Elite

Each book in the Elite series focuses on a single army or elite unit, military tactics or a group of famous commanders. Military uniforms, insignia and equipment are shown in full colour artwork. Elite Books cover the full spectrum of military history, examining the greatest armies, units and commanders of the ancient, medieval, Napoleonic, American Civil War, World War I and World War II. Featuring full specially commissioned colour artworks of typical military uniforms and equipment, together with organisational diagrams and a wealth of black and white photography, these books provide an accessible resource for enthusiasts of all ages.

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  1. Armies of the Iran–Iraq War 1980–88

    ELI 239 Paperback Published 20 Jan 2022
    Driven by the Iranian Revolution of 1979 and the insecurities it provoked in Saddam Hussein's Iraqi dictatorship, the Iran-Iraq War would become the largest conventional conflict of the period. Curiously...
  2. US Navy Special Warfare Units in Korea and Vietnam

    ELI 242 Paperback Published 25 Nov 2021
    During the Korean War and the Vietnam War, US Navy Special Warfare units played a variety of vital combat roles amid two of the deadliest conflicts of the Cold War. In Korea, underwater demolition teams...
  3. Armies of Julius Caesar 58–44 BC

    ELI 241 Multiple formats
    Gaius Julius Caesar remains the most famous Roman general of all time. Although he never bore the title, historians since Suetonius have judged him to be, in practice, the very first 'emperor' - after...

    Starting at: $16.00

  4. The Japanese Home Front 1937–45

    ELI 240 Multiple formats
    From the beginning of the Second Sino-Japanese War in 1937 until the Japanese surrender in August 1945, a multitude of military and civil-defence forces strove to support the Japanese war effort and latterly...

    Starting at: $16.00

  5. Battle Tactics of the American Revolution

    ELI 238 Multiple formats
    The American Revolution presented a series of unique tactical challenges to its competing factions. For Britain, the Army would be forced to re-learn many of the lessons from the Seven Years' War....

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  6. British Light Infantry in the American Revolution

    ELI 237 Multiple formats
    During the Seven Years' War (1755-63), a number of independent light-infantry outfits served under British command and dedicated light companies were added to the British Army's regular infantry...

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  7. Roman Heavy Cavalry (2)

    ELI 235 Multiple formats
    In the twilight of the Western Roman Empire in the 5th-6th centuries, the elite of the field armies was the heavy armoured cavalry - the cataphracts, clad in lamellar, scale, mail and padded fabric armour....

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  8. Vietnam War Booby Traps

    ELI 236 Multiple formats
    During the Vietnam War, the Viet Cong were frequently unable to hold their own in stand-up fights against US and allied forces who were superior in strength, firepower, mobility, and logistics. They relied...

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  9. Hitler's Eastern Legions 1942–45

    ELI 233 Multiple formats
    Between 1941-45, the Germans recruited around 175,000 men from a number of minorities in the USSR, distinguishing between 'Turkomans' (predominantly Muslims) and 'Caucasians' (predominantly Orthodox Christians)....

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  10. Roman Shields

    ELI 234 Multiple formats
    The introduction of the scutum in the 4th century BC revolutionized the way the Romans fought. Instead of being purely defensive, the shield became a weapon in its own right. Using the top edge or boss...

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