Scandinavian Armies in the Napoleonic Wars (Men-at-Arms, by Jack Cassin-Scott

By Jack Cassin-Scott

Through 1807 Napoleon--well conscious of the strategic significance of the Scandinavian nations--was confident that he needs to contain either Denmark and Norway into his Continental method, both by way of competitive international relations or by way of bare strength. Having claimed neutrality to maintain its buying and selling hyperlinks, Scandinavia stumbled on itself pitted among power-hungry international locations: Britain and France. This ebook info the Scandinavian armies interested by the Napoleonic Wars, starting with the siege of Copenhagen in 1807, to the autumn of Denmark and the invasion of Norway in 1813. The textual content is followed by way of color plates detailing the uniforms and kit of the Scandinavian armies.

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Wellington's Peninsula Regiments (1): The Irish by Mike Chappell

By Mike Chappell

The forces which Wellington led in Portugal and Spain and up into southern France among 1808 and 1814 completed a constant checklist of victory possibly unrivaled within the historical past of the British military. a few forty consistent with cent of this volunteer military have been Irishmen – a striking determine, given the new unrest and bloodshed in eire. This ebook info the list, and illustrates the uniforms and gear, of the 2 cavalry and 3 infantry devices boasting formal Irish identification: the 4th (Royal Irish) Dragoon Guards, 18th Hussars, twenty seventh (Enniskillen), 87th (Prince of Wales's personal Irish), and 88th (Connaught Rangers) Regiments of Foot.

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Prussian Cavalry of the Napoleonic Wars (2) 1807-15 by Peter Hofschröer

By Peter Hofschröer

After Prussia's dismemberment a drastic re-organisation of the total military used to be valuable, and the cavalry underwent this approach with the remainder. on the time of the mobilisation in 1813, the a little diminished fixed arm used to be supplemented via voluntary and armed forces formations; and as soon as peace was once demonstrated after the 1st Abdication, one other re-organisation was once started. The fateful crusade of 1815 was once fought with the Prussian cavalry nonetheless within the throes of this re-organisation. choked with diagrams, illustrations and 8 complete web page color plates by means of Bryan Fosten, this e-book by way of Peter Hofschröer information the historical past, corporation, apparatus and uniforms of the Prussian cavalry which fought within the Napoleonic Wars.

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The Armies of Crecy and Poitiers (Men-at-Arms, Volume 111) by Christopher Rothero

By Christopher Rothero

A mixture of dynastic disputes, feudal quibbles, alternate disagreements and old antagonism led to the hole of the Hundred Years warfare in 1337. the 1st significant English land victory during this clash used to be the conflict of Crécy (1346). This pitted the French military, then thought of the simplest in Europe, opposed to the English less than King Edward III. The conflict verified the longbow as probably the most feared guns of the medieval interval, a name strengthened on the bloody conflict of Poitiers                (1356) where a lot of the French the Aristocracy used to be slaughtered and their king captured by way of the English host.

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Austrian Army of the Napoleonic Wars (2): Cavalry by Philip J. Haythornthwaite

By Philip J. Haythornthwaite

The fixed troops of the Hapsburg Empire comprised essentially the most strong forces of the Napoleonic Wars (1799-1815). besides the fact that, from the outset the cavalry's greater command was once much less able than its infantry counterpart: appointments have been stimulated by means of nepotism and politics, which led to instructions usually being given to those that lacked adventure. The cavalry underwent many re-organisations and expansions throughout the wars that tried to redress those issues, and to modernise the strength as a complete. This identify examines those strategies and records intimately the strategies, uniforms and gear of the Austrian cavalry, protecting Cuirassiers, Dragoons, Chevauxlegers, Hussars, Uhlan (lancer) and auxiliary units.

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British Cavalry Equipments 1800-1941 (Men-at-Arms, Volume by Mike Chappell

By Mike Chappell

From the hole years of the nineteenth century, which observed the 1st strikes in the direction of standardisation and the beginnings of the dying of the method which allowed the colonels of regiments quite a bit say within the equipping in their troops, in the course of the impacts of the Napoleonic Wars to the inevitable loss of life of the pony in army provider caused by means of the mechanisation sooner than the second one international warfare, this authoritative textual content examines intimately the ancient improvement of British cavalry gear 1800-1941.

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

By Mike Chappell

The forces which Wellington led in Portugal and Spain and up into southern France through the Peninsular War (1808-1814) completed a checklist of victory probably unrivaled within the background of the British military. between his infantry the regiments of the sunshine department have been self-consciously an ?lite, educated to struggle with initiative and independence at the uncovered edges of the marching military. This ebook explains their evolution and strategies, information 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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Queen Victoria's Commanders by Michael Barthorp, Douglas Anderson

By Michael Barthorp, Douglas Anderson

Michael Barthorp's pleasing and authoritative examine contains key commanders corresponding to (India 1837-56) Charles Napier, Hugh Gough, Harry Smith; (Crimean battle) Lord Raglan, James Scarlett, George Cathcart, John Pennefather; (Indian Mutiny) John Nicholson, Henry Havelock, desire furnish, Colin Campbell; (India 1860-98) Frederick Roberts; (Africa) Robert Napier, Garnet Wolseley, Herbert Stewart, Evelyn wooden, Redvers Buller, Hector Macdonald and Herbert Kitchener – between others.

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Armies of the Ottoman Empire 1775-1820 (Men-At-Arms, No 314) by David Nicolle, Angus McBride

By David Nicolle, Angus McBride

On the shut of the 18th century the Ottoman Empire nonetheless had large army capability. It used to be a posh constitution of army provinces, self reliant areas and almost self reliant 'regencies'. The Ottoman Empire had a bigger inhabitants than its land may well really aid which led to bloated towns, migration to under-populated mountainous parts, common banditry and piracy. It additionally intended that Ottoman armies had a prepared pool of army manpower. With various illustrations, together with 8 complete web page color artworkss by means of Angus Mcbride, this attention-grabbing textual content via David Nicolle explores the armies of the Ottoman empire from 1775 till 1820.

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