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  • Samurai Women 1184-1877

    Samurai Women 1184-1877
    av Stephen Turnbull

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846039515

    From when the Empress Jingo-kogo led an invasion of Korea while pregnant with the future Emperor Ojin, tales of female Japanese warriors have emerged from Japan's rich history. Using material that has never been translated into English before, this…

  • Hun

    av Nic Fields

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846030253

    The Huns were the most feared barbarians of the Ancient world, known to their Roman enemies as the 'scourge of god'. Superb horsemen and excellent archers, they fought with a reflex composite-bow that could penetrate armour at 100 metres. In battle…

  • The English Longbowman, 1330-1515

    The English Longbowman, 1330-1515
    av Clive Bartlett

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855324916

    Describes the uniforms, weaponry, military practices and daily life of the English Longbowman, most often recalled in connection with Henry V's victory at Agincourt but, as this volume shows, widely used from the 11th century onwards.

  • Carthaginian Warrior 264-146 BC

    Carthaginian Warrior 264-146 BC
    av Nic Fields

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846039584

    By the outbreak of the First Carthaginian War, Carthage controlled the whole coast of northern Africa. At first, the core of the Carthaginian armies was made up of armed citizens, backed by levies from tributary allies and foreign mercenaries. Later…

  • Saxon Thegn, 443-1066 AD

    Saxon Thegn, 443-1066 AD
    av Mark Harrison

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855323490

    This volume reveals the development of the Saxon warrior, his weapons, armour, tactics and training and his domination of the British Isles until the Norman conquest of 1066.

  • Early Aegean Warrior 5000-1450 BC

    Early Aegean Warrior 5000-1450 BC
    av Raffaele D'Amato

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780968582

    The mainland and islands of Greece were extensively settled by peoples moving from Asia Minor in c.5000 BC, while a further wave in c.5000 BC introduced bronze-working to the region. It is form this point on that it is possible to discern a distinct…

  • Early Iron Age Greek Warrior 1100-700 BC

    Early Iron Age Greek Warrior 1100-700 BC
    av Raffaele D'Amato

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472815590

    The period from 1200 BC onwards saw vast changes in every aspect of life on both the Greek mainland and islands as monarchies disappeared and were replaced by aristocratic rule and a new form of community developed: the city-state. Alongside these c…

  • US MACV-SOG Reconnaissance Team in Vietnam

    US MACV-SOG Reconnaissance Team in Vietnam
    av Gordon L. Rottman

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849085137

    In 1964 Military Assistance Command, Vietnam, activated a joint unconventional task force known as the Studies and Observation Group-MACV-SOG. As a cover its mission was to conduct analysis of lessons learned in combat by all branches of service. SO…

  • Bronze Age Greek Warrior 1600-1100 BC

    Bronze Age Greek Warrior 1600-1100 BC
    av Raffaele D'Amato

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849081955

    More than a century has passed past since German archeologist Heinrich Schliemann discovered the treasures of Bronze Age Mycenae. The richly decorated artefacts of the entombed warriors, whose bodies still lay in their graves, confirmed that Homer's…

  • Roman Legionary AD 69-161

    Roman Legionary AD 69-161
    av Ross Cowan

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780965871

    Between AD 69 and 161 the composition of the Roman legions was transformed. Italians were almost entirely replaced by provincial recruits, men for whom Latin was at best a second language, and yet the 'Roman-ness' of these Germans, Pannonians, Spani…

  • Landsknecht Soldier

    Landsknecht Soldier
    av John Richards

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841762432

    This volume reveals the true-life experiences of a Landsknecht and one of his arch-enemies, the "Schweizer" using first-hand accounts to give a real "soldiers eye view". The book studies the habits and working life of a Landsknecht, in a time when t…

  • Aztec Warrior

    Aztec Warrior
    av John M.D. Pohl

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841761480

    In one popular image, the Aztec army was a fierce juggernaut, establisihng an empire by overwhelming its neighbours and sacrificing thousands to bloodthirsty gods. In contrasting perspective, Indian warriors were quickly and easily defeated by Corte…

