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. 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,...

    Starting at: £6.33

  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. US Marine Infantry Combat Uniforms and Equipment 2000–12

    ELI 190 Multiple formats
    The US Marine Corps has been a key part of the US presence in a host of combat zones. While sharing some weapons systems with the other US Forces, the Marine Corps has developed its own distinctive approach...

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  7. Byzantine Imperial Guardsmen 925–1025

    ELI 187 Multiple formats
    The hundred-year period ending in 1025, from the reign of the Emperor Constantine VII to that of Basil II 'the Bulgar-Slayer', encompassed the last great era of Byzantine aggression and dominance in the...

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  8. European Medieval Tactics (2)

    ELI 189 Multiple formats
    With the development in the 13th century of co-operative tactics using crossbowmen and heavy spearmen, circumstance began to arise in which the charge by Muslim horse-archers, and then by European armoured...

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  9. World War II US Cavalry Groups

    ELI 129 Multiple formats
    The cavalry regiments of the US Army were in the process of being transformed into a mechanized force when the USA entered World War II. While those cavalry regiments deployed to the Pacific to fight the...

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  10. Apache Tactics 1830–86

    ELI 119 Multiple formats
    The Apache culture of the latter half of the 19th century blended together the lifestyles of the Great Plains, Great Basin and the South-West, but it was their warfare that captured the imagination. This...

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