Caudine Forks fiasco in 321 BC, the tactical formation adopted by the Roman Army underwent a radical change. Introduced as part of the Servian reforms, the legion had originally operated as a Greek-style phalanx. Now, however, the Rom…

  • Pirate

    Pirate
    av Angus Konstam

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849084970

    This book describes the life of a pirate in the early 18th century, the 'Golden Age of Piracy'. It charts the way these men (and a few women) were recruited, how they operated, what they looked like and what prospects their lives held. In the proces…

  • Carolingian Cavalryman, 768-987 AD

    Carolingian Cavalryman, 768-987 AD
    av David Nicolle

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841766454

    Charlemagne's army enabled him to create what he and his contemporaries regarded as a 'reborn' Western Roman Empire. Charlemagne revolutionised the organisation, logistics, indoctrination and training of his army. His troops seemed able to fight on…

  • US Army Paratrooper in the Pacific Theater 1943?45

    US Army Paratrooper in the Pacific Theater 1943?45
    av Gordon L. Rottman

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780961293

    The two major Army units that operated in the Pacific – the 11th Airborne Division and the 503rd Parachute Regimental Combat Team (PRCT) launched small-scale operations on extremely difficult, if not, outright dangerous, terrain, while also co…

  • Italian Blackshirt 1935-45

    Italian Blackshirt 1935-45
    av Pier Paolo Battistelli

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846035050

    This book documents the experiences of the Italian armed Fascist militia, the Camicie Nere (Blackshirts), from the Italian-Ethiopian war of 1935-36, through the Spanish Civil War to the end of World War II. It explores their origins, development, re…

  • Nelson?s Officers and Midshipmen

    Nelson?s Officers and Midshipmen
    av Gregory Fremont-Barnes

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846033797

    Filled with the promise of adventure and glory, the Royal Navy of the Napoleonic era enticed hundreds of young men to enlist as officers in its bitter struggle against the French fleet. With some as young as nine, these boys were confronted with the…

  • Highlander in the French-Indian War

    Highlander in the French-Indian War
    av Ian McCulloch

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846032745

    Colonial American historian Ian Macpherson McCulloch uses rare sources to bring to life the stirring story of the three Scottish Highland regiments that operated in North America during the French-Indian War. Forbidden to carry arms or wear the kilt…

  • Roman Legionary AD 69?161

    Roman Legionary AD 69?161
    av Ross Cowan

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780965871

    Between AD 69 and 161 the composition of the Roman legions was transformed. Italians were almost entirely replaced by provincial recruits, men for whom Latin was at best a second language, and yet the ‘Roman-ness’ of these Germans, Panno…

  • British Paratrooper 1940?45

    British Paratrooper 1940?45
    av Rebecca Skinner

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472805126

    Inspired by the exploits of the German Fallschirmjäger in the blitzkrieg campaigns, Winston Churchill called for the formation of a 5,000-strong Airborne Force in June 1940. From these beginnings The Parachute Regiment became one of the foremost uni…

  • Frontier Militiaman in the War of 1812

    Frontier Militiaman in the War of 1812
    av Ed Gilbert, Adam Hook, Ed Gilbert

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846032752

    "He who relies on militia leans upon a broken cane." (George Washington) Osprey's survey of militiamen of the War of 1812. The great military effectiveness of semi-trained local militia is one of the enduring myths of American military history. In t…

  • Viking Hersir 793?1066 AD

    Viking Hersir 793?1066 AD
    av Mark Harrison

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855323186

    When Norwegian Vikings first raided the European coast in the 8th century AD, their leaders were from the middle ranks of warriors known as hersirs. At this time the hersir was typically an independent landowner or local chieftain with equipment sup…

  • Soldier of the Pharaoh

    Soldier of the Pharaoh
    av Nic Fields

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846031069

    The Pharaohs of Egypt have captured the imagination of readers throughout the ages. Their existence and power have almost taken on a mythical status. In this book, Nic Fields reveals the truth behind these myths and explores the lives of the ordinar…

