Category: Uniforms

  • Download Rome's Enemies (4): Spanish Armies 218-19 BC (Men-at-Arms, by Rafael Treviño Martinez PDF

    By Rafael Treviño Martinez

    The Republican Roman military suffered heavy losses end result of the 'hit and run' strategies hired through the Hispanics in old Spain. After preparatory chanting, the Celt-Iberians could assault en masse and in obvious disease. At a pre-arranged sign the soldiers may retreat as though defeated. This series may be repeated over a number of days, until eventually eventually the Romans misplaced their self-discipline and broke formation in pursuit. At this element the Hispanics could quick mount a counter-attack that might decimate the legions. This quantity explores the company, strategies, historical past, fingers and armour of Rome's Spanish enemies.

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  • Download The Royal Air Force 1939-45 by Andrew Cormack PDF

    By Andrew Cormack

    The Royal Air strength 1939-45 (Men-at-Arms 225) КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ Автор:Andrew Cormack Название: The Royal Air strength 1939-45 (Men-at-Arms 225) Издательство: Osprey Год: 1990Формат: PDF Размер: 11.9 мбДля сайта: www.mirknig.comCollection from Royal Air strength Museumскачать с turbobit скачать с sixty eight
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  • Download Imperial Armies of the Thirty Years' War 1 : Infantry and by Vladimir Brnardic PDF

    By Vladimir Brnardic

    This historical past of the Catholic armies of the Hapsburg Empire that fought within the Thirty Years' conflict explores the position of infantry and artillery over the past significant non secular warfare in mainland Europe. because the states of the Holy Roman Empire fractured alongside non secular traces, all of Europe used to be plunged right into a bloody clash that lasted 3 a long time, decimated populations, and annihilated groups. although, amidst this social, political, and spiritual disaster, very important adjustments have been skilled in the association of defense force. The struggle observed the top of the big mercenary forces and the beginnings of the well-disciplined nationwide military. This booklet charts this development, illustrating and explaining the forces of the foremost Catholic armies, whereas exploring the guns, association, strategies, and colourful uniforms utilized by the infantry and artillery.
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  • Download Modern African Wars (1) Rhodesia 1965-80 by Peter Abbott, Philip Botham, Mike Chappell PDF

    By Peter Abbott, Philip Botham, Mike Chappell

    Osprey - Men-at-Arms. #183. glossy African Wars (1) Rhodesia 1965-80 КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ Издательство: Osprey Publishing Ltd Серия: Men-at-Arms 183 Автор(ы): Peter Abbott Название: glossy African Wars (1). Rhodesia 1965-80 Язык: English Год издания: 1986 Количество страниц: forty nine ISBN: 0-85045-728-9 Формат: pdf Размер: 68.8 mb eighty five
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  • Download Uniforms of the American Revolution 1775-1783, Volume 1 by Timothy J. Reese PDF

    By Timothy J. Reese

    "Digital Illustrations of His Majestys wrestle Land Forces and the yank Continental military and nation Forces. sixty three British and fifty three American Regiments are proven in 116 person color plates; four figures to a plate illustrating officials, grenadiers, drummers, pipers, mild soldiers and battalion corporation males. each one plate has a quick advent giving the regiment’s origins and the place it served within the war."
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  • Download American Civil War Armies: Union Troops by Philip Katcher PDF

    By Philip Katcher

    The U.S. military in the course of the Civil struggle was once the most important the rustic had raised in its short heritage; and it should stay the biggest ever raised until eventually global conflict I. In all, 2,772,408 males served in a few department or different of the united states military. This specific paintings by way of Philip Katcher is a entire advisor to the uniforms, accoutrements, insignia and guns of the Union Troops who fought the yankee Civil struggle, with a wealth of illustrations, together with modern pictures and 8 complete web page color plates by way of Ron Volstad.
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  • Download The Army of Alexander the Great (Men-at-Arms, Volume 148) by Nicholas Sekunda PDF

    By Nicholas Sekunda

    Whilst Philip II ascended the throne in 359 BC, Macedonia was once at risk of being engulfed via wild barbarian tribes to the north and wily Greek towns to the south. Philip needed to extend the ability of the throne or be swallowed up: the construction of a robust military used to be critical. while his son, Alexander, inherited his country on the age of 20, he additionally inherited a military which was once really unrivalled. The Macedonians have been veterans of conflict, good built and longing for conquest. upload to this Alexander's ultimate presents as army commander and it's little ask yourself they accomplished so much.

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  • Download Celtic Warrior: 300 BC-AD 100 by Stephen Allen, Wayne Reynolds PDF

    By Stephen Allen, Wayne Reynolds

    Within the 1st century BC, Strabo wrote of the Celts: ‘The entire race... is madly keen on struggle, high-spirited and fast to battle... and on no matter what pretext you stir them up, you have them able to face probability, whether they've got not anything on their part yet their very own power and courage’. This e-book offers an perception into the lifetime of the Celtic warrior, and his event of conflict – taking walks, on horseback, and as a charioteer. It additionally info Celtic society and experiences the important ritual nature of Celtic struggle, from the bare gaesatae to the woad-painted warriors.
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  • Download Lincoln's 90-Day Volunteers 1861: From Fort Sumter to First by Ron Field PDF

    By Ron Field

    On April 15, the day after the autumn of castle Sumter, President Abraham Lincoln issued a choice for 75,000 volunteers to enlist for 3 months' provider to shield the Union. that includes in particular commissioned full-color art, this is often the attractive tale of the 1st wave of squaddies who volunteered to protect and protect the Union in 1861, in keeping with particular study in US resources, together with many eye-witness bills in their very different uniforms and equipment.

    When conflict broke out with the accomplice bombardment of fortress Sumter, South Carolina, on April 12-14, 1861, the standard US military numbered simply 16,000 troops, so much of them scattered broadly, and much from what may essentially turn into the most theater of operations among the 2 capitals - Washington, DC, and Richmond, Virginia. It was once at the present Lincoln known as for a three-month enlistment from volunteers. The 90-day interval was once, in fact, fullyyt unrealistic, and will be through extra and lots more and plenty extra broad mobilizations; yet for the 1st few months, whilst Washington itself was once in genuine threat, the security of the capital relied on a swiftly accrued military of militiamen and volunteers from these states that declared their rapid loyalty to the Union. those devices have been usually totally green, slightly proficient, weakly officered, and supplied with the main motley uniforms, equipage, and guns. however, they acquired the Union time throughout the first important months. this era ended with the 1st conflict of Bull Run (Manassas) on July 21, at which just some 2,000 of normal McDowell's 28,500 Union troops have been regulars.

    This ground-breaking research attracts upon a really wide variety of interval resources to explain and illustrate the particular visual appeal of this different and colourful strength, together with photos, eyewitness debts in interval newspapers and letters, the experiences of presidency brokers, and the files of the various brands who got orders to dress and equip their country troops. The devices have been composed of separate businesses drawn from either filthy rich and poorer groups, so different broadly standard, from copies of trendy French uniforms to standard working-men's garments. there have been no principles at this date specifying that the North may still put on blue and the South grey, and the tremendous combined visual appeal of either armies prompted a lot harmful confusion. absolutely illustrated with especially commissioned paintings and infrequent interval illustrations, this enticing account brings to lifestyles the 1st wave of volunteers who progressed to protect and safeguard the Union in 1861.
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