CAMPAIGN: NASEBY 1645
Author: Martin Marix Evans
Publisher: BANTAM (BDD)/RANDOM HOUSE, Oct 2007
Each book analyzes a major battle or campaign, from outbreak to conclusion, taking stock of the opposing forces at crucial points in the fighting. Using 1st hand accounts, learn the origins of the campaign & explore the strengths & weaknesses of the opposing armies. Color artwork, maps, & B&W photos; 9x7 inches, 96 pgs.
Campaign 185: Naseby 1645
On the pivotal day of 14 June 1645 Charles I's Royalist Army & Parliament's New Model Army made battle at Naseby. Using first-hand accounts, Martin Marix Evans introduces the origins of the campaign, explores the strengths & weaknesses of the opposing armies, & vividly describes the engagement. The traditional condemnation of Prince Rupert's military strategy is undermined, & the significance of Okey's Dragoons in
precipitating the action explained. He imparts his intimate knowledge of the terrain so crucial to the New Model Army's frontage, & uses archaeological & documentary evidence to piece together a remarkable blow-by-blow account of this devastating battle.
- The Origins of the Campaign
- Opposing Commanders
- Opposing Armies
- Opposing Plans
- The Campaigns
- The battle of Naseby
- Battlefield Today
Each book analyzes a major battle or campaign, from outbreak to conclusion, taking stock of the opposing forces at crucial points in the fighting. Full color 3-D ?bird?s-eye views?, battle scenes & maps help you to follow the action. Books in the Osprey Campaign series span military history from the ancient world to modern times. Napoleonic battles, American Civil War battles, World War I battles & World War II battles are all analyzed, as are the major military engagements of the American Revolution, the medieval period, & the 16th to 19th centuries. Featuring conventional map work & 3-D ?bird?s-eye-views?, books in the Osprey Campaign series contain up to 6 pages of battle scene artwork, & color & black & white images throughout. They provide an important reference resource for history enthusiasts, academics & war gamers.
Color artwork, maps, & B&W photos; 9x7 inches, 96 pgs.