  • French Musketeer 1622?1775

    French Musketeer 1622?1775
    av Rene Chartrand

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780968612

    The works of French novelist Alexandre Dumas have been reproduced time and again on stage and screen. Based on a genuine memoir by an officer named D’Artagnan, Dumas published The Three Musketeers. The King’s Musketeers were formed in 16…

  • Chindit 1942-45

    Chindit 1942-45
    av Tim Moreman

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846033735

    The Chindits were a specially organized, equipped and trained body of men employing innovative fighting methods based on ideas originally developed by Major-General Orde Wingate. Raised to fight deep behind Japanese lines in the Burmese Jungle in Wo…

  • German Security and Police Soldier 1939?45

    German Security and Police Soldier 1939?45
    av Gordon Williamson

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841764160

    The security units of the Third Reich were many and diverse, yet often an oversimplified view is projected of these organizations. This title provides a detailed and informed picture of the variety of operations and duties, as well as the motivation…

  • US Marine Corps Tank Crewman, 1941-45

    US Marine Corps Tank Crewman, 1941-45
    av Kenneth W. Estes

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841767178

    The ferocity of the Pacific war almost defied the available military technology. In this environment the evolving use of tanks by the US Marine Corps played a significant role; at the end of the Battle of Okinawa, Major General Lemuel Shepherd wrote…

  • Continental Infantryman of the American Revolution

    Continental Infantryman of the American Revolution
    av John Milsop

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841765860

    America raised three distinct forces to win its revolution: untrained, short-service militiamen; state troops; and the regular Continentals. The latter was the backbone of the army, providing a disciplined and effective fighting force. This title ta…

  • Rhodesian Light Infantryman 1961?80

    Rhodesian Light Infantryman 1961?80
    av Neil Grant

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472809629

    The 1st Battalion, The Rhodesian Light Infantry, was one of the most innovative and successful counter-insurgency units in modern history. Formed as a commando battalion in 1964 after the dissolution of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, the…

  • Us Marine in Iraq

    Us Marine in Iraq
    av Richard S. Lowry

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841769820

    "Operation Iraqi Freedom" began on 20 March 2003 and has become perhaps one of the most controversial conflicts of modern warfare. Thousands of US Marines were deployed into Iraq, and their aim was to topple the dictatorship government and liberate…

  • US Helicopter Pilot in Vietnam

    US Helicopter Pilot in Vietnam
    av Gordon Rottman

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846032295

    The helicopter changed war forever. This book examines the range of duties helicopter pilots carried out in Vietnam, from air-lift, med-evac and fire-support to landing in high volume crossfires in 'Hot LZs'.

  • Apache Warrior 1860?86

    Apache Warrior 1860?86
    av Robert N. Watt

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472803528

    The idea of an Apache warrior still evokes a stereotyped response; that of an elusive, cunning, ferocious and cruel fighter. Focusing on the Chiricahua Apache, led by such famous warriors as Cochise Mangas Coloradas, Victorio, Nana and Geronimo, thi…

  • Pictish Warrior AD 297-841

    Pictish Warrior AD 297-841
    av Paul Wagner

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841763460

    The origins of the Picts are an interesting and hotly debated topic. Fundamentally, they were Celts, and numerous similarities exist between Welsh, Irish and British contemporaries. Their role as an enemy of Rome and their place in Dark Age Britain…

  • US Army Tank Crewman 1941?45

    US Army Tank Crewman 1941?45
    av Steven Zaloga

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841765549

    This title is structured around the career of a single tanker from 37th Tank Battalion, 4th Armored Division, revealing what it was like to live and fight in a medium tank. The focus is largely on the crew of an M4 Sherman, though light tank service…

  • German Seaman 1939?45

    German Seaman 1939?45
    av Gordon Williamson

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841763279

    When re-armament came after World War I, the German Navy was forced to build anew, so the Reichsmarine and its successor, the Kriegsmarine, found itself in possession of some of the most modern, powerful and technically advanced vessels in the world…

