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  • Glory is Fleeting

    Glory is Fleeting

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912866694

    Napoleon is supposed to have said, ‘glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever’, but this collection of essays both revisits some of the most glorious episodes of the Napoleonic Wars and rescues from obscurity some fascinating but overl…

  • You Have to Die in Piedmont!

    You Have to Die in Piedmont!
    av Giovanni Cerino Badone

    Inbunden - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781911628507

    ‘You have to die in Piedmont!’ An old folk song, still played in the western Alps, speaks about the French regiments that were incoming from the Mongeneve Pass in order to attack a combined Austro-Sardinian force entrenched on the Assiet…

  • The Battle of Rossbach 1757

    The Battle of Rossbach 1757

    Inbunden - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912866700

    On 5 November 1757, in the vicinity of the small Saxon village of Rossbach, Frederick the Great and his army achieved a spectacular victory over an enemy composed of French and Imperial troops. 22,000 Prussian soldiers drove an army twice their size…

  • Bullocks, Grain, and Good Madeira

    Bullocks, Grain, and Good Madeira
    av Joshua Proven

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781913336547

    On the last day of the year 1802 the Maratha Peshwa Bajirao II signed the treaty of Bassein which sparked the Second Anglo Maratha War. What began as a seemingly straightforward operation to restore the Peshwa and complete Lord Wellesley’s exp…

  • Crisis at the Chesapeake

    Crisis at the Chesapeake
    av Quintin Barry

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781913336530

    By the end of 1780 the war for American independence appeared to be approaching a stalemate. After five years of war, Washington’s armies remained in the field. Once France, and then Spain, joined the war, Lord Sandwich as First Lord of the Ad…

  • For God and King

    For God and King
    av Hughes de Bazouges

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781913336608

    The émigrés who left, or were driven from, Revolutionary France included a large part of the officer corps of the former royal army. Joined by others who wished to fight for the restitution of the monarchy in their homeland, these officers soon serv…

  • Fashioning Regulation, Regulating Fashion

    Fashioning Regulation, Regulating Fashion
    av Ben Townsend

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781911628453

    The second part of an investigation into the clothing orders of the late-Georgian British Army, combined and contrasted with an analysis of fashion in the same army - comparing the regulated dress with the 'modes of the army' as revealed by contempo…

  • QuéBec Under Siege

    QuéBec Under Siege
    av Charles A. Mayhood

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912866731

    Late in the summer 1759, Québec, the capital of New France, was under siege. British Major General James Wolfe had the city surrounded and cut off from reinforcements in Montréal, Vice Admiral Charles Saunders was in firm control of the rivers surro…

  • Fashioning Regulation, Regulating Fashion

    Fashioning Regulation, Regulating Fashion
    av Ben Townsend

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781914059117

    This book is the first part of a two-volume investigation into the clothing orders of the British late Georgian army, combined and contrasted with an analysis of fashion in the same army - comparing the regulated dress with the 'modes of the army' a…

  • Far Distant Ships

    Far Distant Ships
    av Quintin Barry

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781911512141

    Throughout the long drawn out war at sea during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, it was a cardinal principle of British naval strategy to blockade the port of Brest, the largest and most important of the French naval bases that threaten…

  • The Danish Army of the Napoleonic Wars 1801-1814, Organisation, Uniforms & Equipment Volume 2

    The Danish Army of the Napoleonic Wars 1801-1814, Organisation, Uniforms & Equipment Volume 2
    av David A. Wilson

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781913336592

    This book was written to provide an in-depth study of the Danish and Norwegian armies of the Napoleonic Wars. The goal was to provide a working document which is as accurate as possible, covering the uniforms of these armies, their weapons and their…

  • At the Point of the Bayonet

    At the Point of the Bayonet
    av Robert Griffith

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781913336523

    Rowland Hill was one of the Duke of Wellington’s most trusted subordinates, known for caring deeply for the welfare of his men, but the battles of Arroyomolinos (1811) and Almaraz (1812) show that he was far more than just ‘Daddy Hill…

