The Imperial Guard is the largest and most diverse fighting force in the entire galaxy, comprising countless billions of soldiers, armoured battle tanks and powerful artillery pieces. It is the Imperium's ultimate war machine, the Hammer of the Emperor against which aliens, traitors and Warp-spawned horrors alike shall all be crushed. Codex: Imperial Guard is one of a series of supplements for Warhammer 40,000. Each book in the series describes in detail an army, its history and its heroes. Inside you will find: 1) The Imperial Guard - Extensive information about the Imperial Guard including its origins, the methods by which it answers the call to arms and a detailed look at some of the Imperium's most famous regiments and their battles to defend the Emperor's realm. 2) Forces of the Imperial Guard - Details of the many and varied troop types, heroes, war machines and armoured vehicles in an Imperial Guard army, along with rules to use them in your games of Warhammer 40,000. 3) Also included are a number of the Imperial Guard's most famous heroes, such as Lord Castellan Ursarkar E Creed of Cadia, Colonel 'Iron Hand' Straken of Catachan, and commissar Yarrick, the Hero of Hades Hive and Saviour of Armageddon. 4) Soldiers of the Imperium - Photographs of the extensive Imperial Guard miniatures range, showing a wide selection of different regiments and uniform styles. 5) Imperial Guard Army List - An army list that allows you to muster your collection of Imperial Guard miniatures into a fighting force suitable for tabletop battle. This book is in very good condition apart from minor creasing to the corners and spine of the cover and the top corner of the first few pages.