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. Victory 1945

    ELI 209 Multiple formats
    Even when Western Allied troops gained a foothold in Normandy, World War II in Europe was far from over. The route to Germany's interior and the Nazis final surrender was long, arduous and blood-stained....

    Starting at: $15.16

  2. World War II Partisan Warfare in Italy

    ELI 207 Multiple formats
    When Italy surrendered in 1943, it sparked a resistance movement of anti-German, anti-fascist partisans. This book explores the tactics, organizational structure and equipment of the brave Italian resistance...

    Starting at: $15.16

  3. Spetsnaz

    ELI 206 Multiple formats
    When the shadowy, notorious Spetsnaz were first formed, they drew on a long Soviet tradition of elite, behind-the-lines commando forces from World War II and even earlier. Throughout the 1960s-70s they...

    Starting at: $15.16

  4. The British Army in Afghanistan 2006–14

    ELI 205 Multiple formats
    Fighting an elusive and dangerous enemy far from home, the British army in Afghanistan has been involved in asymmetric warfare for the best part of a decade. The eight-year series of deployments jointly...

    Starting at: $15.16

  5. Sea Peoples of the Bronze Age Mediterranean c.1400 BC–1000 BC

    ELI 204 Multiple formats
    This title features the latest historical and archaeological research into the mysterious and powerful confederations of raiders who troubled the Eastern Mediterranean in the last half of the Bronze Age....

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  6. World War I Battlefield Artillery Tactics

    ELI 199 Multiple formats
    As the First World War bogged down across Europe resulting in the establishment of trench systems, artillery began to grow in military importance. Never before had the use of artillery been so vital, and...

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  7. World War II US Navy Special Warfare Units

    ELI 203 Multiple formats
    With the need for large-scale amphibious landings to decide the outcome of World War II the US Navy developed several types of specialized unit to reconnoitre potential landing areas, degrade the enemy's...

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  8. The British Army since 2000

    ELI 202 Multiple formats
    In the past decade and a half the unique requirements of dual wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have radically altered the appearance and capabilities of the British Army's infantry soldiers. Gone are...

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  9. The Carthaginians 6th–2nd Century BC

    ELI 201 Multiple formats
    Carthage, the port-city in Tunisia first settled by Phoenicians from Tyre, grew to extend a competitive maritime trading empire all over the Western Mediterranean and beyond, increasingly defended by the...

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  10. World War II Glider Assault Tactics

    ELI 200 Multiple formats
    Military gliders came of age in World War II, when glider assault infantry were the forerunners of today's helicopter-delivered airmobile troops. From the light pre-war sports and training machines,...

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