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  • Dien Bien Phu 1954

    Dien Bien Phu 1954
    av Martin Windrow

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472844002

    The siege, and subsequent 56 day assault (13 March-7 May) on the 'air-ground base' at Dien Bien Phu in the Thai Highlands of North Vietnam was the battle which broke France's will to keep fighting her Indochina War (1946-54). Their garrison eventual…

  • The Waffen-SS

    The Waffen-SS
    av Martin Windrow

    Häftad - 1982 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780850454253

    In the early 1920s, a tiny group was formed within the SA to serve as Hitler's personal bodyguard. Originally labelled the Stosstruppe Adolf Hitler, they later became known as the SS - Schutz Staffeln, or protection squads. From these humble beginni…

  • French Foreign Legion Paratroopers

    French Foreign Legion Paratroopers
    av Martin Windrow

    Häftad - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780850456295

    The decision, in Spring 1948, to form two battalions of Foreign Legion paratroopers was prompted by the requirement for enlarged airborne forces in the First Indochina War (1946), and the healthy recruitment then employed by the Legion. There were s…

  • Warriors: Fighting Men and Their Uniforms

    Warriors: Fighting Men and Their Uniforms
    av Martin Windrow

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472812971

    From ancient times to the present day, the world's finest warriors have been marked out by a stunning variety of dress, tactics and equipment. This splendid collection of artwork and commentaries illustrates 100 of the most famous combatants from al…

  • Our Friends Beneath the Sands

    Our Friends Beneath the Sands
    av Martin Windrow

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780753828564

    The gripping true story of the French Foreign Legion in the Sahara. Ever since the 1920s the popular legend of the French Foreign Legion has been formed by P.C. Wren's novel BEAU GESTE - a world of remote forts, warrior tribes, and desperate men of…

  • Die Eule, die gern aus dem Wasserhahn trank

    Die Eule, die gern aus dem Wasserhahn trank
    av Martin Windrow

    Pocket - 2016 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783492307888

  • Ancient Chinese Armies 1500-200 BC

    Ancient Chinese Armies 1500-200 BC
    av C. J. Peers, Angus McBride, Martin Windrow

    Pocket - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780850459425

    By the 15th century BC the valley of Hwang Ho was dominated by a palace-based military caste which owed its supremacy to a monopoly of bronze-working techniques among a still mainly Stone Age population. To the Shang Dynasty, war was a means of legi…

  • The Panzer Divisions

    The Panzer Divisions
    av Martin Windrow

    Häftad - 1982 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780850454345

    For the first three years of the Second World War the German Army's armored formations dominated the world's battlefields. During this period the Panzerwaffe swept away all that was before them, achieving victories over numerically superior and some…

  • French Foreign Legionnaire 1890-1914

    French Foreign Legionnaire 1890-1914
    av Martin Windrow

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849084222

    As France emerged from the Franco-Prussian War she embarked on a period of active colonialism, acquiring territories in South-East Asia and Africa. By the turn of the century much of north, west and central Africa was under French control. In order…

  • Owl Who Liked Sitting on Caesar

    Owl Who Liked Sitting on Caesar
    av Martin Windrow

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780552170048

    'Perched on the back of a sunlit chair was something about 9 inches tall and shaped rather like a plump toy penguin with a nose-job. Raising her from a fledgling, through adolescence and into her prime years, Windrow recorded every detail of their t…

  • The Algerian War, 1954-62

    The Algerian War, 1954-62
    av Martin Windrow

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855326583

    In the mid-1950s to early 1960s the Algerian war dominated the European press, comparable in impact to the Vietnam War. France was divided politically, and governments rose and fell regularly. Algeria was France's oldest, richest and most integrated…

  • Rommel's Desert Army

    Rommel's Desert Army
    av Martin Windrow

    Häftad - 1976 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780850450958

    The desert war produced commanders of dash and originality on both sides and the memory of the German commanding general, Erwin Rommel, has endured as the epitome of skill, daring and soldierly integrity. His victories in World War II were brilliant…

  • The Indochina War, 1946-54

    The Indochina War, 1946-54
    av Martin Windrow

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855327894

    Details the French attempts to regain control of Indochina, following Japan's defeat in World War II. From the disatrous "Battle of RC.4" to the final French defeat at Dien Bien Phu, this book includes a variety of French troops, their uniforms and…

  • French Foreign Legion 1872-1914

    French Foreign Legion 1872-1914
    av Martin Windrow

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849083263

    This volume covers the classic 'Beau Geste' period, of the French Foreign Legion when the corps was expanded during the most dynamic years of French imperial expansion. Legion battalions fought in the deserts and mountains of southern Algeria and Mo…

  • French Foreign Legion, 1914-45

    French Foreign Legion, 1914-45
    av Martin Windrow

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855327610

    In the MEN AT ARMS series. Covers the involvement of the Legion in World War I, the colonial campaigns from 1914 until the outbreak of World War II and the campaigns of the Legion in World War II. Includes illustrations of combat and dress uniforms…

  • French Foreign Legionnaire vs Viet Minh Insurgent

    French Foreign Legionnaire vs Viet Minh Insurgent
    av Martin Windrow

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472828910

    The French Indochina War (1946-54) was the largest of the first generation of post-World War II wars of decolonization as Vietminh insurgents sought to topple their French colonial masters. It was also unique in that the insurgency evolved from low-…

  • French Foreign Legion Since 1945

    French Foreign Legion Since 1945
    av Martin Windrow

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855326217

    Men of action and elite soldiers with a young and dynamic spirit, the French Foreign Legion are capable of doing their duty anywhere anytime. Martin Windrow's superb text examines the history of this famous force from the end of the Second World War…

  • French Foreign Legion

    French Foreign Legion
    av Martin Windrow

    Häftad - 1971 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780850450514

    It is arguable that no group of fighting men in the history of European arms has been so misrepresented by ill-informed publicity as the French Foreign Legion. Though initially conceived in 1831 as a means of drafting recently discharged foreign sol…

  • Last Valley

    Last Valley
    av Martin Windrow, Martin Windrow

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780304366927

    Stalingrad in the jungle: the battle that doomed the French Empire and led America into Vietnam

  • French Foreign Legion 1831-71

    French Foreign Legion 1831-71
    av Martin Windrow

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472817709

    Concluding his bestselling series on the French Foreign Legion, Martin Windrow explores the formation and development of the Legion during its 'first generation'. Raised in 1831, the Legion's formative years would see it fight continuous and savage…