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  • LOS ALIADOS ATRAVIESAN EL RIN (TAPA DURA)
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    LOS ALIADOS ATRAVIESAN EL RIN (TAPA DURA)
    KEN FORD
    Desde los tiempos de Napoleón, en 1805, ningún ejército invasor había logrado atravesar el Rin. La última gran maniobra de la Segunda Guerra Mundial, según Winston Churchill, fue el cruce de este gran río por los Aliados en marzo de 1945. La tarea recayó sobre los hombros del 21° Grupo de Ejércitos del mariscal de campo Montgomery. Se enfrentaban a él las fuerzas de ...

    4,90 €

  • THE LANDSKNECHTS (TEXTO EN INGLES)
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    THE LANDSKNECHTS (TEXTO EN INGLES)
    DOUGLAS MILLER
    The Landsknechts were German mercenaries who served during the reigns of Maximilian I and Charles V in the sixteenth century. Having signed up, these Landsknechts were read a very detailed code of conduct, organized into companies, paid one month in advance, and sent into battle! Their major weapon was the pike, which could be up to 18 feet in length, but those whose duty it wa...

    3,90 €

  • THE CONQUISTADORES (TEXTO EN INGLES)
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    THE CONQUISTADORES (TEXTO EN INGLES)
    TERENCE WISE
    On 12 October 1492 Columbus discovered the New World. In the following decade a number of Spanish colonies were founded in the West Indies, many of the settlers being ex-soldiers. They were a hardy, adventurous and unruly crew, no longer able to find suitable employment in Europe. They carved a foothold for Spain in the Indies, but quickly became restless in the role of settler...

    3,90 €

  • THE BLACK BRUNSWICKERS (TEXTO EN INGLES)
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    THE BLACK BRUNSWICKERS (TEXTO EN INGLES)
    OTTO VON PIVKA
    In 1809 the dispossessed Friedrich Wilhelm of Brunswick, consumed by his desire for revenge against Napoleon, entered into an agreement with the Austrians to raise a new corps of infantry and cavalry. As a physical expression of this vengeance he decided to clothe his new troops all in black and adopted as his badge the skull and crossbones, resulting in his corps' christening ...

    3,90 €

  • ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS (TEXTO EN INGLES)
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    ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS (TEXTO EN INGLES)
    WILLIAM MCELWEE
    On 1 July 1881 Viscount Cardwell's wholesale reorganisation of the British Army brought into existence Priness Louise's Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders. Both had existed as separate regiments even before their official incorporation into the British Army and on the face of it, this seemed a highly improbable union, Being separated both geographically and historically - they h...

    3,90 €

  • THE KING’S REGIMENT (TEXTO EN INGLES)
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    THE KING’S REGIMENT (TEXTO EN INGLES)
    ALAN SHEPPERD
    This book examines the uniforms, equipment, history and organization of the King's Regiment, from its first blooding in combat to World War II and beyond. The regiment's deployment in the New World, South Africa, India and Afghanistan are all summarized. Uniforms are shown in full illustrated detail. ...

    3,90 €

  • THE RUSSIAN ARMY OF THE CRIMEA (TEXTO EN INGLES)
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    THE RUSSIAN ARMY OF THE CRIMEA (TEXTO EN INGLES)
    ALBERT SEATON
    This book examines the uniforms, equipment, history and organization of the Russian Army that fought in the Crimean War (1853-1856). Field army, infantry, artillery and cavalry are all covered, together with details of High Command and summaries of key battles. Uniforms are shown in full illustrated detail. ...

    3,90 €

  • 30TH PUNJABIS (TEXTO EN INGLES)
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    30TH PUNJABIS (TEXTO EN INGLES)
    JAMES LAWFORD
    This book examines the uniforms, equipment, history and organization of the 30th Punjabis, from 1857 to their service in World War II. Uniforms are shown in full illustrated detail. ...

    3,90 €

  • THE SOVIET ARMY (TEXTO EN INGLES)
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    THE SOVIET ARMY (TEXTO EN INGLES)
    ALBERT SEATON
    In the years between the Russian Revolution of 1917 and World War II, the Soviet Army underwent dramatic changes in conscription, organization and effectiveness. The Russian Army in World War I had been lacking in leadership and drive, but was transformed by the Soviets into a force to be reckoned with, as evidenced by its crucial victory at Stalingrad. Enhanced by color plates...

    3,90 €

  • THE ARMY OF THE GERMAN EMPIRE 1870–1888 (TEXTO EN INGLES)
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    THE ARMY OF THE GERMAN EMPIRE 1870–1888 (TEXTO EN INGLES)
    ALBERT SEATON
    The army of the German Empire was born out of the once great Prussian army that Napoleon Bonaparte had humbled at the Battle of Jena-Auerstädt in 1806, during the Napoleonic Wars. The eventual defeat of Napoleon initiated a slow process of military reform that gained momentum during the pan-German and expansionist policies of King William I of Prussia and his chancellor Bismar...

