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  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • The Sa 1921-45

    The Sa 1921-45
    av David Littlejohn

    Pocket - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780850459449

    In 1919 Adolf Hitler joined the tiny German Workers' Party (DAP) in Munich, becoming its leader the following year and adding 'National Socialist' to its title. Thus the NSDAP, popularly known as the Nazi Party, was born. All political parties had s…

  • 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…

  • Armies of the Adowa Campaign 1896

    Armies of the Adowa Campaign 1896
    av Sean McLachlan

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849084574

    In the late 19th century, the new nation-state of Italy was eager to join her European neighbours in creating an international empire, and her eyes turned toward Africa as a source of potential colonies. Securing a foothold in Eritrea on the Red Sea…

  • 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…

  • World War II Allied Nursing Services

    World War II Allied Nursing Services
    av Martin J. Brayley

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841761855

    During World War II both the US and Great Britain developed large and sophisticated nursing services to deal with the casualities of the war. In the US these consisted of the US Army Nursing Corps and the Naval Nursing Corps. In Great Britain the or…

  • 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…

  • Forces of the Hanseatic League

    Forces of the Hanseatic League
    av 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…

  • 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…

  • The Army of Gustavus Adolphus

    The Army of Gustavus Adolphus
    av Richard Brzezinski

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855323506

    Much of the fame of Gustavus Adolphus has founded upon his cavalry. He is said to have reversed the stagnation of European cavalry warfare, giving it back fluidity and vigour. Like much 'Gustavus mythology', however, the truth may well be quite diff…

  • Army of Gustavus Adolphus

    Army of Gustavus Adolphus
    av Richard Brzezinski

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780850459975

    The 'Lion of the North', King Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden, was one of the major players in the Thirty Years War of 1618-48. In 1630 Gustavus - the last champion of the Protestants - crushed the Catholics at Breitenfeld in a victory widely viewed as…

  • Australian Bushrangers 1788-1880

    Australian Bushrangers 1788-1880
    av Ian Knight

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472831101

    The first 'bushrangers' or frontier outlaws were escaped or time-expired convicts, who took to the wilderness - 'the bush' - in New South Wales and on the island of Tasmania. Initially, the only Crown forces available were redcoats from the small, s…

  • Scythians, 700-300 B.C.

    Scythians, 700-300 B.C.
    av E.V. Cernenko

    Häftad - 1983 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780850454789

    Though the 'Scythian period' in the history of Eastern Europe lasted little more than 400 years, the impression these horsemen made upon the history of their times was such that a thousand years after they had ceased to exist as a sovereign people,…

  • 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…

  • The Tribes of the Sioux Nation

    The Tribes of the Sioux Nation
    av Michael Johnson

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855328785

    The horse culture of the tribes of the High Plains of North America lasted only some 170 years; yet in that time the sub-tribes of the Teton or Western Sioux people imprinted a vivid image on the world's imagination by their fearless but doomed figh…

  • The Waffen-ss

    The Waffen-ss
    av Gordon Williamson

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841765921

    In 1944–45 the Waffen-SS formed many nominal 'divisions' from a motley range of sources, whose battlefield value was as varied as their backgrounds. The best were built around existing Western European volunteer regiments; some, raised from Cen…

  • Roman Centurions 31 BC-AD 500

    Roman Centurions 31 BC-AD 500
    av Raffaele D'Amato

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849087957

    In the years between 31 BC and AD 500 the Romans carved out a mighty empire stretching from Britain to the deserts of North Africa. The men who spearheaded this expansion were the centurions, the tough, professional warriors who led from the front,…

  • 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…

  • The Australian Army at War 1976-2016

    The Australian Army at War 1976-2016
    av Leigh Neville

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472826329

    Since the end of their involvement in the Vietnam War, the Australian Army has been modernized in every respect. After peacekeeping duties in South-East Asia, Africa and the Middle East in the 1980s-90s, 'Diggers' were sent to safeguard the newly in…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Latin American Wars 1900-1941

    Latin American Wars 1900-1941
    av Philip Jowett

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472826282

    From the Mexican Revolution to the Zarumilla War, in the first 40 years of the 20th century the nations of Central and South America were frequently disturbed by border clashes, civil wars and revolution. Many of these conflicts became known as 'Ban…

  • World War II Vichy French Security Troops

    World War II Vichy French Security Troops
    av 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…

  • Armies of the Caliphates, 862-1098

    Armies of the Caliphates, 862-1098
    av David Nicolle

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855327702

    The 8th century heralded the start of a golden age in the history of the Islamic world. At this time, the Sunni Muslim 'Abbasid Caliphate, with its capital at Baghdad, ruled virtually the entire Islamic world. Islamic military power peaked in the 9t…

  • United States Cavalry on the Plains, 1850-90

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

    Häftad - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780850456097

    Two events in the 19th century turned the minds of Americans westwards towards eventual and inevitable conflict with the Plains Indians. The first was victory in the Mexican-American War, which brought millions of acres of new land in the West. The…

  • German Army, 1939-45

    German Army, 1939-45
    av Nigel Thomas

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855326408

    Hitler first considered an invasion of Great Britain in autumn 1940, then scheduled Operation Barbarossa, the conquest of the European part of the Soviet Union, for May 1941. Anxious to emulate Hitler's successes, the Italian dictator Mussolini emba…

  • The British Army, 1660-1704

    The British Army, 1660-1704
    av John Tincey

    Spiral - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855323810

    The period between the Restoration of Charles II in 1660 and Marlborough's decisive victory at Blenheim in 1704 is often seen as something of a 'backwater' in military history; however, this 40-year pause saw the birth of the British Army in its mod…

  • French Army, 1870-71

    French Army, 1870-71
    av Stephen Shann

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855321359

    The capitulation of Napoleon and his army at Sedan in September 1870 shook Paris to its foundations. The Second Empire was swept from power, and a Government of National Defence hastily put in its place. To replace the weakened professional army the…

  • 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…

  • Early Roman Armies

    Early Roman Armies
    av Nick Sekunda

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855325135

    The early Romans were only one of a number of peoples that inhabited Iron Age central Italy. From the 8th to the 3rd century BC, the Romans undertook territorial expansion, and conflict with neighbouring tribes and cultures resulted in open war, mos…

  • Wellington's Highlanders

    Wellington's Highlanders
    av Stuart Reid

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855322561

    Ultimately, regiments are judged by their behaviour in battle; and highlanders have always had a reputation as 'stormers', as exemplified by the impetuous charge of the Gordons at Waterloo, intermingled with the Scots greys. This reputation probably…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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

    On 11 October 1899 the Second Boer War between the British and the Boers began. The war saw the most powerful professional army in the world pitted against the unconventional tactics of the undisciplined Boers. Although the Boers were finally forced…

  • Axis Forces in Yugoslavia, 1941-45

    Axis Forces in Yugoslavia, 1941-45
    av Nigel Thomas

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855324732

    On April 6th, the German 2nd and 12th Armies, Italian 2nd and 9th Armies, and the Hungarian 4th, 5th and Mobile Corps invaded Yugoslavia from Italy, Germany, Romania, Bulgaria and Albania. Few of the Royal Yugoslav Army's 30 divisions actively resis…

  • 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 1500-200 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 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…