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  • The Normans in Italy 1016-1194

    The Normans in Italy 1016-1194
    av Raffaele D'Amato

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472839466

    Preceding and simultaneously with the conquest of England by Duke William, other ambitious and aggressive Norman noblemen (notably the Drengot, De Hauteville and Guiscard families) found it prudent to leave Normandy. At first taking mercenary employ…

  • 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 Khazars

    The Khazars
    av Mikhail Zhirohov

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472830135

    The Khazars were one of the most important Turkic peoples in European history, dominating vast areas of southeastern Europe and the western reaches of the Central Asian steppes from the 4th to the 11th centuries AD. They were also unique in that the…

  • Forces of the Hanseatic League

    Forces of the Hanseatic League
    av Dr David Nicolle

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782007791

    The Hanseatic League was a commercial and defensive federation of merchant guilds based in harbour towns along the North Sea and Baltic coasts of what are now Germany and her neighbours, which eventually dominated maritime trade in Northern Europe a…

  • Armies of the Medieval Italian Wars 1125-1325

    Armies of the Medieval Italian Wars 1125-1325
    av Gabriele Esposito

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472833402

    The great powers of medieval Europe fought continuously in the Italian peninsula between the 12th and 14th centuries as they sought to expand their territory. Invading armies from Germany - the Holy Roman Empire - saw the creation of the defensive L…

  • Rome's Enemies

    Rome's Enemies
    av P. Wilcox

    Inbunden - 1982 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780850454734

    These vigorous northern 'barbarians' were the destroyers of the Western Empire of Rome. It was they who delivered the coup de grace to the dying colossus in the south, subsequently creating medieval Europe, the feudal system and chivalry. Their dire…

  • Rome's Enemies

    Rome's Enemies
    av P. Wilcox

    Häftad - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780850456882

    The Parthians were a warrior people. Though possessing no regular army they were superb horsemen and archers, and in time of war the nobility provided heavily armoured knights mounted on weight-carrying chargers. During the Battle of Carrhae (53 BC)…

  • The Spanish Tercios 1536-1704

    The Spanish Tercios 1536-1704
    av Ignacio J.N. Lopez

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849087933

    A mixed infantry formation made up of about 3,000 men armed with pikes, swords and handguns, the innovative and influential tercio or 'Spanish square' was the basic combat unit of the armies of Spain throughout much of the 16th and 17th centuries. A…

  • Rome's Enemies

    Rome's Enemies
    av Rafael Trevino

    Häftad - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780850457018

    The Republican Roman army suffered heavy losses as a result of the 'hit and run' tactics employed by the Hispanics in Ancient Spain. After preparatory chanting, the Celt-Iberians would attack en masse and in apparent disorder. At a pre-arranged sign…

  • World War II Vichy French Security Troops

    World War II Vichy French Security Troops
    av Dr Stephen M. Cullen

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472827753

    After the Fall of France in 1940, a new puppet state was set up in the south. Officially known as the French State, it is better known as Vichy France. This collaborationist Vichy regime's armed forces were more active and usually more numerous than…

  • American Loyalist Troops 1775-84

    American Loyalist Troops 1775-84
    av Rene Chartrand

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846033148

    In the American Revolutionary War, there were at times as many American volunteers in the field fighting for King George as against him. In total something between 30,000 and 50,000 of these Tories served in dozens of units, on all fronts from Canad…

  • The Mamluks

    The Mamluks
    av David Nicolle

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855323148

    Detailing their appearance and uniforms, this book describes the armies of the Mamluk Sultanate of Egypt and Syria, the power responsible for the destruction of the Crusader kingdoms.

