The Third Crusade 1191: Richard the Lionheart, Saladin and by David Nicolle

By David Nicolle

The conflict among King Richard I 'The Lionheart' of britain and Saladin has develop into mythical. during the a long time, army fanatics were interested by the tactic of the resolute, seriously armed Anglo-Saxon military as opposed to their extra calmly armed competitors. Richard's lack of ability to recapture Jerusalem was once disappointing, however it proved to the crusaders that Saladin was once now not invincible. This e-book describes the fight of the Crusades (1095-1291) that has developed right into a mythic crusade for the Holy urban of Jerusalem, offering an in-depth examine the conflict, the personalities concerned and the strategies hired by means of every one army.

All credits to unique uploader/ripper/poster

Show description

Read Online or Download The Third Crusade 1191: Richard the Lionheart, Saladin and the struggle for Jerusalem (Campaign, Volume 161) PDF

Similar war books


A terrorist assault. A killer at the free. And a last, determined project . . .

Former SAS Captain, Tom Jackson, is a guy with not anything to lose. A veteran of the main risky missions the Regiment may well throw at him, his lifestyles used to be torn aside the day a terrorist assault killed his relations. Now he grieves in obscurity, the area of battle not anything yet memory.

However, humans greater up the chain of command produce other plans for Jackson. they're in a large number in their personal making, and make him a proposal he can’t refuse — a proposal that might take him again into the brutal theatre of warfare. There’s a catastrophe ready to ensue, which just one individual might help hinder, and that individual is being held via the Taliban insurgency within the depths of a harsh Afghanistan wintry weather.

As Tom reluctantly prepares for this ultimate challenge, he does so within the wisdom that it'll cease a devastating terrorist assault — in addition to fulfill an ulterior intent of his personal. yet as occasions start to spread, Tom suspects that somebody is enjoying a online game with him; that no-one should be depended on; and that during the murky international of foreign terrorism, issues are seldom what they appear . . .

From the exchange Paperback version.

Crucible of Gold (Temeraire, Book 7)

Naomi Novik’s loved sequence returns, with Captain Will Laurence and his battling dragon Temeraire once more taking to the air opposed to the broadsides of Napoleon’s forces and the friendly—and occasionally not-so-friendly—fire of British squaddies and politicians who proceed to suspect them of divided loyalties, if no longer outright treason.

The Chinese People's Liberation Army since 1949: Ground Forces (Elite, Volume 194)

The chinese language People's Liberation military (PLA) is the biggest military on this planet. China is expected to be close to overtaking america because the world's biggest economic system, and China's army features and international objectives are the only maximum long term pre-occupation of Western governments.

Viking Poems on War and Peace: A Study in Skaldic Narrative

The previous Norse and Icelandic poets have left us shiny debts of clash and peace-making within the Viking Age. Russell G. Poole's editorial and important research unearths a lot concerning the texts themselves, the occasions that they describe, and the tradition from which they arrive. Poole makes an attempt to place correct many misunderstandings in regards to the integrity of the texts and their narrative suggestions.

Extra info for The Third Crusade 1191: Richard the Lionheart, Saladin and the struggle for Jerusalem (Campaign, Volume 161)

Sample text

He thought them Philistines, highly professional but disinterested with anything outside naval matters. But they could converse in English – as a matter of fact, the IJN’s officer and sailor uniforms were patterned after the British Navy. Most important, Japan’s most fearsome warships were made in England, and its guns, coal engines and torpedoes were all English. Even meals on board were alternately Japanese and English. An imperial reckoning Japan mustered its Combined Fleet at Sasebo at the beginning of February 1904.

Another failure so soon after Dieppe was damaging to British morale and the commandos had to pick themselves up for the tougher operations that lay ahead. Silent but deadly, the Goatley could get commandos as close to their target as necessary 20 DISASTER IN THE FJORDS OF NORWAY 20 SEPTEMBER 1942 NO 2 COMMANDO 19 OPERATION AMBASSADOR Operation Musketoon demonstrated that not all the commando missions in Norway went to plan One of the earliest commando operations focused on the Channel Island of Guernsey Norway was a frequent target for the commandos, and Operation Musketoon was no different.

With only one battery left to take, the German commander negotiated the surrender of his remaining 4,000 troops in the area. The mission was complete, but before the day was over, disaster struck as one of the amphibious landing vehicles ran into a mine. 18 men were killed with a further nine wounded. The loss of life put a sour note on what was a tough yet successful operation. The Anglo-Canadian operation was part of the much bigger Battle of the Scheldt, which opened up the port of Antwerp up to the Allies 16 THE MÅLØY RAID 27 DECEMBER 1941 NO 2 COMMANDO, NO 3 COMMANDO, NO 4 COMMANDO The British Army, Royal Navy and Royal Air Force combine forces to smash the morale of the Germans in Norway, with commandos leading from the front By Christmas 1941, the Wehrmacht had occupied Norway for more than 18 months.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.97 of 5 – based on 23 votes