Each book in the Elite series focuses on a single army or elite unit, a military tactic or a group of famous commanders. Military uniforms, insignia and equipment are shown in full-color artwork. Books in Osprey’s Elite series cover the full spectrum of military history, examining the greatest armies, units and commanders of the ancient, medieval, Napoleonic, American Civil War, World War I and World War II periods. Many of the world’s special forces are also covered. Featuring full specially commissioned color artworks of typical military uniforms and equipment, together with organizational diagrams and a wealth of black and white photography, books in Osprey’s Elite series provide a valuable resource for history enthusiasts, model makers, re-enactors, and wargamers.