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. 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...

    Starting at: $15.20

  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. Vietnam War US & Allied Combat Equipments

    ELI 216 Multiple formats
    Over the eight years of the Vietnam War, US forces used three major types of equipment sets, with numerous modifications for particular circumstances. Different equipments were also used by Special Forces,...

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  5. The SAS 1983–2014

    ELI 211 Multiple formats
    Highly-trained and immensely skilled, the SAS are widely regarded as one of the best Special Forces units in the world. Their missions are uniquely diverse, ranging from counter-terrorist responses at...

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  6. British Light Infantry & Rifle Tactics of the Napoleonic Wars

    ELI 215 Multiple formats
    In an age when infantry units manoeuvred and fought in rigid blocks, the idea of encouraging initiative and allowing a unit to 'skirmish' was regarded as revolutionary and fell out of favour in the years...

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  7. World War II Infantry Fire Support Tactics

    ELI 214 Multiple formats
    As infantry units advanced across Europe the only support they could rely on from day to day was that provided by the heavy weapons of their own units. While thundering tanks struck fear into the hearts...

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  8. The Barbary Pirates 15th-17th Centuries

    ELI 213 Multiple formats
    For the best part of three centuries the 'corsairs' or pirates from the 'Barbary' coasts of North Africa dominated the Western and Central Mediterranean. They made forays far into the Atlantic, preying...

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  9. US Army Rangers 1989–2015

    ELI 212 Multiple formats
    Written by an expert on modern Special Forces units and the operations they undertake, this book explains the evolution of the Rangers' missions in Panama, the first Gulf War, Somalia and the post 9/11...

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  10. World War II US Army Combat Equipments

    ELI 210 Multiple formats
    A soldier's "web gear” is as important to his ability to live and fight on the battlefield as are his clothing and weapons. In World War II the US Army issued equipment items that had originated...

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