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The Story of the Barbary Corsairs
Stanley Lane-Poole
Islamic Pirates of the Mediterranean 1504-1881
When the blue Mediterranean turned blood red Powers that rise must fall—it is the way of things and is true of all, from the smallest realms to the mightiest of empires. There is no place on earth ..
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The Scottish Soldiers of Fortune
James Grant
Mercenaries in Foreign Service from the 14th to 19th Centuries
Claymore for hire—the story of the Scottish mercenary There have always been mercenaries and some nations have a better temperament for the trade than others. Mercenaries, both historically and pre..
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The German Allied Troops in the North American War of Independence, 1776-1783
Max Von Eelking, and Joseph George Rosengarten
Britain’s German Army at War The Hessian became something of a ‘bogey-man’ to the revolutionary period American citizen. Already outraged at the treatment they had received at the hands of the gove..
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The Fall of the Moghul Empire of Hindustan
H. G. Keene
The struggles that toppled the Peacock throne The Moghuls invaded India in the early sixteenth century and maintained their rule over much of the sub-continent for over 200 years. By the early eigh..
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India’s Free Lances
H. G. Keene
European Mercenary Commanders in Hindustan 1770-1820
Men of war in a land of turmoil This book chronicles the careers and wars of the European and mixed-race mercenary adventurers who carved reputations and empires for themselves and their Indian lor..
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The Recollections of Skinner of Skinner's Horse
by James Skinner
James Skinner and his 'Yellow Boys' Irregular cavalry in the wars of India between the British, Mahratta, Rajput, Mogul, Sikh & Pindarree Forces.
India's most famous cavalryman recounts his career. James Skinner had a colourful career. He began his military exploits as a mercenary for Indian princes and became a legend as the leader of the ‘Yel..
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