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            World War II German Battle Insignia
             

            World War II German Battle Insignia (Paperback, illustrated edition)

            By Williamson, Gordon; Illustrated by Pavlovic, Darko

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            This book lists, explains, describes and illustrates in detail the arm shields, cuff titles, medals, and battle badges worn by the German Army, Luftwaffe and Waffen-SS ground troops from 1939-45, including a number of rare and controversial insignia.

            ISBN 9781841763521
            Released NZ 1 Mar 2002
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Men-at-arms
            Language (English)
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            US Army Rangers and L.R.R.P.Units, 1942-87
             

            US Army Rangers and L.R.R.P.Units, 1942-87 (Paperback)

            By Rottman, Gordon L.; Illustrated by Volstad, Ron

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            Ranger - the very word conjures up visions of small, highly trained units executing lightning-fast raids on an unexpecting enemy. It is also synonymous with high esprit de corps and excellence at arms. The US Army Rangers provide units of well-disciplined soldiers who possess the... knowledge and courage to operate on their own, deep behind enemy lines. Gordon L. Rottman explores the history of these unique troops, starting with the original 'Rogers' Rangers' company of 1756, whose daring operations and deep penetrations of enemy-held country laid down the pattern for all subsequent Ranger units to follow.
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            ISBN 9780850457957
            Released NZ 20 May 2012
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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            Series Elite
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            British Gallantry Awards, 1855-2000
             

            British Gallantry Awards, 1855-2000 (Trade Paperback / Paperback, illustrated edition)

            By Duckers, Peter

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            This book surveys the British decorations and medals from the origins in the Crimean War of 1854-6 up to the end of the twentieth century.

            ISBN 9780747805168
            Released NZ 20 May 2012
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Shire album
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            British Campaign Medals of the First World War
             

            British Campaign Medals of the First World War (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Duckers, Peter

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            Looks at the origin, types and varieties of the British medals awarded for general war service between 1914 and '18, and gives advice on researching the awards and their recipients.

            ISBN 9780747808435
            Released NZ 20 May 2012
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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            Series Shire Library
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            Armies of the First Carlist War 1833-39

            Armies of the First Carlist War 1833-39 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Esposito, Gabriele; Illustrated by Rava, Giuseppe

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            The First Carlist War broke out after the death of King Ferdinand VII, the king restored at the end of the Peninsular War thanks to Wellington's victory. The crown was claimed by both his daughter Isabella, backed by the Liberal party and his brother Don Carlos, at the head of no...rthern ultra-conservatives centred in the Basque provinces and Navarre. The Liberals or 'Cristinos' were supported by a 10,000-strong British Legion of volunteers led by a former aide to Wellington as well as the British Royal Navy, a Portuguese division, and the French Foreign Legion. With both armies still using Napoleonic weapons and tactics, early victories were won by the Basque general Zumalacarregui. After his death in 1835 a see-saw series of campaigns followed, fought by conventional armies of horse, foot and guns, supported by many irregulars and guerrillas.This fascinating little known multi-national campaign provides a fascinating postscript to the Peninsular War of 1808-14, and its uniforms present a colourful and varied spectacle.
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            ISBN 9781472825230
            Released NZ 1 Jan 2018
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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            Series Men-at-arms
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            The Medieval Fighting Man: Costume and Equipment 800-1500

            The Medieval Fighting Man: Costume and Equipment 800-1500 (Paperback)

            By Hill, Jens; Freiberg, Jonas

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            In medieval times an individual often needed to defend his life, his family and his property. Mercenaries earned their living by hiring out their skills, while feudal noblemen regularly mustered their men-at-arms and their subordinate vassals and tenants to provide military servi...ce. This book tells the stories about medivieal times.
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            ISBN 9781785000096
            Released NZ 1 Feb 2016
            Publisher The Crowood Press
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Europa Militaria Special
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            Hitler's Russian & Cossack Allies 1941-45

            Hitler's Russian & Cossack Allies 1941-45 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Thomas, Nigel; Illustrated by Shumate, Johnny

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            Given the merciless way in which the war on the Eastern Front of World War II was conducted, it is difficult to envisage anyone changing sides during the conflict. This book guides you through the appearance, formation and equipment of the myriad Russian and Soviet units that fou...ght for the Germans.
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            ISBN 9781472806871
            Released NZ 20 May 2012
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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            Series Men-at-arms
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            World War II US Army Combat Equipments
             

            World War II US Army Combat Equipments (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Rottman, Gordon L.; Illustrated by Hook, Adam

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            Helps you to discover what equipment a GI carried with him during World War II: what he had strapped around his body, what it contained, and what those items were used for. This book offers a comprehensive treatment of US World War II gear, covering not only basic belts, pouches ...and packs, but also mess gear, first aid gear, tools, and more.
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            ISBN 9781472814241
            Released NZ 27 Jan 2016
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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            Series Elite
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            Louis XV's Army: v.3: Foreign Infantry
             

            Louis XV's Army: v.3: Foreign Infantry (Paperback)

            By Chartrand, Rene; Illustrated by Leliepvre, Eugene

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            A study of the uniforms, equipment and role of foreign infantry in the army of Louis XV. In terms of skill and sheer numbers, they were considered as making up for the perceived weaknesses of the French soldier.

            ISBN 9781855326231
            Released NZ 20 May 2012
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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            Series Men-at-arms
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            Renaissance Armies in Italy 1450-1550
             

            Renaissance Armies in Italy 1450-1550 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Esposito, Gabriele; Illustrated by Rava, Giuseppe

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            While the Italian Renaissance saw religion beginning to lose its primary role in society to science and the arts, it was also a period of political and military turmoil. Many regional wars were fought between the states ruled by Milan, Venice, Genoa, Florence, the Papacy, Siena a...nd Naples. For more than 50 years starting in 1494, major foreign powers also exploited these divisions to invade Italy, which became the focal point of their rivalries: both France and Spain made temporary alliances with city states to further their ambitions, and early in the 16th century the Emperor Charles V sent armies from his German realms to support the Spanish. These wars coincided with the growth of disciplined infantry - carrying not only polearms and crossbows but also hand guns - which proved capable of challenging the previously dominant armoured knights in such influential battles as Fornovo (1495), Cerignola (1503), Marignano (1515) and Pavia (1525). All the powers involved made widespread use of professional mercenaries, which were at the forefront of the early development of the 'pike and shot' era that succeeded the 'High Middle Ages'. During this period costumes, armour and weapons all showed great variety, due both to their national origins and to the evolution of tactics and technology. This masterfully illustrated study offers a fascinating insight into the many armies which fought in Italy during this turbulent period, explaining not only their arms and equipment, but also their structure and successes and failures on the battlefield.
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            ISBN 9781472841995
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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            Series Men-at-arms
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