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  • ANZAC Infantryman 1914-15

    ANZAC Infantryman 1914-15
    av Ian Sumner

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849083287

    This title explores the recruitment, training, and combat experiences of the famous ANZAC infantry in the opening years of World War I. When war broke out in 1914, men rushed to the colours even before their governments had formally offered troops t…

  • Ottoman Infantryman 1914-18

    Ottoman Infantryman 1914-18
    av David Nicolle

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846035067

    Following the Balkan Wars of 1912-1913, the Ottoman Empire undertook a massive military retraining program. Although many histories have depicted the Ottomans as a poor fighting force, this was more often due to poor leadership and logistics. The ty…

  • Early Iron Age Greek Warrior 1100-700 BC

    Early Iron Age Greek Warrior 1100-700 BC
    av Raffaele D'Amato

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472815590

    The period from 1200 BC onwards saw vast changes in every aspect of life on both the Greek mainland and islands as monarchies disappeared and were replaced by aristocratic rule and a new form of community developed: the city-state. Alongside these c…

  • Blue Division Soldier 1941-45

    Blue Division Soldier 1941-45
    av Carlos Caballero Jurado

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846034121

    The all-volunteer 'Blue Division' was a formation that allowed Franco's technically neutral Spain to support Nazi Germany's invasion of Russia. Following initial training in Germany, the Blue Division's units were sent to the Eastern Front in August…

  • Byzantine Infantryman

    Byzantine Infantryman
    av Timothy Dawson

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846031052

    The Byzantine Army was the closest the middle ages came to producing a military superpower. Built on a strong belief system emphasising stealth, surprise, swift manoeuvre and overwhelming force, the "Byzantine infantryman" was trained in survival, s…

  • The Hitler Youth 1933-45

    The Hitler Youth 1933-45
    av Alan Dearn

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841768748

    The Hitler Youth was not in itself a military formation, but a movement that sought to inculcate Nazi ideology upon German youth. Nevertheless, paramilitary training formed an important part of this education, especially given the Nazi veneration of…

  • Early Roman Warrior 753-321 BC

    Early Roman Warrior 753-321 BC
    av Nic Fields

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849084994

    The prototypical 'Roman Legionnaire' often seen on television and in movies is actually the product of nearly a millennium of military development. Far back in the Bronze Age, before the city of Rome existed, a loose collection of independent hamlet…

  • French Poilu 1914-18

    French Poilu 1914-18
    av Ian Sumner

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846033322

    During World War One the French Army was in a state of disarray, plagued by indiscipline, mutinies and desertion. The ordinary French citizens that were called upon to defend their motherland - the Poilu - were disrespected and demoralized, and the…

  • Border Reiver 1513-1603

    Border Reiver 1513-1603
    av Keith Durham

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849081931

    Stretching from the North Sea to the Solway Firth, the Border region has a sharply diverse landscape and was a battleground for over 300 years as the English and Scottish monarchs encouraged their subjects to conduct raids across their respective bo…

  • Tunnel Rat in Vietnam

    Tunnel Rat in Vietnam
    av Gordon L. Rottman

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849087834

    In 1965, soon after the first US combat troops had arrived in Vietnam, it was realized that in some areas the Viet Cong had developed vast tunnel complexes in which to hide from the enemy. It was long known that such complexes existed, but it was no…

  • Merrill's Marauders

    Merrill's Marauders
    av Edward Young

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846034039

    Merrill's Marauders were the first American Army infantry unit to fight in the China-Burma-India theater, and one of the most renowned units to come out of World War II. The Marauders established a lasting reputation for hard fighting and tenacity i…

  • Patriot Militiaman in the American Revolution 1775-82

    Patriot Militiaman in the American Revolution 1775-82
    av Ed Gilbert

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472807540

    The American Revolution was a decisive conflict, which saw the birth of a new nation. Continental Army regulars fought in massive and famous battles from New England to Virginia, but in the South a different kind of warfare was afoot. Local militia,…