  • Sir James Mcgrigor

    Sir James Mcgrigor
    av Tom Scotland

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781914059216

    This biography celebrates the 250th anniversary of the birth of Sir James McGrigor, widely regarded as the father of British Army Medical Services, and explains why he rose to great prominece during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars. McGr…

  • Riflemen

    Riflemen
    av Robert Griffith

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781911628460

    The 5th Battalion of the 60th (Royal American) Regiment was the first rifle battalion in the regular British Army. Raised in 1797, it marked a significant step in the development of British light infantry and rifle corps. Lieutenant Colonel Francis…

  • The Sword and the Spirit

    The Sword and the Spirit

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781914059315

    More than two hundred years on, the Napoleonic Wars still fascinates, with fresh perspectives and new information continuing to develop our understanding of the era. Drawing on cutting-edge research presented at the British Commission for Military H…

  • Fashioning Regulation, Regulating Fashion

    Fashioning Regulation, Regulating Fashion
    av Ben Townsend

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781914059124

    The second part of an investigation into the clothing orders of the late-Georgian British Army, combined and contrasted with an analysis of fashion in the same army - comparing the regulated dress with the 'modes of the army' as revealed by contempo…

  • For Orange and the States

    For Orange and the States
    av Marc Geerdink-Schaftenaar

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781911512158

    The Dutch Republic was one of the great European powers during the 17th and 18th Centuries. Generally, the Dutch Republic was considered to have lost that status after the 1713 Peace of Utrecht; however, when the Republic entered the War of Austrian…

  • Northern Tars in Southern Waters

    Northern Tars in Southern Waters
    av Vladimir Bogdanovich Bronevskiy

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912866717

    Translated for the first time into English in their entirety, the memoirs of Vladimir Bronevskiy describe the actions and movements of Russian Admiral Dmitriy Senyavin’s squadron and the infantry at his disposal in the Adriatic and Aegean Seas…

  • The Army of the Kingdom of Italy, 1805-1814

    The Army of the Kingdom of Italy, 1805-1814
    av Stephen Ede-Borrett

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781911628491

    Often overlooked is the fact that, in addition to being Emperor of the French, Napoleon was also King of Italy. As such he was the first man to hold such a title since antiquity, albeit that the Kingdom was ruled by Eugene de Beauharnais as Viceroy.…

  • Reminiscences 1808-1815 Under Wellington

    Reminiscences 1808-1815 Under Wellington
    av William Hay

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781911512325

    William Hay had a varied and exciting military career during the later years of the Napoleonic Wars, which took him to the Peninsula, to Waterloo, and, after 1815, to Canada. Graduating from the Royal Military College at Marlow, of which he begins h…

  • The Sieges of the '45

    The Sieges of the '45
    av Jonathan D. Oates

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781913336554

    There were more sieges than there were battles during the Jacobite campaign in Scotland and England in 1745-1746, yet no one work has concentrated on these episodes. Siege warfare was more common than set piece battles in Europe at this time and the…

  • Austrian Cavalry of the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, 1792-1815

    Austrian Cavalry of the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, 1792-1815
    av Enrico Acerbi

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781913336561

    Austria was one of the five major players of the Napoleonic Wars. In early 19th century, the Austrian army (Kaiserliche-KöniglicheHeer) was the third largest and one of the best-trained armies in the world.The individual regimentsperformed well and…

  • Like a Brazen Wall

    Like a Brazen Wall
    av Ewan Carmichael

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781913336585

    The Battle of Minden is justifiably celebrated by the British infantry and artillery regiments involved, but it was a close-run affair. Like a Brazen Wall echoes that celebration, but also sets a fresh balance: appropriately applauding, where due, t…

  • Waterloo - After the Glory

    Waterloo - After the Glory
    av Michael Crumplin

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781911628484

    The Battle of Waterloo was one of the most horrific actions fought during the Napoleonic Wars. There have been several studies of battlefield injuries and the field care that casualties received during the campaign of June 1815. However, what happen…

  • Royal Navy Officers of the Seven Years War

    Royal Navy Officers of the Seven Years War
    av Cy Harrison

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912866687

    Royal Navy Officers of the Seven Years War provides detailed reference information on over 2,000 commissioned officers of the Royal Navy: all of those whose career as a commissioned officer included the Seven Years War (1756-1763). In addition, thos…

