Category: Uniforms

  • Download Louis XV's Army Light Troops & Specialists by René Chartrand, Eugene Leliepvre PDF

    By René Chartrand, Eugene Leliepvre

    The emergence of sunshine troops on the time of Louis XV's reign is an indication of the quest for greater intelligence of the enemy and fast tactical strikes on battlefields. This fourth instalment of RenГ© Chartrand's assessment of Louis XV's military unearths a unprecedented number of devices, such a lot now lengthy forgotten, who had a blinding collection of uniforms, apparatus and guns, as is printed by way of this attention-grabbing textual content and its a variety of accompanying illustrations, which come with 8 complete web page color plates by way of EugГЁne LeliГЁpvre.
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  • Download Napoleon's Artillery (Men-at-Arms, Volume 54) by Robert Wilkinson-Latham PDF

    By Robert Wilkinson-Latham

    On the finish of the Royalist regime, the artillery arm of the French military used to be, as Napoleon was once later to claim, "the best and most sensible composed corps in Europe." Designed by means of the nice grasp of artillery, Jean Baptiste de Gribeauval, the apparatus consisted of a few of the simplest items in Europe. This publication examines the gear and function of Napoleon's artillery within the progressive Wars (1792-1802), Napoleonic Wars (1799-1815) and Waterloo crusade (1815). The association of the Imperial military is additionally coated, together with the foremost French failure to strengthen "Shrapnel" or "spherical case shot" - a weapon used opposed to them to nice impression through the British.

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  • Download Spanish Army of the Napoleonic Wars by Rene Chartrand, René Chartrand, Bill Younghusband PDF

    By Rene Chartrand, René Chartrand, Bill Younghusband

    This quantity – overlaying the ultimate years of the Peninsular struggle and the lengthy trek over the Pyrenees into France – concludes the author’s awesome in-depth learn of the military that fought along Wellington’s redcoats through the Peninsular struggle. ahead of 1813 it was once the Spanish armies that bore the brunt of the scuffling with and this article – in keeping with fundamental learn in Spanish and British documents with the intention to be new to so much readers – fills a wide and long-standing hole in our wisdom of these Napoleonic campaigns that have consistently involved English-speaking scholars of the interval.
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  • Download Italian Medieval Armies 1300-1500 (Men-at-Arms, Volume 136) by David Nicolle PDF

    By David Nicolle

    Mercenaries have been a standard characteristic all through so much of Europe within the 14th and fifteenth centuries, and were recognized a ways prior. yet nowhere did this sort of refined method of hiring, check and employer of mercenaries advance because it did in Italy. The condottiere - whose identify got here from the condotta or agreement among himself and his service provider - was once the end result. even if commander or humble trooper, the condottiere used to be a whole expert. His ability hasn't ever been doubted, yet his loyalty and commitment to a specific reason usually has. David Nicolle presents a desirable exploration of the condottiere; his roles, palms and equipment.

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  • Download Les Uniformes de L Armee francaise by A.Galot PDF

    By A.Galot

    История униформы французской пехоты, начиная с эпохи Второй Империи и заканчивая первой мировой войной. Описания даны членом французского исторического общества любителей униформологии. В тексте черно-белые рисунки предметов амуниции и снаряжения. На цветных планшетах фигуры представляющие чины разных полков армии Франции на описываемый период. К книге приложены цветные планшеты спагов 19 века. А также статьи современных авторов о французской армиисередины 19 и начала 20 веков.
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  • Download The King's German Legion (1): 1803-12 by Mike Chappell PDF

    By Mike Chappell

    The formation of the King's German Legion resulted from the career of Hanover, their native land, by way of the French in 1803. After diversified expeditions together with Copenhagen in 1807 and Moore's retreat to Corunna, the Legion joined Sir Arthur Wellesley within the Peninsula. It used to be the following that they have been to earn timeless renown because the crack corps of Wellington's military. The Legion represented approximately 20% of Wellington's struggling with energy and uncommon itself in all of the significant activities, together with their well-known cost at Garcia Hernandez throughout the Salamanca crusade (1812), which was once fought throughout the Peninsular warfare (1808-1814).
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  • Download The Russo-Japanese War 1904–05 by Philip Jowett; Алексей Иванов Иллюстратор: Андрей Каращук PDF

    By Philip Jowett; Алексей Иванов Иллюстратор: Андрей Каращук

    Русско-японская война 1904-1905 гг. Армии противоборствующих сторонРусско-японская война в Маньчжурии была первой войной XX столетия между регулярными армиями крупных держав; использовались самые современные средства ведения войны – пулемёты, «окопная» тактика, минные поля и телефонные коммуникации. Сражение при Мукдене в феврале-марте 1905 г. было крупнейшим столкновением армий в мировой истории до той поры (в сражении участвовало более полумиллиона человек). Ход войны сопровождался многочисленными иностранными обозревателями, но события 1914 г. в Западной Европе наводят на мысль, что не все сделали правильные выводы. Армии этой далёкой, но важной войны подробно описаны и проиллюстрированы с помощью редких фотографий и великолепных атмосферных картин.
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  • Download The British Army on Campaign (1): 1816-1853 (Men-at-Arms, by Michael Barthorp PDF

    By Michael Barthorp

    Even supposing the interval among the tip of the Napoleonic Wars and the Crimean conflict has been known as 'the lengthy peace', so far as the British military (and the Honourable East India corporation) have been involved, it was once to work out a nearly continuous sequence of campaigns and expeditions the world over. so much have been fought within the defence, or extra enlargement, of the British Empire. this primary of 4 volumes by way of Michael Barthorp detailing the British military on crusade from 1815-1902, centres at the campaigns within the eventful interval from 1816-53: the regiments which took half; the strategies hired; and the altering nature of uniforms and equipment.

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