  • British Tank Crewman 1939-45

    British Tank Crewman 1939-45
    av Neil Grant

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472816962

    Great Britain had introduced the tank to the world during World War I, and maintained its lead in armoured warfare with the 'Experimental Mechanised Force' during the late 1920s, watched with interest by German advocates of Blitzkrieg. Despite these…

  • French Napoleonic Infantryman 1803-15

    French Napoleonic Infantryman 1803-15
    av Terry Crowdy

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841764542

    This title draws on contemporary testimonies of life in Napoleon's army, documenting the reality of conscription, training, camp life and combat action for the common infantry soldier. In contrast to most works on this period, it calls into question…

  • The Waffen-SS Soldier, 1940-45

    The Waffen-SS Soldier, 1940-45
    av Bruce Quarrie

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855322882

    Probably the most highly motivated and ruthless combatant to take the field in World War II (1939-1945), the Waffen-SS soldier was the cutting edge of Germany's military might. Aggressive in attack, dogged in defence, his units generally suffered hi…

  • US Marine Rifleman 1939-45

    US Marine Rifleman 1939-45
    av Gordon L. Rottman, Howard Gerrard, Gordon L. Rottman

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841769721

    The Marine Corps began World War II with less than 66,000 officers and men. Yet despite suffering 10 per cent of the overall American casualties, the Marines were able to build on their proud traditions and history to transform a small branch of ser…

  • Roosevelt's Rough Riders

    Roosevelt's Rough Riders
    av Alejandro De Quesada

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846033834

    This book examines the brief but colorful history of the 1st US Volunteer Cavalry, and details the rich experiences of the men who fought in its ranks. Founded in May 1898 after the outbreak of the Spanish-American War, the unit was composed of volu…

  • 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…

  • Tudor Knight

    Tudor Knight
    av Christopher Gravett

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841769707

    The Tudor Knight was the first line of defence employed by monarchs from Henry VIII to Elizabeth I, the last of a long tradition of knighthood dating back to the 11th century. He was well trained in the arts of war and chivalry from a young age, and…

  • Tarentine Horseman of Magna Graecia

    Tarentine Horseman of Magna Graecia
    av Nic Fields

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846032790

    Osprey's study of the Tarentine horsemen from 430 to 190 BC. The Taras were the leading power of the scattered Greek states of southern Italy and built their reputation on the unmatched horse warriors who helped the Taras claim and maintain their po…

  • US Combat Engineer 1941-45

    US Combat Engineer 1941-45
    av Gordon L. Rottman

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846035791

    At its peak in World War II, the United States Army contained over 700 engineer battalions, along with numerous independent brigades and regiments. The specialized soldiers of the Engineers were tasked with a wide variety of crucially important task…

  • Hun

    av Nic Fields

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846030253

    The Huns were the most feared barbarians of the Ancient world, known to their Roman enemies as the 'scourge of god'. Superb horsemen and excellent archers, they fought with a reflex composite-bow that could penetrate armour at 100 metres. In battle…

  • Landsknecht Soldier

    Landsknecht Soldier
    av John Richards

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841762432

    This volume reveals the true-life experiences of a Landsknecht and one of his arch-enemies, the "Schweizer" using first-hand accounts to give a real "soldiers eye view". The book studies the habits and working life of a Landsknecht, in a time when t…

  • Macedonian Warrior

    Macedonian Warrior
    av Waldemar Heckel

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841769509

    During the reigns of Philip II and Alexander the Great, the Macedonian Army - the phalangites - were reformed and drilled into an invincible fighting force with unique tactics and weaponry. The Macedonian warrior, during his service, would march ove…

  • Saxon Thegn, 443-1066 AD

    Saxon Thegn, 443-1066 AD
    av Mark Harrison

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855323490

    This volume reveals the development of the Saxon warrior, his weapons, armour, tactics and training and his domination of the British Isles until the Norman conquest of 1066.

