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  • 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…

  • Heroes of the Soviet Union, 1941-45

    Heroes of the Soviet Union, 1941-45
    av Henry Sakaida

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841767697

    The Great Patriotic War began on 22 June 1941, when the Germans invaded the Soviet Union. Over 10 million Soviet soldiers took part in the war and of those about 12,600 earned the Soviet Unions highest military award - the Hero of the Soviet Union -…

  • Scottish Divisions in the World Wars

    Scottish Divisions in the World Wars
    av Mike Chappell

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855324695

    Over the centuries of their existence the Scottish regiments of the British Army have gained a reputation in war that is the envy of all and which can be matched, or surpassed, by very few. The very description 'Scottish soldier' conjures up images…

  • Hatamoto

    Hatamoto
    av Stephen Turnbull

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846034787

    Each great samurai warlord, or daimyo, had a division of troops known as the Hatamoto, 'those who stand under the flag'. The Hatamoto included the personal bodyguards, the senior generals, the standard bearers and colour-guard, the couriers, and the…

  • U-Boat Crews 1914?45

    U-Boat Crews 1914?45
    av Gordon Williamson

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855325456

    If one single weapon in Germany's arsenal can be said to have come closest to winning the war for the Third Reich, it was without doubt the U-Boat. German U-Boat technology, training, tactics and combat successes far exceeded those of any of the oth…

  • Byzantine Imperial Guardsmen 925?1025

    Byzantine Imperial Guardsmen 925?1025
    av Raffaele D'Amato

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849088503

    The hundred-year period ending in 1025, from the reign of the Emperor Constantine VII to that of Basil II 'the Bulgar-Slayer', encompassed the last great era of Byzantine aggression and dominance in the Near East and Balkans. During that time, a suc…

  • World War II Glider Assault Tactics

    World War II Glider Assault Tactics
    av Gordon L. Rottman

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782007739

    Military gliders came of age in World War II, when glider assault infantry were the forerunners of today’s helicopter-delivered airmobile troops. From the light pre-war sports and training machines, several nations developed troop-carrying gli…

  • Knights at Tournament

    Knights at Tournament
    av Christopher Gravett

    Häftad - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780850458367

    Part of Osprey's "Elite Series", this highly illustrated book looks at the history of military tournaments and combat sports in Europe.

  • Ancient Siege Warfare

    Ancient Siege Warfare
    av Duncan B. Campbell

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841767703

    Explores the central role sieges played in many conflicts of the ancient world and tracks developments in siege warfare from Ancient Persia through the Roman sieges of the second century BC.

  • The Normans

    The Normans
    av David Nicolle

    Häftad - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780850457292

    Osprey's study of the Normans during the Middle Ages. Despite the small geographic extent of Normandy its people played a crucial role in the history of the medieval world. Ferocity, boundless energy, cunning and a capacity for leadership were their…

  • Vietnam War US & Allied Combat Equipments

    Vietnam War US & Allied Combat Equipments
    av Gordon L. Rottman

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472819055

    Over the eight years of the Vietnam War, US forces used three major types of equipment sets, with numerous modifications for particular circumstances. Different equipments were also used by Special Forces, the South Vietnamese, and other allied grou…

  • Security Forces in Northern Ireland 1969?92

    Security Forces in Northern Ireland 1969?92
    av Tim Ripley

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855322783

    The conflict in Northern Ireland remains unlike any other campaign conducted by the British Army this century. There have been no set-piece battles, no decisive victories or crushing defeats; just a grinding, relentless series of small scale operati…

  • World War I Battlefield Artillery Tactics

    World War I Battlefield Artillery Tactics
    av Dale Clarke

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782005902

    As the First World War bogged down across Europe resulting in the establishment of trench systems, artillery began to grow in military importance. Never before had the use of artillery been so vital, and to this day the ferocity, duration and widesp…

  • Samurai Commanders (2)

