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Download e-book for kindle: Rome's Enemies (2): Gallic and British Celts (Men-at-Arms, by Peter Wilcox

By Peter Wilcox

ISBN-10: 0850456061

ISBN-13: 9780850456066

In 390 BC, a Gallic military marched on Rome. A convinced Roman military of approximately 15,000 males that was once despatched to bar the best way, was once destroyed. 3 days after the conflict of Allia, the Gauls entered Rome, a lot of which they burned, and demanded an enormous bounty of gold to depart town. through the weighing strategy, Brennus, the Gallic chief, is expounded to have thrown his sword directly to the scales with the phrases 'Vae victis' - 'Woe to the defeated'. A sentiment the Gauls have been quickly to adventure first hand. This attention-grabbing paintings by means of Peter Wilcox explores the heritage, costume and gear of Rome's Celtic enemies.

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Download PDF by Mike Chappell: British Infantry Equipments, 1908-80 (Men-at-Arms, Volume

By Mike Chappell

ISBN-10: 0850453755

ISBN-13: 9780850453751

The clash in South Africa from 1899 to 1902 gave the British army institution cause to impression fast reforms within the interval which the tip of the hostilities. The humiliating defeats suffered by the hands of a relatively small variety of Boer citizen-soldiers within the starting months of the struggle confirmed up deficiencies in management, education and gear. In a better half quantity to Men-at-Arms 107: British Infantry Equipments 1808-1908, Mike Chappel examines the interval from 1908-80 in a textual content complemented through various illustrations together with 8 complete web page color plates through the writer himself.

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Germany's Spanish Volunteers 1941-45 (Men-at-Arms, Volume - download pdf or read online

By John Scurr

ISBN-10: 0850453593

ISBN-13: 9780850453591

The Spanish Civil struggle have been a clash among the nationalists and conservatives on one part, and what they observed because the opposing anarchic atheistic Marxism which used to be eroding the conventional Catholic values of Spain. The nationalists ultimately gained by using Germany opposed to the Soviet subsidized Marxists, and 4 years later, the Spaniards seized the chance to settle a rating with those that had tried to fall apart their kingdom. John Scurr's e-book offers an soaking up account of the company, campaigns and uniforms of Germany's Spanish volunteers who fought from 1941-45.

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

By René Chartrand, Eugene Leliepvre

In Louis XV's military the category of 'French' infantry denoted troops recruited from males born and raised in France. those regiments have been known as, obviously sufficient, infanterie francaise rather than 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 country faith. Regimental recruiting events went to cities and villages trying to find most probably younger volunteers, inducing them to enlist with the standard provides – speedy cash, quickly girls, strong wines and nice glory.

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Read e-book online Armies of the Ottoman Empire 1775-1820 (Men-At-Arms, No 314) PDF

By David Nicolle, Angus McBride

ISBN-10: 1855326973

ISBN-13: 9781855326972

On the shut of the 18th century the Ottoman Empire nonetheless had large army power. It was once a fancy constitution of army provinces, self reliant areas and almost autonomous 'regencies'. The Ottoman Empire had a bigger inhabitants than its land may perhaps really help 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 a number of illustrations, together with 8 complete web page color artworkss by way of Angus Mcbride, this attention-grabbing textual content through David Nicolle explores the armies of the Ottoman empire from 1775 until eventually 1820.

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New PDF release: Saxon, Viking and Norman (Men-at-Arms, Volume 85)

By Terence Wise

ISBN-10: 0850453011

ISBN-13: 9780850453010

If there's something we will ascertain of in regards to the Saxons, Vikings and Normans who inhabited the medieval international, it really is that they have been a great deal extra complicated than a few writings could have us think. This attention-grabbing ebook by way of Terence clever explores the heritage, association, garments, gear and guns of Saxon, Viking and Norman peoples, overlaying wide-ranging subject matters comparable to Anglo-Saxon shields, Viking raiding ships and the association of Norman armies.The soaking up and readable textual content is enriched via quite a few illustrations and museum images with commentaries, plus 8 beautifully drawn complete web page color plates via popular army artist Gerry Embleton.

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