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  • British Light Infantry in the American Revolution

    British Light Infantry in the American Revolution
    av Robbie MacNiven

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472842497

    During the Seven Years’ War (1755–63), a number of independent light-infantry outfits served under British command and dedicated light companies were added to the British Army’s regular infantry battalions. The light companies were…

  • Spetsnaz

    Spetsnaz
    av Mark Galeotti

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472807229

    When the shadowy, notorious Spetsnaz were first formed, they drew on a long Soviet tradition of elite, behind-the-lines commando forces from World War II and even earlier. Throughout the 1960s–70s they were instrumental both in projecting Sovi…

  • Armies of Russia's War in Ukraine

    Armies of Russia's War in Ukraine
    av Mark Galeotti

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472833440

    In February 2014, street protests in Kiev and other Ukrainian cities led to the ousting of the Russian-backed President Yanukovych. The so-called Euromaidan Revolution saw many changes to Ukraine’s constitution, but the violent reaction in the…

  • The British Army in Afghanistan 2006?14

    The British Army in Afghanistan 2006?14
    av Leigh Neville

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472806758

    Fighting an elusive and dangerous enemy far from home, the British army in Afghanistan has been involved in asymmetric warfare for the best part of a decade. The eight-year series of deployments jointly known as Operation Herrick, alongside US and o…

  • Russian Security and Paramilitary Forces since 1991

    Russian Security and Paramilitary Forces since 1991
    av Mark Galeotti

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780961057

    While the size of Russia’s regular forces has shrunk recently, its security and paramilitary elements have become increasingly powerful. Under the Putin regime they have proliferated and importantly seem set to remain Russia’s most activ…

  • US Army Rangers 1989?2015

    US Army Rangers 1989?2015
    av Leigh Neville

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472815408

    Written by an expert on modern Special Forces units and the operations they undertake, this book explains the evolution of the Rangers' missions in Panama, the first Gulf War, Somalia and the post 9/11 invasions of Iraq and Afghanistan. It reveals t…

  • Roman Heavy Cavalry (1)

    Roman Heavy Cavalry (1)
    av Raffaele D'Amato

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472830043

    From the army of Marc Antony in the 1st century BC, Roman generals hired Oriental heavy armoured cavalry to serve in their military alongside the legions. These troops, both from the northern steppes and the Persian frontiers, continued an ancient t…

  • The Modern Russian Army 1992?2016

    The Modern Russian Army 1992?2016
    av Mark Galeotti

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472819086

    Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, Russia's army has undergone a turbulent transformation, from the scattered left-overs of the old Soviet military, through a period of shocking decay and demoralization, to the disciplined force and sophisticat…

  • Roman Heavy Cavalry (2)

    Roman Heavy Cavalry (2)
    av Dr Andrey Evgenevich Negin

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472839503

    In the twilight of the Western Roman Empire in the 5th–6th centuries, the elite of the field armies was the heavy armoured cavalry – the cataphracts, clad in lamellar, scale, mail and padded fabric armour. After the fall of the West, the…

  • Napoleonic Heavy Cavalry & Dragoon Tactics

    Napoleonic Heavy Cavalry & Dragoon Tactics
    av Philip Haythornthwaite

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849087100

    During the Napoleonic Wars the supreme battlefield shock weapon was the heavy cavalry – the French cuirassiers, and their British, Austrian, Prussian and Russian counterparts. Big men mounted on big horses, the heavy cavalry were armed with sw…

  • Vietnam Infantry Tactics

    Vietnam Infantry Tactics
    av Gordon L. Rottman

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849085052

    This book reveals the evolving US, Viet Cong and NVA tactics at battalion level and below throughout the Vietnam War. Beginning with a description of the terrain, climate and the unique nature of operations in this theatre of war, the author, a Viet…

  • Roman Shields

    Roman Shields
    av M.C. Bishop

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472839626

    The introduction of the scutum in the 4th century BC revolutionized the way the Romans fought. Instead of being purely defensive, the shield became a weapon in its own right. Using the top edge or boss to punch an opponent, or the lower rim to smash…

