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  • Roman Legionaries

    Roman Legionaries
    av Simon Elliott

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781612006116

    The might of Rome rested on the back of its legions; the superbly trained and equipped fighting force with which the imperial Roman army conquered, subdued and ruled an empire for centuries. The legionary soldier served for 20 years, was rigorously…

  • Vikings

    Vikings
    av Kim Hjardar

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781612005195

    From the 9th to the 11th century, Viking ships landed on almost every shore in the Western world. Viking ravages united the Spanish kingdoms and stopped Charlemagne and the Franks' advance in Europe. Wherever Viking ships roamed, enormous suffering…

  • Tommies

    Tommies
    av John Sadler

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781612004846

    British soldiers have been known as Tommies for centuries, but the nickname is particularly associated with the British infantryman in the trenches of World War I.In August 1914, a small professional force of British soldiers crossed the Channel to…

  • Greek Warriors

    Greek Warriors
    av Carolyn Willekes

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781612005157

    Thermopylae, Marathon: though fought 2,500 years ago in Ancient Greece, the names of these battles are more familiar to many than battles fought in the last half-century, but our concept of the men who fought in these battles may be more a product o…

  • Amphibious Warfare

    Amphibious Warfare
    av Oscar E. Gilbert

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781612006154

    One of the most difficult types of warfare to master, landing on a hostile beach requires scrupulous planning and intense coordination between the forces in the air, sea and land. With a history reaching back to the Persians landing on the Greek sho…

  • Guerrilla Warfare

    Guerrilla Warfare
    av Peter Polack

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781612006758

    The concept of guerrilla warfare is not decades, but many centuries old, with earliest writing on the subject by Sun Tzu dating back to the 6th Century BC. Some guerrilla tactics are probably as old as the first armed groups of cavemen, being a natu…

  • Ancient Egyptian Warfare

    Ancient Egyptian Warfare
    av Ian Shaw

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781612007250

    A concise introduction to Ancient Egyptian warfare from the Neolithic period through to the Iron Age, covering everything from battle tactics to weaponry and battle injuries. The excellent preservation of Egyptian artefacts including bows, axes and…

  • Castles

    Castles
    av John Sadler

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781612006130

    Fortified structures have been in existence for thousands of years. In ancient and medieval times castles were the ultimate symbol of power, dominating their surroundings, and marking the landscape with their imposing size and impregnable designs. A…

  • Knights

    Knights
    av John Sadler

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781612005171

    Originally warriors mounted on horseback, knights became associated with the concept of chivalry as it was popularised in medieval European literature. Knights were expected to fight bravely and honourably and be loyal to their lord until death if n…

  • The United States Marine Corps

    The United States Marine Corps
    av Paul Westermeyer

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781612006932

    Many think of the United States Marine Corps as a second land army, and while it has been employed in that capacity, it is foremost a naval expeditionary force able to seize, secure, and defend advanced naval bases in support of major campaigns. The…

  • Anzacs

    Anzacs
    av Damien Fenton

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781612006833

    When war broke out in 1914, Australia had only been an independent nation for thirteen years and New Zealand for seven and both were eager to establish themselves on the international stage through fighting for the Commonwealth. The Australian and N…

  • Fighter Aces

    Fighter Aces
    av John Sadler

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781612004822

    Just over a decade after the first successful powered flight, fearless pioneers were flying over the battlefields of France in flimsy biplanes. As more aircraft took to the skies, their pilots began to develop tactics to take down enemy aviators. Th…

  • Sharpshooters

    Sharpshooters
    av Gary Yee

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781612004860

    Throughout history, the best marksmen in any military force have been employed as marksmen or sharpshooters, and equipped with the best available weapons. The German states made the first serious use of sharpshooters on the battlefield during the Se…

  • Counterinsurgency

    Counterinsurgency
    av Daniel Whittingham

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781612006390

    Counterinsurgency is defined as efforts to defeat and confine a rebellion against a consituted authority. While it has become a buzz-word in the last twenty years, it is as old as society itself. This concise history discusses the development of mod…

  • Battleships

    Battleships
    av Ingo Bauernfeind

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781612006178

    Battleships conjure a golden age of naval history, when these floating powerhouses ruled the waves, carrying the military might of their respective countries around the globe.The battleship was the ultimate embodiment of naval power during the latte…

  • The Vietnam War

    The Vietnam War

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781612006796

    From its origins as a post-colonial era conflict in the 1940s, the Vietnam War (1955-1975) became an epoch-defining event. The origins of the war go all the way back to World War II, when the political leader Ho Chi Minh formed the Viet Minh, or the…

  • Military Reconnaissance

    Military Reconnaissance
    av Alexander Stilwell

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781612007434

    Since the earliest recorded military history, scouting and reconnaissance have been key tools employed by military commanders to obtain a picture of the tactical situation and make informed decisions. Scouts known as sciritae were deployed by the Sp…

  • Alexander the Great

    Alexander the Great
    av John Sadler

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781612006819

    Alexander was perhaps the greatest conquering general in history. In just over a generation, his northern Greek state of Macedon rose to control the whole of the vast Persian Empire. It was the legacy of his father, Philip, that launched Alexander o…

  • Julius Caesar

    Julius Caesar
    av Simon Elliott

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781612007090

    Julius Caesar has been the inspiration to countless military commanders over the last two millennia. Born into an aristocratic family, his early military campaigns, part of his progression along the cursus honorum, included campaigning in the east,…

  • Big Guns

    Big Guns
    av Angus Konstam

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781612004884

    Over seven centuries the artillery piece has evolved from a status symbol to one of the most deadly weapons wielded by man. Using gunpowder weapons was initially something of a black art, but over the centuries gunnery became a science, a dependable…

  • Tanks

    Tanks
    av Oscar E. Gilbert

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781612004907

    Today tanks are synonymous with the modern army; imposing, essential pieces of high-technology equipment, seemingly impregnable. But how did the tank come into being, and how did it develop and influence conflict in the 20th and 21st centuries? Why…

  • Gladiators

    Gladiators
    av M. C. Bishop

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781612005133

    The gladiator is one of the most enduring figures of Ancient Rome. Heroic, though of lowly status, they fought vicious duals in large arenas filled with baying crowds. The survivor could be either executed (the famous 'thumbs down' signal) or spared…