Category: Uniforms

  • Download Louis XV's Army (5) : Colonial and Naval Troops (Men-At-Arms by René Chartrand, Eugene Leliepvre PDF

    By René Chartrand, Eugene Leliepvre

    In 1715 France had a substantial out of the country empire in the US, Africa and Asia, its colonies garrisoned by means of hundreds of thousands of normal officials and infantrymen who belonged to the Navy's colonial institution or by means of the French East India Company's troops. notwithstanding those troops aren't frequently coated in histories of the French forces, because the finish of the seventeenth century, they observed enormous motion opposed to the enemy in a foreign country. This final quantity in a sequence of 5 (Men-at-Arms 296, 302, 304, 308 and 313) information the uniforms, hands and accoutrements of Louis XV's colonial and naval troops. The textual content is followed via quite a few photos and illustrations, together with 8 complete color plates.
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  • Download Warsaw Pact Ground Forces by Gordon L. Rottman PDF

    By Gordon L. Rottman

    Osprey's research of the floor forces of the chilly conflict (1946-1991). whereas a lot has been released at the militia of the USSR through the Eighties, strangely little is out there at the forces provided through the opposite member countries of the Warsaw Pact. Rivalling the scale of the us military, the mixed flooring forces of the six non-Soviet Warsaw Pact international locations totalled over 775,000 lively troops, with nearly million floor forces reserves. This booklet examines the background, association and uniforms of the customarily ignored DDR, Czechoslovak, Polish, Bulgarian, Hungarian and Romanian forces on the finish of the chilly warfare.
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  • Download Roman Military Clothing (2): AD 200-400 by Graham Sumner PDF

    By Graham Sumner

    The armour and guns of the Roman military have lengthy been the topic of extreme examine and hypothesis. whereas a lot has been released on their hands and armour, even though, the particular garments of Imperial squaddies has mostly been missed. during this moment a part of a rigorous examine of the literary, sculptural, pictorial and archaeological proof, the professional author-artist examines the clues which permit us to try reconstructions of things worn by way of officials and males everywhere in the empire through the centuries among the reign of Septimius Severus and the twilight years of Stilicho.
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  • Download The Boxer Rebellion (Men-at-Arms, Volume 95) by Lynn Bodin PDF

    By Lynn Bodin

    Within the 12 months 1900, an extraordinary co-operation happened among the 8 significant army powers of the area. For greater than a 12 months army and naval body of workers from Austria-Hungary, France, Germany, nice Britain, Italy, Japan, Russia and the USA fought jointly opposed to a standard enemy. That enemy used to be a society whose target was once the extermination of all 'foreign devils' in China – the I Ho Ch'uan, or Righteous Harmonious Fists, larger identified to the West because the Boxers. This enticing account, full of unique pictures and entire color paintings, tells the tale of this exact prevalence in army history.

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  • Download The British Army on Campaign (3): 1856-81 (Men-at-Arms, by Michael Barthorp PDF

    By Michael Barthorp

    Within the interval of reform following the Crimean conflict, the British Army's major function reverted to the protection and consolidation of the Empire and its alternate, leading to campaigns huge and small world wide. From the Indian Mutiny of 1857-59, to campaigns within the North-West Frontier, Canada, New Zealand and the Transvaal, the British military fought to guard its Empire and thwart the growth of encroaching international locations. This e-book, the 3rd in a chain of 4, outlines those campaigns and information the battling tools, uniforms, gear and guns of the British Army.

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  • Download The Russian Army of the Crimea (Men-at-Arms, Volume 27) by Albert Seaton PDF

    By Albert Seaton

    This ebook examines the uniforms, apparatus, heritage and organization of the Russian military that fought within the Crimean struggle. box military, infantry, artillery and cavalry are all lined, including info of excessive Command and summaries of key battles. Uniforms are proven in complete illustrated detail.

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  • Download Wellington's Light Cavalry (Men-at-Arms, Volume 126) by Bryan Fosten PDF

    By Bryan Fosten

    In April 1756 the pony Guards agreed, with a few reluctance, to the addition of a unmarried 'light troop' to such a lot cavalry regiments. From their formation those troops have been stylish and handled as having a distinct personality, and so they grew to become so beneficial that via 1759 it used to be determined to shape whole regiments of sunshine cavalry. Bryan Fosten presents a close account of the association, uniforms and historical past of Wellington's mild Cavalry in a textual content subsidized by way of various illustrations together with 8 complete web page color plates by way of the writer himself.

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  • Download Arab Armies of the Middle East Wars 1948-73 (Men-at-Arms, by John Laffin PDF

    By John Laffin

    The fashionable wars of the center East started in 1947, whilst the Syrians, Egyptians, Jordanians and Lebanese have been unofficially at conflict with the Jewish settlers of Palestine. On may possibly fifteenth, the day afer Israel used to be declared a sovreign country, the Arab invasion begun. among then and 1973 5 wars happened: these of 1948; the Sinai battle; the Six-Day warfare; the 1968-1970 conflict of Attrition and the 1973 October warfare. This booklet examines the association, education and kit of the main Arab armies in the course of those conflicts and the variey of uniforms are illustrated via a few modern images and whole color artwork.

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  • Download Roman Military Clothing (1): 100 BC - AD 200 by Graham Sumner PDF

    By Graham Sumner

    The armour and guns of Rome's legionaries and auxiliaries were the topic of excessive learn and hypothesis, and masses has been released - yet virtually not anything at the genuine garments of Imperial infantrymen. during this first a part of a rigorous examine of the literary, sculptural, pictorial and archaeological facts, a expert author/artist examines the clues which permit us to try reconstructions of tunics, cloaks, shoes and different goods worn via officials and males everywhere in the empire, from the overdue Republic to c.200 advert. His textual content is illustrated with meticulous drawings of surviving aid sculptures - rather squaddies' gravestones - and 8 amazing color plates.
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