  • The Yugoslav Wars (2)

    The Yugoslav Wars (2)
    av Nigel Thomas

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841769646

    Following the death of the Yugoslavian strongman President Tito in 1980, the several semi-autonomous republics and provinces that he had welded into a nation in 1945 moved inexorably towards separation. As the world watched a series of wars ripped t…

  • Armies of the Baltic Independence Wars 1918?20

    Armies of the Baltic Independence Wars 1918?20
    av Nigel Thomas

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472830777

    Immediately following the end of World War I, amid the collapse of the German, Austro-Hungarian and Russian Empires, bitter fighting broke out in the Baltic region as Poland, Finland, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania struggled for their independence, a…

  • The Yugoslav Wars (1)

    The Yugoslav Wars (1)
    av Nigel Thomas

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841769639

    The breakup of Yugoslavia in the 1990s was the bloodiest conflict in Europe since World War II, costing thousands of lives. Nigel Thomas and K Mikulan provide the first detailed account of the struggle that focuses on the numerous combatant armies.…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • World War II German Motorized Infantry & Panzergrenadiers

    World War II German Motorized Infantry & Panzergrenadiers
    av Nigel Thomas

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472819437

    In World War II Germany's doctrine of mobile warfare dominated the battlefield. By trial and error, the Germans were the first to correctly combine the strength in tanks and in mobile infantry and artillery. This integration of mobile units, equipme…

  • 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.

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Armies of the Iran?Iraq War 1980?88

    Armies of the Iran?Iraq War 1980?88
    av David Campbell

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472845573

    Driven by the Iranian Revolution of 1979 and the insecurities it provoked in Saddam Hussein’s Iraqi dictatorship, the Iran–Iraq War would become the largest conventional conflict of the period. Curiously little-known considering its scal…

  • World War II Tactical Camouflage Techniques

    World War II Tactical Camouflage Techniques
    av Gordon L. Rottman

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780962740

    This book explains and illustrates the actual materials and techniques adopted (both successfully and unsuccessfully) by tactical units – i.e. the concealment of personnel, weapons, equipment, field positions, and movement by infantry riflemen…

  • Soviet Airborne Forces 1930?91

    Soviet Airborne Forces 1930?91
    av David Campbell

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472839589

    Established in 1932, the Vozdushno-desantnye voyska (‘air-landing forces’, or VDV) of the Red Army led the way in airborne doctrine and practice. Though they were initially handicapped by a lack of infrastructure, due in part to a turbul…

  • Italian Navy & Air Force Elite Units & Special Forces 1940?45

    Italian Navy & Air Force Elite Units & Special Forces 1940?45
    av Piero Crociani

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849088572

    This volume assesses the formidable Special Forces fielded by Italy's navy and air force in World War II. Italian Navy Special Forces were particularly active and respected in the Mediterranean, where 10th Motor-Torpedo Boat Flotilla used frogmen, '…

  • Prussian Napoleonic Tactics 1792?1815

    Prussian Napoleonic Tactics 1792?1815
    av Peter Hofschroeer

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846035098

    Written by an expert on the Prussian army of the Napoleonic era, this is a fascinating insight into the 18th-century evolution of the Prussian forces into the war-winning troops of the final battles against Napoleon. Using contemporary materials inc…

  • D-Day Beach Assault Troops

    D-Day Beach Assault Troops
    av Gordon L. Rottman

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472819468

    In the early hours of June 6, 1944, the first of over 150,000 Allied soldiers stormed five beaches in Normandy against fierce German resistance. They were specially trained and task-organized in a range of different landing teams depending on their…

  • Gladiators 400 BC-AD 14

    Gladiators 400 BC-AD 14

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472850928

  • Hitler's Eastern Legions 1942?45

    Hitler's Eastern Legions 1942?45
    av Nigel Thomas

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472839541

    Between 1941–45, the Germans recruited around 175,000 men from a number of minorities in the USSR, distinguishing between 'Turkomans' (predominantly Muslims) and 'Caucasians' (predominantly Orthodox Christians). Of these, many formed rear-area…

