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Osprey Men-at-Arms: A Celebration (General Military)
by Martin Windrow

Osprey Men-at-Arms: A Celebration is a special volume detailing some of the wonderful artwork that has graced Osprey’s renowned Men-at-Arms series over the last ...

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I got this book for the artwork and I was not disappointed at all, there are wonderful illustrations in this book. It gives a brief description at the end of each section, describing what is worn and who's who in the picture. A very well done piece of art, I highly ...
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—Updated Aug 4, 2009



Arms & Armor of the Medieval Knight: An Illustrated History of Weaponry in the Middle Ages
by David Edge, John Miles Paddock

More than two hundred illustrations trace the development of medieval arms from their crude beginnings to the beautiful ceremonial armor of the Renaissance

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This book is full of information. It describes For a beginner like myself, arms and armor of the european knight in detail and I found things I did not know.It gives a break down of the development of arms and armor with detailed commentary on what it is, how it worked ...
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—Updated Aug 1, 2009



Knight Hospitaller (2): 1306–1565 (Warrior) (Pt.2)
by David Nicolle

Having campaigned on land during their early existence, the Hospitallers fought mainly at sea from the turn of the 14th century. The emphasis was now on small-scale ...

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I knew very little about the Hospitallers and wanted to expand my knowledge. This book isn't the end all be all for knowing who they were and what they did BUT it is a good ice breaker and is written well. I could not put the book down after starting. It has ...
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—Updated Jul 31, 2009



Knight Hospitaller (1): 1100–1306 (Warrior)
by David Nicolle

Unlike their sometime rivals the Templars, the Order of St John of the Hospital of Jerusalem (or the Hospitallers as they are better known) was not created as a ...

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This book isn't the end all be all for knowing this military but it gives a description of arms, armor and clothing this military order used. It breaks down the rank structure in a way I could understand. This book is well written and I couldn't put it down, it has ...
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—Updated Jul 31, 2009









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