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. Division Leclerc

    ELI 226 Paperback Published 27 Dec 2018
    'General Leclerc' was the nom de guerre adopted by the Gaullist officer Philippe de Hautcloque, to protect his family in occupied France. He became France's foremost fighting commander, and his armored...
  2. Roman Heavy Cavalry (1)

    ELI 225 Paperback Published 29 Nov 2018
    From the army of Marc Antony in the 1st century BC, Roman generals hired Oriental heavy armoured cavalry to serve in their military alongside the legions. These troops, both from the northern steppes and...
  3. Israeli Paratroopers 1954–2016

    ELI 224 Paperback Published 18 Oct 2018
    From the creation of the first volunteer paratroop unit shortly after the birth of Israel and of the Israeli Defense Force, this arm of service has been recognized as elite. They have also been the first...
  4. The Etruscans

    ELI 223 Multiple formats
    Ancient Rome had deep roots in the 'Villanovan' culture that we call today the Etruscans. Their long-lived civilization can be traced to 900-750 BC in north-west Italy. They were a sea-faring people trading...

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  5. World War II US Marine Infantry Regiments

    ELI 222 Paperback
    The United States Marine Corps came into its own in the Pacific Islands campaign against Japan in World War II. From Guadalcanal to Okinawa, US Marines formed the tip of the spear as Allied forces sought...
  6. Roman Standards & Standard-Bearers (1)

    ELI 221 Multiple formats
    Roman unit standards played a important role, both ceremonially and on the battlefield. With the armies of the late Roman Republic and early Empire continually engaged on the frontiers, the soldiers selected...

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  7. European Counter-Terrorist Units 1972–2017

    ELI 220 Multiple formats
    The Munich Olympics massacre in 1972 was a shock awakening to the public. In the decades since, European countries have faced a wide range of threats from Palestinian and home-grown terrorists, to the...

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  8. D-Day Beach Assault Troops

    ELI 219 Multiple formats
    In the early hours of June 6, 1944, the first of over 150,000 Allied soldiers stormed five beaches in Normandy against fierce German resistance. They were specially trained and task-organized in a range...

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  9. World War II German Motorized Infantry & Panzergrenadiers

    ELI 218 Multiple formats
    In World War II Germany's doctrine of mobile warfare dominated the battlefield. By trial and error, the Germans were the first to correctly combine the strength in tanks and in mobile infantry and artillery....

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  10. The Modern Russian Army 1992–2016

    ELI 217 Multiple formats
    Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, Russia's army has undergone a turbulent transformation, from the scattered left-overs of the old Soviet military, through a period of shocking decay and demoralization,...

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