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

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, each 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 way of Ian Heath seems to be 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 ft lengthy with a blade that used to be one foot wide!

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The German Army 1939-45: Eastern Front 1941-43 by Nigel Thomas

By Nigel Thomas

Operation Barbarossa, the assault at the Soviet Union, started out on 22 June 1941. It turned the most important clash in army background, with a few 3 million German troops and approximately 900,000 allies dealing with virtually 4.7 million Soviet troops. the consequences may color postwar eu historical past for the following 50 years. This identify examines the heritage of the clash, and the company, uniforms and insignia of the German military at the japanese entrance from 1941-43. The ebook includes a variety of illustrations and images all through, incuding 8 superb full-page color plates via Stephen Andrew. Men-at-Arms 311, 316, 326, 330 and 336 also are on hand in one quantity designated variation titled ‘German military in global conflict II’.

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Barbarian Warriors: Saxons, Vikings, Normans (Brassey's by Dan Shadrake

By Dan Shadrake

Usually portrayed as an period of brutality and chaos, this e-book finds the truth in the back of the mythical warriors of the darkish a long time. It additionally uncovers the substantial paintings of war during this interval, the excessive point of expertise completed within the manufacture of all sorts of adorned helmets and swords. The ebook exhibits how the achievements of the Roman conflict computer survived during the darkish a long time till the time of the Normans. Dan Shadrake is the illustrator of "King Arthur - the genuine tale" by means of Graham Philips and Martin Keatman, and works on Robin Hood and the Holy Grail via an analogous authors. Susanna Shadrake is the writer of the script for the video "Arthur delusion & Reality".

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American Civil War Armies (5): Volunteer Militia by Philip Katcher

By Philip Katcher

Uniformed volunteer devices have been raised via contributors, frequently from an area's social élite who had sufficient spare time and money to spend on such enthusiasms. They voted on their unit designation, their officials and non-commissioned officials, their unit ideas, and their uniform. Many destiny leaders realized their abilities in those ranks, and volunteer defense force devices shaped the middle of many struggling with devices on each side of the Mason-Dixon line. With assistance from various pictures and illustrations, together with 8 complete web page color plates by way of Ron Volstad, Philip Katcher does a very good activity of detailing the uniforms of the volunteer defense force of the yank Civil warfare (1861-1865).

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The United States Army : 1812-1815 (Men-At-Arms Series, 345) by James Kochan, Dave Rickman

By James Kochan, Dave Rickman

The warfare of 1812 was once the real making of the normal regiments and corps of the united states military. 3 years' battling opposed to Britain observed the White condo burned down, but additionally the bloody repulse of the redcoats, then the simplest infantry on this planet, on a few battlefields. The small constabulary strength which entered the struggle - ill-led, ill-supported, and with an doubtful method of provide - ended it as a certified military with a procedure of command and companies equivalent to any. This meticulous historical past of the uniforms of the yankee regulars is illustrated with many formerly unseen work and pictures.

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Queen Victoria's Commanders by Michael Barthorp, Douglas Anderson

By Michael Barthorp, Douglas Anderson

Michael Barthorp's unique and authoritative research comprises key commanders resembling (India 1837-56) Charles Napier, Hugh Gough, Harry Smith; (Crimean struggle) Lord Raglan, James Scarlett, George Cathcart, John Pennefather; (Indian Mutiny) John Nicholson, Henry Havelock, desire furnish, Colin Campbell; (India 1860-98) Frederick Roberts; (Africa) Robert Napier, Garnet Wolseley, Herbert Stewart, Evelyn wooden, Redvers Buller, Hector Macdonald and Herbert Kitchener – between others.

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Samurai 1550-1600 by Anthony J Bryant, Angus McBride

By Anthony J Bryant, Angus McBride

This identify info the tradition, guns, armour and coaching of the elite samurai warrior classification within the attention-grabbing Age of Battles interval (1550-1600). This was once a interval of important significance not just due to the political results of the chaos but additionally a result of adjustments in battle that happened. In 1542 the Portuguese brought the matchlock musket into jap war, and this booklet lines the impact that this significant innovation had at the samurai. existence open air the sphere of conflict can be tested, making this an unmissable publication for these drawn to this courageous warrior caste.

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Mughul India 1504-1761 (Men-at-Arms, Volume 263) by David Nicolle

By David Nicolle

Babur, the founding father of the Mughul dynasty, was once of Turco-Mongol starting place - he used to be descended from Timur-i-Lenk [Tamerlane] on his father's facet and Genghiz Khan on his mother's. His first raid into India in 1516 was once by way of numerous others, and by the point of his dying in 1530 Babur's troops had reached Bengal at the a long way facet of the sub-continent. With 8 advantageous complete web page color plates through Angus McBride, and lots of different illustrations, this article by way of David Nicolle examines the supplier, strategies and uniforms of Mughul armies from Babur's time onwards.

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