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Armies of the War of the Triple Alliance 1864-70: Paraguay, Brazil, Uruguay & Argentina #499 Osprey Men at Arms

By: Gabriele Esposito

Price: $24.95

Publisher: UK, Osprey Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: 000431

ISBN: 1472807251

Condition: New


The War of the Triple Alliance is the largest single conflict in the history of South America. Drawing Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay and Paraguay into conflict the war was characterized by extraordinarily high casualty rates, and was to shape the future of an entire continent - depopulating Paraguay and establishing Brazil as the predominant military power. Despite the importance of the war, little information is available in English about the armies that fought it. This book analyzes the combatants of the four nations caught up in the war, telling the story of the men who fought on each side, il... View more info

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Armies of the Medieval Italian Wars 1125-1325 #523 Osprey Men-at-Arms

By: Gabriele Esposito

Price: $24.95

Publisher: USA, Osprey: 2019

Seller ID: 9781472833402

ISBN: 1472833406

Condition: New


The great powers of medieval Europe fought continuously in the Italian peninsula between the 12th and 14th centuries as they sought to expand their territory. Invading armies from Germany - the Holy Roman Empire - saw the creation of the defensive Lombard League of northern Italian city-states. These struggles resulted in conflicts between rival confederacies, which in turn proved to be the catalysts for developments in organisation and tactics. Italian urban militias became better organised and equipped, the Imperial armies went from being mostly German to multi-national forces, and both side... View more info