    Samurai Commanders (2)
    av Stephen Turnbull

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841767444

    This second volume about Japan's samurai commanders covers the generals of the later years of the Age of the Warring States, a period when only the most able leaders survived. This was a time when the prowess of a commander was measured as much by h…

  • The Beast Within

    The Beast Within
    av Jonathan Yanez

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781980322016

    Love triangles with werewolves and vampires? Yeah, not so much.Connor has his whole life in front of him when a mystery woman crosses his path - literally - and turns his life upside down.And by upside down, we mean discovering a hidden faction that…

  • Ardennes, 1944

    Ardennes, 1944
    av Jean-Paul Pallud

    Häftad - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780850457407

    From the earliest planning stages of the German counter-offensive in the Ardennes during World War II (1939-1945), Hitler was convinced of the importance of taking the Meuse bridges. He resolved that, when his forces broke through the US lines, one…

  • Vietnam ANZACs

    Vietnam ANZACs
    av Kevin Lyles

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841767024

    The Australian Task Force of infantry, tanks and SAS with attached New Zealand units, was probably the most consistently successful formation in Vietnam. It had a high proportion of experienced regular soldiers who had recently fought in Malaya and…

  • Classified

    Classified
    av Brooke Blaine, Ella Frank

    Övrigt - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781713576600

    Classified is the final book of the Elite series and should only be listened to after book one, Danger Zone, and book two, Need for Speed.They train to serve their country. They strive to be the best. But only a select few can be...the Elite.Mateo M…

  • US Army Frontier Scouts 1840?1921

    US Army Frontier Scouts 1840?1921
    av Ron Field

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841765822

    The role of the Frontier scout in the US Army during the period of expansion to the West, was often far more important than that of the commanding officer himself. They possessed a priceless knowledge of the geography, people and characteristics of…

  • German Special Forces of World War II

    German Special Forces of World War II
    av Gordon Williamson

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846039201

    This is a fascinating and long overdue study of the troops that made up Germany's elite special forces of World War II. Such forces included the legendary Skorzeny Commandos who carried out audacious tasks such as the glider-borne rescue of Mussolin…

  • US Marine Infantry Combat Uniforms and Equipment 2000?12

    US Marine Infantry Combat Uniforms and Equipment 2000?12
    av J. Kenneth Eward

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849087995

    The US Marine Corps has been a key part of the US presence in a host of combat zones. While sharing some weapons systems with the other US Forces, the Marine Corps has developed its own distinctive approach to matters of dress, personal equipment an…

  • Marine Recon, 1940-90

    Marine Recon, 1940-90
    av Charles D. Melson

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855323919

    Describes and analyzes the history, uniforms, weaponry and military practices of the Marine reconnaissance units, first used during World War II. They consisted of highly-skilled soldiers with the job of reconnoitring proposed targets for amphibious…

  • The Trials

    The Trials
    av Jonathan Yanez

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781980327769

    A hot-headed fool. A master of none. Now, this guy's been called to save the world. We're screwed...Conner would trade his left, um, kidney to have his old life back. You know, when the most complicated part of his day was deciding which trail to ru…

  • World War II US Army Combat Equipments

    World War II US Army Combat Equipments
    av Gordon L. Rottman

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472814241

    A soldier’s “web gear” is as important to his ability to live and fight on the battlefield as are his clothing and weapons. In World War II the US Army issued equipment items that had originated in 1910, though modified and augment…

  • European Counter-Terrorist Units 1972?2017

    European Counter-Terrorist Units 1972?2017
    av Leigh Neville

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472825278

    The Munich Olympics massacre in 1972 was a shock awakening to the public. In the decades since, European countries have faced a wide range of threats from Palestinian and home-grown terrorists, to the more recent world-wide jihadists. The threats th…

  • Knight's Cross with Diamonds Recipients

    Knight's Cross with Diamonds Recipients
    av Gordon Williamson

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841766447

    On 1 September 1939, the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was created by Hitler. It could be distributed to all ranks within any branch of the Wehrmacht, Waffen-SS or the auxiliary services, and it was the highest award that the Third Reich could of…

