The Coldstream Guards (Men-at-Arms, Volume 49) by Charles Grant

By Charles Grant

The Coldstream Guards is the oldest serving normal regiment within the British military. First known as "Monck's Regiment of Foot," the regiment used to be shaped by way of Oliver Cromwell in 1650, and was once later renamed the "Coldstream Guards" after the Scottish village the place Monck assembled his troops earlier than marching into London. within the years following the English Civil conflict, the troops observed motion within the Napoleonic Wars, the Crimea, Egypt, Sudan and South Africa, and international Wars I and II. This e-book outlines the historical past of the Coldstream Guards from its inception to the tip of global warfare II, detailing the uniforms and kit of this prestigious unit.

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The Soviet Army (Men-at-Arms, Volume 29) by Albert Seaton

By Albert Seaton

Within the years among the Russian Revolution of 1917 and international struggle II, the Soviet military underwent dramatic adjustments in conscription, association and effectiveness. The Russian military in global battle I have been missing in management and force, yet was once remodeled by way of the Soviets right into a strength to be reckoned with, as evidenced through its an important victory at Stalingrad. greater by way of color plates, illustrations and pictures, this ebook strains the advance of the Soviet military from its Tsarist history, during the tumultuous years of the pink military, to its complete modernization in 1957,

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Roman Military Clothing (2): AD 200-400 by Graham Sumner

By Graham Sumner

The armour and guns of the Roman military have lengthy been the topic of extreme learn and hypothesis. whereas a lot has been released on their palms and armour, in spite of the fact that, 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 expert author-artist examines the clues which allow us to try reconstructions of things worn through officials and males everywhere in the empire throughout the centuries among the reign of Septimius Severus and the twilight years of Stilicho.

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Louis XV's Army Infantry by René Chartrand, Eugene Leliepvre

By René Chartrand, Eugene Leliepvre

In Louis XV's military the type of 'French' infantry denoted troops recruited from males born and raised in France. those regiments have been referred to as, evidently sufficient, infanterie francaise in preference to the mercenary 'foreign' infantry recruited in different places. Making up the majority of the military, all officials and males have been to be of the Roman Catholic religion, the legit kingdom faith. Regimental recruiting events went to cities and villages searching for most probably younger volunteers, inducing them to enlist with the standard supplies – quickly cash, quickly girls, strong wines and nice glory.

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Uniforms des Armees de Waterloo 1815 by Pericoli U

By Pericoli U

;Uniforms des Armees de Waterloo 1815 КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ Название: Uniforms des Armees de Waterloo 1815 Автор: Pericoli U Издательство: Edita-Vilo Год: 1975 Страниц: 193 Язык: french Формат: pdf Размер: 21,56(+3%)Мб Энциклопедия униформы армий принимавших участие в битве при Ватерлоо 1815 года0

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Uniforms of the American Revolution 1775-1783, Volume 1 by Timothy J. Reese

By Timothy J. Reese

"Digital Illustrations of His Majestys wrestle Land Forces and the yank Continental military and country 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, gentle squaddies and battalion corporation males. every one plate has a quick advent giving the regiment’s origins and the place it served within the war."

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The Spanish-American War And The Philippine Insurrection by Alejandro de Quesada, Stephen Walsh

By Alejandro de Quesada, Stephen Walsh

In 1898 US public opinion grew to become opposed to the Spanish for his or her repression of Cuba. relatives among the 2 governments soured and eventually led to the mysterious blowing up of the USS Maine in Havana harbor, which prompted a brief yet difficult conflict. A US expeditionary strength used to be despatched to Cuba, the place the troops encountered either tricky weather and terrain, and a fierce Spanish garrison which, regardless of being drastically outnumbered, fought challenging ahead of surrendering. Many well-known US personalities have been concerned, together with destiny President Theodore Roosevelt, destiny common John Pershing, and newshounds William Randolph Hearst and Stephen Crane. The battle opposed to the Spanish can have been short yet as Henry Cabot hotel declared: "Its effects have been startling, and of world-wide meaning." Victory made the U.S. a country with worldwide pursuits. As an extension of the conflict, US troops additionally captured the island of Puerto Rico. the united states army bombarded Manila within the Philippines, and landed its troops. The Spanish garrison fast surrendered, yet an area anti-Spanish rebel strength lower than Emilio Aguinaldo resisted US career. The clash endured till 1902, greater than 100,000 US troops have been ultimately devoted, and the crusade observed tricky jungle combating, with indigenous Moro tribesmen fiercely resisting US forces. supplying an in depth exam of the stories and gear of the opposing facets, and that includes infrequent and formerly unpublished photos, this publication highlights this significant but oft-forgotten struggle that modified the way forward for American international coverage in the course of "the age of yank imperialism."

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The United States Army 1812-1815 by James Kochan, Dave Rickman

By James Kochan, Dave Rickman

The battle of 1812 was once the genuine making of the general regiments and corps of the U.S. military. 3 years' battling opposed to Britain observed the White condominium burned down – but additionally the bloody repulse of the redcoats, then the easiest infantry on the earth, on a couple of battlefields. The small constabulary strength which entered the conflict – ill-led, ill-supported, and with an doubtful method of offer – ended it as a qualified military with a method of command and prone equivalent to any. This meticulous historical past of the uniforms of the yankee regulars is illustrated with many formerly unseen work and pictures.

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