    3,90 €

  • UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS (TEXTO EN INGLES)
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    UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS (TEXTO EN INGLES)
    JOHN SELBY
    This book examines the uniforms, equipment, history and organization of the United States Marine Corps, from 1775, through their service in World Wars I and II, through to Korea (1950-1953) and Vietnam (1955-1975). Uniforms are shown in full illustrated detail. ...

    3,90 €

  • GERMANY'S SPANISH VOLUNTEERS 1941–45 (TEXTO EN INGLES)
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    GERMANY'S SPANISH VOLUNTEERS 1941–45 (TEXTO EN INGLES)
    JOHN SCURR
    The Spanish Civil War had been a conflict between the nationalists and conservatives on one side, and what they saw as the opposing anarchic atheistic Marxism which was eroding the traditional Catholic values of Spain. The nationalists eventually won with the aid of Germany against the Soviet backed Marxists, and four years later, the Spaniards seized the opportunity to settle ...

    5,50 €

  • THE AMERICAN PROVINCIAL CORPS 1775–84 (TEXTO EN INGLES)
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    THE AMERICAN PROVINCIAL CORPS 1775–84 (TEXTO EN INGLES)
    PHILIP KATCHER
    Initially British officials of the American Revolutionary War were reluctant to accept the offers of loyal subjects to form fighting units but eventually the potential of a Provincial corps was realized. Yet they never received the whole-hearted support of the British regular army and this was a factor in their eventual defeat. Nonetheless the Provincial Corps served with disti...

    3,90 €

  • MONTCALM’S ARMY (TEXTO EN INGLES)
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    MONTCALM’S ARMY (TEXTO EN INGLES)
    MARTIN WINDROW
    The peace of Aix-la-Chapelle in 1748 did not end the hostility between the French and British in North America. The French began by inciting the native tribes but it was only in 1756 that war was officially declared. The newly appointed French general was the Marquis de Montcalm-Gozon de Saint-Veran. A brilliant and much loved officer, Montcalm was hampered by the bitter factio...

    3,90 €

  • THE ARAB LEGION (TEXTO EN INGLES)
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    THE ARAB LEGION (TEXTO EN INGLES)
    PETER YOUNG
    In 1921, Lieutenant-Colonel Frederick Gerald Peake formed the Arab Legion as a police force in the former British protectorate of Transjordan. The Legion's main roles were to keep order among Transjordian tribes and safeguard the villagers from Bedouins. In subsequent years, under the leadership of Glubb Pasha, the Arab Legion was transformed into the best-trained of all Arab a...

    3,90 €

  • WELLINGTON’S PENINSULAR ARMY (TEXTO EN INGLES)
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    WELLINGTON’S PENINSULAR ARMY (TEXTO EN INGLES)
    JAMES LAWFORD
    At the beginning of the Napoleonic period, the British Army's record left something to be desired. During the Peninsular War (1808-1814), however, Wellington led and trained an army that never knew a major defeat on the field. Even Wellington himself described his army as "able to go anywhere or do anything." This book examines the formidable British Army which played an integr...

    3,90 €

  • THE BLACK WATCH (TEXTO EN INGLES)
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    THE BLACK WATCH (TEXTO EN INGLES)
    CHARLES GRANT
    In the wake of the Jacobite Rebellions, companies of trustworthy Highlanders were raised from royal clans to protect the populace, deter cattle stealing and guard against any possible Jacobite incursion. Soon after its formation, the companies organized into a regiment of foot known famously as the "Black Watch," the name thought to derive from their dark-coloured tartans and t...

    3,90 €

  • FOOT GRENADIERS (TEXTO EN INGLES)
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    FOOT GRENADIERS (TEXTO EN INGLES)
    CHARLES GRANT
    This book examines the uniforms, equipment, history and organization of Napoleon's Foot Grenadiers during the Napoleonic Wars (1799-1815). Their experiences at Ulm, Austerlitz, Berlin, in Russia and at Waterloo are all summarized. Uniforms are shown in full illustrated detail. ...

    3,90 €

  • THE IRON BRIGADE (TEXTO EN INGLES)
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    THE IRON BRIGADE (TEXTO EN INGLES)
    JOHN SELBY
    This book examines the uniforms and equipment, history and organization of the Iron Brigade during the American Civil War (1861–1865). The major battles of Fredericksburg (1862), Chancellorsville (1863) and Gettysburg (1863) are all covered. Uniforms are shown in full color artwork. ...

