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The Spanish Tercios 1536-1704 (Men-at-Arms #481)

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A mixed infantry formation made up of about 3,000 men armed with pikes, swords and handguns, the innovative and influential tercio or 'Spanish square' was the basic combat unit of the armies of Spain throughout much of the 16th and 17th centuries. Arguably the first permanent tactical formation seen in Europe since the Roman cohort, the tercio was the forerunner of modern ...more
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Published July 24th 2012 by Osprey Publishing (first published January 1st 2012)
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This Osprey Men-at-Arms series book (#481) chronicles the history, men, arms and tactics of the much-feared Spanish Tercios of the 16th and 17th centuries.
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