  • Japanese Warrior Monks AD 949-1603

    Japanese Warrior Monks AD 949-1603
    av Stephen Turnbull

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841765730

    From the 10th to the mid-17th century, religious organisations played an important part in the social, political and military life in Japan. Known as sohei ('monk warriors') or yamabushi ('mountain warriors'), the warrior monks were anything but pea…

  • Patriot Militiaman in the American Revolution 1775-82

    Patriot Militiaman in the American Revolution 1775-82
    av Ed Gilbert

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472807540

    The American Revolution was a decisive conflict, which saw the birth of a new nation. Continental Army regulars fought in massive and famous battles from New England to Virginia, but in the South a different kind of warfare was afoot. Local militia,…

  • Roman Guardsman 62 BC-AD 324

    Roman Guardsman 62 BC-AD 324
    av Ross Cowan

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782009252

    From the civil wars of the Late Republic to Constantine's bloody reunification of the Empire, elite corps of guardsmen were at the heart of every Roman army. Whether as bodyguards or as shock troops in battle, the fighting skills of praetorians, spe…

  • Afrikakorps Soldier 1941-43

    Afrikakorps Soldier 1941-43
    av Pier Paolo Battistelli

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846036880

    This book explores the experiences of the German Afrika Korps soldier during the North Africa campaign, from the Korps' arrival in-theatre in February 1941 to its eventual surrender in Tunisia in May 1943, with a particular focus on the intense peri…

  • Roman Auxiliary Cavalryman

    Roman Auxiliary Cavalryman
    av Nic Fields

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841769738

    Drawn from a wide range of warlike peoples throughout the provinces, especially on the fringes of the empire, auxiliaries wer generally not citizens of the Roman empire. The cavalry of the auxilia provided a powerful fighting arm; organised, discipl…

  • Apache Warrior 1860-86

    Apache Warrior 1860-86
    av Robert N. Watt

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472803528

    The idea of an Apache warrior still evokes a stereotyped response; that of an elusive, cunning, ferocious and cruel fighter. Focusing on the Chiricahua Apache, led by such famous warriors as Cochise Mangas Coloradas, Victorio, Nana and Geronimo, thi…

  • German Infantryman

    German Infantryman
    av David Westwood

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841767802

    This third volume of a successful mini-series examines the German Infantryman in the latter part of World War II. The German Infantryman on the Eastern Front was constantly in retreat, often short of equipment, sometimes hungry, cold and wet. Nevert…

  • Mamluk 'Askari 1250-1517

    Mamluk 'Askari 1250-1517
    av Dr David Nicolle

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782009283

    New archaeological material and research underpins this extensive, detailed and beautifully illustrated account of the famous Mamluk Askars who are credited with finally defeating and expelling the Crusaders, halting the Mongol invasion of the Islam…

  • Confederate Infantryman, 1861-65

    Confederate Infantryman, 1861-65
    av Ian Drury

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855324015

    An insight into the daily life of "Johnny Reb" throughout the American Civil War, and the tactics, training and weaponry of the infantrymen who fought for Southern independence, from the early days of the war to the collapse of the Confederacy and f…

  • Green Beret in Vietnam

    Green Beret in Vietnam
    av Gordon L. Rottman

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855325685

    Vietnam was the US Special Forces most complex and controversial mission, one that began in 1957 and ended in 1973. This volume offers an examination of the training, life, weapons and combat experiences of the Special Forces soldier in the challeng…

  • Late Roman Infantryman, 236-565 AD

    Late Roman Infantryman, 236-565 AD
    av Simon MacDowall

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855324190

    This is a description of the uniforms, weaponry, military practices and daily life of the Roman soldier during the twilight years of the Empire, a time which saw the army increasingly influenced by German troops and the rise of private armies. The b…

  • US Doughboy 1916-19

    US Doughboy 1916-19
    av Thomas A Hoff

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841766768

    This book looks at the life of the common US soldier during World War I. It follows the Doughboy throughout the war, as well as touching on the experiences of those men who would have served in the Philippines or Mexico in the years leading up to th…

