British Colours and Standards 1747-1881 (2) by Ian Sumner, Richard Hook

By Ian Sumner, Richard Hook

During this moment of a two-part series a revered vexillologist describes, explains and illustrates a wide selection of the King's and Regimental colors carried through the 18th and nineteenth centuries by way of British loved ones, standard, military and Volunteer infantry regiments. The successive laws among 1747 and 1881 - whilst the wearing of colors within the box ceased - are supported by way of accomplished tables of 'ancient badges' and conflict honours; many cautious drawings; and via ten fantastic plates by way of Richard Hook, detailing a few 35 flags in complete color, in addition to a few recognized colour-bearers.

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Napoleonic Wars: Wellington's Army (Brassey's History of by Ian Fletcher, Richard Hook

By Ian Fletcher, Richard Hook

Designed for people with an curiosity within the Napoleonic Wars, from 1804 to 1815, this can be a consultant to the entire uniforms worn within the Duke of Wellington's positive military, from the not easy campaigning of the Peninsular battle to the ultimate nice victory over Napoleon at Waterloo. each one regiment and unit in Wellington's military is defined, and its uniforms and kit specified. past the rules laid down for what a soldier may still put on, the writer describes the truth of lifestyles on crusade, the wear on uniforms and how they have been tailored. How cozy was once it to put on a cocked hat within the rain with water working off it like a fountain? Drawing on first-hand money owed, the booklet creates a real photo of what Wellington's redcoats quite seemed like.

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The Sudan Campaigns 1881-98 (Men-at-Arms, Volume 59) by Robert Wilkinson-Latham

By Robert Wilkinson-Latham

Within the Sudan in 1881 an vague son of a chippie suggested himself the 'Mahdi' or 'Guided one of many Prophet', the long-expected Messiah of the Islamic religion. His impression used to be so powerful that Egypt (co-ruled through Britain and France) was once plunged into struggle. Robert Wilkinson-Latham offers an soaking up account of the Sudan campaigns, together with the siege of Khartoum, the unpredictable normal Charles Gordon, and the Nile day trip. the writer information the corporation and fortunes of all forces concerned, portray a desirable photograph of where and its peoples from 1881-98.

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Men-at-Arms 400: Wellington's Peninsula Regiments The Light by Mike Chappell

By Mike Chappell

The forces which Wellington led in Portugal and Spain and up into southern France among 1808 and 1814 completed a list of victory probably unequalled within the heritage of the British military. between his infantry the regiments of the sunshine department have been self-consciously an Г©lite, informed to struggle with initiative and independence at the uncovered edges of the marching military. This publication explains their evolution and strategies, information the campaigns during which they fought and illustrates the uniforms and kit of the sunshine Infantry regiments: the forty third (Monmouthshire), 52nd (Oxfordshire), 51st (2nd Yorkshire), 68th (Durham) and eighty fifth (Bucks Volunteers).

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Prussian Cavalry of the Napoleonic Wars (2) 1807-15 by Peter Hofschröer

By Peter Hofschröer

After Prussia's dismemberment a drastic re-organisation of the full military used to be priceless, and the cavalry underwent this technique with the remaining. on the time of the mobilisation in 1813, the just a little lowered fastened arm used to be supplemented through voluntary and defense force formations; and as soon as peace used to be verified after the 1st Abdication, one more re-organisation used to be started. The fateful crusade of 1815 was once fought with the Prussian cavalry nonetheless within the throes of this re-organisation. choked with diagrams, illustrations and 8 complete web page color plates by way of Bryan Fosten, this booklet through Peter Hofschröer information the background, corporation, gear and uniforms of the Prussian cavalry which fought within the Napoleonic Wars.

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The Grenadier Guards (Men-at-Arms, Volume 73) by David Fraser

By David Fraser

Basic Sir David Fraser tells the tale of this recognized regiment; their beginnings, customs, battles and traditions from their formation as "The Royal Regiment of Guards" in 1656 right down to our personal occasions. it's a striking tale that incorporates Marlborough's campaigns (1702-1713) within the fight opposed to France, the conflict of Waterloo (1815), the Crimean conflict (1853-1856), and naturally global Wars and past. various images and illustrations populate Sir David's soaking up textual content, together with 8 complete web page color plates by means of well known army artist Angus McBride, with long commentaries analyzing intimately the uniforms of the Grenadiers from 1865 to the 1970's.

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Medals and Decorations of Hitler's Army by Robin Lumsden

By Robin Lumsden

Adolf Hitler held energy in Germany for less than twelve years, yet in the course of that rather brief interval his regime produced the countrys first and purely entire diversity of actually nationwide orders and undefined. those have been destined to have an important impact at the layout of army and civil awards in different components of the area, together with the U.S. of the US and the Soviet Union, which unashamedly established a few of their moment international battle wrestle badges on these of the 3rd Reich.

This is the 1st ebook to hide the topic of Nazi awards comprehensively and chronologically in one quantity.

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Russo-Japanese War 1904-05 by Aleksey Ivanov, Philip Jowett, Andrei Karachtchouk

By Aleksey Ivanov, Philip Jowett, Andrei Karachtchouk

The Russo-Japanese warfare in Manchuria used to be the 1st twentieth century clash fought among the ordinary armies of significant powers, making use of the main glossy ability – desktop weapons, trench war, minefields and cell communications; and the conflict of Mukden in March 1905 was once the biggest conflict of armies in international historical past as much as that date. occasions have been by means of many international observers; however the occasions of 1914 in Western Europe recommend that now not them all drew the right kind conclusions. For the 1st time within the West the armies of this far-off yet very important battle are defined and illustrated intimately, with infrequent photographs and the perfectly atmospheric work of Russia's top army illustrator.

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The American Plains Indians (Men-at-Arms, Volume 163) by Jason Hook

By Jason Hook

The principal plains of North the USA to the east of the Rocky Mountains have been domestic to the Plains Indians; right here the looking grounds of the twelve "typical" tribes coincided with the grazing diversity of the biggest of the buffalo herds. The adoption of a horse tradition heralded the golden age of the Plains Indians - an age unexpectedly ended by way of the intervention of the white guy, who pressured them into reservations within the moment 1/2 the nineteenth century. Jason Hook's attention-grabbing textual content explores the tradition of yank Plains Indians, from camp existence to conquest, in a quantity complemented through pictures and beautiful artwork.

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