Combat

Combat pits history's adversaries against one another, from the snows of World War II's Eastern Front to the mud of the Somme. Combat's innovative split-screen artwork showing a key moment in battle from both sides' perspective offers a glimpse of war through the eyes of those who fought, while first hand accounts, expert analysis, photographs, maps and specially commissioned colour plates combine to immerse you in the experience of close quarter battles.

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  1. Seminole Warrior vs US Soldier

    CBT 61 Paperback Published 20 Jan 2022
    During the 19th century, US forces confronted the Seminole people in a series of bitter wars over the fate of Florida. After the refusal of the Seminoles to move west to the Creek Reservation in Mississippi,...
  2. Japanese Soldier vs US Soldier

    CBT 60 Paperback Published 28 Oct 2021
    This absorbing study pits US Army National Guardsmen against Japanese soldiers in the uniquely hostile setting of the New Guinea campaign in World War II.When Japanese forces attacked Pearl Harbor in December...
  3. British Infantryman vs Mahdist Warrior

    CBT 58 Multiple formats
    In the early 1880s, Britain intervened in independent Egypt and seized control of the Suez Canal. British forces were soon deployed to Egypt's southern colony, the Sudan, where they confronted a determined...

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  4. Hungarian Soldier vs Soviet Soldier

    CBT 57 Multiple formats
    On 26 June 1941, unidentified bombers attacked the Hungarian town of Kassa, prompting Hungary to join its Axis partners in Operation Barbarossa, Hitler's invasion of the Soviet Union. Hungary's...

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  5. Late Roman Infantryman vs Gothic Warrior

    CBT 56 Multiple formats
    Ravaged by civil war and pressure from the Huns to the east, in late summer AD 376 the Gothic tribe of the Theruingi - up to 200,000 people under their leader Fritigern - gathered on the northern bank...

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  6. Roman Legionary vs Gallic Warrior

    CBT 55 Multiple formats
    In the manner of many Roman generals, Caesar would write his domestic political ambitions in the blood and treasure of foreign lands. His governorship of Cisalpine Gaul gave him the opportunity to demonstrate...

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  7. US Soldier vs British Soldier

    CBT 54 Multiple formats
    Between June 1812 and January 1815, US and British forces, notably the regular infantrymen of both sides (including the Canadian Fencibles Regiment), fought one another on a host of North American battlefields....

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  8. Athenian Hoplite vs Spartan Hoplite

    CBT 53 Multiple formats
    The Peloponnesian War (431-404 BC), waged between Athens and Sparta and their respective allies, involved some of the most important developments in ancient warfare. A life-and-death struggle between the...

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  9. German Soldier vs Polish Soldier

    CBT 52 Multiple formats
    The Nazi invasion of Poland in September 1939 saw mostly untested German troops face equally inexperienced Polish forces. With the Polish senior leadership endeavouring to hold the country's industrialized...

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  10. US Air Cavalry Trooper vs North Vietnamese Soldier

    CBT 51 Multiple formats
    The tactics and technologies of modern air assault - vertical deployment of troops by helicopter or similar means - emerged properly during the 1950s in Korea and Algeria. Yet it was during the Vietnam...

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