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  • The British Army since 2000

    The British Army since 2000
    av James Tanner

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782005933

    In the past decade and a half the unique requirements of dual wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have radically altered the appearance and capabilities of the British Army’s infantry soldiers. Gone are the tactics uniforms and equipment of the Cold…

  • US Navy SEALs

    US Navy SEALs
    av Mir Bahmanyar

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841768076

    After the United States' failures in special operations missions during the late 1970s and 1980, a decision was made to revamp its unconventional capabilities. On May 1, 1983, all Underwater Demolition Teams were redesignated as SEAL Teams or Swimme…

  • American Civil War Guerrilla Tactics

    American Civil War Guerrilla Tactics
    av Sean McLachlan

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846034947

    While the giant armies of the Union and the Confederacy were fighting over cities and strategic strongholds, a large number of warriors from both sides were fighting, smaller, more personal battles. Beginning with the violent struggle known as Bleed…

  • The German Freikorps 1918-23

    The German Freikorps 1918-23
    av Carlos Caballero Jurado

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841761848

    This book charts the seemingly spontaneous growth of the 'Free Corps' movement from the ashes of the Imperial German Army following the 1918 Armistice. Large numbers of former officers and soldiers - often from elite units - assembled in 'private ar…

  • Victory 1945

    Victory 1945
    av Gordon L. Rottman

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472809476

    Even when Western Allied troops gained a foothold in Normandy, World War II in Europe was far from over. The route to Germany’s interior and the Nazis final surrender was long, arduous and blood-stained. The Wehrmacht’s stubborn resistan…

  • Knight's Cross and Oak-Leaves Recipients 1939?40

    Knight's Cross and Oak-Leaves Recipients 1939?40
    av Gordon Williamson

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841766416

    On I September 1939 the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was created by Hitler. It was the highest Third Reich award and could be distributed to all ranks within any branch of the Wehrmacht, Waffen-SS or the auxiliary services. It could also be awar…

  • Napoleonic Light Cavalry Tactics

    Napoleonic Light Cavalry Tactics
    av Philip Haythornthwaite

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780961026

    During the Napoleonic Wars all the major combatants fielded large numbers of light cavalry. These nimble, fast-moving regiments performed a variety of vital roles, from reconnaissance and keeping contact with the enemy during the movement of armies,…

  • German Commanders of World War II (1)

    German Commanders of World War II (1)
    av Gordon Williamson

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841765969

    The is the first title in a two-book series covering German commanders of World War II. This first title covers distinguished Army commanders, ranging from the Generalfeldmarschall who commanded an entire army, through the Generals who commanded Div…

  • British Light Infantry & Rifle Tactics of the Napoleonic Wars

    British Light Infantry & Rifle Tactics of the Napoleonic Wars
    av Philip Haythornthwaite

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472816061

    In an age when infantry units manoeuvred and fought in rigid blocks, the idea of encouraging initiative and allowing a unit to 'skirmish' was regarded as revolutionary and fell out of favour in the years following the French-Indian and American Revo…

  • Soldiers of the English Civil War

    Soldiers of the English Civil War
    av Keith Roberts

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780850459036

    Osprey's survey of British soldiers during the English Civil War (1642-1651) period. When civil war erupted in England in 1642, it quickly involved every level of society throughout the British Isles. On one side the King and his supporters fought f…

  • Army Commandos 1940?45

    Army Commandos 1940?45
    av Mike Chappell

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855325791

    The period from early 1940 to the end of 1942 was a time of gloom and uncertainty for the British, who stood alone against the assembled might of the Axis powers. They badly needed a champion, and were to find this in a small force of soldiers who i…

  • Roman Standards & Standard-Bearers (1)

    Roman Standards & Standard-Bearers (1)
    av Raffaele D'Amato

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472821805

    Roman unit standards played a important role, both ceremonially and on the battlefield. With the armies of the late Roman Republic and early Empire continually engaged on the frontiers, the soldiers selected for the dangerous honour of carrying them…

  • Fighting to Dream

    Fighting to Dream
    av Nicole Flockton

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781542407991

  • British Napoleonic Infantry Tactics 1792?1815

    British Napoleonic Infantry Tactics 1792?1815
    av Philip J. Haythornthwaite

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846032226

    The British Army that faced Napoleon in the Peninsula was small by continental standards, but it consistently out-fought larger French armies, never losing a major open-field action.