  • World War II US Navy Special Warfare Units

    World War II US Navy Special Warfare Units
    av Eugene Liptak

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780960531

    With the need for large-scale amphibious landings to decide the outcome of World War II the US Navy developed several types of specialized unit to reconnoitre potential landing areas, degrade the enemy’s ability to resist, and assist the landi…

  • World War II US Marine Infantry Regiments

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

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472826084

    The United States Marine Corps came into its own in the Pacific Islands campaign against Japan in World War II. From Guadalcanal to Okinawa, US Marines formed the tip of the spear as Allied forces sought to push the Japanese back to their Home Islan…

  • World War I Trench Warfare (2)

    World War I Trench Warfare (2)
    av Stephen Bull

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841761985

    The years from 1914 to 1918 saw a whole series of complex and very rapid changes in infantry tactics, which fundamentally altered the way wars had been fought for 150 years. This two-part study describes and illustrates the development: of infantry…

  • N.V.A. and Viet Cong

    N.V.A. and Viet Cong
    av Kenneth Conboy

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855321625

    This volume in the "Elite" series details the forces which fought for Vietnamese independence from the early post-war battles against the French to the modern conflicts against China and in Cambodia.

  • The Indian Army 1914?1947

    The Indian Army 1914?1947
    av Ian Sumner

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841761961

    The Indian divisions made a huge contribution to the British war effort in both World Wars, fighting in the trenches of the Western Front and in the Middle East in 1914-18, and in North Africa, Italy and Burma in 1939-45. This detailed text describe…

  • World War II Winter and Mountain Warfare Tactics

    World War II Winter and Mountain Warfare Tactics

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849087124

    The twentieth century saw an unprecedented emphasis on fighting in all terrains, seasons and weather conditions. Such conditions made even basic survival difficult as subzero temperatures caused weapons to jam, engines to seize up and soldiers to su…

  • Soviet State Security Services 1917?46

    Soviet State Security Services 1917?46
    av Douglas A. Drabik, Douglas H. Israel

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472844088

    The Bolsheviks’ seizure of power in Russia in late 1917 was swiftly followed by the establishment of the Cheka, the secret police of the new Soviet state. The Cheka was central to the Bolsheviks’ elimination of political dissent during t…

  • The Etruscans

    The Etruscans
    av Raffaele D'Amato

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472828316

    Ancient Rome had deep roots in the 'Villanovan' culture that we call today the Etruscans. Their long-lived civilization can be traced to 900–750 BC in north-west Italy. They were a sea-faring people trading with and competing against Greek and…

  • The Chinese People?s Liberation Army since 1949

    The Chinese People?s Liberation Army since 1949
    av Benjamin Lai

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780960562

    The Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) is the largest army in the world. China is predicted to be on the brink of overtaking the USA as the world’s largest economy, and China’s military capabilities and global ambitions are the…

  • Roman Standards & Standard-Bearers (2)

    Roman Standards & Standard-Bearers (2)
    av Raffaele D'Amato

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472836496

    The Late Roman Empire was a period of significant change in the designs of standards and in the costumes of standard-bearers. During the middle decades of the chaotic 3rd century, evidence confirms the continued use of the old legionary eagle and th…

  • Raiders from New France

    Raiders from New France
    av Rene Chartrand

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472833501

    Though the French and British colonies in North America began on a 'level playing field', French political conservatism and limited investment allowed the British colonies to forge ahead, pushing into territories that the French had explored deeply…

  • World War II Infantry Anti-Tank Tactics

    World War II Infantry Anti-Tank Tactics
    av Gordon L. Rottman

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841768427

    The massed use of tanks was one of the defining characteristics of World War II, and the armoured units that spearheaded the German 'Blitzkrieg' of 1940-41 appeared to be invincible. This book explains the development and use of the weapons issued t…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…