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  • British Light Infantry in the American Revolution

    British Light Infantry in the American Revolution
    av Robbie MacNiven

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472842497

    During the Seven Years’ War (1755–63), a number of independent light-infantry outfits served under British command and dedicated light companies were added to the British Army’s regular infantry battalions. The light companies were…

  • The Reckoning

    The Reckoning
    av Prit Buttar

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472837912

    The Reckoning is vivid history, the tragic Eastern Front brought to life through the widest range of Russian and German sources I've ever read. Bravo.' -- Peter Caddick-Adams, author and broadcaster By the end of 1944 the Red Army was poised on the…

  • F-16 Fighting Falcon Units of Operation Iraqi Freedom

    F-16 Fighting Falcon Units of Operation Iraqi Freedom
    av Steve Davies

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841769943

    When US President Bush ordered his forces into Iraq in March 2003, the F-16CJ was the second aircraft to enter Iraqi airspace-proper, sweeping the skies for electrons in a bid to find, identify and kill Iraq's comprehensive air defence system. With…

  • Savannah 1779

    Savannah 1779
    av Scott Martin

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472818652

    In 1778 Great Britain launched a second invasion of the southern colonies as part of the “southern strategy” for victory in the American Revolutionary War. A force of 3,000 British soldiers, Hessians and Loyalists was dispatched from New…

  • M10 Tank Destroyer vs StuG III Assault Gun

    M10 Tank Destroyer vs StuG III Assault Gun
    av Steven J. Zaloga

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780960999

    The Allies’ M10 Tank Destroyer and the Germans’ Sturmgeschütz (StuG) lll were the unsung workhorses of the northwest European battlefields of 1944–45. While their mission was not principally fighting one another, their widespread u…

  • RAF Tornado Units of Gulf War I

    RAF Tornado Units of Gulf War I
    av Michael Napier

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472845115

    When the Gulf Crisis of 1990 was triggered by the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait, the RAF responded by sending Tornado F 3 fighters to Saudi Arabia to help defend the country against further aggression. These aircraft were followed by the deployment of To…

  • German Soldier vs Soviet Soldier

    German Soldier vs Soviet Soldier
    av Chris McNab

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472824561

    By the end of the first week of November 1942, the German Sixth Army held about 90 per cent of Stalingrad. Yet the Soviets stubbornly held on to the remaining parts of the city, and German casualties started to reach catastrophic levels. In an attem…

  • The Varangian Guard 988-1453

    The Varangian Guard 988-1453
    av Raffaele D'Amato

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849081795

    The Varangian Guards were Viking mercenaries who operated far beyond their native shores as an elite force within the Byzantine Armies. Descendants from a legendary line of warriors, the Varangian Guard was formed after a group of Viking mercenaries…

  • The Mexican War 1846-1848

    The Mexican War 1846-1848
    av Douglas Meed

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841764726

    The war with Mexico was the most decisive conflict in American history. After smashing Mexico's armies the young republic bestrode the North American continent like a colossus with one leg anchored on the Atlantic seaboard and the other on the Pacif…

  • Vietnam 1972: Quang Tri

    Vietnam 1972: Quang Tri
    av Charles D. Melson

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472843395

    By early 1972, Nixon's policy of "Vietnamization" was well underway: South Vietnamese forces had begun to assume greater military responsibility for defense against the North, and US troops were well into their drawdown, with some 25,000 personnel s…

  • Byzantine Cavalryman C.900-1204

    Byzantine Cavalryman C.900-1204
    av Timothy Dawson

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846034046

    Regarded as the elite arm of the military during the Middle Byzantine period, the cavalry executed high speed reconnaissance, agile arrow barrages and crippling blows to enemy formations. Its ranks were filled primarily through direct recruitment or…

  • Gladiators

    av Stephen Wisdom

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841762999

    The Gladiatorial games of the Ancient Roman world used prisoners of war, conquered slaves or condemned criminals as dispensable "extras". Some, however, volunteered for the profession and their fame spread throughout the Empire, from tavern to Imper…

