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. Samurai vs Ashigaru

    CBT 45 Paperback Published 28 Nov 2019
    During the 16th century, Japan underwent a military revolution, characterized by the deployment of large armies, the introduction of firearms and an eventual shift towards fighting on foot. This study...
  2. Soviet Partisan vs German Security Soldier

    CBT 44 Paperback Published 31 Oct 2019
    The savage partisan war on the Eastern Front during World War II saw a wide variety of forces deployed by both sides. On the Soviet side, civilian partisans fought alongside and in co-operation with Red...
  3. Sioux Warrior vs US Cavalryman

    CBT 43 Paperback Published 19 Sep 2019
    Following the discovery of gold deposits, in December 1875 the US Government ordered the indigenous population of the Black Hills in what is now South Dakota and Wyoming, the Sioux, to return to the Great...
  4. British Airborne Soldier vs Waffen-SS Soldier

    CBT 42 Multiple formats
    Operation Market Garden was an Allied plan to try and end the war before the end of 1944, and relied on landing airborne troops to secure bridges over the Rhine bridges in the Netherlands. Critical to...

    Starting at: $17.60

  5. Union Sharpshooter vs Confederate Sharpshooter

    CBT 41 Multiple formats
    During the American Civil War, the Union and the Confederacy both fielded units of sharpshooters. Sometimes equipped with firearms no better than those of their infantry brethren, they fought in a manner...

    Starting at: $17.60

  6. Macedonian Phalangite vs Persian Warrior

    CBT 40 Multiple formats
    In August 334 BC, Alexander the Great invaded the Persian Empire and systematically set about its conquest. At the core of Alexander's army were 10,000 members of the phalanx, the phalangites. Armed...

    Starting at: $17.60

  7. Russian Soldier vs Japanese Soldier

    CBT 39 Multiple formats
    At the turn of the 20th century, the region of Manchuria sat atop a potentially catastrophic political fault line; the ancient strength of China was crumbling, leaving opportunities for both Russia and...

    Starting at: $17.60

  8. US Soldier vs Afrikakorps Soldier

    CBT 38 Multiple formats
    Operation Torch, launched on 8 November 1942, landed Anglo-American forces in Vichy-controlled Morocco and Algeria to create a second front against the Axis forces in North Africa, catching Rommel's...

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  9. Chinese Soldier vs Japanese Soldier

    CBT 37 Multiple formats
    In July 1937, the Marco Polo Bridge Incident sparked a bloody conflict between Chinese and Japanese forces that would rage across China and beyond for more than eight years. The two sides' forces...

    Starting at: $16.00

  10. French Foreign Légionnaire vs Viet Minh Insurgent

    CBT 36 Multiple formats
    The French Indochina War (1946-54) was the largest of the first generation of post-World War II wars of decolonization as Vietminh insurgents sought to topple their French colonial masters. It was also...

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