  • World War II River Assault Tactics

    World War II River Assault Tactics
    av Gordon L. Rottman

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780961088

    On the major European and Russian fronts throughout World War II, the challenge of crossing rivers under fire was absolutely central to any advance. The Panzers that crossed the Meuse at Sedan in May 1940 cut the French Army in two. The Wehrmacht…

  • Siege Warfare in the Roman World

    Siege Warfare in the Roman World
    av Duncan B. Campbell

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841767826

    Sieges played a central role in the many conflicts of the Ancient World and many famous generals, including Alexander the Great, Hannibal, Julius Caesar and Trajan, successfully used siegecraft to gain their objectives. This title explores the range…

  • The SAS 1983?2014

    The SAS 1983?2014
    av Leigh Neville

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472814036

    Highly-trained and immensely skilled, the SAS are widely regarded as one of the best Special Forces units in the world. Their missions are uniquely diverse, ranging from counter-terrorist responses at home and abroad; counter-insurgency in collabora…

  • African American Troops in World War II

    African American Troops in World War II
    av Alexander Bielakowski

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846030727

    Although African Americans had to strive against prejudice for every chance to show what they could achieve, in fact the wartime US Army conceded opportunities for leadership unparalleled in American civil society at that date and tens of thousands…

  • The Carthaginians 6th?2nd Century BC

    The Carthaginians 6th?2nd Century BC
    av Andrea Salimbeti

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782007760

    Carthage, the port-city in Tunisia first settled by Phoenicians from Tyre, grew to extend a competitive maritime trading empire all over the Western Mediterranean and beyond, increasingly defended by the best navy of the period. In the 6th century B…

  • Division Leclerc

    Division Leclerc
    av Merlin Robinson

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472830074

    'General Leclerc' was the nom de guerre adopted by the Gaullist officer Philippe de Hautcloque, to protect his family in occupied France. He became France's foremost fighting commander, and his armored division (the '2e DB') its most famous formatio…

  • Irish Regiments in the World Wars

    Irish Regiments in the World Wars
    av David Murphy

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846030154

    The tens of thousands of Irish soldiers who fought in the British Army in World War I gained a fierce fighting reputation, distinguishing themselves at Ypres, Gallipoli, the Somme, and Palestine. Despite the establishment of the Irish Free State in…

  • Apache Tactics 1830?86

    Apache Tactics 1830?86
    av Robert N. Watt

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849086301

    The Apache culture of the latter half of the 19th century blended together the lifestyles of the Great Plains, Great Basin and the South-West, but it was their warfare that captured the imagination. This book reveals the skilful tactics of the Apach…

  • The British Army in the 1980s

    The British Army in the 1980s
    av Mike Chappell

    Häftad - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780850457964

    The British Army currently enjoys, both at home and abroad, the reputation of being one of the best in the world. Composed entirely of volunteers, its morale sustained by its curious and little-understood attitudes towards tradition, the British Arm…

  • Royal Marines, 1939-93

    Royal Marines, 1939-93
    av Nick van der Bijl

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855323889

    The history, uniforms, weaponry and military practices of the Royal Marines during World War II are described and analyzed in this book. It focuses on their Commando raids against occupied Europe, and their roles in Palestine, Northern Ireland, the…

  • The Japanese Home Front 1937?45

    The Japanese Home Front 1937?45
    av Philip Jowett

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472845535

    From the beginning of the Second Sino-Japanese War in 1937 until the Japanese surrender in August 1945, a multitude of military and civil-defence forces strove to support the Japanese war effort and latterly prepared to defend the Home Islands again…

