Get The King's German Legion (Men-at-Arms, Volume 42) PDF

By Otto Von Pivka

ISBN-10: 0850451922

ISBN-13: 9780850451924

The King's German Legion was once the biggest and Most worthy of the overseas corps which fought as built-in parts of the British military throughout the Napoleonic Wars (1799-1815). the sunshine and heavy cavalry, gentle and line infantry, and horse and foot artillery of the KGL made significant contributions to Wellington's victories through the Peninsular conflict, and a number of other devices coated themselves with glory at Waterloo. This e-book bargains a accomplished evaluate of the KGL from its origins to its disbandment, together with its uniforms, guns, flags and criteria. Meticulous illustrations supply exceptional info of this outstanding scuffling with force.

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Wellington's Infantry (Men-at-Arms, Volume 114) by Bryan Fosten PDF

By Bryan Fosten

ISBN-10: 085045395X

ISBN-13: 9780850453959

The infantry was once Wellington's favoured device, and he performed an important function in elevating its criteria of excellence. He used it conscientiously, on floor which he chosen to offer it greatest virtue and safeguard; and he got here to appreciate its services and weaknesses precisely. during this worthwhile addition to Opsrey's Men-at-Arms sequence, Bryan Fosten examines all features of Wellington's infantry, together with military lifestyles, enterprise, uniforms, drill, regimental differences, guns and gear, in an attractive textual content well-illustrated all through together with 8 complete web page color plates by means of the writer himself.

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Download PDF by Nick van der Bijl, Paul Hannon: Argentine Forces in the Falklands

By Nick van der Bijl, Paul Hannon

ISBN-10: 1855322277

ISBN-13: 9781855322271

In early 1982 the assertion of the approaching withdrawal of the Royal Navy's ice patrol send HMS patience caused the present army Junta in Buenos Aires to feel army seize of the Falklands will be allowed to prevail with no greater than token resistance. Such an experience used to be appealing as a distraction for the Argentine public at a time of political unease. at the evening of 0.5 April 1982, the Junta led via Gen. Leopoldo Galtieri made its flow. This attention-grabbing textual content by way of Nicholas van der Bijl examines the Argentine forces that battled for keep watch over of this distant British outpost.
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Download PDF by Stuart Reid: Scots Armies of the English Civil Wars

By Stuart Reid

ISBN-10: 1855328364

ISBN-13: 9781855328365

In the summertime of 1642 the 1st Civil warfare among king and parliament had damaged out in England. first and foremost either side have been convinced of victory, yet after the 1st campaigns led to stalemate they all started trying to find allies. The meddling of the Stuart Kings with Scotland's spiritual traditions provoked the nationwide Covenant, and later the Solemn League and Covenant. but many Scots endured to aid the King, and after his execution, his exiled son.This fantastic textual content by means of Stuart Reid examines the Scots armies who fought within the English Civil Wars, and contours quite a few illustrations and images, together with complete web page color plates by way of Graham Turner.
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Graham Sumner's Roman Military Clothing (2): AD 200-400 PDF

By Graham Sumner

ISBN-10: 1841765597

ISBN-13: 9781841765594

The armour and guns of the Roman military have lengthy been the topic of severe study and hypothesis. whereas a lot has been released on their palms and armour, despite the fact that, the particular garments of Imperial infantrymen has principally been missed. during this moment a part of a rigorous research of the literary, sculptural, pictorial and archaeological proof, the expert author-artist examines the clues which permit us to try reconstructions of things worn through officials and males everywhere in the empire throughout the centuries among the reign of Septimius Severus and the twilight years of Stilicho.
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Download PDF by Ian Knight: British Forces in Zululand 1879

By Ian Knight

ISBN-10: 1855321092

ISBN-13: 9781855321090

On four March, 1878 at King William's city, British Kaffraria, Gen. Sir Arthur Cunnynghame passed over ideally suited command of the British forces in southern Africa to his successor, Lt. Gen. Sir Frederic Thesiger. The excessive Commissioner, Sir Henry Bartle Frere, used to be confident that one option to the advanced difficulties which beset the area was once to overthrow the final strong self reliant black state bordering British possessions – the Zulu nation of King Cetshwayo KaMapande. even though Cetshwayo had remained at the political protective. This booklet descirbes the uniforms and kit of the forces that Thesiger led around the border to salary battle in Zululand.
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New PDF release: The Austrian Army 1740-80 (2): Infantry (Men-at-Arms)

By Philip Haythornthwaite, Bill Younghusband

ISBN-10: 1855324180

ISBN-13: 9781855324183

On the accession of Maria Theresa in 1740, the Austro-Hungarian military integrated fifty two infantry regiments, of which 3 have been Hungarian, 3 Netherlandish and one Italian. the rest drew their recruits not just from the Habsburg territories, together with Bohemia, Moravia and Silesia (the final being misplaced to Prussia in 1742), yet from the independent states of the Holy Roman Empire and past. the share of Hungarian raised regiments used to be set to upward push within the coming years even though - certainly 'foreign' team of workers comprised a tremendous a part of the army etablishment. This identify, the second one in a series of 3, info the organization, uniform and gear of the cosmopolitan Austrian military from 1740-80, targeting infantry troops.
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Download e-book for iPad: Spanish Army of the Napoleonic Wars by Rene Chartrand, René Chartrand, Bill Younghusband

By Rene Chartrand, René Chartrand, Bill Younghusband

ISBN-10: 1855327643

ISBN-13: 9781855327641

This quantity – overlaying the ultimate years of the Peninsular conflict and the lengthy trek over the Pyrenees into France – concludes the author’s impressive in-depth learn of the military that fought along Wellington’s redcoats through the Peninsular conflict. ahead of 1813 it was once the Spanish armies that bore the brunt of the scuffling with and this article – in keeping with basic examine in Spanish and British documents so that it will be new to so much readers – fills a wide and long-standing hole in our wisdom of these Napoleonic campaigns that have consistently involved English-speaking scholars of the interval.
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Get Peter the Great's Army (2) : Cavalry (Men-At-Arms, 264) PDF

By Angus Konstam

ISBN-10: 1855323486

ISBN-13: 9781855323483

By the point of his dying in 1725 Peter the good had put Russia one of the most advantageous ecu powers, and had created an army procedure that has infuenced the ecu stability of strength until eventually the current day. during this better half quantity to Men-at-Arms 260, Peter the Great's military 1: Infantry, Angus Konstam discusses Tsar Peter's cavalry, either the commonplace troops and abnormal forces comparable to the Cossacks, exploring their composition and effectiveness, and in addition outlines the improvement of the Russian educate of artillery. The Author's textual content is complemented via a mess of illustrations and pictures, together with 8 complete web page color plates through David Rickman.
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The Scythians 700-300 BC (Men-at-Arms, Volume 137) - download pdf or read online

By E. V. Cernenko

ISBN-10: 0850454786

ISBN-13: 9780850454789

Notwithstanding the 'Scythian period' within the historical past of jap Europe lasted little greater than four hundred years, the effect those horsemen made upon the background in their occasions was once such thousand years when they had ceased to exist as a sovereign humans, their heartland and the territories which they ruled some distance past it persisted to be often called 'greater Scythia'. From the very beginnings in their emergence at the global scene the Scythians took half within the maximum campaigns in their occasions, defeating such robust contemporaries as Assyria, Urartu, Babylonia, Media and Persia. This hugely illustrated booklet info their dress, guns and how they waged war.

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