Category Archives: Regiments

Mounted Grenadiers of the Imperial Guard (Men-at-Arms)

Mounted upon their huge black horses, the Mounted Grenadiers of the Imperial Guard were the senior heavy cavalry unit of the French army and were never defeated in battle. Their long list of battle honors earned them the nicknames ‘the … Continue reading

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Blue Division Soldier 1941-45: Spanish Volunteer on the Eastern Front (Warrior)

The all-volunteer ‘Blue Division’ was a formation that allowed Franco’s technically neutral Spain to support Nazi Germany’s invasion of Russia. Following initial training in Germany, the Blue Division’s units were sent to the Eastern Front in August 1941, where, after … Continue reading

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Roosevelt’s Rough Riders (Warrior)

This book examines the brief but colorful history of the 1st US Volunteer Cavalry, and details the rich experiences of the men who fought in its ranks. Founded in May 1898, the unit’s actions in Cuba during the Spanish-American War … Continue reading

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Highlander in the French-Indian War: 1756-67 (Warrior)

Colonial American historian Ian Macpherson McCulloch uses rare sources to bring to life the stirring story of the three Scottish Highland regiments that operated in North America during the French-Indian War. Forbidden to carry arms or wear the kilt unless … Continue reading

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American Loyalist Troops 1775-84 (Men-at-Arms)

To mark the 450th book in the Men-at-Arms series we return to the subject of the very first book in the series, which was published nearly 35 years ago. Author of 27 other Men-at-Arms titles Ren┬┐ Chartrand uses newly discovered … Continue reading

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Encyclopedia of Modern British Army Regiments

The present-day regiments of the British Army, many dating back to the seventeenth century, have long and distinguished histories. Campaigns in war and peace across the world, from Flanders to the North West Frontier and from Spain to New Zealand, … Continue reading

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The British Reconnaissance Corps in World War II (Elite)

Either creeping through the landscape or mounted in armored cars and Bren carriers, Reconnaissance Regiments became a vital addition to all British infantry divisions. After the disastrous defeat in France in 1940, at the hands of German forces with strong … Continue reading

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Queen Victoria’s Highlanders (Men-at-Arms)

This book not only offers a tribute to the proud Highlander regiments who have served with distinction for over two centuries, but also offers an in-depth study of the period in which they made their name. As the British Empire … Continue reading

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Panzer Divisions: The Blitzkrieg Years 1939-40 (Battle Orders)

At the outbreak of World War II in September 1939, Germany’s armored forces – the Panzerwaffe – were still in their infancy. The restrictions imposed by the Treaty of Versailles meant that German tank development had to be conducted in … Continue reading

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The Australian Army in World War II (Elite)

The Australian infantry were amongst the Commonwealth’s toughest and most widely traveled infantry, serving in campaigns including Syria, Greece, Cyprus, Crete, Libya, Egypt, New Guinea, and the South West Pacific. Their fearsome fighting reputation was earned first against the Afrika … Continue reading

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