  • Belgian Waffen-SS Legions & Brigades, 1941?1944

    Belgian Waffen-SS Legions & Brigades, 1941?1944
    av Massimiliano Afiero

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472844316

    From the German occupation of Belgium in May 1940, Flemish recruits from northern Belgium – considered by the Nazis to be 'Germanic' – were accepted individually into Waffen-SS units. From Hitler's invasion of the USSR in June 1941, addi…

  • Never Greater Slaughter

    Never Greater Slaughter
    av Dr Michael Livingston

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472849373

    ‘No one has done more than Michael Livingston to revive memories of the battle, and you could not hope for a better guide.’ BERNARD CORNWELL Bestselling author of The Last Kingdom series Late in AD 937, four armies met in a place called…

  • Spetsnaz

    av Mark Galeotti

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472807229

    When the shadowy, notorious Spetsnaz were first formed, they drew on a long Soviet tradition of elite, behind-the-lines commando forces from World War II and even earlier. Throughout the 1960s–70s they were instrumental both in projecting Sovi…

  • The Balkans 1940?41 (1)

    The Balkans 1940?41 (1)
    av Pier Paolo Battistelli

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472842572

    In the wake of Italy's rapid annexation of Albania in April 1940, Mussolini’s decision to attack Greece in October that year is widely acknowledged as a fatal mistake, leading to a domestic crisis and to the collapse of Italy’s reputatio…

  • Combat Vehicles of Russia's Special Forces

    Combat Vehicles of Russia's Special Forces
    av Mark Galeotti

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472841834

    Elite forces need elite vehicles. As Vladimir Putin has devoted effort and funds into modernising Russia’s armed forces and turning them into an instrument geared not just for defending the Motherland but also projecting power beyond its borde…

  • Modelling the Messerschmitt Bf 109b/C/D/E

    Modelling the Messerschmitt Bf 109b/C/D/E
    av Brett Green

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841769400

    The Messerschmitt Bf 109 was the most prominent German fighter type of World War II - over 35,000 were built and it served in many different variants and roles throughout the course of the war. This book is the first in a series of three covering th…

  • Norway 1940

    Norway 1940
    av James S. Corum

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472847454

    The German invasion of Norway was a pivotal moment in modern warfare, the first joint campaign that featured air power as an equal element of all operations. It was, in fact, the superior use of their air force that gave the Germans the decisive mar…

  • Railway Guns of World War II

    Railway Guns of World War II
    av Steven J. Zaloga

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472810687

    World War II marked the zenith of railway gun development. Although many of the railway guns deployed at the start of the conflict were of World War I vintage, Germany's ambitious development programme saw the introduction of a number of new classes…

  • Arab Armour vs Israeli Armour

    Arab Armour vs Israeli Armour
    av Chris McNab

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472842879

    The Six-Day War in 1967 was a lightning Israeli campaign that changed the face of the Middle East. Israel’s armoured brigades, despite being heavily outnumbered on paper by Arab AFVs, managed to dominate the Arab forces tactically and technolo…

  • Velikiye Luki 1942?43

    Velikiye Luki 1942?43
    av Robert Forczyk

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472830692

    Velikiye Luki had been an important Russian fortress city since the 13th century and had become an important rail-hub by the 19th century. In August 1941, the Germans occupied the city of 30,000 during Operation Barbarossa and made it a bulwark on t…

  • Panzer IV

    Panzer IV
    av Thomas Anderson

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472829689

    The Panzer IV programme was started in 1934, forming, alongside the Panzer IIs and IIIs, the schnellen Truppen, the force that was to become the Panzerwaffe. At first, German planners envisioned the tank in a secondary role, but during the invasions…

  • Stalingrad 1942?43 (1)

    Stalingrad 1942?43 (1)
    av Robert Forczyk

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472842657

    After failing to defeat the Soviet Union with Operation Barbarossa in 1941, Adolf Hitler planned a new campaign for the summer of 1942 that was intended to achieve a decisive victory: Operation Blue (Case Blau). In this new campaign, Hitler directed…

  • The Falklands Naval Campaign 1982

    The Falklands Naval Campaign 1982
    av Dr Edward Hampshire

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472843012

    The Falklands Conflict was remarkable for many reasons: it was a hard fought, bloody and short conflict between a leading NATO power and one of the most capable armed forces in South America; it demonstrated the capabilities of a range of cutting-ed…

