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 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,...

    Starting at: $15.16

  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. Napoleonic Heavy Cavalry & Dragoon Tactics

    ELI 188 Multiple formats
    During the Napoleonic Wars the supreme battlefield shock weapon was the heavy cavalry - the French cuirassiers, and their British, Austrian, Prussian and Russian counterparts. Big men mounted on big horses,...

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  7. World War II Winter and Mountain Warfare Tactics

    ELI 193 Multiple formats
    The twentieth century saw an unprecedented emphasis on fighting in all terrains, seasons and weather conditions. Such conditions made even basic survival difficult as subzero temperatures caused weapons...

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  8. World War II Tactical Camouflage Techniques

    ELI 192 Multiple formats
    This book explains and illustrates the actual materials and techniques adopted (both successfully and unsuccessfully) by tactical units - i.e. the concealment of personnel, weapons, equipment, field positions,...

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  9. Italian Navy & Air Force Elite Units & Special Forces 1940–45

    ELI 191 Multiple formats
    This volume assesses the formidable Special Forces fielded by Italy's navy and air force in World War II. Italian Navy Special Forces were particularly active and respected in the Mediterranean, where...

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  10. The Chinese People’s Liberation Army since 1949

    ELI 194 Multiple formats
    The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) is the largest army in the world. China is predicted to be on the brink of overtaking the USA as the world's largest economy, and China's military...

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