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  • The Russian Army of the Napoleonic Wars

    The Russian Army of the Napoleonic Wars
    av Philip J. Haythornthwaite

    Häftad - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780850457377

    In 1795 the Russian army was as vast as the territory from which it was drawn. The College of War calculated that the regular army amounted to 541,741 men, plus 46,601 enrolled cossacks, and at least a further 100,000 irregular cavalry which could b…

  • Napoleons Mamelukes

    Napoleons Mamelukes
    av Ronald Pawly

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841769554

    When the French army returned home following defeat in Egypt in 1801, they brought along with them several locally hired units. Among these units were the Mameluke cavalry, whose exotic dress reflected Turkish style. Napoleon eventually established…

  • The Prussian Army of the Lower Rhine 1815

    The Prussian Army of the Lower Rhine 1815
    av Peter Hofschroeer

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782006176

    The Prussian Army of the Lower Rhine, led by Blucher in 1815, played a crucial part in the Allied victory at Waterloo, and was involved in intense fighting at Wavre and Ligny. Delving into original sources, including eyewitness accounts and regiment…

  • 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…

  • US Infantry in the Indian Wars 1865-91

    US Infantry in the Indian Wars 1865-91
    av Ron Field

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841769059

    Contrary to the image portrayed by Hollywood, the infantry played as great a part in the Indian Wars of the 1860s-80s, and were more consistently successful than their more famous counterparts in the Cavalry. The great Paiute War of 1866, where the…

  • Cumberland's Culloden Army 1745-46

    Cumberland's Culloden Army 1745-46
    av Stuart Reid

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849088466

    In August 1745 Charles Edward Stuart, the 'Young Pretender', landed in Scotland and sparked the Second Jacobite Rising. The Jacobite forces seized Perth, then Edinburgh, where they proclaimed the Young Pretender's father King James VIII; they trounc…

  • Chinese Warlord Armies 1911-30

    Chinese Warlord Armies 1911-30
    av Philip S. Jowett

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849084024

    Defeated in the Sino-Japanese War 1894-95 and the Boxer Rebellion of 1900, Imperial China collapsed into revolution and a republic was proclaimed in 1912. From the death of the first president in 1916 to the rise of the Nationalist Kuomintang govern…

  • Wehrmacht Auxiliary Forces

    Wehrmacht Auxiliary Forces
    av Nigel Thomas

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855322578

    In 1938 Adolf Hitler directed two paramilitary labour organizations - the Reicharbeitsdienst consisting of recruits undergoing pre-military training, and the Organisation Todt that comprised a mobilized force of private construction firms - to assis…

  • The Portuguese Army of the Napoleonic Wars

    The Portuguese Army of the Napoleonic Wars
    av Rene Chartrand

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855327672

    Osprey are confident in boasting that this remarkable three-part study will transform the research material available to the English-speaking student of the Peninsular War (1808-1814). Most know that Wellington's Portuguese troops were praised as th…

  • Hitler's Blitzkrieg Enemies 1940

    Hitler's Blitzkrieg Enemies 1940
    av Nigel Thomas

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782005964

    The armies of Denmark, Norway, the Netherlands and Belgium bore the first crushing impact of Hitler's mighty Blitzkrieg war machine in Western Europe, in a campaign that astonished and terrified the world. The German Wehrmacht was millions strong, e…

  • The French Army in the American War of Independence

    The French Army in the American War of Independence
    av Rene Chartrand

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855321670

    The French forces that fought during the American War of Independence (1775-1783) were, to a large extent, a product of the disasters of the Seven Years' War (1756-1763). During that war the fleet had been swept off the oceans, and nearly all coloni…

  • The Spanish Army in North America 1700-1793

    The Spanish Army in North America 1700-1793
    av Rene Chartrand

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849085977

    Long before England established a serious presence in the New World, Spain had already established an overseas Empire. In North America, this included vast tracts of territory including most of what today comprises the states of Florida, Arizona, Ne…

  • The Portuguese in the Age of Discovery c.1340-1665

    The Portuguese in the Age of Discovery c.1340-1665
    av Dr David Nicolle

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849088480

    From humble beginnings, in the course of three centuries the Portuguese built the world's first truly global empire, stretching from modern Brazil to sub-Saharan Africa and from India to the East Indies (Indonesia). Portugal had established its pres…

  • Canadian Forces in World War II

    Canadian Forces in World War II
    av Rene Chartrand

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841763026

    Canada was the first Commonwealth ally to come to Britain's aid in 1940, and until final victory Canadian troops fought alongside the British and later the US armies. The Canadian divisions earned a high reputation on the battlefields of Italy, Norm…

  • Resistance Warfare, 1940-45

    Resistance Warfare, 1940-45
    av Carlos Caballero Jurado

    Häftad - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780850456387

    The occupation of Western Europe by the Wehrmacht brought about the birth of resistance movements in all the countries affected, as well as collaborationist movements directly opposed to the resistance. In effect, the war against Germany became a ci…

  • US Combat Equipments, 1910-88

    US Combat Equipments, 1910-88
    av Gordon L. Rottman

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780850458428

    Whether referred to as web gear, TE-21, TA50, LBE or LCE, the American soldier's individual combat equipment was seldom praised - except by its developers. Nevertheless, it has always been, and will continue to be an essential part of the fighting m…

