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  • American Civil War Commanders

    American Civil War Commanders
    av Philip Katcher

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841763194

    The American Civil War was one of the last wars in which generals often led from the front, risking death at the head of their men. It was a war of larger-than-life characters, generals who earned colourful reputations and strong opinions among thei…

  • American Civil War Commanders

    American Civil War Commanders
    av Philip Katcher

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841763217

    The American Civil War was one of the last wars in which generals often led from the front, risking death at the head of their men. It was a war of larger-than-life characters, generals who earned colourful reputations and strong opinions among thei…

  • American Civil War Commanders

    American Civil War Commanders
    av Philip Katcher

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841763200

    The American Civil War was one of the last wars in which generals often led from the front, risking death at the head of their troops. It was a war of larger-than-life characters, generals who earned colourful reputations and strong opions among the…

  • American Civil War Commanders

    American Civil War Commanders
    av Philip Katcher

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841763187

    The American Civil War was one of the last wars in which generals often led from the front, risking death at the head of their men. It was a war of larger-than-life characters, generals who earned colourful reputations and strong opinions among thei…

  • United States Cavalry on the Plains, 1850-90

    United States Cavalry on the Plains, 1850-90
    av Philip Katcher

    Häftad - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780850456097

    Part of the "Men-At-Arms" series, this book looks at the role of the US cavalry from 1850-90.

  • Army of the Potomac

    Army of the Potomac
    av Philip Katcher

    Häftad - 1974 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780850452082

    For General George B. McClellan, the dejected Union troops who poured into Washington fresh from defeat at Bull Run on Monday, July 22, 1861, were to provide the raw material which he would train, equip, organize and ultimately transform from a mere…

  • Confederate Artilleryman 1861-65

    Confederate Artilleryman 1861-65
    av Philip Katcher

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841763002

    In the heady days of the rush to arms in 1861, comparatively few Southern men volunteered for service in the artillery - most preferred the easily accessible glory of the infantry or cavalry. Given that field artillery was invariably deployed in fro…

  • United States Army

    United States Army
    av Philip Katcher

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855321038

    Between 1890 and 1920 the US Army underwent profound changes in organization, function, composition and appearance. The Army was transformed from a small, blue-clad force whose primary weapon was the single-shot rifle, into a mighty host of men dres…

  • American Civil War Artillery 1861-1865

    American Civil War Artillery 1861-1865
    av Philip Katcher

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841762197

    Because of the length of the coastline of the United States, from the beginning American ordnance and engineers placed an emphasis on heavy artillery mounted in coastal defences. The Union army organised its 'Heavy Artillery' into separate regiments…

  • American Civil War Artillery 1861-1865

    American Civil War Artillery 1861-1865
    av Philip Katcher

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841762180

    Perhaps the most influential arm of either army in the prosecution of the American Civil War, the artillery of both sides grew to be highly professional organizations, centralizing their artillery, organizing artillery battalions from individual bat…

  • American Civil War Armies

    American Civil War Armies
    av Philip Katcher

    Häftad - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780850456905

    The US Army during the Civil War was the largest the country had raised in its brief history; and it would remain the largest ever raised until World War I. In all, 2,772,408 men served in some branch or other of the US Army. This detailed work by P…

  • American Civil War Armies

    American Civil War Armies
    av Philip Katcher

    Häftad - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780850456790

    When the Southern states seceded to form their own government in 1861, one of their first moves was to organise an army. The South's fighting men served from the time of their enlistment until the end of the war, receiving poor rations, and even wor…

  • American Civil War Armies

    American Civil War Armies
    av Philip Katcher

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780850458534

    Uniformed volunteer units were raised by individuals, usually from an area's social elite who had enough spare money and time to spend on such enthusiasms. They voted on their unit designation, their officers and non-commissioned officers, their uni…

  • American Civil War Armies

    American Civil War Armies
    av Philip Katcher

    Häftad - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780850457223

    At the time of the American Civil War (1861-1865), with two million men under arms, a US Army that in pre-war days had depended upon a minute number of technical troops now required virtually an army of specialists alone. Special sharpshooters were…

  • American Civil War Armies

    American Civil War Armies
    av Philip Katcher

    Häftad - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780850457476

    This is the fourth volume in the illustrated "Men-At-Arms" series to be devoted to the armies of the American Civil War. Discussed in this book is the role of the State Troops, and their weapons, equipment and uniforms.