    3,90 €

  • THE MEXICAN-AMERICAN WAR 1846–1848 (TEXTO EN INGLES)
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    THE MEXICAN-AMERICAN WAR 1846–1848 (TEXTO EN INGLES)
    PHILIP KATCHER
    'There never was so fine an American army,' wrote second-lieutenant, John Sedgwick, in describing the troops under Major-General Zachary Taylor in 1846. Another then second-lieutenant, destined to see many more armies; U.S. Grant, also thought highly of them: 'The rank and file were probably inferior ... to the volunteers that participated in all the later battles of the war; b...

    3,90 €

  • GEORGE WASHINGTON’S ARMY (TEXTO EN INGLES)
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    GEORGE WASHINGTON’S ARMY (TEXTO EN INGLES)
    PETER YOUNG
    This book examines the uniforms, equipment, history and organization of George Washington's Army. The chronology of the American Revolution (1763-1776) is summarized, and its major personalities introduced. Uniforms are shown in full illustrated detail. ...

    3,90 €

  • MEDIEVAL EUROPEAN ARMIES (TEXTO EN INGLES)
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    MEDIEVAL EUROPEAN ARMIES (TEXTO EN INGLES)
    TERENCE WISE
    Almost continual warfare raged in Europe during the period 1300-1500. These wars were the furnaces in which many of the modern European nations were forged. Parallel with this emergence of the nations came the development of national armies to protect the newly-won borders and independence, yet throughout this period the old feudal method of raising an army persisted. This fasc...

    3,90 €

  • MONTGOMERY’S DESERT ARMY (TEXTO EN INGLES)
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    MONTGOMERY’S DESERT ARMY (TEXTO EN INGLES)
    JOHN WILKINSON-LATHAM
    Originally Churchill's second choice as a commander, Montgomery was to make the 8th Army his own. Indeed, his first task as the new commander-elect was to restore the morale of the army. The desert army quicly assumed the character of their forthright and cocksure commander, and the troops confidently expected victory. This they achieved at the Battle of El Alamein (1942) and t...

    3,90 €

  • THE ROMAN ARMY FROM CAESAR TO TRAJAN (TEXTO EN INGLES)
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    THE ROMAN ARMY FROM CAESAR TO TRAJAN (TEXTO EN INGLES)
    MICHAEL SIMKINS

    3,90 €

  • THE AUSTRO-HUNGARIAN ARMY OF THE NAPOLEONIC WARS (TEXTO EN INGLES)
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    THE AUSTRO-HUNGARIAN ARMY OF THE NAPOLEONIC WARS (TEXTO EN INGLES)
    ALBERT SEATON
    This book examines the uniforms, equipment, history and organisation of the Austro-Hungarian Army of the Napoleonic Wars (1799-1815). The course of the Silesian, Revolutionary, Napoleonic and New Austrian Wars are all summarized. Uniforms are shown in full illustrated detail. ...

    3,90 €

  • U.S. CAVALRY (TEXTO EN INGLES)
    2ª mano
    U.S. CAVALRY (TEXTO EN INGLES)
    JOHN MILLIN SELBY

    3,90 €

  • FREDERICK THE GREAT’S ARMY (TEXTO EN INGLES)
    2ª mano
    FREDERICK THE GREAT’S ARMY (TEXTO EN INGLES)
    ALBERT SEATON
    This book examines the uniforms, equipment, history and organisation of the men who served in the army of Frederick the Great. Major engagements in the First and Second Silesian Wars (1740–1742 and 1744–1745) and The Seven Years' War (1756-1763) are all covered. Uniforms are shown in full illustrated detail. ...

    3,90 €

  • THE COLDSTREAM GUARDS (TEXTO EN INGLES)
    2ª mano
    THE COLDSTREAM GUARDS (TEXTO EN INGLES)
    CHARLES GRANT
    The Coldstream Guards is the oldest serving regular regiment in the British Army. First called "Monck's Regiment of Foot," the regiment was formed by Oliver Cromwell in 1650, and was later renamed the "Coldstream Guards" after the Scottish village where Monck assembled his troops before marching into London. In the years following the English Civil War, the troops saw action in...

    3,90 €

  • WAFFEN-SS (TEXTO EN INGLES)
    2ª mano
    WAFFEN-SS (TEXTO EN INGLES)
    MARTIN WINDROW / MICHAEL ROFFE

    3,90 €

  • NAPOLEON'S GERMAN ALLIES (3) (TEXTO EN INGLES)
    2ª mano
    NAPOLEON'S GERMAN ALLIES (3) (TEXTO EN INGLES)
    OTTO VON PIVKA
    In the battles of Jena and Auerstädt (1806), where the Prussians were crushed by Napoleon, the Saxons excelled beyond comparison. Amidst the defeat and confusion, they withdrew in full control, with regular pace and band playing, stopping to engage whenever the enemy grew too close. Recognizing the martial value of such troops, Napoleon swiftly took steps to assure a military ...

    3,90 €


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