The German Army 1939-45 (1): Blitzkrieg (Men-at-Arms) by Nigel Thomas

By Nigel Thomas

On 1 September 1939, whilst Germany attacked Poland, the Wehrmacht numbered 3,180,000 males. it will definitely increased to 9,500,000, and on 8-9 may well 1945, the date of its unconditional quit at the Western and japanese Fronts, it nonetheless numbered 7,800,000. The Blitzkrieg interval, from 1 September 1939 to twenty-five June 1940, was once 10 months of virtually overall triumph for the Wehrmacht, because it defeated each kingdom, other than nice Britain, that took the sector opposed to it. during this first of 5 volumes analyzing the German military of global conflict II (1939-1945), Nigel Thomas examines the uniforms and insignia of Hitler's Blitzkrieg forces, together with an summary of the Blitzkrieg crusade itself.

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Napoleon's Guard Cavalry (Men-at-Arms, Volume 83) by Emir Bukhari

By Emir Bukhari

This identify examines the most vibrant and fanciful uniforms in army background, these of Napoleon's safeguard Cavalry. The precise textual content covers devices similar to the Grenadiers à Cheval; the Empress's Dragoons; the Chasseurs à Cheval; the Mamelukes; the Gardes d'Honneur; the Polish Lancers; the Dutch Lancers; the German Lancers and the Lithuanian Tartars. A plethora of illustrations supplement the textual content, together with 8 nice complete web page color plates by way of inimitable Angus McBride, supplying admirably targeted reconstructions of uniforms and followed via ten pages of commentaries.

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Polish Armies 1569-1696 (2) by Richard Brzeziński, Angus McBride (illustrator)

By Richard Brzeziński, Angus McBride (illustrator)

The seventeenth century Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth used to be nearly as various as glossy the USA. along Slavs lived Lithuanians and different Balts, Germans, Tatars, Armenian retailers, Jewish investors, or even a remarkably huge populations of Scots. This number of cultures had a robust effect at the Polish military. besides the predominantly Polish and Lithuanian 'winged' hussars served a number of foreigners from either inside and outdoors the Commonwealth: Tatars and Cossacks, Wallachians, Transylvanians, Moldavians, Hungarians, Serbians and Albanians; and from the West, French, Italians, Dutch, Walloons, Swedes and Scots. Richard Brzezinski's spouse quantity to Men-at-Arms 184 completes his interesting exam of Polish armies from 1569-1696.

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Modern African Wars (2): Angola and Mozambique 1961-74 by Peter Abbott

By Peter Abbott

Portugal used to be either the 1st and the final of the good ecu colonial powers. For 500 years Portugal had colonies in Africa. In 1960, as liberation routine swept throughout colonial Africa, the Portuguese flag nonetheless flew over titanic expanses of territory around the continent. The unfold of decolonization and the institution of self sufficient states whose governments have been sympathetic to the reason for African nationalism led, within the early Sixties, to a sequence of wars in Angola (1961–1975), Guiné (1998) and Mozambique (1977). This booklet info every one of those liberation activities, concentrating on the gear, uniforms and association of the Portuguese forces.

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The Wars of the Roses (Men-at-Arms, Volume 145) by Terence Wise

By Terence Wise

A lot fable and delusion surrounds the occasions of the Wars of the Roses (1455-1485): a bloody and lengthy dynastic fight among the homes of York and Lancaster. Terence Wise's attention-grabbing textual content lays naked the true tale, and examines the armies, liveries and badges of the clash. The author's readable account presents a entire advisor as to who fought whom, the place, while, why and for what, from the origins of the Wars to such recognized battles as Tewkesbury and Bosworth. The accompanying photos, illustrations and color plates by way of Gerry Embleton in actual fact aspect the palms, armor and criteria of the time.

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Modern African Wars: Angola and Mozambique 1961-74 by Peter Abbott, Ronald Volstad

By Peter Abbott, Ronald Volstad

Portugal was once the 1st and final of the good eu colonial powers. In 1960 the Portuguese flag nonetheless flew over mammoth expanses of African territory, and endured to fly there whereas others have been busy granting independence to their African colonies. It used to be now not until eventually 1975 that it was once ultimately compelled down. The trained mestiços and assimilados have been good conscious of what used to be taking place in different territories. They have been inspired by way of the truth that the Portuguese territories had began to discover themselves surrounded by way of newly self sufficient states whose governments have been sympathetic to the reason for African nationalism. It appeared that their time had come.

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Uniforms of the US Army 1774-1889 by H. A. Ogden

By H. A. Ogden

Книга Uniforms of the united states military 1774-1889 Uniforms of the USA military 1774-1889 Книги Исторические Автор: H.A.Ogden Формат: pdf Размер: 21,4 Язык: Английский0 (голосов: zero) Оценка:Иллюстрированное описание униформы армии США периода 1774-1889 гг.

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