Download e-book for iPad: British Forces in Zululand 1879 by Ian Knight

By Ian Knight

Osprey's examine of British troops ahead of and through the Anglo-Zulu battle (1879). On four March, 1878 at King William's city, British Kaffraria, Gen. Sir Arthur Cunnynghame passed over superb command of the British forces in southern Africa to his successor, Lt. Gen. Sir Frederic Thesiger. The excessive Commissioner, Sir Henry Bartle Frere, used to be confident that one technique to the complicated difficulties which beset the area used to be to overthrow the final robust autonomous black nation bordering British possessions – the Zulu country of King Cetshwayo KaMapande. despite the fact that Cetshwayo had remained at the political protecting. This booklet descirbes the uniforms and gear of the forces that Thesiger led around the border to salary battle in Zululand.

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Download PDF by Ian Sumner, Richard Hook: British Colours & Standards 1747–1881 (1) Cavalry

By Ian Sumner, Richard Hook

During this first of a two-part series a revered vexillologist describes, explains and illustrates a wide selection of the criteria and guidons carried throughout the 18th and nineteenth centuries through British loved ones, normal, Yeomanry and Volunteer cavalry devices. The successive rules among 1747 and 1868 are supported by way of tables of 'ancient badges' and conflict honours; via many examples of non-regulation perform (in the cavalier culture of the British cavalry); and via ten wonderful plates via Richard Hook, detailing a few 35 flags in complete color.

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Napoleon's Guard Cavalry (Men-at-Arms, Volume 83) - download pdf or read online

By Emir Bukhari

ISBN-10: 0850452880

ISBN-13: 9780850452884

This name examines probably the most vibrant and fanciful uniforms in army historical past, these of Napoleon's shield Cavalry. The exact textual content covers devices similar to the Grenadiers à Cheval; the Empress's Dragoons; the Chasseurs à Cheval; the Mamelukes; the Gardes d'Honneur; the Polish Lancers; the Dutch Lancers; the German Lancers and the Lithuanian Tartars. A plethora of illustrations supplement the textual content, together with 8 effective complete web page color plates through inimitable Angus McBride, offering admirably designated reconstructions of uniforms and followed through ten pages of commentaries.

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Philip Katcher's Flags of the American Civil War (3): State & Volunteer PDF

By Philip Katcher

ISBN-10: 1855323176

ISBN-13: 9781855323179

So much Civil warfare squaddies, even if they served in a countrywide Union or accomplice military, fought less than a country designation and infrequently felt that they have been representing their nation up to their kingdom. So it used to be basically traditional that many carried country flags, or nationwide flags with country seals and mottos, as their regimental shades. Complemented through many images and illustrations, incuding 8 complete web page color plates by means of Rick Scollins and Gerry Embleton, Philip Katcher's enticing and informative textual content explores the flags of the nation and Volunteer troops of the yank Civil conflict (1861-1865).

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Download e-book for iPad: The Russian Army of the Crimea (Men-at-Arms, Volume 27) by Albert Seaton

By Albert Seaton

ISBN-10: 0850451213

ISBN-13: 9780850451214

This e-book examines the uniforms, apparatus, background and agency of the Russian military that fought within the Crimean conflict. box military, infantry, artillery and cavalry are all coated, including info of excessive Command and summaries of key battles. Uniforms are proven in complete illustrated detail.

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Celtic Warrior: 300 BC-AD 100 - download pdf or read online

By Stephen Allen, Wayne Reynolds

ISBN-10: 1841761435

ISBN-13: 9781841761435

Within the 1st century BC, Strabo wrote of the Celts: ‘The entire race... is madly keen on struggle, high-spirited and quickly to battle... and on no matter what pretext you stir them up, you've gotten them able to face probability, no matter if they've got not anything on their aspect yet their very own energy and courage’. This booklet offers an perception into the lifetime of the Celtic warrior, and his event of conflict – walking, on horseback, and as a charioteer. It additionally information Celtic society and reports the important ritual nature of Celtic conflict, from the bare gaesatae to the woad-painted warriors.

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Tank and AFV Crew Uniforms since 1916 (Униформа танковых - download pdf or read online

By Martin Windrow

Книга по военной истории всемирно известного издательства Squadron/Signal courses. Данный номер серии посвящен униформе бронетанковых экипажей. Рассматривается история и особенности униформы танкистов разных стран с 1916 по конец 70-х гг.Описание дополняется большим количеством фотографий и цветных рисунков с изображениями униформы танковых экипажей разных стран.

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Download PDF by Vladimir Brnardic: Imperial Armies of the Thirty Years' War 1 : Infantry and

By Vladimir Brnardic

ISBN-10: 1846034477

ISBN-13: 9781846034473

This background of the Catholic armies of the Hapsburg Empire that fought within the Thirty Years' conflict explores the function of infantry and artillery over the past significant non secular conflict 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. besides the fact that, amidst this social, political, and non secular disaster, vital alterations have been skilled in the association of defense force. The battle observed the tip of the big mercenary forces and the beginnings of the well-disciplined nationwide military. This publication charts this development, illustrating and explaining the forces of the most important Catholic armies, whereas exploring the guns, association, strategies, and colourful uniforms utilized by the infantry and artillery.

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New PDF release: German Military Police Units 1939-45

By Gordon Williamson

ISBN-10: 0850459028

ISBN-13: 9780850459029

The army policeman has to be one of many least preferred but such a lot integral army figures in sleek historical past. within the cellular war of the 20 th century no military may well continue its important provide routes open with no the army policeman. This booklet files the corporation, uniforms and insignia of the various and sundry German army police devices of global conflict II. Their tasks integrated site visitors keep an eye on; protecting army order and self-discipline; assortment and escorting prisoners of struggle; prevention of looting; disarming civilians; checking captured enemy infantrymen for records; choice of fallen enemy propaganda leaflets and delivering road patrols in occupied components.

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Napoleon's German Allies (4): Bavaria (Men-at-Arms, Volume - download pdf or read online

By Otto Von Pivka

ISBN-10: 0850453739

ISBN-13: 9780850453737

In 1805, Bavaria allied itself with France and Bavarian troops served with Napoleon in the course of the 1809 crusade opposed to Austria, and took part within the Russian crusade of 1812, prior to finally leaving behind the Emperor's reason in 1813 ahead of the conflict of Leipzig. They then engaged Napoleon's troops in strive against on the conflict of Hanua in an unsuccessful try to bring to an end their retreat to France. This e-book by way of Otto von Pivka offers a detailed exam of the enterprise, apparatus, weaponry and uniforms of Napoleon's Bavarian allies. The attention-grabbing textual content is observed by means of quite a few illustrations and 8 complete web page color plates.

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