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. 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....

    Starting at: £6.33

  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. US World War II Parachute Infantry Regiments

    ELI 198 Multiple formats
    The parachute infantry regiments were among the most highly decorated US Army units of World War II, and between them they saw action right across the world. The elite nature of these units led to them...

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  8. Napoleonic Light Cavalry Tactics

    ELI 196 Multiple formats
    During the Napoleonic Wars all the major combatants fielded large numbers of light cavalry. These nimble, fast-moving regiments performed a variety of vital roles, from reconnaissance and keeping contact...

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  9. World War II River Assault Tactics

    ELI 195 Multiple formats
    On the major European and Russian fronts throughout World War II, the challenge of crossing rivers under fire was absolutely central to any advance. The Panzers that crossed the Meuse at Sedan in May 1940...

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  10. Russian Security and Paramilitary Forces since 1991

    ELI 197 Multiple formats
    While the size of Russia's regular forces has shrunk recently, its security and paramilitary elements have become increasingly powerful. Under the Putin regime they have proliferated and importantly...

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