  • Case White

    Case White
    av Robert Forczyk

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472834973

    The German invasion of Poland on 1 September, 1939, designated as Fall Weiss (Case White), was the event that sparked the outbreak of World War II in Europe. The campaign has widely been described as a textbook example of Blitzkrieg, but it was actu…

  • Roman Legionary vs Carthaginian Warrior

    Roman Legionary vs Carthaginian Warrior
    av David Campbell

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472828040

    The peace that followed the First Punic War was shallow and fractious, with the resumption of hostilities in 218 BC sparked by Carthaginian expansion in Iberia seeing Rome suffer some of the worst defeats in her entire history. The Carthaginian army…

  • Arthur and the Anglo-Saxon Wars

    Arthur and the Anglo-Saxon Wars
    av David Nicolle

    Häftad - 1984 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780850455489

    Part of the "Men-At-Arms" series, this book looks at Anglo-Celtic warfare between 410-1066, illustrating equipment, weapons and military encounters.

  • The Scandinavian Baltic Crusades 11th-15th Centuries

    The Scandinavian Baltic Crusades 11th-15th Centuries

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841769882

    Wielding their swords in the name of their faith, the crusaders originally set out to reclaim Jerusalem and its surrounding territory in the Middle East. Increasingly, however, Eastern Europe and the last remaining bastions of pagan Europe became th…

  • Arado Ar 196 Units in Combat

    Arado Ar 196 Units in Combat
    av Peter de Jong

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472844972

    Beating its biplane rivals in a 1936 Reich Air Ministry design competition, the Arado Ar 196 provided the Kriegsmarine with possibly the best shipborne reconnaissance seaplane of World War II. Replacing the Heinkel He 60 biplane as the standard cata…

  • Hungarian Soldier vs Soviet Soldier

    Hungarian Soldier vs Soviet Soldier
    av Peter Mujzer

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472845658

    On 26 June 1941, unidentified bombers attacked the Hungarian town of Kassa, prompting Hungary to join its Axis partners in Operation Barbarossa, Hitler’s invasion of the Soviet Union. Hungary’s contribution to Barbarossa was designated t…

  • The Battleship Scharnhorst

    The Battleship Scharnhorst
    av Stefan Draminski

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472840233

    The Kriegsmarine‘s Scharnhorst was a German capital ship, described either as a battleship or battlecruiser, and the lead ship of her class, which included one other ship, Gneisenau. She was launched on 3 October 1936 and completed in January…

  • War Bows

    War Bows
    av Mike Loades

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472825537

    War bows dominated battlefields across the world for centuries. In their various forms, they allowed trained archers to take down even well-armoured targets from great distances, and played a key role in some of the most famous battles in human hist…

  • Railway Guns of World War I

    Railway Guns of World War I
    av Marc Romanych

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472816399

    World War I was the Golden Age of the railway gun. Even though at the start of the conflict none of the armies possessed any railway artillery pieces and the very idea was comparatively new, more railway guns were used during this war than in any ot…

  • Bosworth 1485

    Bosworth 1485
    av Christopher Gravett

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472843418

    The battle of Bosworth was the culmination of the War of the Roses, the dynastic struggle between the houses of York and Lancaster that dominated England in the second half of the 15th century. Edward IV had secured the throne for the house of York,…

  • Armies of the Great Northern War 1700?1720

    Armies of the Great Northern War 1700?1720
    av Gabriele Esposito

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472833495

    The Great Northern War was a long series of campaigns in which Russia, linked with several other countries in temporary alliances, confronted and eventually replaced Sweden as the predominant power in Northern Europe. While contemporary with the Duk…

  • Late Roman Infantryman vs Gothic Warrior

    Late Roman Infantryman vs Gothic Warrior
    av Dr Murray Dahm

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472845283

    Ravaged by civil war and pressure from the Huns to the east, in late summer AD 376 the Gothic tribe of the Theruingi – up to 200,000 people under their leader Fritigern – gathered on the northern bank of the River Danube and asked the Ea…