  • The U.S. Army, 1941-45

    The U.S. Army, 1941-45
    av Philip Katcher

    Inbunden - 1978 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780850455229

    At the time of the Second World War, the United States Army took an unusual approach, for the period, towards the design of its uniforms. Rather than attempt to find an all-purpose outfit, such as the British battledress, it attempted to design spec…

  • Armies of the Vietnam War, 1962-75

    Armies of the Vietnam War, 1962-75
    av Philip Katcher

    Häftad - 1980 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780850453607

    Philip Katcher provides an overview to the conflict that engulfed Vietnam following the division of the country into two along the 17th Parallel in 1954. The uniforms and insignia of the US forces, including the army, Special Forces, air force, navy…

  • The American War, 1812-14

    The American War, 1812-14
    av Philip Katcher

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780850451979

    Typically the United States is said to have declared war on Great Britain in 1812 because of the Royal Navy's impressment of American seamen and the British desire to create an Indian buffer state. An Englishman William Cobbett, described the real c…

  • Sharpshooters of the American Civil War 1861-1865

    Sharpshooters of the American Civil War 1861-1865
    av Philip Katcher

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841764634

    Sharpshooters were highly trained marksmen who served in a front-line role in the American Civil War. By the mid-1850s, technological developments meant that weapons were now available that could guarantee greater accuracy over increased range than…

  • American Provincial Corps

    American Provincial Corps
    av Philip Katcher

    Häftad - 1973 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780850451481

    Initially British officials of the American Revolutionary War were reluctant to accept the offers of loyal subjects to form fighting units but eventually the potential of a Provincial corps was realized. Yet they never received the whole-hearted sup…

  • United States Army

    United States Army
    av Philip Katcher

    Häftad - 1978 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780850451764

    This book examines the uniforms, equipment, history and organisation of the US Army from 1890 to 1920. The Spanish-American War, China, Mexico and World War I are all covered, and uniforms are shown in full illustrated detail.

  • Flags of the American Civil War

    Flags of the American Civil War
    av Philip Katcher

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855322554

    Part of the "Men-at-Arms" series, this book details the various flags used in the American Civil War.

  • Flags of the American Civil War

    Flags of the American Civil War
    av Philip Katcher

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855323179

    Details the flags, regimental standards and battle flags used by the state troops and volunteer units of both the Union and Confederate Armies during the American Civil War.

  • Flags of the American Civil War

    Flags of the American Civil War
    av Philip Katcher

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855322707

    Part of the "Men-at-Arms" series, this book details the various flags used in the American Civil War.

  • Confederate Cavalryman

    Confederate Cavalryman
    av Philip Katcher

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841763811

    The Southerner of the mid-19th century had been bred to ride horses. Men rode horseback wherever they wanted to go. Added to this, the period Southerner had long been used to firearms, whether for hunting for pleasure or food or simply sport. Puttin…

  • The American Indian Wars, 1860-90

    The American Indian Wars, 1860-90
    av Philip Katcher

    Häftad - 1977 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780850450491

    The American Indian Wars, the most famous of which were fought on the great Western plains between 1860 and 1890, were among the most tragic of all conflicts ever fought. To the victor went no less than the complete domination of the continent, to t…

  • The American Civil War Day by Day

    The American Civil War Day by Day
    av Philip Katcher

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781862273603

    The American Civil War was a turning point in the evolution of the world's most successful nation and, as such, is profusely studied beyond the US as well as within it. The war accounted for 650,000 lives and this is just one of a myriad of statisti…

  • Union Cavalryman, 1861-65

    Union Cavalryman, 1861-65
    av Philip Katcher

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855324626

    This volume describes the uniforms, weaponry, military practices and daily life of the Union Army's cavalry troopers during the American Civil War, a fighting force whose initial inexperience and lack of training was overcome as the campaign progres…

  • The Army of Northern Virginia

    The Army of Northern Virginia
    av Philip Katcher

    Häftad - 1975 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780850452105

    On June 27, 1862, with the American Civil War already a year old, General Robert E. Lee assumed personal command of troops engaged in driving the Federal Army of the Potomac out of Richmond - troops which would henceforth be known as The Army of Nor…

  • The Mexican-American War, 1846-48

    The Mexican-American War, 1846-48
    av Philip Katcher

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780850452532

    'There never was so fine an American army, ' wrote second-lieutenant, John Sedgwick, in describing the troops under Major-General Zachary Taylor in 1846. Another then second-lieutenant, destined to see many more armies; U.S. Grant, also thought high…