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. European Medieval Tactics (1)

    ELI 185 Paperback
    After the fall of the Western Roman Empire there was a decline in 'professional' cavalry forces, and infantry dominated in the Germanic successor 'barbarian' kingdoms. In the Carolingian and Norman periods...
  2. Vietnam Infantry Tactics

    ELI 186 Multiple formats
    This book reveals the evolving US, Viet Cong and NVA tactics at battalion level and below throughout the Vietnam War. Beginning with a description of the terrain, climate and the unique nature of operations...

    Starting at: $15.16

  3. World War II Allied Sabotage Devices and Booby Traps

    ELI 184 Multiple formats
    Following Churchill's directive to 'set occupied Europe ablaze,' the SOE and later its American sister organization, the OSS, were deployed across the continent. Outnumbered, surrounded and in great peril,...

    Starting at: $15.16

  4. U-boat Tactics in World War II

    ELI 183 Multiple formats
    At the start of the war, German U-boat technology vastly out performed that possessed by the Allies, and under the pressure of the war continual development helped keep pace with wartime needs and improvements...

    Starting at: $15.16

  5. World War II Battlefield Communications

    ELI 181 Paperback
    Perhaps the biggest difference in the fighting between the two world wars lay in the invention of the man-portable radio that allowed for a greater degree of tactical coordination than ever before. Gordon...
  6. US Coast Guard in World War II

    ELI 180 Multiple formats
    Alex de Quesada reveals the full history of the US Coast Guard throughout World War II in this Elite title. In particular, the book draws attention to the little-known story of how the US Coast Guard ran...

    Starting at: $15.16

  7. Hatamoto

    ELI 178 Multiple formats
    Each great samurai warlord, or daimyo, had a division of troops known as the Hatamoto, 'those who stand under the flag'. The Hatamoto included the personal bodyguards, the senior generals, the standard...

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  8. Pike and Shot Tactics 1590–1660

    ELI 179 Multiple formats
    Throughout the 17th century large parts of Europe were depopulated during the wide-ranging and savage wars of religion and dynasty, involving all of the major powers. This was therefore a key period in...

    Starting at: $15.16

  9. Roman Battle Tactics 390–110 BC

    ELI 172 Paperback
    By 390 BC, the Roman army was in need of change, as Greek-style tactics of fighting with a heavy infantry phalanx were proving increasingly outdated. A military revolution was born in the form of the legion,...
  10. German Special Forces of World War II

    ELI 177 Multiple formats
    A fascinating and long overdue study of the troops that made up Germany's elite special forces of World War II. Such forces included the legenday Skorzeny Commandos who carried out audacious tasks such...

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