Montgomery's Desert Army (Men-at-Arms, Volume 66) by John Wilkinson-Latham

By John Wilkinson-Latham

Initially Churchill's moment selection as a commander, Montgomery was once to make the eighth military his personal. certainly, his first activity because the new commander-elect was once to revive the morale of the military. The wilderness military quicly assumed the nature in their forthright and cocksure commander, and the troops hopefully anticipated victory. This they completed on the conflict of El Alamein (1942) and the order of conflict for the British and Dominion forces is designated in complete. The problems of wilderness battle and the kind of gear and uniforms also are discussed.

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The Mexican-American War 1846-48 (Men-at-Arms, Volume 56) by Philip Katcher

By Philip Katcher

"There by no means used to be so nice an American army," wrote second-lieutenant, John Sedgwick, in describing the troops below Major-General Zachary Taylor in 1846. one other then second-lieutenant, destined to determine many extra armies; U.S. supply, additionally notion hugely of them: 'The rank and dossier have been most likely inferior … to the volunteers that participated in all of the later battles of the warfare; yet they have been courageous males, after which drill and self-discipline introduced out all there has been in them.' Philip Katcher writes the tale of the regulars and volunteers who fought within the Mexican-American struggle, detailing the infantry, cavalry, artillery and employees of either the yank and Mexican armies.

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Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders (Men-at-Arms, Volume 3) by William McElwee

By William McElwee

On 1 July 1881 Viscount Cardwell's wholesale reorganisation of the British military introduced into lifestyles Priness Louise's Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders. either had existed as separate regiments even prior to their reliable incorporation into the British military and at the face of it, this appeared a hugely inconceivable union, Being separated either geographically and traditionally - that they had by no means even served jointly within the comparable theatre. but, as historical past has proven, this not going mixture proved to be an enormous good fortune. William McElwee tells the tale of this most renowned of regiments which has served with contrast in international warfare I (1914-1918), international conflict II (1939-1945), and beyond.

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Roman Military Clothing (3): AD 400-640 by Raffaele D'Amato, Graham Sumner

By Raffaele D'Amato, Graham Sumner

Roman army garments (3): advert 400-640 [Osprey Men-at-Arms 425] КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ Автор: Raffaele D’Amato: Название: Roman army garments (3): advert 400-640 [Osprey Men-at-Arms 425]:Серия: Osprey Men-at-Arms 425:Издательство: Osprey Publishing Ltd:Страниц: 52:Язык: Английский:Год: 2005:Формат: pdf:Размер: 25,8 Mb:Для сайта: www.mirknig.comОписание (About this book): This publication is the concluding a part of a rigorous research of theliterary, sculptural, pictorial and archaeological proof for Roman army garments, overlaying the final days of the Western Empire, and the for much longer checklist of the jap, within the fifth to seventh centuries. The proof from this significantly vibrant interval – while Germanic and Persian types, first brought by means of mercenaries, have been broadly followed by means of Roman armies – is very wealthy. The textual content is illustrated with many photos of infrequent cloth reveals, and mosaic paintings; with cautious drawings of alternative figurative assets; and with Graham Sumner’s meticulous and excellent color reconstructions. eighty five

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British and Irish Campaign Medals by Antolín López Peláez

By Antolín López Peláez

Книга посвящена наградам, за военные кампании в которых принимали участие британские и ирландские граждане, от второй англо-бурской войны до продолжающегося конфликта в Ираке. Дается описание каждой медали, история учреждения, а так же рыночная стоимость на дату выхода каталога.

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Armies of the Vietnam War (Men-at-Arms, Volume 143) by Lee Russell

By Lee Russell

On March eighth, 1965, a few 3,500 US Marines, the 1st US strive against troops to reach in Vietnam, landed in Da Nang to protect the united states air base there. On June eighth, following additional reinforcements, common Westmoreland licensed his troops to start "offensive patrolling." Lee Russell's follow-up to Men-at-Arms 104 focuses in finer element at the uniforms and insignia of the U.S. military and Marines, the ARVN and the NVA. The ebook is filled with beautifully exact black and white pictures of the forces energetic within the Vietnam battle, and Mike Chappell's very good illustrations supply key reference fabric for the modern uniforms and battledress.

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Germany's Eastern Front Allies (2): Baltic Forces (v. 2) by Nigel Thomas, C. Caballero Jurado, Darko Pavlovic

By Nigel Thomas, C. Caballero Jurado, Darko Pavlovic

The Baltic international locations - Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania - loved a quick independence among the realm Wars prior to being annexed through the USSR in 1940. the bleak adventure of Soviet profession made it inevitable that when the German invasion of Russia in 1941 they'd struggle beside the Wehrmacht as allies opposed to the purple military whereas consistently hoping for restored independence. That wish was once overwhelmed back in 1944-45; but 'Forest Brother' guerrillas endured to struggle opposed to hopeless odds for years after the second one Soviet profession. This amazing tale is illustrated right here with infrequent pictures, insignia charts, tables of devices and distinctive uniform plates.

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The British Army 1939–45 (2): Middle East & Mediterranean by Martin Brayley, Mike Chappell

By Martin Brayley, Mike Chappell

The scope of Britain's wartime center East Command stretched some distance past the Libyan barren region the place the eighth Army's most famed battles have been fought - from Gibraltar and Tunisia within the west, to Iraq and Persia within the east, and from Greece south to the Gulf of Aden. In 1940-43 this used to be the one enviornment the place the British military may possibly take the floor struggle to the German Wehrmacht; it observed a succession of setbacks and triumphs, until eventually spring 1945 discovered the eighth military effective in northern Italy. A precis of those campaigns is illustrated via images, and precise color plates of the big variety of uniforms worn within the diverse stipulations of this massive theatre of battle.

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