The Crowood Press |1999 | ISBN 1861263015 | 64 Pages | 28.18 Mb
The British Army's Challenger Main Battle Tank was born not simply as the answer to a straightforward military requirement, but also as the result of shifting political and financial constraints.
Since the Gulf War, The Challenger has again been deployed on active service with the NATO peace-keeping forces in the former Yugoslavia, where the future is still extremely certain.
Military Costume Recreated in Colour Photographs
The Crowood Press | ISBN 1861263716 | 96 Pages | 2000 | 12.29 Mb
Medieval Military Costume contains photographs of spearmen, archers, crossbowmen, gunners and knights, mainly from the period 1300 to 1500. With re-enactors wearing carefully recreated costumes in authentic settings, the book brings the period to vividly to life. Women’s costume from the period is covered too, enabling the book to give a snapshot of what it was like to live, work and fight in the Middle Ages.
The detail of the photographs is underpinned by artworks showing scores of original images from period paintings, carvings and manuscript illustrations, and the pictures and subjects come from several European countries, such as France, Italy, Germany, Denmark and Switzerland as well as the UK.
The Scottish Regiments
The Crowood Press | ISBN 1861262841 | 64 Pages | 1999 | 19.43 Mb
A colour guide to the legendary Scottish regiments of today's British Army. The regular units covered are: The Scots Guard; The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards; The Royal Scots; The Royal Highland Fusiliers; The King's Own Scottish Borderers; The Black Watch; The Highlands; and The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders. An up-to-date full-colour guide to the legendary Scottish regiments of today's British Army. The text details the units, their organization, equipment, weapons and vehicles and their uniforms and insignia. Illustrated with more than 100 colour photographs of Scottish soldiers in combat dress, training and working in the field, and on parade. The Regular units covered are: The Scots Guards; The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards; The Royal Scots; The Royal Highland Fusiliers; The King's Own Scottish Borderers; The Black Watch; The Highlands and The Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders. The concise fact-packed text details the units, their organisation, equipment, weapons and vehicles and their uniforms and insignia. Part of the "Europa Militaria" series, this title is illustrated with more than 100 full-colour photographs of Scottish soldiers in combat dress, training and working in the field, and on parade.
The Crowood Press | ISBN 1861262892 | 96 Pages | 1997 | 5.22 Mb
The exploration of the Viking age is aided today by the efforts of 'living history' groups in several countries. Their painstaking reconstruction of the material evidence of Viking life, in peace and war, is recorded in this fascinating selection of nearly 200 colour photographs of historical re-enactment from Scandinavia, Germany and Britain, accompanied by full captions and a concise but detailed historical text.
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