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Read e-book online The Greek and Persian Wars 500-323 BC (Men-at-Arms, Volume PDF

By Jack Cassin-Scott

ISBN-10: 0850452716

ISBN-13: 9780850452716

Within the early fifth century BC, after the autumn of the Lydian Empire, the Persian Wars started. It was once an ideological clash which pitted a proud, democratic, freedom-loving humans opposed to a tyrannical and amazing empire. The tales of the various battles fought among the Greeks and the Persians are right here spendidly dropped at lifestyles by means of Jack Cassin-Scott, who information the strategies, agency and uniforms of the armies of either side in a quantity that includes a number of illustrations and museum photos, plus 8 complete web page color plates beautifully drawn by way of the writer himself.

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Download PDF by Christopher Gravett: German Medieval Armies 1300-1500 (Men-at-Arms, Volume 166)

By Christopher Gravett

ISBN-10: 0850456142

ISBN-13: 9780850456141

The German rulers have been forceful and strong males, and, surrounded through capability enemies, situations dictated the need of rule by way of energy according to army potential. within the later fifteenth Century, 3 homes rose above the others; the households of Wittelsbach, Luxemburg and the strong Austrian Hapsburgs. The struggles of those and different homes, and of the knights and cities, have been to be a function of German heritage through the heart a while. This identify info the costume, guns, heraldry and insignia of those prolific forces, in addition to numerous battles, equivalent to the conflict of Goellheim of 1298.

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Download e-book for iPad: Marlborough's Army 1702-11 (Men-at-Arms, Volume 97) by Michael Barthorp

By Michael Barthorp

ISBN-10: 0850453461

ISBN-13: 9780850453461

The succession of the French Duke of Anjou to the Spanish throne in 1700 provoked the formation of a Grand Alliance to thwart the king's expansionist goals. Led by way of the Duke of Marlborough, the military of the Grand Alliance declared struggle on France. among 1702 and 1711, this united strength, made from English, Dutch, Danish, Prussian, Austrian and different German troops, have been triumphant at such old battles as Blenheim, Oudenarde and Malplaquet. This booklet chronicles Marlborough's campaigns within the conflict of the Spanish Succession, detailing the strategies, troops and uniforms of his army.

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Read e-book online Russia's War in Afghanistan (Men-at-Arms, Volume 178) PDF

By David Isby

ISBN-10: 0850456916

ISBN-13: 9780850456912

Textual content through David Isby. color plates via Ron Volstad. This publication examines Soviet forces in Afghanistan. The origins and behavior of the battle and the operational business enterprise of Soviet forces are mentioned. Afghan resistance and weaponry is additionally tested. A complete examine of either side within the Afghan war.

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Download e-book for kindle: Spanish Army of the Napoleonic Wars (2): 1808-12 by Rene Chartrand, René Chartrand, Bill Younghusband

By Rene Chartrand, René Chartrand, Bill Younghusband

ISBN-10: 1855327651

ISBN-13: 9781855327658

Spanish military of the Napoleonic Wars (2): 1808-12 ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ, ИСТОРИЯ Spanish military of the Napoleonic Wars (2): 1808-12(Men-at-arms 332)ByRene ChartrandPublisher: Os Publishing1999 |Pages forty eight | ISBN: 1855327651 | PDF | eight MBThe French 'invasion via stealth' of her uneasy best friend Spain, and the ultimate proclamation of Napoleon's brother Joseph as king, resulted in the spontaneous outbreak of a warfare of resistance in might 1808 that will rage for 6 years. regardless of Napoleon's transparent virtue, the Spanish military was once by no means thoroughly destroyed, their obdurate resistance typified by way of epic sieges at Zaragoza and Gerona and national guerrilla conflict. the second one of 3 volumes, this publication examines the historical past, uniforms and kit of the Spanish military who, with the aid of guerrillas and 'armed peasantry', stood as much as Napoleon's Grand military opposed to all odds. UploadingDepositfiles eighty five

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Get The Taiping Rebellion 1851-66 PDF

By Ian Heath

ISBN-10: 185532346X

ISBN-13: 9781855323469

The Taiping stream started because the Pai Shang-ti Hui (the Society of God-Worshippers), based in Kwangsi province in 1846 via Hung Hsiu-ch'uan. A sickly person of questionable sanity. Hung had turn into topic to visions which interpreted as demonstrating that he used to be Jesus Christ's 'Divine more youthful Brother', with God's mandate to manipulate China. This attention-grabbing paintings via Ian Heath examines the organization, costume and guns of forces on each side of the Taiping uprising – a clash which observed the involvement of round 10 million troops in the course of 15 years of clash; as many as six hundred towns switch arms time and time back; and 20-30 million deaths.

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Download e-book for kindle: Napoleonic Uniforms Volume I by John R. Elting

By John R. Elting

ISBN-10: 0028971159

ISBN-13: 9780028971155

No different interval in heritage has produced such wonderful uniforms as these worn by means of the warriors desirous about the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleonic Uniforms is the single reference paintings of its sort to depict effectively the complete Grande Arm#e intimately. It portrays the French armies, combining authoritative textual content with lavish illustrations. This incredible two-volume set depicts in extraordinary color the uniforms of the Royal military, Emigrant Troops, progressive Armies, and the military of Egypt. Herbert Kn#246;tels plates are acknowledged by means of uniform experts as being among the easiest and such a lot actual depicting this vibrant episode in army heritage. greater than 9 hundred color plates (in volumes), every one with an authoritative caption via Colonel John Elting.

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Get The Stonewall Brigade (Men-at-Arms, Volume 30) PDF

By John Millin Selby

ISBN-10: 0850450527

ISBN-13: 9780850450521

"Look! there's Jackson status like a stone wall. Rally in the back of the Virginians!" With those phrases normal Bee ensured the attractiveness of Thomas Jonathan Jackson and his troops who have been scuffling with along him on the conflict of the 1st Bull Run (July 1861). This popularity was once more advantageous in Jackson's Shenandoah Valley crusade and different operations the place the Stonewall Brigade 's activities received the compliment in their accomplice compatriots and the dignity in their enemies. This booklet examines the uniforms, apparatus, heritage and association of the Brigade and its strive against adventure through the American Civil conflict (1861-1865). certain maps and modern illustrations accompany this account in their significant engagements.

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Russia's War in Afghanistan by David Isby, Ronald Volstad PDF

By David Isby, Ronald Volstad

ISBN-10: 0850456916

ISBN-13: 9780850456912

Textual content by way of David Isby. color plates via Ron Volstad. This e-book examines Soviet forces in Afghanistan. The origins and behavior of the conflict and the operational supplier of Soviet forces are mentioned. Afghan resistance and weaponry is additionally tested. A entire examine of either side within the Afghan warfare. because of renowned call for, strictly restricted amounts of Osprey’s such a lot sought after out of print Men-at-Arms, leading edge and Elite titles are again in inventory. a lot of those books were out of print for five years or extra, so don’t leave out this one-off chance to shop for them hot-off-the-press at standard sequence costs whereas shares final. Orders may be processed on a strictly first come, first served foundation so hurry! Order your books at the present time.

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