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Battle Orders 37 The Roman Army of the Principate 27 BC–AD 117. Paperback

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  • Battle Orders 37 The Roman Army of the Principate 27 BC–AD 117. Paperback
  • Nic Fields.
  • 2009; 96 pages; The loyalty of the new army was to the emperor and not to either the Senate or the People of Rome. Imperial legions became permanent units with their own numbers and titles and many were to remain in existence for centuries to come.

Battle Orders 36 Turnbull: Samurai Armies 1467–1649. Paperback

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  • Samurai Armies 1467–1649. Paperback. Battle Orders 36 (other cover)
  • Author: Stephen Turnbull
  • 96 pages. December 2008. The Sengoku The Jidai, 'Age of Warring States', is the age of the samurai - the military aristocracy of Japan. This title will examine the complicated nature of family and clan that governed so much of the initial organization of the armies, how this changed over the period and how battlefield tactics developed over a series of major encounters such as Nagashino and Sekigahara

Battle Orders 34 The Roman Army: the Civil Wars 88–31 BC. Paperback

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  • Roman Army: the Civil Wars 88–31 BC. Paperback. Battle Orders 34
  • Author: Nic Fields
  • October 2008; 96 pages. With the nuts and bolts detail that readers demand from the Battle Orders series, this is an intriguing description of how the Roman army grew, modernised, rebelled and finally helped build an empire, complete with full organisational charts, photographs and detailed maps.

Battle Orders 32 Battistelli: Panzer Divisions: The Blitzkrieg Years 1939-40.

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  • Panzer Divisions: The Blitzkrieg Years 1939-40. Battle Orders 32
  • Pier Paolo Battistelli 
  • 2007; 96 pages. At the outbreak of World War II in September 1939, Germany's armoured forces - the Panzerwaffe - were still in their infancy. The restrictions imposed by the Treaty of Versailles meant that German tank production lagged behind its enemies

Battle Orders 29: Gudmundsson: The British Army on the Western Front 1916

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  • British Army on the Western Front 1916. Battle Orders 29
    Author: Bruce Gudmundsson
    2007; 96 pages

Battle Orders 28 Moreman: Desert Rats British 8th Army in North Africa 1941–43. Paperback

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  • Desert Rats British 8th Army in North Africa 1941–43. Battle Orders 28
  • Author: Tim Moreman
  • 2007; 96 pages. Formed in September 1941 from the Western Desert Force, British 8th Army (comprising British, Commonwealth, Free French and Polish troops) went on to wage a lengthy, hard-fought campaign against Axis forces across the deserts of North Africa. The Desert War was unlike any other fought by the British Army, involving highly mobile operations covering vast distances.

Battle Orders 27: Fields: The Roman Army of the Punic Wars 264-146 BC. Paperback

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  • Roman Army of the Punic Wars 264-146 BC. Battle Orders 27
  • Author: Nic Fields
    2007; 96 pages. As Rome's power and influence extended across the Mediterranean, she was destined for a collision with the Carthaginian Empire, a clash ultimately resulting in the decisive Second Punic War. At first the Roman Army was no match for the superior tactics and leadership of Hannibal and his troops. However, talented generals like Scipio Africanus transformed the legions into a formidable fighting force.

Battle Orders 26: Rottman: US Airborne Units in the Pacific Theater 1942-45. Paperback

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  • US Airborne Units in the Pacific Theater 1942-45. Battle Orders 26
  • Author: Gordon L Rottman
  • 2007; 96 pages. Among the units covered are the 12,000-strong 11th Airborne Division; the elite 1st Special Service Force; the 503rd Parachute Infantry Regiment (Separate); and the 1st Marine Parachute Regiment. The nature of the enemy and the terrain in the PTO, and long distances that had to be covered, provided significant and diverse challenges to both Army and Marine Corps parachute units.

Battle Orders 25: Zaloga: US Airborne Divisions in the ETO 1944-45. Paperback

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  • US Airborne Divisions in the ETO 1944-45. Battle Orders 25
  • Steven J Zaloga
  • 2007; 96 pages. The delivery of entire divisions to battlefields behind enemy lines by parachute and glider was a unique feature of World War II, and by the end of the war the US Army deployed the largest airborne force in the world, created in only three years, and boasting such impressive units as the 82nd "All American" and 101st "Screaming Eagles."

