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Men-At-Arms #058: The Landsknechts

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The Landsknechts were German mercenaries who served during the reigns of Maximilian I and Charles V in the sixteenth century. Having signed up, these Landsknechts were read a very detailed code of conduct, organized into companies, paid one month in advance, and sent into battle! Their major weapon was the pike, which could be up to 18 feet in length, but those whose duty it was to advance in the front line carried instead the fearsome Zweihänder; an enormous battle-sword around 66 inches in length! Douglas Miller describes in detail the organisation, tactics, weapons, uniforms and history of these remarkable soldiers.

Synopsis:

Part of the "Men-at-Arms" series, this book looks at the history, equipment and uniforms of this military organization.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780850452587
Author:
Miller, Douglas
Publisher:
Osprey Publishing (UK)
Illustrator:
Embleton, Gerry
Author:
Embleton, Gerry
Location:
London :
Subject:
Military - General
Subject:
Military Science
Subject:
History
Subject:
German mercenaries
Subject:
German mercenaries -- History.
Subject:
Science Reference-Technology
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Men-at-arms series
Series Volume:
67
Publication Date:
19940331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
58
Pages:
48
Dimensions:
9.80x7.32x.15 in. .35 lbs.

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