New PDF release: French Foreign Legion 1872–1914 (Men-at-Arms)

By Martin Windrow,Mike Chappell

This quantity covers the vintage 'Beau Geste' interval, of the French overseas Legion whilst the corps was once accelerated through the such a lot dynamic years of French imperial growth. Legion battalions fought within the deserts and mountains of southern Algeria and Morocco, in addition to within the jungles of North Vietnam, West Africa and Madagascar. Their different uniforms and equipments for every interval and theatre are illustrated and tested. Written via a number one specialist at the French international Legion, it is a vibrant creation to the interval while the Legion solid their mythical combating reputation.

Show description

Read or Download French Foreign Legion 1872–1914 (Men-at-Arms) PDF

Best military history_1 books

Read e-book online A Brief History of America’s Modern Wars: An overview of the PDF

Following global warfare II the USA made a daring stand opposed to the targets of an aspiring USSR. Taking the lead with the lately shaped NATO and UN in resisting Communist incursions, the USA came across itself entrenched within the Korean conflict, scuffling with the North Koreans, chinese language and Russians at the same time. quickly in a while the US once more assumed the function of resisting Communist enlargement, turning into fascinated about the quagmire of Vietnam.

Duoc Le's The Country We Gave Away PDF

This ebook is telling actual tales, which have been recorded by means of a tender artillery officer of the ARVN within the wartime of Vietnam struggle. April 30, 1975, this present day the Vietnam warfare ended after greater than twenty years because the Geneva Accords divided Vietnam kingdom into elements on July 20, 1954. The battle ended in advance and without warning.

Download e-book for kindle: Hunting the Ghost Gun: An Analysis of the U.S. Army Infantry by U.S. Government,U.S. Military,Department of Defense (DoD)

This glorious file has been professionally switched over for exact flowing-text publication layout copy. Like many different countries, the U.S. used to be born of struggle. the liberty sought through our founding fathers used to be no longer loose; it used to be paid in patriot blood in the course of the American Revolution. irrespective of the reason—the upkeep of democracy, liberation of the oppressed, or revolution—the usa has been no stranger to the battlefield.

Mahon Murphy's Colonial Captivity during the First World War: Internment PDF

With the outbreak of struggle in 1914, an anticipated 30,000 German civilians in African and Asian colonies have been violently uprooted and imprisoned. Britain's First global struggle internment of German settlers heavily challenged the constructions that underpinned nineteenth-century imperialism. via its research of this internment, this e-book highlights the influence that the 1st global conflict had at the suggestion of a standard eu 'civilising venture' and a dead ringer for empire within the early 20th century.

Additional info for French Foreign Legion 1872–1914 (Men-at-Arms)

Sample text

Download PDF sample

French Foreign Legion 1872–1914 (Men-at-Arms) by Martin Windrow,Mike Chappell


by Brian
4.1

Rated 4.22 of 5 – based on 42 votes