Category: Uniforms

  • Download Men-at-Arms 400: Wellington's Peninsula Regiments (2) The by Mike Chappell PDF

    By Mike Chappell

    The forces which Wellington led in Portugal and Spain and up into southern France through the Peninsular War (1808-1814) accomplished a checklist of victory maybe unequalled within the historical past of the British military. between his infantry the regiments of the sunshine department have been self-consciously an ?lite, expert to struggle with initiative and independence at the uncovered edges of the marching military. This ebook explains their evolution and strategies, info the campaigns during which they fought and illustrates the uniforms and gear 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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  • Download Flags of the Third Reich, Volume 1: Wehrmacht (Men-at-Arms, by Brian L. Davis PDF

    By Brian L. Davis

    The choice to reintroduce unit shades for the defense force of the recent Wehrmacht concerned many difficulties. No unit flags and criteria were produced due to the fact sooner than 1914. Paul Casberg, the well known grasp painter and illustrator, used to be commissioned to layout the hot military shades, a fee which, in his personal phrases, he thought of to be 'the most pretty order i've got ever received'. full of a number of modern pictures, and 8 complete web page color plates by means of Malcolm McGregor, Brian L. Davis's textual content examines the flags of the Wehrmacht, during this first of 3 volumes touching on flags of the 3rd Reich.
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  • Download Napoleon's Italian and Neapolitan Troops (Men-at-Arms, by Otto Von Pivka PDF

    By Otto Von Pivka

    The Republican French have been energetic within the export of revolution, and in 1796-1800 Napoleon observed that the population of northern Italy have been ripe for conversion to the reason. French victories in 1798 and 1800 secured his carry at the sector, and he instantly begun reorganising the various small states which then made up the territory of Italy into devices greater for his army and dynastic goals. Otto von Pivka explores the service provider, historical past and uniforms of the Italian troops who fought lower than the Emperor through the Napoleonic Wars.

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  • Download The British Army 1965-80 (Men-at-Arms, Volume 71) by Digby George Smith PDF

    By Digby George Smith

    The uniform of the British military underwent many adjustments among 1965 and 1980. This e-book catalogues those adjustments and descriptions intimately the numerous regimental differences which exist all through this previous and prestigious military. one of the formations tested are the family department, the Royal Armoured Corps, the Scottish department, the Queen's department, the King's department, the Prince of Wales's department, the sunshine department and the Brigade of Gurkhas. The textual content is sponsored by means of quite a few images and 8 color plates vividly depicting the nuances of the army's wrestle and repair dress.

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  • Download British Military Band Uniforms: The Household Division by WENDY SKILTON PDF

    By WENDY SKILTON

    Эта книга иллюстрирует обмундирование музыки современных военных частей британской гвардии. Королевская гвардия (по прозвищу "Bearskins" - "медвежьи шкуры") ? это личная охрана английского монарха. В наши жизнь опасаться за жизнь короля или королевы особенно не приходится, и сегодня гвардейцы выполняют, в основном, церемониальные обязанности. Однако гвардейские традиции зародились около трёх веков назад, когда британские монархи действительно выходили на поле боя. Солдат в гвардейские полки отбирали очень строго, это были лучшие части. Британская гвардейская дивизия состоит сегодня из двух конных и пяти пехотных полков. Кавалерия ? это Лейб-гвардейский конный полк (его форма ? красные мундиры, а зимой еще и красные накидки) и Конногвардейский королевский полк ? в синих мундирах и в синих накидках. Пехотные полки гвардии Её величества ? Колдстримский, Гренадерский, Шотландский, Ирландский и Валлийский. Все гвардейцы-пехотинцы носят высокие медвежьи шапки и красные мундиры. То есть отличить друг от друга солдат того или иного полка непросто ? разве что по расположению пуговиц на мундире и цвету кокарды на шапке.
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  • Download Rome's Enemies (1): Germanics and Dacians (Men-at-Arms, by Peter Wilcox PDF

    By Peter Wilcox

    Those full of life northern 'barbarians' have been the destroyers of the Western Empire of Rome. It was once they who brought the coup de grâce to the loss of life colossus within the south, consequently developing medieval Europe, the feudal procedure and chivalry. Their direct descendants have been the knights and men-at-arms. In each feel, they have been the creators of the fashionable international; it's ironic that many of us comprehend almost not anything approximately them. This publication explores the historical past, guns and get dressed of the Germanics and Dacians who fought Rome thousand years prior to our time.

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  • Download British Cavalryman 1792-1815 by Philip Haythornthwaite, Richard Hook PDF

    By Philip Haythornthwaite, Richard Hook

    Within the campaigns of the French progressive and Napoleonic Wars, the deserved popularity of the British infantry has tended to overshadow the contribution of the cavalry, yet in truth they did shape a vital part of the military, undertaking tasks the most important to the good fortune of alternative hands. British Cavalryman 1792-1815 recounts what those tasks have been and examines the boys who played them. the several regiments of the cavalry are indexed and a few of the arm's extra unique or specialist corps, reminiscent of the King's German Legion, tested.
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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. finally, 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 through Ian Heath appears to be like on the heritage, 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 used to be one foot large!
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