The Military Uniforms Visual Encyclopedia is a highly illustrated volume that examines all the significant uniforms of the world, featuring more than 1,000 of the world's soldiers from the first professional armies to the present day. All the most famous types of uniform are featured, such as the British Redcoat, the American GI, the German Stormtrooper and the Soviet infantryman, along with some more unusual examples from the more obscure armies of the world.
Each featured uniform is illustrated with an excellent full-colour artwork, showing the figure in great detail with full specifications tables that list country of origin and relevant points of interest in the uniform and equipment carried (with all weights and measures provided in both metric and imperial). With more than 1,000 outstanding colour artwork profiles, Military Uniforms Visual Encyclopedia is a comprehensive and accessible reference work that will appeal to anyone with an interest in military matters.
About the Author
Chris McNab is a survival expert, military specialist and author of over 20 military publications including Twentieth Century Small Arms, The Encyclopedia of Combat Techniques, The Illustrated History of the Vietnam War and co-author of Tools of Violence, as well as contributing to The Times on the war in Iraq.