  • Italian Army Elite Units & Special Forces 1940?43

    Italian Army Elite Units & Special Forces 1940?43
    av Pier Paolo Battistelli

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849085953

    Italian military historian Pier Paolo Battistelli examines the elite and specialforces units of the Italian Army during World War II. This includes a vast array of troop types, including paratroopers, assault engineers, sea-landing and swimmer units…

  • Afrikakorps 1941?43

    Afrikakorps 1941?43
    av Gordon Williamson

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855321304

    The campaign in North Africa between September 1940 and May 1943 holds not only an enduring fascination for postwar generations; but also a perhaps unique degree of nostalgia for some surviving participants. The campaign was no less costly in terms…

  • Fighting to Win

    Fighting to Win
    av Nicole Flockton

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781540873569

    Julia Ashland walked away from Mitch Osborn when a scandal rocked her life following the diving world championships. Now she's face to face with him again at the biggest event of her career. Not only must she fight her attraction to him, she has to…

  • German Commanders of World War II (2)

    German Commanders of World War II (2)
    av Gordon Williamson

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841765976

    This is the second book in a two-part series about the "German Commanders of World War II", and covers distinguished commanders from the Waffen-SS, the Luftwaffe and the Navy. The commanders covered include such famous names as Josef Dietrich, Theod…

  • Roman Battle Tactics 109BC - AD313

    Roman Battle Tactics 109BC - AD313
    av Ross Cowan

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846031847

    The book clearly explains and illustrates the mechanics of how Roman commanders - at every level - drew up and committed their different types of troops for open-field battles. It includes the alternative formations used to handle different tactical…

  • American Civil War Marines 1861?65

    American Civil War Marines 1861?65
    av Ron Field

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841767680

    Like the other branches of US military service, the Marine Corps was crippled by resignations as men went south to join Confederate forces at the beginning of the Civil War in 1861. Although few enlisted men quit, 20 officers out of a total of 63 ei…

  • European Medieval Tactics (2)

    European Medieval Tactics (2)
    av Dr David Nicolle

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849087391

    With the development in the 13th century of co-operative tactics using crossbowmen and heavy spearmen, circumstance began to arise in which the charge by Muslim horse-archers, and then by European armoured knights, could be defied. Infantry were far…

  • World War II Desert Tactics

    World War II Desert Tactics
    av Paddy Griffith

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846032905

    Osprey's study of desert tactics employed in North Africa during World War II (1939-1945). In 1940-43 North Africa saw the first major desert campaign by modern mechanized armies. The British, Italians, German Afrika Korps and US Army all addressed…

  • U-boat Tactics in World War II

    U-boat Tactics in World War II
    av Gordon Williamson

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849081733

    At the start of the war, German U-boat technology vastly out performed that possessed by the Allies, and under the pressure of the war continual development helped keep pace with wartime needs and improvements in anti-submarine weaponry. But it was…

  • British Forces in Zululand, 1879

    British Forces in Zululand, 1879
    av Ian Knight

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855321090

    Part of the "Elite" series, this history covers the deployment, the battles, the organization, the arms and the equipment of the British forces in Zululand in 1879.

  • Pirates 1660?1730

    Pirates 1660?1730
    av Angus Konstam

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855327061

    This book aims to portray an accurate picture of the pirates who sailed in the waters of the Caribbean and off the American coastline during the "golden age" of piracy and shows that the life of a pirate was nasty, brutish and short (with one or two…

  • American Civil War in Indian Territory

    American Civil War in Indian Territory
    av John D. Spencer

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846030000

    In 1861, Oklahoma (Indian Territory) was the recent home of the transported Five Civilized Tribes (Cherokee, Creek, Choctaw, Chickasaw, Seminole). When the Civil War broke out, both Union and Confederate state forces moved in and began fighting, bot…

  • World War II Fortification Assault Tactics

    World War II Fortification Assault Tactics
    av Gordon Rottman

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846031915

    Osprey's examination of assault tactics used by the infantry during World War II (1939-1945). Just about every war movie - famously, Saving Private Ryan and Band of Brothers - includes dramatic scenes of soldiers trying to attack an enemy pillbox or…

