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. 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...

    Starting at: £6.33

  2. 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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  3. 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...

    Starting at: £6.33

  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. US Marine Corps Recon and Special Operations Uniforms & Equipment 2000–15

    ELI 208 Multiple formats
    In the age of modern warfare the changing landscape of the 21st century battlefield has demanded a transformation within the US Marine Corps Special Operations. Adapting to a huge range of combat environments,...

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  7. 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....

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  8. 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...

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  9. 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: £6.85

  10. 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...

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