  • 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…

  • German Medieval Armies, 1300-1500

    German Medieval Armies, 1300-1500
    av Christopher Gravett

    Häftad - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780850456141

    The German rulers were forceful and powerful men, and, surrounded by potential enemies, circumstances dictated the necessity of rule by strength based on military capacity. In the later 15th Century, three houses rose above the others; the families…

  • 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…

  • Army of Gustavus Adolphus

    Army of Gustavus Adolphus
    av Richard Brzezinski

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780850459975

    Gustavus of Sweden had a marked effect on warfare in the 17th century, choosing to fight with small flexible units, instead of the cumbersome massed formations common at the time. This volume covers the uniforms, organization and equipment of his in…

  • The Taiping Rebellion 1851-66

    The Taiping Rebellion 1851-66
    av Ian Heath

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855323469

    The Taiping movement began as the Pai Shang-ti Hui (the Society of God-Worshippers), founded in Kwangsi province in 1846 by Hung Hsiu-ch'uan. A sickly individual of questionable sanity. Hung had become subject to visions which interpreted as demonst…

  • Macedonian Armies after Alexander 323-168 BC

    Macedonian Armies after Alexander 323-168 BC
    av Nicholas Sekunda

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849087148

    The death of Alexander the Great in 323 BC threw the Macedonians into confusion; there was no capable heir, and no clear successor among the senior figures in Alexander's circle. Initial attempts to preserve the unity of Alexander's conquests gave w…

  • Norwegian Waffen-SS Legion, 1941-43

    Norwegian Waffen-SS Legion, 1941-43

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472834393

    Following the Nazi occupation of Norway in 1941, the Waffen-SS began recruiting volunteers to serve in their ranks. Initially formed into small volunteer units, these developed into large divisions by 1943, referred to as 'Legions' in Nazi propagand…

  • The Spanish Civil War 1936-39 (1)

    The Spanish Civil War 1936-39 (1)
    av Alejandro De Quesada

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782007821

    The Spanish Civil War, 1936-39, was the curtain-raiser to World War II, and the major international event of the 1930s. It was the first great clash of 20th-century ideologies, between the rebel Nationalist army led by General Franco (right-wing, an…

  • Dutch Waffen-SS Legion & Brigade 1941-44

    Dutch Waffen-SS Legion & Brigade 1941-44
    av Massimiliano Afiero

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472840325

    Goebbels' 1941 propaganda campaign to present Germany's invasion of the USSR as a battle for European civilization against Asian barbarism convinced many men in occupied 'Germanic' European countries, such as Scandinavia and the Low Countries, to vo…

  • Armies of the Russo-Japanese War 1904-05

    Armies of the Russo-Japanese War 1904-05
    av Philip S. Jowett

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841767086

    The Russo-Japanese War was the first major conflict of the 20th century, as vast armies clashed in Manchuria incurring enormous casualties. Its global significance was immense, as the tactics deployed during this war anticipated the trench warfare o…

  • World War II German Police Units

    World War II German Police Units
    av Gordon Williamson

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846030680

    The wartime Police were headed by Himmler as chief of the SS; and throughout the occupied nations the regional SS commanders were specifically termed 'Higher SS and Police Leaders'. It was not a single service, but a vast machinery which included ma…

  • Armies of the Caliphates, 862-1098

    Armies of the Caliphates, 862-1098
    av David Nicolle

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855327702

    The author here looks at the fragmentation of the Abbasid Caliphate based in Iraq, and the Fatimids, Buwayhids, Ghaznawids and other principalities that emerged from the wrecked Abbasid state. More advanced than any other medieval military power, th…

  • 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.

  • German Army, 1939-45

    German Army, 1939-45
    av Nigel Thomas

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855326408

    The second volume in a series of five books on the German army of World War II. It looks at the units that fought in North Africa and the Mediterranian with details of unit strengths, equipment and uniforms.

  • The British Army, 1660-1704

    The British Army, 1660-1704
    av John Tincey

    Spiral - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855323810

    This illustrated book describes the uniforms, insignia, weaponry, campaigns and military practices of the British army during the period from the Restoration of Charles II to the eve of Marlborough's victory at Blenheim.

  • French Army, 1870-71

    French Army, 1870-71
    av Stephen Shann

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855321359

    Part two of this series details the uniforms and equipment of the troops of the Third Republic who fought out the last five months of the war before the final catastrophic defeat.

