By Vladimir Brnardic

This heritage of the Catholic armies of the Hapsburg Empire that fought within the Thirty Years' battle (1618-1648) explores the position of infantry and artillery over the last significant spiritual battle in mainland Europe. because the states of the Holy Roman Empire fractured alongside non secular traces, all of Europe used to be plunged right into a bloody clash that lasted 3 many years, decimated populations, and annihilated groups. despite the fact that, amidst this social, political, and non secular disaster, very important alterations have been skilled in the association of military. The warfare observed the tip of the massive mercenary forces and the beginnings of the well-disciplined nationwide military. This publication charts this development, illustrating and explaining the forces of the main Catholic armies, whereas exploring the guns, association, strategies, and colourful uniforms utilized by the infantry and artillery.

Show description

Read or Download Imperial Armies of the Thirty Years' War (1): Infantry and artillery (Men-at-Arms) PDF

Best Europe books

Aspects of European History: 1494-1789 (University Paperbacks)

Lee's ebook takes an analytical method of a variety of themes in early smooth eu background, from the Renaissance to the French Revolution, displaying quite a few equipment that may be used to give a subject matter or argument in an essay or examination.

A History of Greek Mathematics, Vol. 1: From Thales to Euclid

"As it truly is, the publication is crucial; it has, certainly, no severe English rival. " — occasions Literary complement. Volume I of an authoritative two-volume set that covers the necessities of arithmetic and comprises each landmark innovation and every vital determine. This quantity beneficial properties vigorous discourses on Euclid, Apollonius, and others.

The New Cambridge Medieval History, Vol. 6: c.1300-c.1415

The 6th quantity of the hot Cambridge Medieval heritage deals an authoritative synthesis of the foremost issues in eu fourteenth-century heritage, written through major British, continental and American students. It presents a wide-ranging account of a interval of significant social, political and cultural switch, punctuated by means of the best normal catastrophe skilled by means of mankind, the Black loss of life.

Additional resources for Imperial Armies of the Thirty Years' War (1): Infantry and artillery (Men-at-Arms)

Show sample text content

Rated 4.14 of 5 – based on 18 votes