  • Panzer Crewman 1939?45

    Panzer Crewman 1939?45
    av Gordon Williamson

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841763286

    In World War II the Panzer spearheaded every major battle, compaign or battle from the invasions of Poland and France in the "Blitzkrieg", to the last great counter-offensive in the Ardennes. Germany's Panzer crews fought on every front and along th…

  • Teutonic Knight

    Teutonic Knight
    av David Nicolle

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846030758

    Osprey's study of Teutonic Knights from 1190 to 1561. The Military Order of Teutonic Knights was one of the three most famous Crusading Orders; the others being the Templars and the Hospitallers. Like these two, the Teutonic Knights initially focuse…

  • RAF Fighter Command Pilot

    RAF Fighter Command Pilot
    av Mark Barber

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849087797

    The recent 70th anniversary of the Battle of Britain, combined with the threat of significant cuts to the current RAF, have highlighted the importance of Fighter Command in the early days of World War II once more. The role of the “few”,…

  • Pirate of the Far East

    Pirate of the Far East
    av Stephen Turnbull

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846031748

    Feared throughout the Far East, Japanese pirates were likened to 'black demons' and 'flood dragons'. For centuries relations between Japan, Korea and China were carried out through a bizarre trinity of war, trade and piracy. The piracy, which combin…

  • British Commando 1940?45

    British Commando 1940?45
    av Angus Konstam

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472814821

    With Hitler's army rampaging across Europe, Winston Churchill ordered the creation of a special fighting force – the Commandos. These valiant men were volunteers drawn from the ranks of the British Army, formed into a Special Service Brigade a…

  • Mau Mau Warrior

    Mau Mau Warrior
    av Charles Abiodun Alao

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846030246

    The Mau Mau Freedom Fighters waged a guerrilla war for eight years (1952-1960) against their British colonial rulers, to win back their land and independence. This underground militia was an extremely powerful force employing tactics, which included…

  • North Vietnamese Army Soldier 1958?75

    North Vietnamese Army Soldier 1958?75
    av Gordon L. Rottman

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846033711

    Commonly mistaken for the locally raised Viet Cong, the NVA was an entirely different force, conducting large-scale operations in a conventional war. Despite limited armour, artillery and air support, the NVA were an extremely politicized and profes…

  • Desert Rat 1940?43

    Desert Rat 1940?43
    av Tim Moreman

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849085014

    The Desert Rats earned their famous nickname fighting against Axis forces in North Africa. At first the name referred to troops of the 7th Armoured Division, but later expanded to cover all Commonwealth troops: British, Australian, New Zealand and I…

  • Roman Legionary 109?58 BC

    Roman Legionary 109?58 BC
    av Ross Cowan

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472825193

    The Roman centurion, holding the legionaries steady before the barbarian horde and then leading them forward to victory, was the heroic exemplar of the Roman world. This was thanks to the Marian reforms, which saw the centurion, although inferior in…

  • Grey Wolf

    Grey Wolf
    av Gordon Williamson

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841763125

    There have been few military formations in history which have elicited such mixed reactions as the U-Boat Waffe of Hitler's Kriegsmarine. Often seen by those seamen who suffered the predations of Grossadmiral Donitz's "Grey Wolfs" as some sort of sa…

  • SOE Agent

    SOE Agent
    av Terry Crowdy

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846032769

    On average a Special Operations Executive (SOE) agent would be dead within three months of being parachuted into action. Terry Crowdy tells the extraordinary story of these agents, some of whom were women as young as 22, following them through their…

  • Kampfflieger

    Kampfflieger
    av Robert F. Stedman

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841769073

    The Kampfflieger are relatively unknown within aviation circles, although many of them had careers as distinguished as those of their fighter-pilot counterparts. The men of the bomber crews did not enjoy the luxury of combat tours - they flew until…

  • Polish Winged Hussar 1556-1775

    Polish Winged Hussar 1556-1775
    av Richard Brzezinski

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841766508

    This book examines the origins and development of the Polish Winged Hussars. Using many years' painstaking research drawn from unpublished Polish sources, the author provides a rounded view of the training, tactics, appearance and experiences of the…