  • Flags of the Third Reich

    Flags of the Third Reich
    av Brian L. Davis

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855324596

    In his book Mein Kampf Adolf Hitler claims that he made the decision to use the swastika as the emblem for his fledgling movement. He was responsible for the shape the swastika finally took, and for the choice of colours used, which set the pattern…

  • Napoleon's Overseas Army

    Napoleon's Overseas Army
    av Rene Chartrand

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780850459005

    When the French Revolution broke out in 1789, France possessed numerous colonies spread over three continents. To defend and keep the peace in these territories, a small army of colonial troops, distinct from the metropolitan line regiments or marin…

  • The New Zealand Expeditionary Force in World War I

    The New Zealand Expeditionary Force in World War I
    av Wayne Stack

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849085397

    The New Zealand Expeditionary Force earned an elite reputation on the Western Front In World War I, and the New Zealanders' war effort was a defining moment in their national history. The statistics are astonishing: of the total population of New Ze…

  • 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…

  • Early Roman Armies

    Early Roman Armies
    av Nick Sekunda

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855325135

    Illustrated by Simon Northwood, a title from the MEN-AT-ARMS series, which details the development of Rome's armies between 600-300 BC.

  • Wellington's Highlanders

    Wellington's Highlanders
    av Stuart Reid

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855322561

    Part of the "Men-at-Arms" series, this book provides an examination of the history, equipment and uniforms of the Duke of Wellington's Highlanders during the 19th century.

  • Prussian Cavalry of the Napoleonic Wars

    Prussian Cavalry of the Napoleonic Wars
    av Peter Hofschroer

    Häftad - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780850456837

    After Prussia's dismemberment a drastic re-organisation of the entire army was necessary, and the cavalry underwent this process with the rest. At the time of the mobilisation in 1813, the somewhat reduced mounted arm was supplemented by voluntary a…

  • Ukrainian Armies in the World Wars

    Ukrainian Armies in the World Wars
    av Peter Abbott

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841766683

    The Ukrainians are the largest of the 'submerged' peoples of Eastern Europe and historically represent the second largest group in the old USSR, after the Russians themselves. Ukrainians faced many different enemies in the late stages of World War I…

  • World War II Soviet Armed Forces (3)

    World War II Soviet Armed Forces (3)
    av Nigel Thomas

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849086349

    This book presents a detailed analysis of the Soviet armed forces during the final days of the war, covering the soldiers that successfully turned the tide against the Nazi onslaught and pushed it back into Germany itself. This final part of the ser…

  • Army of the Republic of Vietnam 1954-75

    Army of the Republic of Vietnam 1954-75
    av Gordon L. Rottman

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849081818

    Evolved from the colonial units created by the French, this book discusses the original reorganization of these forces into the first national army. Complete with a detailed history of the command structure and orders of battle, the author also shed…

  • The Russian Army 1914-18

    The Russian Army 1914-18
    av Nikolas Cornish

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841763033

    Imperial Russia's massive, if finally fatal contribution to the Allied war effort of 1914-17 involved huge numbers of men and some of the greatest battles of the war. The defeat at Tannenburg in 1914, and Brusilov's successful 1916 offensive against…

  • The Korean War, 1950-53

    The Korean War, 1950-53
    av Nigel Thomas

    Häftad - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780850456851

    At 4am on Sunday 25 June 1950 powerful North Korean forces invaded South Korea, advancing down the Uijongbu Corridor towards the Southern Capital of Seoul. South Korean troops resisted bravely, but were crushed by overwhelming Northern superiority.…

  • The Boer Wars

    The Boer Wars
    av Ian Knight

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855326132

    An account of the Boer Wars. Triggered by Cecil Rhodes' failed Jameson raid, the Anglo-Boer war started in 1898. It marked the end of the old wars of empire and the beginning of a recognizably 20th-century style of warfare including the use of conce…

