Uniforms of the American Revolution 1775-1783, Volume 1 - download pdf or read online

By Timothy J. Reese

"Digital Illustrations of His Majestys strive against Land Forces and the yankee 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, gentle squaddies and battalion corporation males. every one plate has a quick creation giving the regiment’s origins and the place it served within the war."

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Download e-book for iPad: British Battledress 1937-61 (Men-at-Arms, Volume 112) by Brian Jewell

By Brian Jewell

ISBN-10: 0850453879

ISBN-13: 9780850453874

Within the Thirties the conflict place of work grew more and more conscious of the necessity for a brand new and extra rational wrestle costume, and via 1937 the layout for what may turn into often called 'battledress' was once whole. even though the swap in uniform was once at the start disappointing to the British infantrymen, the hot battledress served its objective good, garments the servicemen for greater than 25 years with average heat and comfort. entire with a wealth of photos, diagrams and color plates, this booklet deals a historical past of British battledress as much as 1961, detailing its evolution in layout, fabrics, sizes and utilized insignia.

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Mark Henry, Ramiro Bujeiro's US Navy in World War II PDF

By Mark Henry, Ramiro Bujeiro

ISBN-10: 1841763012

ISBN-13: 9781841763019

In 1941 the USA military had 17 battleships - of which 8 will be knocked out at the first day of the battle - 4 plane providers, and approximately 340,000 males together with reservists. Pearl Harbor so weakened it that it used to be not able to avoid the japanese trap of the Philippines and an enormous sweep of Pacific islands. by way of 1945 it used to be the most powerful army the realm had ever obvious, with approximately a hundred companies, 41,000 plane and 3.3 million males; the unrivalled grasp of air-sea and amphibious operations, it was once poised to invade Japan's domestic islands after decreasing her fleet to scrap and her Pacific empire to impotence and hunger. This notable tale is illustrated the following with dramatic photographs, and 9 meticulous color plates displaying a variety of USN uniforms.

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Download PDF by René Chartrand, Francis Back: Napoleon's Overseas Army

By René Chartrand, Francis Back

ISBN-10: 0850459001

ISBN-13: 9780850459005

While the French Revolution broke out on 14 July 1789, France had a few colonies unfold over 3 continents. approximately all owed their wealth to the exploitation of assets through slave labour and trade. To shield and maintain the peace in those territories, a small military of colonial troops, special from the metropolitan line regiments or marines, had existed because the days of Louis XIV. RenГ© Chartrand examines the historical past and uniform of Napoleon's in a foreign country military, protecting such subject matters because the profound repercussions of the Revolution in Saint-Domingue and the increase of Toussaint L'Ouverture.

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Download e-book for kindle: Officers and Soldiers of the French Cuirassiers 1801-1815 by André Jouineau

By André Jouineau

ISBN-10: 2352501261

ISBN-13: 9782352501268

The fourteenth paintings within the "Officers and infantrymen" assortment is devoted to the French Cuirassiers from the Consulate to the second one Restoration.

Dating again to the Heavy Cavalry of the traditional Re'gime, the 1st Cuirassier regiments have been fairly created in France in 1801 in the course of the Consulate. This new kind of cavalry became out to be one of many crucial fingers of Napoleon's tactics.

First twelve, then fourteen regiments have been created to represent the surprise troops of the Napoleonic Wars, including the 2 regiments of Carabiniers already shaped. For greater than ten years, they took half in all Napoleon's campaigns: from Austerlitz on 2 December 1805 to Waterloo on 18 June 1815 and from the valleys of Spain to the far away Russian steppes.

Andre' Jouineau, collectible figurines maker and collector, has labored with Histoire and Collections for greater than 18 years. His uniforms plates, that have been absolutely performed utilizing facts processing, have made him a pioneer during this field.

Jean-Marie Mongin, prior leader editor of Uniformes and culture journal, places all his wisdom of army background into those drawing texts and captions.

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New PDF release: Spanish Army of the Napoleonic Wars: 1808-1812

By Rene Chartrand, René Chartrand, Bill Younghusband

ISBN-10: 1855327651

ISBN-13: 9781855327658

The French ‘invasion by means of stealth’ of her uneasy best friend Spain, and the ultimate proclamation of Napoleon’s brother Joseph as king, led in could 1808 to the spontaneous outbreak of a conflict of resistance which might be waged with unheard of savagery for the subsequent six years. Spain’s obdurate refusal to post, regardless of repeated defeats, used to be typified via epic sieges comparable to Zaragoza and Gerona, and via the national guerrilla conflict which tied down large numbers of the occupiers and gave the fashionable international a brand new notion of armed resistance.

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Download e-book for iPad: Allied Commanders of World War II (Men-at-Arms, Volume 120) by Anthony Kemp

By Anthony Kemp

ISBN-10: 0850454204

ISBN-13: 9780850454208

The second one international warfare, in contrast to the 1st, fostered the projection of 'characters'. due to the media, a few of the Allied commanders turned loved ones names, referred to as a lot for his or her successes and defeats at the battlefield as for his or her personalities. This booklet offers a short evaluate of the careers of a few of the main striking figures to accomplish excessive command within the Allied forces, a listing that incorporates common of the military Omar Bradley, box Marshal Sir Bernard Montgomery, basic George Patton and common of the military Dwight D. Eisenhower. those characters are delivered to existence via quite a few illustrations, together with photos and color plates.

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Download PDF by Philip Katcher: American Civil War Armies (4): State Troops (Men-at-Arms,

By Philip Katcher

ISBN-10: 0850457475

ISBN-13: 9780850457476

"The warfare among the States" is the time period used for the yank Civil struggle (1861-1865)throughout a lot of the South even at the present time. Many on either side – not only the South – felt that they have been serving their states as a lot, if no more, than their imperative governments. a few of the states agreed; the country governments elevating their very own devices, commissioning their officials, and offering their males. certainly, a number of the devices that fought the Civil conflict have been provided largely through their very own states instead of via the important government's quartermasters. Philip Katcher's attention-grabbing textual content explores the uniforms of 32 states; from Alabama to Wisconsin.

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New PDF release: Peter the Great's Army: Infantry

By Angus Konstam

ISBN-10: 185532315X

ISBN-13: 9781855323155

The determine of Tsar Peter the good ruled Russia within the 18th century. inside of a number of many years his reforms had led to alterations from which no component of Russian lifestyles remained immune, paving the way in which for her emergence as a big army strength. during this first of 2 volumes [MAA 264 Peter the Great's military 2: Cavalry], Angus Konstam examines the organization, strategies, uiforms and kit of Peter the Great's infantry troops, in a textual content supplement through a large number of illustrations, together with 8 complete web page color plates via David Rickman.

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Download e-book for kindle: Wellington's Peninsular Army (Men-at-Arms, Volume 35) by James Lawford

By James Lawford

ISBN-10: 0850451450

ISBN-13: 9780850451450

Initially of the Napoleonic interval, the British Army's checklist left whatever to be wanted. throughout the Peninsular battle (1808-1814), in spite of the fact that, Wellington led and informed a military that by no means knew a big defeat at the box. Even Wellington himself defined his military as "able to move anyplace or do anything." This ebook examines the ambitious British military which performed a vital part in stalling Napoleon's boost, concentrating on the employees, infantry, cavalry, artillery and sieges and sappers. various illustrations, together with 8 colour plates, vividly depict the weaponry and uniforms of Wellington's Peninsular Army.

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