  • World War II US Cavalry Groups

    World War II US Cavalry Groups
    av Gordon L. Rottman

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849087971

    The cavalry regiments of the US Army were in the process of being transformed into a mechanized force when the USA entered World War II. While those cavalry regiments deployed to the Pacific to fight the Japanese were turned into infantry units, tho…

  • German Mountain & Ski Troops 1939?45

    German Mountain & Ski Troops 1939?45
    av Gordon Williamson

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855325722

    Fighting in every theatre from the burning sands of North Africa to the icy wastes above the arctic circle the German Army's Gebirgstruppen troops were some of the most effective in the whole of the Wehrmacht. Their esprit de corps and morale were e…

  • US Marine Corps Recon and Special Operations Uniforms & Equipment 2000?15

    US Marine Corps Recon and Special Operations Uniforms & Equipment 2000?15
    av J. Kenneth Eward

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472806789

    In the age of modern warfare the changing landscape of the 21st century battlefield has demanded a transformation within the US Marine Corps Special Operations. Adapting to a huge range of combat environments, an enormous array of specialist uniform…

  • World War II Infantry Tactics

    World War II Infantry Tactics
    av Stephen Bull

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841766638

    Drawing on contemporary training documents and veterans' descriptions, this book examines the specific tactics used by the men who inspired 'Band of Brothers' and 'Saving Private Ryan'. The tactics used by US, British and German troops are compared…

  • US World War II Parachute Infantry Regiments

    US World War II Parachute Infantry Regiments
    av Gordon L. Rottman

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780969152

    The parachute infantry regiments were among the most highly decorated US Army units of World War II, and between them they saw action right across the world. The elite nature of these units led to them being committed to action not only in the way t…

  • Queen Victoria's Commanders

    Queen Victoria's Commanders
    av Michael Barthorp

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841760544

    Michael Barthorp's study of the key commanders that served Victoria.

  • International Brigades in Spain 1936?39

    International Brigades in Spain 1936?39
    av Kenneth Bradley

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855323674

    The Civil war fought in Spain between 1936 and 1939 was one of the most bloody and bitterly fought military campaigns of the 20th century. Both the loyalist Republican troops and the Nationalists under General Franco used foreign volunteers to suppl…

  • Knight's Cross, Oak-Leaves and Swords Recipients 1941?45

    Knight's Cross, Oak-Leaves and Swords Recipients 1941?45
    av Gordon Williamson

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841766430

    On 21 June 1941, as the Wehrmacht stormed forward across frontiers of the Soviet Union, Hitler instituted a new higher grade of the Knight's Cross decoration for galantry and leadership: the silver clasp of the Oak-leaves with Swords. It would be aw…

  • The Dutch Resistance 1940?45

    The Dutch Resistance 1940?45
    av Klaas Castelein, Michel Wenting

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472848024

    Describes and illustrates the full range of Dutch resistance groups and German and collaborationist counter-resistance groups during the Nazi occupation in 1940-45. The Nazi occupation of the Netherlands in World War II followed a complex course, wh…

  • US Marine Corps 1941?45

    US Marine Corps 1941?45
    av Gordon L. Rottman

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855324978

    While the US Marine Corps was one of the smallest of American armed services in World War II, its contribution to the final victory cannot be overstated. The US Marine Corps may have only comprised 5 percent of America's armed forces, but it suffere…

  • World War II US Fast Carrier Task Force Tactics 1943?45

    World War II US Fast Carrier Task Force Tactics 1943?45
    av Brian Lane Herder

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472836564

    Drawing on difficult-to-access wartime documents and other contemporary sources, this is the first compact, illustrated study of the tactics and techniques of the US fast carriers of Task Forces 50, 58 and 38 during the naval war against Japan in 19…

  • Japanese Paratroop Forces of World War II

    Japanese Paratroop Forces of World War II
    av Gordon L. Rottman

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841769035

    While not as numerous as other nations' airborne forces, Japan's separate Army and Navy paratroop units reached a strength of approximately 18,000 men. They carried out several pioneering operations in Sumatra and Burma during the invasions of 1942…