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. Chinese Soldier vs Japanese Soldier

    CBT 37 Paperback Published 18 Oct 2018
    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...
  2. 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...

    Starting at: $16.00

  3. Roman Legionary vs Carthaginian Warrior

    CBT 35 Multiple formats
    The peace that followed the First Punic War was shallow and fractious, with the resumption of hostilities in 218 BC sparked by Carthaginian expansion in Iberia seeing Rome suffer some of the worst defeats...

    Starting at: $16.00

  4. Hitlerjugend Soldier vs Canadian Soldier

    CBT 34 Multiple formats
    Canadian and Waffen-SS troops of 12. SS-Panzer-Division Hitlerjugend faced one another in a series of bloody battles following the D-Day landings of June 1944. The Canadian units fought in a number of...

    Starting at: $16.00

  5. US Airborne Soldier vs German Soldier

    CBT 33 Multiple formats
    The US Airborne force fielded some of the toughest, best-trained and most resourceful troops of World War II - all necessary qualities in a force that was lightly armed and which would in most operational...

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  6. US Marine vs German Soldier

    CBT 32 Multiple formats
    After the US declaration of war on Germany, hundreds of thousands of American troops flooded into France and were thrust into the front line. Among them was the US Marine Corps' 4th Marine Brigade...

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  7. Greek Hoplite vs Persian Warrior

    CBT 31 Multiple formats
    The Greco-Persian Wars (499-449 BCE) convulsed Greece, Asia Minor and the Near East for half a century. Through a series of bloody invasions and pitched battles, the mighty Persian Empire pitted itself...

    Starting at: $16.00

  8. Gebirgsjäger vs Soviet Sailor

    CBT 30 Multiple formats
    In 1941-44, Nazi Germany's Gebirgsjäger - elite mountain troops - clashed repeatedly with land-based units of the Soviet Navy during the mighty struggle on World War II's Eastern Front. Formed...

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  9. Soviet Paratrooper vs Mujahideen Fighter

    CBT 29 Multiple formats
    In 1979 the Soviet Union moved from military ‘help' to active intervention in Afghanistan. Four-fifths of the Afghan National Army deserted in the first year of the war, which, compounded with the...

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  10. German Soldier vs Soviet Soldier

    CBT 28 Multiple formats
    By the end of the first week of November 1942, the German Sixth Army held about 90 per cent of Stalingrad. Yet the Soviets stubbornly held on to the remaining parts of the city, and German casualties started...

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