  • Italian Militiaman, 1260-1392

    Italian Militiaman, 1260-1392
    av David Nicolle

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855328266

    In the WARRIOR series. Details the fighting men of the Italian city states that successfully resisted the Holy Roman Emperor. Explores the composition, development and differences between the various militia units of the Italian city states of the 1…

  • Roman Republican Legionary 298-105 BC

    Roman Republican Legionary 298-105 BC
    av Nic Fields

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849087810

    Soon after the Caudine Forks fiasco in 321 BC, the tactical formation adopted by the Roman Army underwent a radical change. Introduced as part of the Servian reforms, the legion had originally operated as a Greek-style phalanx. Now, however, the Rom…

  • Pirate

    av Angus Konstam

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849084970

    This book describes the life of a pirate in the early 18th century, the 'Golden Age of Piracy'. It charts the way these men (and a few women) were recruited, how they operated, what they looked like and what prospects their lives held. In the proces…

  • Carolingian Cavalryman, 768-987 AD

    Carolingian Cavalryman, 768-987 AD
    av David Nicolle

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841766454

    Charlemagne's army enabled him to create what he and his contemporaries regarded as a 'reborn' Western Roman Empire. Charlemagne revolutionised the organisation, logistics, indoctrination and training of his army. His troops seemed able to fight on…

  • US Cavalryman, 1865-90

    US Cavalryman, 1865-90
    av Martin Pegler

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855323193

    The period 1865-90 was one of unparalleled change in American frontier history. This span of 25 years witnessed the end of the traditional nomadic lifestyle of the plains Indians, the colonisation of the West by white settlers, and the first experie…

  • British Redcoat (2): 1793-1815

    British Redcoat (2): 1793-1815
    av Stuart Reid

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855325562

    In 1783 the British army struggled home from North America in a shattered condition. It had acquitted itself well, but its regiments were now woefully understrength, and it was not until 1789 that they were again fit for service. Little more than th…

  • Italian Blackshirt 1935-45

    Italian Blackshirt 1935-45
    av Pier Paolo Battistelli

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846035050

    This book documents the experiences of the Italian armed Fascist militia, the Camicie Nere (Blackshirts), from the Italian-Ethiopian war of 1935-36, through the Spanish Civil War to the end of World War II. It explores their origins, development, re…

  • Nelson's Officers and Midshipmen

    Nelson's Officers and Midshipmen
    av Gregory Fremont-Barnes

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846033797

    Filled with the promise of adventure and glory, the Royal Navy of the Napoleonic era enticed hundreds of young men to enlist as officers in its bitter struggle against the French fleet. With some as young as nine, these boys were confronted with the…

  • Highlander in the French-Indian War

    Highlander in the French-Indian War
    av Ian McCulloch

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846032745

    Colonial American historian Ian Macpherson McCulloch uses rare sources to bring to life the stirring story of the three Scottish Highland regiments that operated in North America during the French-Indian War (1754-1763). Forbidden to carry arms or w…

  • Hitler's Home Guard

    Hitler's Home Guard
    av David K. Yelton

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846030130

    The creation of the Volkssturm on 18 October 1944 was a desperate measure by the Nazi government; all able-bodied males between the ages of 16 and 60 who were not already members of the German Armed Forces were conscripted into one organization. Poo…

  • 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…

  • Roman Legionary AD 69-161

    Roman Legionary AD 69-161
    av Ross Cowan

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780965871

    Between AD 69 and 161 the composition of the Roman legions was transformed. Italians were almost entirely replaced by provincial recruits, men for whom Latin was at best a second language, and yet the 'Roman-ness' of these Germans, Pannonians, Spani…

  • British Paratrooper 1940-45

    British Paratrooper 1940-45
    av Rebecca Skinner

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472805126

    Inspired by the exploits of the German Fallschirmjager in the blitzkrieg campaigns, Winston Churchill called for the formation of a 5,000-strong Airborne Force in June 1940. From these beginnings The Parachute Regiment became one of the foremost uni…

