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Название: Cannae Автор(ы): Adrian Goldsworthy Издательство: Cassell & Co. Серия: Fields Of Battle Год: 2002 ISBN: 0304357146 Страниц: 197 Язык: English Формат: PDF Размер: 58 MB
On August 2, 216 BC, in the Italian town of Cannae, Hannibal won his greatest victory. In one of the bloodiest battles ever, his outnumbered mercenaries massacred the greater part of Rome's large army. For the Romans, Cannae became the yardstick against which all other defeats were measured; for generals centuries after, it became a perfectly executed model to draw on. Using primary sources and brilliant images, Goldsworthy tells the story of this epic confrontation and its devastating tactics.
Armoured Warfare on the Eastern Front (Images of War)
On the Eastern Front during the Second World War massive Soviet and German tank armies clashed in a series of battles that were unmatched in their scale and ferocity. Several of them have attained almost legendary status. But epic encounters such as
The battle for Geilenkirchen (After the Battle 140)
On November 18, 1944, the Allies launched an assault to capture the German town of Geilenkirchen. Located as it was right on the boundary between the British and American armies in Europe, it was reduced in a joint Anglo-American operation. Karel
The battle for Saint-Lo (After the Battle 138)
As General Omar N. Bradley's US First Army made its way inland following the successful D-Day landings in Normandy of June 6, 1944, the immediate objective was to capture the Cotentin peninsula and secure the viatal port of Cherbourg. On the
Macedonian Armies after Alexander 323–168 BC (Men-at-Arms 477)
The death of Alexander the Great in 323 BC threw the Macedonians into confusion; there was no capable heir, and no clear successor among the senior figures in Alexander’s circle. Initial attempts to preserve the unity of Alexander’s conquests gave
Osprey Elite 189 - European Medieval Tactics (2)
Osprey Elite 189 - European Medieval Tactics (2) Osprey Publishing 2012 ISBN: 1849087393 Язык: tnglish Формат: pdf (e-book) Кол-во страниц: 66 Pages Размер: 4.1 Mb With the development in the 13th century of co-operative tactics using
Osprey Elite 182 - Prussian Napoleonic Tactics 1792–1815
Название: Prussian Napoleonic Tactics 1792–1815 Автор: Peter Hofschroer, Adam Hook Издательство: Osprey Publishing Серия: Osprey Elite 182 ISBN: 978 1846035098 Год издания: 2011 Язык: English Количество страниц: 65 Формат: PDF Размер: 3,6 MB
The Battle of Borodino: Napoleon Against Kutuzov
On 7 September 1812 at Borodino, 75 miles west of Moscow, the armies of the Russian and French empires clashed in one of the climactic battles of the Napoleonic Wars. This horrific - and controversial - contest has fascinated historians ever since.