  • Allied Commanders of World War II

    Allied Commanders of World War II
    av Anthony Kemp

    Häftad - 1982 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780850454208

    The Second World War, unlike the First, fostered the projection of 'characters'. Thanks to the media, many of the Allied commanders became household names, known as much for their successes and defeats on the battlefield as for their personalities.…

  • Lincoln's 90-Day Volunteers 1861

    Lincoln's 90-Day Volunteers 1861
    av Ron Field

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780969183

    On April 15th 1861, the day after the fall of Fort Sumter, President Abraham Lincoln issued a call for 75,000 volunteers to enlist for three months' service to defend the Union. This 90-day period proved entirely unrealistic and was followed by furt…

  • US Army of World War 2

    US Army of World War 2
    av Mark R. Henry

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855329959

    The first of a detailed three-volume analysis of the US Army in World War II. The United States contributed much larger numbers of men and material than any other "western" ally, and bore the brunt of the fighting in Europe and the Pacific in the la…

  • Armies of the Ottoman Empire, 1775-1820

    Armies of the Ottoman Empire, 1775-1820
    av David Nicolle

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855326972

    The Ottoman army was arguably the most colourful of all the military forces to take the field in the Napoleonic wars. This period was one of transition as the Ottoman empire struggled to come to terms with the upheavals caused by war to modernise he…

  • Armies of the East India Company 1750-1850

    Armies of the East India Company 1750-1850
    av Stuart Reid

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846034602

    Contrary to popular belief, the capture of India was not accomplished by the British Army, but by the private armies of the East India Company, which grew in size to become larger than that of any European sovereign state. This is the history of thi…

  • Napoleon's Scouts of the Imperial Guard

    Napoleon's Scouts of the Imperial Guard
    av Ronald Pawly

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841769561

    Napoleon's last 'Campaign of France' in 1814 proved to be one of his most brilliant. He relied as never before on committing his elite Imperial Guard cavalry to battle. He raised three new regiments of crack "claireurs" - 'Scouts', which were attach…

  • Armies of the Italian Wars of Unification 1848-70 (2)

    Armies of the Italian Wars of Unification 1848-70 (2)
    av Gabriele Esposito

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472826244

    In the 1840s, Italy was a patchwork of states. The North was ruled by the Austrian Empire, the South by the Spanish-descended monarchy of the Two Sicilies. Over the next two decades, after wars led by Savoy/Piedmont and volunteers such as Garibaldi,…

  • The Apaches

    The Apaches
    av Jason Hook

    Häftad - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780850457384

    The Apache culture of 1850 was a blend of influences from the peoples of the Great Plains, Great Basin and the South-West, particularly the Pueblos, and - as time progressed - from the Spanish and American settlers. This fascinating work by Jason Ho…

  • Frederick the Great's Army

    Frederick the Great's Army
    av Philip J. Haythornthwaite

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855321601

    Throughout the wars undertaken by Frederick the Great, probably his greatest resource was his infantry. It is a mark of the king's determination that despite wars which almost destroyed both Prussia and its army (such as the Seven Years' War), he wa…

  • British Troops in the West Indies 1792-1815

    British Troops in the West Indies 1792-1815
    av Rene Chartrand

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855326002

    Two centuries ago, the West Indies were a booming set of islands where vast fortunes were made. By the late 1790s, the West Indies attracted four-fifths of British overseas capital investments and provided over one-eight of the government's GBP31.5…

  • North American Indian Tribes of the Great Lakes

    North American Indian Tribes of the Great Lakes
    av Michael G Johnson

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849084598

    This book details the growth of the European Fur trade in North America and how it drew the Native Americans who lived in the Great Lakes region, notably the Huron, Dakota, Sauk and Fox, Miami and Shawnee tribes into the colonial European Wars. Duri…

  • The Allgemeine SS

    The Allgemeine SS
    av Robin Lumsden

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855323582

    The SS originated as Hitler's personal bodyguard and following his rise to power in 1933 the organisation divided into two: the Waffen-SS, which comprised the military wing, and the Allgemeine-SS, whose role was to support the police in maintaining…

  • Armies of Ivan the Terrible

    Armies of Ivan the Terrible
    av David Nicolle

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841769257

    In most other national contexts, the term 'Renaissance' can be applied to the 16th and 17th centuries, but it cannot be said of Russia. During this time, the centralised state of the new Tsars achieved military unity under the domination of Moscow a…

  • General Washington's Army

    General Washington's Army
    av Marko Zlatich

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855323841

    During the period 1775-78 of the American Revolutionary War, General Washington commanded three separate armies: the New England Army of 1775; the one-year army of the United Colonies, renamed Army of the United States in July 1776; and the forces e…

  • The Spanish-American War and Philippine Insurrection

    The Spanish-American War and Philippine Insurrection
    av Alejandro De Quesada

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846031243

    In 1898, US public opinion turned against the Spanish for their repression of Cuba. Relations between the two governments soured and ultimately resulted in the mysterious blowing up of the USS Maine in Havana harbour, which triggered a short but dem…

  • 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…

  • The New Zealand Wars 1820-72

    The New Zealand Wars 1820-72
    av Ian Knight

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780962771

    Between 1845 and 1872, various groups of Maori were involved in a series of wars of resistance against British settlers. The Maori had a fierce and long-established warrior tradition and subduing them took a lengthy British Army commitment, only sur…