F. N. Maude
An Evaluation of the Practices of the Armies of the 18th & 19th Centuries from the Perspective of the Early 20th Century
A special edition of Maude’s military history essays
The British military historian and soldier F. N. Maude was highly qualified to assess and write about the warfare of the 18th and 19th centuries..
Aaron A. Warford & Thomas Stephens
Two Guides to Use of the Broad Sword, Small Sword, Fencing and Other Martial Weapons & Exercises
How to Fence
by Aaron A. Warford
A New System of Broad and Small Sword Exercise
by Thomas Stephens A double guide on the techniques of sword fighting
This unique Leonaur volume brings together..
W. J. Ottley
With the Indian Army of the ‘Tibet Mission Force’ 1903-04
War through high passes to Tibet
Following the subjugation of the Punjab, the kingdom of the Sikhs, in the middle years of the 19th century the British Empire effectively controlled the Indian sub-..
George Bruce Malleson
An Analysis of Tactics From 217 B.C.-1857 A. D. by Describing the Historical Examples
A history and analysis of the most devastating tactic
Most students of military history will be familiar with the works of George Bruce Malleson; he was a prodigious author on the subject and his s..
S. Bertram Browne
The Enfield Rifle Musket, 1853 and the Drill of the British Soldier of the Mid-Victorian Period
A Companion to the New Rifle Musket & A Practical Guide to Squad and Setting-up Drill
Soldiers and their weapons
These two military instruction guides have been published together because they are the work of a common author, S. Bertram Browne, and because both concern aspects of th..
Reminiscences of a Sailor of the Royal Navy During the Victorian Era
A sailor of the Queen aboard HMS Swallow in the 1870s
The mid-Victorian period saw the Queen-Empress' domains growing in number, stability and strength all over the globe. The days of sail were all..
R. G. Allanson-Winn and C. Phillipps-Wolley & Monsieur L’Abbat
Two Guides to the Art of Close Combat
Broad-Sword and Single-Stick
The Art of Fencing
Close combat techniques from a bygone age
For good value this book combines two excellent instructional pieces on the art of close quarter combat with edged weapons and staves. The first book deals..
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..
The Recollections of a 14th (King’s) Hussar During the Victorian Era
An old soldier tells the story of his long military career
This is an intimate account of the Victorian cavalryman of the British Army during the second half of the nineteenth century. Edwin Mole j..
Eric W. Sheppard
A History of the British Army to 1914
From knight and roundhead to the birth of the modern army
The British Army can trace its lineage back to the middle ages, but for those who are interested in the development of Britain's land force..
W. H. G. Kingston
The Wars, Campaigns, Regiments and Soldiers of the British & Indian Armies During the Victorian Era, 1839-1898
The men and events that turned the map 'red' for the Queen Empress
This is an excellent and readable account of the British and Imperial Armies at war during the great years of Empire. Accessible a..
14 First Hand Accounts
Fourteen first hand accounts from the ranks of the British Army during Queen Victoria's Empire
Original & True Battle Stories
Recollections of the Indian Mutiny
With the 49th in the Crimea
With the Guards in Egypt
The Charge of the Six Hundred
Told from the Ranks Queen Victoria’s long reign encompassed the British Empire at its height. All over the world her soldiers in Red Coats and Khaki fought wars in mountains and jungles, deserts and f..
by Henry Newbolt & Stanley L. Wood
The Careers of Six Outstanding Officers from the Napoleonic Wars, the Wars for India and the American Civil War.
This book outlines the eventful careers of six eminent nineteenth century soldiers.. All were officers and all were remarkable in their own fields though some achieved middle rank and others rose to t..
Nine Decisive Battles Recounted by the Author of ‘The Red Badge of Courage’
Stephen Crane’s The Red Badge of Courage, written in 1895, propelled him to international fame and placed him justifiably in the pantheon of American Literature. His vivid portrayal of war caused him ..