  • Spartan Warrior 735-331 BC

    Spartan Warrior 735-331 BC
    av Duncan B Campbell

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849087001

    Immortalized through their exploits at the battle of Thermopylae under the legendary Leonidas, as well as countless other victories throughout the classical period, the Spartans were some of the best-trained, -organized and most-feared warriors of t…

  • Roman Legionary AD 284-337

    Roman Legionary AD 284-337
    av Ross Cowan

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472806666

    Diocletian and Constantine were the greatest of the Late Roman emperors, and their era marks the climax of the legionary system. Under Constantine's successors the legions were reduced in size and increasingly sidelined in favour of new units of eli…

  • African American Soldier in the Civil War

    African American Soldier in the Civil War
    av Mark Lardas

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846030925

    Approximately 200,000 African Americans fought for the Union during the Civil War. Initially, many white soldiers doubted their bravery and skill; they were soon proved wrong. The United States Colored Troops performed countless acts of courage, mos…

  • Viet Cong Fighter

    Viet Cong Fighter
    av Gordon L. Rottman

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846031267

    An enemy in the shadows, the Viet Cong was the military arm of the National Liberation Front, the Communist Party of the Republic of Vietnam. Often working with the North Vietnamese Army, they were a constant factor amid the rice paddies and battlef…

  • Royal Marine Commando 1950-82

    Royal Marine Commando 1950-82
    av Will Fowler

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846033728

    One of the most prestigious and versatile units of the British armed forces, the Royal Marine Commandos served in many theatres worldwide, performing a number of conventional and specialised roles. During the period covered in this account, conscrip…

  • Zulu

    av Ian Knight

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855324749

    Describes the uniforms, weaponry, rituals, military practices and daily life of the Zulu warrior between 1816 and 1906. The period includes the Zulu War and provides an insight into the historical background of the Zulu people in the context of mode…

  • Japanese Infantryman, 1937-45

    Japanese Infantryman, 1937-45
    av Gordon L. Rottman

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841768182

    This book examines in detail the Japanese Infantryman who, despite comparisons with the notorious German Waffen SS, was an enigma to Westerners. Brutal in its treatment of prisoners as well as the inhabitants of the areas that it conquered, the Impe…

  • US Army Green Beret in Afghanistan 2001-02

    US Army Green Beret in Afghanistan 2001-02
    av Leigh Neville

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472814005

    In October 2001 the most militarily advanced nation on earth came into conflict with one of the least developed nations as American forces poured into Afghanistan. The tip of the spear was drawn from the US Special Forces community, and largely from…

  • The British Tommy 1914-18

    The British Tommy 1914-18
    av Martin Pegler

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855325418

    World War I (1914-1918) was a watershed in British military and social history, and even now the repercussions can still be felt. No town or village in the British Isles escaped casualty, and the creative genius of a generation was wiped out, at an…

  • Knight Templar 1120-1312

    Knight Templar 1120-1312
    av Helen Jane Nicholson

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841766706

    The order of the Temple was a military-religious organisation that was set up to protect pilgrims and settlers in the Holy Land. The Templars believed they were God's warriors fighting on God's behalf and developed a fearsome reputation among the ne…

  • US Marine in World War I

    US Marine in World War I
    av Ed Gilbert

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472813879

    The words 'Retreat? Hell, we just got here' have become a central part of the legend of the US Marine Corps, indicative of its reputation for dogged determination and bravery. Uttered at the height of the fierce battle for Bellau Wood, the phrase ca…

  • Italian soldier in North Africa 1941-43

    Italian soldier in North Africa 1941-43
    av Piero Crociani

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780968551

    Despite the attention paid to the Afrikakorps over the years, it was the numerically far superior forces of the Italian Army that held the line and formed the bulk of the fighting power available to the Axis powers during the War in the Desert from…

  • Galloglass 1250-1600

    Galloglass 1250-1600
    av Fergus Cannan

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846035777

    Galloglass, from the Gaelic galloglaigh for 'foreign warriors', were mercenaries from the Western Isles of Scotland who fought in the retinues of Irish magnates from the mid-13th century until the early 17th century. This work looks at the clan and…