  • Axis Forces in Yugoslavia, 1941-45

    Axis Forces in Yugoslavia, 1941-45
    av Nigel Thomas

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855324732

    An account of the uniforms, weaponry, military practices and tactics of Axis forces and their foes in Yugoslavia between 1941 and 1944. The book covers the Nazi invaders, domestic units set up to combat internal resistance, and the partisan forces o…

  • Armies of the First Carlist War 1833-39

    Armies of the First Carlist War 1833-39
    av Gabriele Esposito

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472825230

    The First Carlist War broke out after the death of King Ferdinand VII, the king restored at the end of the Peninsular War thanks to Wellington's victory. The crown was claimed by both his daughter Isabella, backed by the Liberal party and his brothe…

  • Ancient Chinese Armies, 1500 B.C.-200 B.C.

    Ancient Chinese Armies, 1500 B.C.-200 B.C.
    av C.J. Peers

    Häftad - 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 Chaco War 1932-35

    The Chaco War 1932-35
    av Alejandro De Quesada

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849084161

    The Chaco War was massive territorial war between Bolivia and Paraguay, which cost almost a 100,000 lives. An old fashioned territorial dispute, the contested area was the Gran Chaco Boreal, a 100,000-square mile region of swamp, jungle and pampas w…

  • The Confederate Army 1861-65

    The Confederate Army 1861-65
    av Ron Field

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846031885

    Despite the overwhelming image of Confederate soldiers dressed in their drab butternut and gray, the Southern states which formed the Confederacy in 1861 fielded many units of volunteer troops wearing a remarkably wide variety of uniforms, often ref…

  • The Confederate Army 1861-65

    The Confederate Army 1861-65
    av Ron Field

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846030321

    Despite modern perceptions of the overwhelming image of Confederate soldiers dressed in their classic battledress gray, the Southern states which formed the Confederacy in 1861 fielded many units of volunteer troops wearing a remarkably wide variety…

  • Saladin and the Saracens

    Saladin and the Saracens
    av David Nicolle

    Häftad - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780850456820

    Salah al Din Yusif ibn Ayyub, known to his Muslim contemporaries as al Nasi, 'The Victorious', and to an admiring Europe as Saladin, is the most famous single figure in the history of the Crusades, being even better known outside the English-speakin…

  • Mediaeval European Armies

    Mediaeval European Armies
    av Terence Wise

    Häftad - 1975 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780850452457

    Almost continual warfare raged in Europe during the period 1300-1500. These wars were the furnaces in which many of the modern European nations were forged. Parallel with this emergence of the nations came the development of national armies to prote…

  • Canadian Campaigns, 1860-70

    Canadian Campaigns, 1860-70
    av Rene Chartrand

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855322264

    Although the US never attempted another invasion of British Canada after the war of 1812, during which British regulars and Canadian militia fought major pitched battles against US invaders, the threat lingered in the air for much of the 19th centur…

  • The Austrian Army, 1740-80

    The Austrian Army, 1740-80
    av Philip J. Haythornthwaite

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855324183

    This is an account of the uniforms, insignia, weaponry, campaigns and military practices of the Infantry of Maria Theresa's Austrian Army between 1740 and 1780, a period when the Austrian forces proved themselves to be one of the best armies in Euro…

  • The Austrian Army, 1740-80

    The Austrian Army, 1740-80
    av Philip J. Haythornthwaite

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855324152

    This concise book describes the uniforms, weaponry, military practices and tactics of the Cavalry of Maria Theresa's army that fought in the War of Austrian Succession and the Seven Years War. It also records the history of the army's campaigns, and…

  • Axis Cavalry in World War II

    Axis Cavalry in World War II
    av Jeffrey T. Fowler

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841763231

    While Germany was fielding the most advanced tanks and aircraft in the world, on the vast steppes of the USSR the German Army and Waffen-SS were still sending large units of horsed cavalry into battle -as were their Italian, Hungarian and Rumanian a…