Download Military Insignia by Derek Avery PDF

By Derek Avery

Вопреки названию, данная книга является кратким справочником по численности и вооружению армий, ВВС и ВМС стран мира по состоянию на 1992г. (так вместо СССР уже используется аббревиатура СНГ).
Книга содержит цветные фотографии солдат и воинской символики различных стран мира.

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Download The War in Cambodia 1970-75 (Men-at-Arms, Volume 209) by Kenneth J. Conboy PDF

By Kenneth J. Conboy

This e-book examines the uniforms, gear, background and agency of the troops that fought in Cambodia within the Seventies. US and Cambodian forces are all coated, together with specified Operations, and the process the conflict is summarised. Uniforms are proven in complete illustrated detail.

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Download The Irish Wars 1485-1603 (Men-at-Arms, Volume 256) by Ian Heath PDF

By Ian Heath

The Reformation in England extra distanced the Irish, because the majority of Irishmen adhered stubbornly to their Catholicism. ultimately, in Elizabeth's reign, either side resorted to using strength on a wide scale in a chain of bloody wars and rebellions that have been to culminate within the Earl of Tyrone's "Great Rebellion" of 1595-1603. this article by means of Ian Heath appears to be like on the historical past, association and strategies of the armies of the Irish Wars (1485-1603), armies which integrated such troops because the fearsome Irish Galloglasses, who bore a perilous awl six toes lengthy with a blade that was once one foot vast!

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Download Japanese Army 1931-45 (Volume 1, 1931-42) by Philip Jowett, Stephen Andrew PDF

By Philip Jowett, Stephen Andrew

In the course of Japan's devastating Pacific offensive of 1941/42, the Allies paid a excessive cost for his or her failure to take heavily a military which had already been scuffling with in Manchuria and China for ten years. That military used to be a special mixture of the traditional and the fashionable and its updated apparatus and imaginative strategies served a nearly medieval code of unquestioning obedience and ruthless aggression. this primary of 2 titles covers the enterprise, apparatus, uniforms and personality of jap floor forces within the chinese language and early Pacific campaigns, illustrated with insignia charts, many infrequent images, and 8 meticulous uniform plates.

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Download Wellington's Peninsula Regiments (1): The Irish by Mike Chappell PDF

By Mike Chappell

The forces which Wellington led in Portugal and Spain and up into southern France among 1808 and 1814 completed a constant checklist of victory might be unequalled within the background of the British military. a few forty in keeping with cent of this volunteer military have been Irishmen – a notable determine, given the hot unrest and bloodshed in eire. This booklet info the checklist, and illustrates the uniforms and gear, of the 2 cavalry and 3 infantry devices boasting formal Irish identification: the 4th (Royal Irish) Dragoon Guards, 18th Hussars, twenty seventh (Enniskillen), 87th (Prince of Wales's personal Irish), and 88th (Connaught Rangers) Regiments of Foot.

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Download The English Civil War Armies (Men-at-Arms, Volume 14) by Peter Young PDF

By Peter Young

The 12 months 1642 witnessed the outbreak of the 1st English Civil conflict, which observed Royalist troops dependable to King Charles struggle the Parliamentarians in different significant battles and plenty of sieges. Peter younger explores the strategies, gear and corporation of the armies of either side, drawing a compelling photograph of what it should have been like for the lads who lived and fought in England over 350 years in the past. Chapters on combating, cavalry, infantry, artillery and self-discipline learn the topic intensive, with many modern debts, akin to these of Royalist Captain, Richard Atkyns, who served in a single of the main "active" regiments of the war.

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Download Imperial Armies of the Thirty Years' War 1 : Infantry and by Vladimir Brnardic PDF

By Vladimir Brnardic

This background of the Catholic armies of the Hapsburg Empire that fought within the Thirty Years' warfare explores the function of infantry and artillery over the last significant spiritual conflict in mainland Europe. because the states of the Holy Roman Empire fractured alongside non secular traces, all of Europe was once plunged right into a bloody clash that lasted 3 many years, decimated populations, and annihilated groups. even if, amidst this social, political, and spiritual disaster, vital alterations have been skilled in the association of military. The struggle observed the tip of the massive mercenary forces and the beginnings of the well-disciplined nationwide military. This e-book charts this development, illustrating and explaining the forces of the most important Catholic armies, whereas exploring the guns, association, strategies, and colourful uniforms utilized by the infantry and artillery.

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Download The German Army 1939-45 by Nigel Thomas, Stephen Andrew PDF

By Nigel Thomas, Stephen Andrew

Operation Barbarossa, the assault at the Soviet Union, started on 22 June 1941. It turned the most important clash in army historical past, with a few 3 million German troops and approximately 900,000 allies dealing with virtually 4.7 million Soviet troops. the results could color postwar ecu background for the subsequent 50 years. This identify examines the historical past of the clash, and the agency, uniforms and insignia of the German military at the japanese entrance in the course of international struggle II, from 1941-43. The ebook comprises a number of illustrations and pictures all through, incuding 8 high quality full-page color plates through Stephen Andrew.

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Download The Greek and Persian Wars 500-323 BC (Men-at-Arms, Volume by Jack Cassin-Scott PDF

By Jack Cassin-Scott

Within the early fifth century BC, after the autumn of the Lydian Empire, the Persian Wars started. It used to be an ideological clash which pitted a proud, democratic, freedom-loving humans opposed to a tyrannical and strong empire. The tales of the numerous battles fought among the Greeks and the Persians are right here spendidly delivered to lifestyles by way of Jack Cassin-Scott, who info the strategies, employer and uniforms of the armies of each side in a quantity that includes various illustrations and museum photos, plus 8 complete web page color plates fantastically drawn by means of the writer himself.

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