  • US Marine Corps Raider 1942-1943

    US Marine Corps Raider 1942-1943
    av Ed Gilbert

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841769813

    The US Marine Raider was an "elite within an elite." Modelled on British Commandoes, they were the earliest forerunners of the various Special Operations units of the modern US military. These units would conduct operations with only the equipment t…

  • Nelson's Sailors

    Nelson's Sailors
    av Gregory Fremont-Barnes

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841769066

    The 'wooden walls' of the Royal Navy formed the country's most important line of defence during the Napoleonic Wars, protecting Britain from Napoleon's intended invasion. Vice Admiral Horatio Lord Nelson, perhaps Britain's most popular hero, instill…

  • French Foreign Legionnaire 1890-1914

    French Foreign Legionnaire 1890-1914
    av Martin Windrow

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849084222

    As France emerged from the Franco-Prussian War she embarked on a period of active colonialism, acquiring territories in South-East Asia and Africa. By the turn of the century much of north, west and central Africa was under French control. In order…

  • US Army Long-range Patrol Scout in Vietnam 1965-71

    US Army Long-range Patrol Scout in Vietnam 1965-71
    av Gordon Rottman

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846032509

    Osprey's survey of the Long-Range Patrol Scouts of the US Army during the Vietnam War (1955-1975). The Vietnamese knew the Long-Range Patrol Scouts as the men with green faces, a reference to the camouflage paint that they used. Operating in patrols…

  • Napoleonic Imperial Guardsman

    Napoleonic Imperial Guardsman
    av Philip J. Haythornthwaite

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855326620

    Napoleon's Imperial Guard was one of the most famous military formations in history. The Imperial Guard could perform ceremonial duties as well as any, but it was primarily as an elite combat formation of the army that it excelled. Although it would…

  • Jagdflieger

    av Robert F. Stedman

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846031670

    Over the years much has been written about Luftwaffe aces, but this book seeks to examine the lives of the ordinary men who took to the skies. These men all shared the same aggressive spirit, joy of action and the passion of a hunter. Rich with fasc…

  • French Warship Crews 1789-1805

    French Warship Crews 1789-1805
    av Terry Crowdy

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841767451

    This book gives a detailed and authentic account of the life and experiences of French warship crews from the Revolution up to Trafalgar. It describes the recruitment and composition of crews, the different duties performed and the living conditions…

  • French Resistance Fighter

    French Resistance Fighter
    av Terry Crowdy

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846030765

    Working as an underground force, the French Resistance was initially formed spontaneously from scattered groups of the displaced and discontent. As the war progressed the Resistance developed into a secret army, terrorizing the occupying forces and…

  • Native American Code Talker in World War II

    Native American Code Talker in World War II
    av Ed Gilbert

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846032691

    Osprey's examination of the Native Americans' participation in World War II (1939-1945). Ed Gilbert uses personal interviews with veterans to tell their fascinating story. Beginning with the first operational use of Native American languages in Worl…

  • Hittite Warrior

    Hittite Warrior
    av Trevor Bryce

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846030819

    Written by Trevor Bryce, one of the world's leading experts on the Hittites, this book charts the rise and fall of a warrior people famed for the ferocity, who built an empire which stretched from Mesopotamia to Syria and Palestine. For nearly a cen…

  • US Army Infantryman in Vietnam, 1965-73

    US Army Infantryman in Vietnam, 1965-73
    av Gordon L. Rottman

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841768878

    This study of the US Army infantryman in Vietnam takes the reader through the stages of the soldier's training and acceptance, including his experiences at the Armed Forces Induction Center and his initial introduction to Vietnam's varied conditions…

  • German Pionier 1939-45

    German Pionier 1939-45
    av Gordon L. Rottman

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846035784

    The German Army of World War II collectively referred to its various engineer units as Pioniere (Pioneers). This organization included Pioniertruppen (Pioneer Troops), Bautruppen (Construction Troops), Eisenbahntruppen (Railway Troops), and Technisc…

  • Soviet Partisan 1941-44

    Soviet Partisan 1941-44
    av Nik Cornish

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472801432

    The partisan war in the Soviet Union from 1941 to 1944 has been the subject of considerable political manipulation in the decades following 1945. In great part this was due to the need to project the image of a country united behind Joseph Stalin an…