  • Armies of the Balkan Wars 1912?13

    Armies of the Balkan Wars 1912?13
    av Philip Jowett

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849084185

    In 1912, the Balkan states formed an alliance in an effort to break free from the crumbling Ottoman Empire. Forming an army of some 645,000 troops from Greece, Bulgaria, Serbia and Montenego, they took on a force of 400,000 Turkish soldiers. Both si…

  • Ronin

    av Craig Woodfield

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780968469

    Set in an age of feuding samurai, wandering swordsmen and fearless warrior monks, Ronin is a skirmish wargame that captures the flavour and excitement of such Akira Kurosawa films as Seven Samurai and Yojimbo. Whether they prefer the loyal samurai r…

  • Boudicca?s Rebellion AD 60?61

    Boudicca?s Rebellion AD 60?61
    av Nic Fields

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849083133

    When the Romans occupied the southern half of Britain in AD 43, the Iceni tribe quickly allied themselves with the invaders. Having paid tribute to Rome, they continued to be ruled by their own kings. But 17 years later when Prasutagus, the king of…

  • German 88mm Gun vs Allied Armour

    German 88mm Gun vs Allied Armour
    av David Campbell

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472841155

    Few weapons developed a more deadly reputation than the German ‘88’ in the role of anti-tank gun, its long reach and lethal hitting power making it a significant problem for every type of British and later American armour. Despite its in…

  • World War II German Super-Heavy Siege Guns

    World War II German Super-Heavy Siege Guns
    av Marc Romanych

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472837172

    As the outbreak of World War II approached, Nazi Germany ordered artillery manufacturers Krupp and Rheimetall-Borsig to build several super-heavy siege guns, vital to smash through French and Belgian fortresses that stood in the way of the Blitzkrie…

  • Inside the United States Army Today

    Inside the United States Army Today
    av Gordon L. Rottman

    Häftad - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780850458558

    When conscription was eliminated in the early 1970s, the US Army found itself with a very different kind of soldier. While the personality of the Army remained the same, the organization of its higher levels of command and combat formations, and the…

  • Vickers Wellington Units of Bomber Command

    Vickers Wellington Units of Bomber Command
    av Michael Napier

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472840752

    The Vickers Wellington was one of very few aircraft types to have been in production and frontline service throughout World War II, and more than 10,000 Wellingtons were built in the period. They took part in the first RAF bombing mission of the con…

  • The Ancient Assyrians

    The Ancient Assyrians
    av Mark Healy

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855321632

    This volume in the "Elite" series details the organization and equipment of the forces of ancient Assyria, the world's first professional army and the scourge of the biblical Middle East.

  • Battle of the Atlantic 1942?45

    Battle of the Atlantic 1942?45
    av Mark Lardas

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472841537

    This illustrated study explores, in detail, the climactic events of the Battle of the Atlantic, and how air power proved to be the Allies’ most important submarine-killer in one of the most bitterly fought naval campaigns of World War II. As 1…

  • US Navy A-7 Corsair II Units of the Vietnam War

    US Navy A-7 Corsair II Units of the Vietnam War
    av Peter Mersky

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841767314

    Arriving on station with the USS Ranger (CVA-61) in early December 1967, the first Corsair II squadron became operational immediately and sustained its first combat loss three weeks later. This book tells how the A-7 soon proved its worth supporting…

  • The Ancient Greeks

    The Ancient Greeks
    av Nick Sekunda

    Häftad - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780850456868

    The cradle of western civilisation, the ancient Greek world, consisted of a series of independent city states some of which, such as Athens and Sparta, became major world powers. This authoritative volume by Nicholas Sekunda covers Greek warfare in…

  • Armies of Russia's War in Ukraine

    Armies of Russia's War in Ukraine
    av Mark Galeotti

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472833440

    In February 2014, street protests in Kiev and other Ukrainian cities led to the ousting of the Russian-backed President Yanukovych. The so-called Euromaidan Revolution saw many changes to Ukraine’s constitution, but the violent reaction in the…

  • The Battleship Bismarck

    The Battleship Bismarck
    av Stefan Draminski

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472828880

    The Bismarck is perhaps the most famous – and notorious – warship ever built. Completed in 1941, the 45,000-ton German battleship sank HMS Hood, the pride of the British Navy, during one of the most sensational encounters in naval histor…