Battle Orders 23 Desert Raiders: Axis and Allied Special Forces 1940–43. Paperback

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  • Desert Raiders: Axis and Allied Special Forces 1940–43. Battle Orders 23 
    Andrea Molinari
    2007; 96 pages. Although harsh and inhospitable, the North African theatre of World War II proved to be a perfect environment for irregular warfare and the deployment of Special Forces. Following Italy's entry into the war in June 1940, the Western Desert became the background for a long conflict dominated by motorized units. The major combatants - Great Britain, Free France, Italy and Germany - all developed irregular units to exploit the unique conditions of the region with varying degrees of success.

Battle Orders 22: Rottman: US Airborne Units in the Mediterranean Theater. 1942-44. Paperback

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  • US Airborne Units in the Mediterranean Theater 1942-44. Battle Orders 22
  • Author: Gordon Rottman
    2006; 96 pages. This book is the first of three to examine the genesis, organization and operational deployment of the US airborne divisions in World War II. It discusses early airborne units, detailing how and why they were formed. Task organization for combat, details of attached units, tactics, and weapons and equipment are examined, together with command relationships.

Battle Orders 16 Gudmundsson: The British Expeditionary Force 1914–15

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  • British Expeditionary Force 1914–15. (Battle Orders 16)
  • Bruce Gudmundsson
  • 2005; 96 pages. Over 200 divisions fought on the Western Front during the first year of World War I and those best suited to the challenges of trench warfare were the six infantry divisions of the original British Expeditionary Force (BEF). Their superiority was partially due to the high quality of the divisions' personnel and the first-class equipment provided to them.

Battle Orders 15 Quarrie: German Airborne Divisions: Mediterranean Theatre 1942–45. Battle Orders 15

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  • German Airborne Divisions: Mediterranean Theatre 1942–45. Battle Orders 15
  • Bruce Quarrie
  • 96 pages. 2005. This book explores their changing role in organisation, training and doctrine as the paratroopers developed into Germany’s finest frontline soldiers.

Battle Orders 14 Rottman: Japanese Army in World War II. The South Pacific and New Guinea, 1942–43

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  • Japanese Army in World War II. The South Pacific and New Guinea, 1942–43 (Battle Orders 14)
  • Gordon Rottman
  • 2005. 96 pages. The 1941 Japanese Pacific onslaught saw the defeat of Allied forces on all fronts, with the Philippines, Netherlands East Indies, and Commonwealth possessions falling under their control. During 1942-43, the Japanese consolidated their gains and redeployed forces in an attempt to break the Southern Lifeline between America and Australia.

Battle Orders 09 Rottman: Japanese Army in World War II. Conquest of the Pacific 1941 - 42

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  • Japanese Army in World War II. Conquest of the Pacific 1941–42.
  • Author: Gordon Rottman
  • 96 pages. This book, the first of several covering the Imperial Japanese Army in World War II, examines the forces in existence at the beginning of the war, and task organization for the conquest of the Philippines, New Guinea, the South Seas area, and the Dutch East Indies, from December 1941 to the Battle of Midway in June 1942.

Battle Orders 07 Rottman: US Marine Corps Pacific Theater of Operations (2) 1943 - 44

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  • US Marine Corps Pacific Theater of Operations (2) 1943-44. Battle Orders 7
  • by Gordon Rottman
  • 96 pages. 2004.

Battle Orders 06 The American Expeditionary Forces in World War I.

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  • American Expeditionary Forces in World War I. Battle Orders 06
  • This book details the organizational structure, training and doctrine of the AEF and illustrates how it came to make a significant contribution to Allied victory in World War I.

Battle Orders 05: Chun: US Army in the Plains Indian Wars 1865 - 1891

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  • US Army in the Plains Indian Wars 1865–1891. (Battle Orders 5)
  • Author: Clayton Chun
  • 96 pages, numerous illustrations. 2004. The Plains Indian War was one of the most controversial conflicts in American military history, as the US Army faced a tough opponent that challenged it for decades following the end of the Civil War. The Army leadership endured a severe lack of resources, political constraints, an indifferent public, tough environmental conditions, and other problems of the frontier.

Battle Orders 01 Rottman: US Marine Corps Pacific Theater of Operations (1) 1941-43

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  • US Marine Corps Pacific Theater of Operations (1) 1941-43. Battle Orders 01
  • by Gordon Rottman
  • 96 pages. 2004.