  • Armies of Julius Caesar 58?44 BC

    Armies of Julius Caesar 58?44 BC
    av Raffaele D'Amato

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472845245

    Gaius Julius Caesar remains the most famous Roman general of all time. Although he never bore the title, historians since Suetonius have judged him to be, in practice, the very first 'emperor' – after all, no other name in history has been syn…

  • Soldiers of Fortune

    Soldiers of Fortune
    av Anthony Rogers

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472848017

    This highly illustrated title traces the development of mercenary soldiering from individuals and small units in the African wars of the 1960s–90s to today's state-employed corporate military contractors. The phenomenon of mercenary soldiering…

  • World War II Infantry Fire Support Tactics

    World War II Infantry Fire Support Tactics
    av Gordon L. Rottman

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472815460

    As infantry units advanced across Europe the only support they could rely on from day to day was that provided by the heavy weapons of their own units. While thundering tanks struck fear into the hearts of their enemies it was the machine guns, mort…

  • The US Navy in World War II

    The US Navy in World War II
    av Mark R. Henry

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841763019

    This is the first illustrated book to detail the uniforms and equipment of the men and women of the US Navy during its huge contribution to the war 1941-45 - in the Pacific, where USN operations were the essential foundation of the Allied war effort…

  • World War II Jungle Warfare Tactics

    World War II Jungle Warfare Tactics
    av Stephen Bull

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846030697

    Suffocating heat, tropical rain and hostile jungle terrain were but a few of the treacherous obstacles that confronted the Allies when they fought against the Imperial Japanese Army in the Southeast Asian rainforest. Aided by the knowledge of the te…

  • British Home Front Services, 1939-45

    British Home Front Services, 1939-45
    av Martin J. Brayley

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841766614

    In World War II the adult population of Britain was mobilised to take part in the war effort to a greater degree than any other Western nation - far more than in Nazi Germany, for instance - and the intensity of the civilian experience was correspon…

  • Sea Peoples of the Bronze Age Mediterranean c.1400 BC?1000 BC

    Sea Peoples of the Bronze Age Mediterranean c.1400 BC?1000 BC
    av Raffaele D'Amato

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472806819

    This title features the latest historical and archaeological research into the mysterious and powerful confederations of raiders who troubled the Eastern Mediterranean in the last half of the Bronze Age. Research into the origins of the so-called Sh…

  • German Air Forces 1914-18

    German Air Forces 1914-18
    av Ian Sumner

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841769240

    This book offers a concise study of the unit organization and uniforms of the legendary first generation of German pilots (such as Immelmann, Richthofen and Udet) as they fought above the trenches of the Western Front. The emphasis is on the men, no…

  • Santa Anna's Army

    Santa Anna's Army
    av Rene Chartrand

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841766676

    This book covers the army that fought the Texans at the Alamo and San Jacinto, and was poised to fight the US in the Mexican-American War of 1846-48. It was far from negligible and on the eve of the latter war a correspondent from the London Times j…

  • US Army Air Force

    US Army Air Force
    av Gordon L. Rottman

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855322950

    The first of a two-volume set detailing the flying clothing, equipment and insignia of the US army air force during World War II in every theatre of the war.

  • Tank War

    Tank War
    av Steven Zaloga

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780850459043

    In the late 1980s, with the Intermediate Nuclear Force Treaty in effect, public attention turned to discussions of conventional weapons in Europe, particularly tanks. Though the importance of tanks had dimished since their heyday in the Second World…

  • US Navy Special Warfare Units in Korea and Vietnam

    US Navy Special Warfare Units in Korea and Vietnam
    av Eugene Liptak

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472846921

    During the Korean War and the Vietnam War, US Navy Special Warfare units played a variety of vital combat roles amid two of the deadliest conflicts of the Cold War. In Korea, underwater demolition teams (UDTs) surveyed beaches for amphibious operati…

