Men At Arms Playtext

Scarcely a year on from the events of Guards!

Men At Arms   Playtext

Men At Arms Playtext

Scarcely a year on from the events of Guards! Guards!, the Ankh-Morpork City Night Watch find their services are once more needed to tackle a threat to their city. A threat at least as deadly as a 60-foot dragon, but mechanical and heartless to boot. It kills without compunction. It is the first gun on the Discworld. The original Watch - Captain Vimes, Sergeant Colon, Corporal Carrot and Corporal Nobbs - are joined by some new recruits, selected to reflect the city's ethnic make-up - Lance-Constable Cuddy (a dwarf), Detritus (a troll) and Angua (a w..., well, best to find out for yourself).

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Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Stephen Briggs, Terry Pratchett
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-09-30 - Publisher: Random House

Scarcely a year on from the events of Guards! Guards!, the Ankh-Morpork City Night Watch find their services are once more needed to tackle a threat to their city. A threat at least as deadly as a 60-foot dragon, but mechanical and heartless to boot. It kills without compunction. It
German Airborne Troops 1939–45
Language: en
Pages: 48
Authors: Bruce Quarrie
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1983-03-24 - Publisher: Osprey Publishing

Airborne operations have often been called a vertical envelopment, and therein lies one of the best descriptions of their value. The essence of an envelopment is to pin the enemy in place so that it can be destroyed. A strong enemy force to one's rear disrupts supplies and communications and
Nobles, Knights and Men-at-Arms in the Middle Ages
Language: en
Pages: 268
Authors: Maurice Keen, Tutorial Fellow in Medieval History Maurice Keen
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996 - Publisher: Continuum

This book is a collection of Maurice Keen's essays and deals with both the ideas of chivalry and the reality of warfare. He discusses brotherhood-in-arms, courtly love, crusades, heraldry, knighthood, the law of arms, tournaments and the nature of nobility, as well as describing the actual brutality of medieval warfare
The Armies of Crécy and Poitiers
Language: en
Pages: 48
Authors: Christopher Rothero
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1981-03-19 - Publisher: Osprey Publishing

A combination of dynastic disputes, feudal quibbles, trade disagreements and historical antagonism resulted in the opening of the Hundred Years War in 1337. The first major English land victory in this conflict was the Battle of Crécy (1346). This pitted the French army, then considered the best in Europe, against
Men At Arms
Language: en
Pages: 432
Authors: Terry Pratchett
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-12-16 - Publisher: Random House

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