  • 'They Were Good Soldiers'

    'They Were Good Soldiers'
    av John U. Rees

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781911628545

    The role of African-Americans, most free but some enslaved, in the regiments of the Continental Army is not well-known, neither is the fact that relatively large numbers served in southern regiments and that the greatest number served alongside thei…

  • Fluxes, Fevers and Fighting Men

    Fluxes, Fevers and Fighting Men
    av Padraig Lenihan

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781911628514

    The proportion of wartime soldiers dying of disease as against combat injury, ran at about 70-75 percent in armies campaigning in Europe in the century and a half (1648-1789) between the end of the Thirty Years War and the French Revolution. During…

  • They Fought with Extraordinary Bravery!

    They Fought with Extraordinary Bravery!
    av Geert van Uythoven

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912866656

    In October 1813, the soldiers of one of Napoleon’s staunchest Allies, Saxony, defected en masse in the midst of battle at Leipzig. Almost immediately III German Army Corps was formed with these same soldiers as its nucleus and augmented with r…

  • ZweybrüCken in Command

    ZweybrüCken in Command
    av Neil Cogswell

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781911628552

    The Reichsarmee – the ‘Amy of the Empire’ made up of contingents from the minor German states – reached the nadir of its fortunes in 1757 with defeat at Rossbach. For the following year’s campaigning, which included the…

  • The Key to Lisbon

    The Key to Lisbon
    av Kenton White

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781911628521

    This study details the preparation, planning and execution of the invasion of Portugal in 1810 by the French Armée de Portugal under Marshal Massena, and the defensive measures taken by the British and their Portuguese and Spanish allies. It also co…

  • Revenge in the Name of Honour

    Revenge in the Name of Honour
    av Nicholas James Kaizer

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912866724

    On 19 August 1812, lookouts of the British frigate HMS Guerriere spotted the American frigate, USS Constitution. Captain James Dacres, Guerriere’s commander, was eager for a fight and confident of victory. He had the weight of Britain’s…

  • Command and Leadership 1721-1815

    Command and Leadership 1721-1815

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781911628538

    The inaugural `From Reason to Revolution Conference’ took as its theme `Command and Leadership’, which was explored in a variety of different ways by eight speakers whose papers took in the armies of France, Austria, Portugal, and Britai…

  • A Redcoat in America

    A Redcoat in America
    av John B. Hattendorff

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781911628477

    This volume consists of two diaries by William Bamford, an Irish officer in the British Army in the mid-18th century: The first is `A narrative of the campaigns and feats of arms of the 35th Regiment (Royal Sussex)’. It covers the regimentR…

  • All at Sea

    All at Sea
    av John Dillon

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912866670

    The American Revolutionary War was a conflict that Britain did not want, and for which it was not prepared. The British Army in America at the end of 1774 was only 3,000 strong, with a further 6,000 to arrive by the time that the conflict started in…

  • King George?s Hangman

    King George?s Hangman
    av Jonathan D. Oates

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912866649

    ‘Hangman Hawley’ is one of the villains of the ‘45 and holds a prominent place in Jacobite demonology but was also held in contempt by those who hated the Jacobite cause. He is reputed to have been a man who enjoyed hanging his own…

  • The Sea is My Element

    The Sea is My Element
    av Paul Martinovich

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781913336578

    The life of Pulteney Malcolm, a Royal Navy officer active during and after the Napoleonic Wars, is now all but forgotten, except perhaps for his role in guarding Napoleon on St Helena. However in his time he was famous, celebrated for his daring and…

  • Glories to Useless Heroism

    Glories to Useless Heroism

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781911512196

    `These are the facts and notes taken by a soldier on campaign, written daily, sometimes in a tent, sometimes in a canoe, today in the presence of the enemy, tomorrow in conference with a tribe of savages.’ This succinct description is taken fr…

  • So Bloody a Day

    So Bloody a Day
    av David J. Blackmore

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912866663

    Making extensive use of previously unpublished material this book gives an unprecedented view of the Waterloo Campaign from the viewpoint of a single regiment. It reveals the preparations that preceded the battle, the role of the regiment in the bat…