  • Vietnam War Booby Traps

    Vietnam War Booby Traps
    av Gordon L. Rottman

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472842459

    During the Vietnam War, the Viet Cong were frequently unable to hold their own in stand-up fights against US and allied forces who were superior in strength, firepower, mobility, and logistics. They relied instead on traditional guerrilla warfare ta…

  • The German Home Front 1939-45

    The German Home Front 1939-45
    av Brian L. Davis

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846031854

    At the outbreak of war in 1939 Germany was committed to the concept of Blitzkrieg yet the reality became something very different as every corner of German society was impacted by the realities of war. This book will detail the critical civilian sup…

  • World War II Japanese Tank Tactics

    World War II Japanese Tank Tactics
    av Gordon Rottman

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846032349

    Osprey's examination of Japan's tank figting tactics during World War II (1939-1945). In this book expert author and tactician Gordon L Rottman provides the first English-language study of Japanese Army and Navy tank units, their tactics and how the…

  • Soviet Bloc Elite Forces

    Soviet Bloc Elite Forces
    av Steven Zaloga

    Häftad - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780850456318

    The elite forces of the Soviet Union and its Warsaw Pact allies in the mid-1980s were undoubtedly the largest in the world, and among the least known. The Soviet elite formations alone had a total strength comparable to that of the entire British ar…

  • Privateers & Pirates 1730?1830

    Privateers & Pirates 1730?1830
    av Angus Konstam

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841760162

    Following the pirate scourge of the early 18th century, sea captains took to privateering as a means of making money. A form of nationally sponsored piracy, it reached its peak during the American Revolution, with the fledgling American navy relying…

  • The Gurkhas

    The Gurkhas
    av Mike Chappell

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855323575

    The origins of the Gurkhas date back to 1815, when one of the most skilled and determined opponents that the British soldier had to overcome in battle was the Nepalese warrior. The British were so impressed with the military skills of these fighters…

  • Vietnam Airmobile Warfare Tactics

    Vietnam Airmobile Warfare Tactics
    av Gordon L. Rottman

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846031366

    With its first major use in battle during the Vietnam War, the helicopter ushered in a radically different way of fighting, despite its proven vulnerability to ground fire. Either delivering troops into hostile territory and removing them after the…

  • Inside the Soviet Army

    Inside the Soviet Army
    av Steven Zaloga

    Häftad - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780850457414

    For a young Soviet man in the 1980s, the chances were high that he would be obliged to serve for at least two years in the Soviet Armed Forces. At this time Soviet society was far more militarized than most other European countries; by the time they…

  • World War II Infantry Tactics

    World War II Infantry Tactics
    av Stephen Bull

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841766621

    Despite all technological advances, final mastery of any battlefield depends upon the tight-knit group of footsoldiers trained to manoeuvre, shoot and dig in. This first of a two-part study examines the methods by which the Western infantry of World…

  • Buffalo Soldiers 1892?1918

    Buffalo Soldiers 1892?1918
    av Ron Field

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841768984

    The segregated regiments of African-American troops represented an important minority in the small US Army at the turn of the 20th century. Units saw service in the Spanish-American War, in the Philippines jungle until 1902 and during the Mexican bo…

  • The Guards Divisions 1914?45

    The Guards Divisions 1914?45
    av Mike Chappell

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855325463

    The best example, and perhaps the only body of elite troops who have maintained their role as guardians of a royal household for over three centuries while building a reputation in war that is the envy of all, is Britain's household troops, the Guar…

  • The Barbary Pirates 15th-17th Centuries

    The Barbary Pirates 15th-17th Centuries
    av Angus Konstam

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472815439

    For the best part of three centuries the 'corsairs' or pirates from the 'Barbary' coasts of North Africa dominated the Western and Central Mediterranean. They made forays far into the Atlantic, preying on the shipping and coastal settlements across…