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. French Soldier vs German Soldier

    CBT 47 Paperback Published 19 Mar 2020
    On 21 February 1916, the German Army launched a major attack on the French fortress of Verdun. The Germans were confident that the ensuing battle would compel France to expend its strategic reserves in...
  2. British Rifleman vs French Skirmisher

    CBT 46 Paperback Published 20 Feb 2020
    The battles between British and French forces during the Peninsular War (1807-14) and the Hundred Days campaign of 1815 saw both sides deploy specialist units of skirmishers trained in marksmanship and...
  3. Samurai vs Ashigaru

    CBT 45 Multiple formats
    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...

    Starting at: $17.60

  4. Soviet Partisan vs German Security Soldier

    CBT 44 Multiple formats
    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...

    Starting at: $17.60

  5. Sioux Warrior vs US Cavalryman

    CBT 43 Multiple formats
    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...

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  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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...

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  9. 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...

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  10. 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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