W. Alison Phillips & Herbert Russell
The rise of the modern Greek nation
The fifteenth century brought about the destruction of the Roman Empire of the East when the Ottoman Turks, under the sickle moon banner and the fervour of Islam..
Waller Ashe, E. V. Wyatt Edgell & J.W. Fortescue
A cavalry officer’s view of the Anglo-Zulu War
There are several comprehensive histories of the Zulu War written during the time it was being fought or completed shortly after the cessation of host..
J. W. Fortescue
An outstanding analysis of The First Afghan War
Among British Army historians the reputation of Sir John Fortescue stands virtually without equal. His comprehensive fourteen volume history is a wor..
Arthur Johnston & William Knighton
A Narrative & History of the British Conquest of Ceylon—Narrative of the Operations of a Detachment in an Expedition to Candy, in the Island of Ceylon, in the Year 1804 by Arthur Johnston Extract from History of Ceylon by William Knighton
The battle for Ceylon
During the first decade of the 19th century the struggle for imperial domination still raged across the globe. Britain and France were at war as the tide that swept away the B..
John E. Tuel & Carlo Bossoli
The Second Italian War of Independence, 1859
With 40 Illustrations by Carlo Bossoli
A clash of empires in Italy
Variously called, ‘The Second Italian War of Independence,’ ‘The Franco-Austrian War.’ ‘The Austro-Sardinian War’ and ‘The Austro-Piedmontese War’ this notable European ..
The British Army at War in North Africa During the 19th Century
The British Empire at war in the deserts of Egypt and the Sudan
This special Leonaur edition combines into a single volume two works concerning the campaigns of the British Army in Egypt and the Su..
William Atherton, Elias Darnell & E. A. Cruikshank
Three Accounts of the Disastrous Michigan Campaign During the War of 1812
Narrative of the Suffering & Defeat of the North-Western Army Under General Winchester
by William Atherton
by Elias Darnell
Harrison and Procter: The River Raisin
by E. A. Cruik..
Charles Ryan & William V. Herbert
Two Accounts of the Russo-Turkish War of 1877-78
Under the Red Crescent
by Charles Ryan
The Third Battle of Plevna
by William V. HerbertA history and a personal account of great battle in a single volume
This unique Leonaur edition contains ..
H. M. Hozier
The Austro-Prussian Conflict of 1866
The creation of a new Europe in fire and blood
Europe during the second half of the nineteenth century was in turmoil. Ancient empires sought to hold and consolidate their power, smaller states str..
A Personal Account of a Serving Officer of the Regiment
A famous Irish regiment at war
The Connaught Rangers—the 88th Regiment of Foot—were popularly known as the ‘Devil’s Own’ and have been a notable and redoubtable infantry regiment within the British..
An Account of the Third Anglo-Ashanti War by an Eyewitness, West Africa, 1873-4
Colonial warfare on the Dark Continent
The British Empire rapidly spread it’s influence throughout the globe during the nineteenth century. Predictably these intrusions rarely found favour with the..
G. J. Younghusband
The Military Methods of the British Empire on the Sub-Continent 1878-1900
The tactics of the British military during the era of ‘the Great Game’
By the end of the Indian Mutiny of 1857, the British Empire had secured the Indian sub-continent as the most significant jewel..
George W. A. Fitz-George & C. W. Robinson
The Battle of Sedan by George W. A. Fitz-George & Battlefield of Sedan by C. W. Robinson
A great battle of the Franco-Prussian conflict
These two accounts of the battle of Sedan in 1870 have been combined for good value to enable readers to gain a balanced overview of the action from d..
H. C. Thomson
An Account of the Anglo-Tribal Conflict, North West Frontier, 1895
Chitral—an iconic episode in the history of the British Raj
Anyone interested in the history of the British Empire in India and particularly of the post-mutiny Raj period will know that as the Brit..
A Mountain Campaign on the Borders of Afghanistan in 1863—the British Raj and Tribesmen on the Northwestern Frontier of India
A small war on the burning border
The North west frontier of India was always a troubled one for the British Empire. It offered perfect terrain for defence and the opposite for offensive operations..