  • US Marine Rifleman in Vietnam, 1965-73

    US Marine Rifleman in Vietnam, 1965-73
    av Charles D. Melson

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855325425

    A detailed account of how the average US Marine was trained, fought and what everday life was like during the Vietnam conflict. In particular, it focuses on the 1st Company, 1st Battalion, 9th Regiment of Marines during an operation in the western h…

  • Bronze Age Greek Warrior 1600-1100 BC

    Bronze Age Greek Warrior 1600-1100 BC
    av Raffaele D'Amato

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849081955

    More than a century has passed past since German archeologist Heinrich Schliemann discovered the treasures of Bronze Age Mycenae. The richly decorated artefacts of the entombed warriors, whose bodies still lay in their graves, confirmed that Homer's…

  • Frontier Militiaman in the War of 1812

    Frontier Militiaman in the War of 1812
    av Ed Gilbert, Adam Hook, Ed Gilbert

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846032752

    "He who relies on militia leans upon a broken cane." (George Washington) Osprey's survey of militiamen of the War of 1812. The great military effectiveness of semi-trained local militia is one of the enduring myths of American military history. In t…

  • Viking Hersir

    Viking Hersir
    av Mark Harrison

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855323186

    When Norwegian Vikings first raided the European coast in the 8th century AD, their leaders were from the middle ranks of warriors known as hersirs. At this time the hersir was typically an independent landowner or local chieftain with equipment sup…

  • Soldier of the Pharaoh

    Soldier of the Pharaoh
    av Nic Fields

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846031069

    The Pharaohs of Egypt have captured the imagination of readers throughout the ages. Their existence and power have almost taken on a mythical status. In this book, Nic Fields reveals the truth behind these myths and explores the lives of the ordinar…

  • French Musketeer 1622-1775

    French Musketeer 1622-1775
    av Rene Chartrand

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780968612

    The works of French novelist Alexandre Dumas have been reproduced time and again on stage and screen. Based on a genuine memoir by an officer named D'Artagnan, Dumas published The Three Musketeers. The King's Musketeers were formed in 1622 and were…

  • US Mechanized Infantryman in the First Gulf War

    US Mechanized Infantryman in the First Gulf War
    av Gordon L. Rottman

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846034381

    In many ways the end of the Vietnam War left the US army a spent force. Plagued by low morale, drug and race issues, and terrible public relations, the army faced an uphill climb in the effort to rebuild itself. The story of this reconstruction is m…

  • Chindit 1942-45

    Chindit 1942-45
    av Tim Moreman

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846033735

    The Chindits were a specially organized, equipped and trained body of men employing innovative fighting methods based on ideas originally developed by Major-General Orde Wingate. Raised to fight deep behind Japanese lines in the Burmese Jungle in Wo…

  • Rhodesian Light Infantryman 1961-80

    Rhodesian Light Infantryman 1961-80
    av Neil Grant

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472809629

    The 1st Battalion, The Rhodesian Light Infantry, was one of the most innovative and successful counter-insurgency units in modern history. Formed as a commando battalion in 1964 after the dissolution of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, the…

  • Us Marine in Iraq

    Us Marine in Iraq
    av Richard S. Lowry

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841769820

    "Operation Iraqi Freedom" began on 20 March 2003 and has become perhaps one of the most controversial conflicts of modern warfare. Thousands of US Marines were deployed into Iraq, and their aim was to topple the dictatorship government and liberate…

  • US Helicopter Pilot in Vietnam

    US Helicopter Pilot in Vietnam
    av Gordon Rottman

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846032295

    The helicopter changed war forever. This book examines the range of duties helicopter pilots carried out in Vietnam, from air-lift, med-evac and fire-support to landing in high volume crossfires in 'Hot LZs'.

  • Apache Warrior 1860-86

    Apache Warrior 1860-86
    av Robert N. Watt

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472803528

    The idea of an Apache warrior still evokes a stereotyped response; that of an elusive, cunning, ferocious and cruel fighter. Focusing on the Chiricahua Apache, led by such famous warriors as Cochise Mangas Coloradas, Victorio, Nana and Geronimo, thi…