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 Las SS: Instrumento de Terror de Hitler
Las SS: Instrumento de Terror de Hitler
Author: Gordon Williamson
Las SS: Instrumento de Terror de Hitler
Agata
1999
Format: PDF
Pages: 256
Size: 27 Mb
Language: Spanish

The SS: Hitler's Instrument of Terror

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 Mechanized Army and Waffen-SS Units
Mechanized Army and Waffen-SS Units
Author: Leo W. G. Niehorster
Mechanized Army and Waffen-SS Units (1st September 1939)
Niehorster
German World War II Organizational Series Vol.1/I
1990
Format: PDF
Pages: 80
Size: 85 Mb
Language: Emglish

This book is a compilation of Germany Army organizational charts (Kriegsstärkenachweisungen) in force at the outbreak of World War II. This volume collects those covering armored and mechanized divisions. No division was the same as another, and some of the charts have portions recreated or extrapolated from other sources or later KStN. A full explanation of abbreviations, symbols, and how to read the charts is included.

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 Cassell Military Classics: The Last Flight of the Luftwaffe: The Suicide Attack on the Eighth Air Force, 7 April 1945
Cassell Military Classics: The Last Flight of the Luftwaffe: The Suicide Attack on the Eighth Air Force, 7 April 1945
Author: Adrian Weir
Cassell Military Classics: The Last Flight of the Luftwaffe: The Suicide Attack on the Eighth Air Force, 7 April 1945
Cassell
2000
Format:pdf
Size: 1.8Mb
Language: English

By April 1945, Germany was well on its way to losing the war, suffering an onslaught from the Soviets on the East and ceaseless bombardment by British and U.S. planes on the West. The German command chose to fight back with a small-scale operation requiring only limited resources: they sent relatively inexperienced pilots from the famed Luftwaffe on a suicide mission flying directly into a formation of U.S. bombers. Follow this death-defying and little-known story in minute-by-minute detail.

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 Waffen-SS: La Guardia Negra de Hitler en la Guerra
Waffen-SS: La Guardia Negra de Hitler en la Guerra
Author: Christopher Ailsby
La Guerra Civil Espanola: dia a dia 1936-1939
Libsa
2000
Format: PDF
Pages: 176
Size: 28 Mb
Language: Spanish

Waffen SS: Hitler's Black Guard at War

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 Omaha Beach: V Corps Battle for the Normandy Beachhead (Battleground Europe)
Omaha Beach: V Corps Battle for the Normandy Beachhead (Battleground Europe)Author: Tim Kilvert-Jones
Omaha Beach: V Corps Battle for the Normandy Beachhead
Pen and Sword
Battleground Europe
ISBN: 085052671X
2003
Format: EPUB
Pages: 144
Size: 26 Mb
Language: English

This book guides the reader through the battle for the V Corps beachhead, the fiercest and bloodiest of the Landings. Events from the early stages of planning Operation Neptune-Overlord through to the battles between 6 to 8 June 1944 are examined.

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 Jets at Sea: Naval Aviation in Transition 1945-1955
Jets at Sea: Naval Aviation in Transition 1945-1955
Author: Leo Marriott
Jets at Sea: Naval Aviation in Transition 1945-1955
Pen and Sword Aviation
ISBN: 1844157423
2008
Format: EPUB
Pages: 224
Size: 2 Mb
Language: English

As World War Two drew to a close, jet-powered aircraft were beginning to be introduced into service. To take advantage of this major development it was necessary for all the world's air powers to rethink combat tactics and develop the means of handling these faster and generally larger aircraft in the air, on land and especially at sea. As this modern breed approached and finally broke the sound barrier, so did landing and takeoff speeds. The decade after the war saw rapid developments in the design of both naval aircraft and their seaborne bases - the aircraft carrier.

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 The Battle of Britain. The Greatest Air Battle of World War II
The Battle of Britain. The Greatest Air Battle of World War II
Author: Richard Hough&Denis Richards
The Battle of Britain. The Greatest Air Battle of World War II
W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.
1989
Pages: 480
Format: PDF
Language: English
Size: 44mb


The victory of the Battle of Britain ranks with Marathon and the Marne as a decisive point in history. At the end of June 1940, having overrun much of Western Europe, the Nazi war leaders knew that they had to defeat the Royal Air Force Fighter Command before they could invade the British mainland. With a finely-struck balance of historical background and dramatic renderings of RAF and Luftwaffe engagements over the English countryside, Hough and Richards offer a history that is at once deep and wide-ranging. They offer insight into how the British laid the groundwork for victory through aircraft research and production, the development and implementation of command and control structures, and research into new technologies, the most important of which was radar. Hough and Richards also utilize first-person accounts of the battle whenever possible, rendering the battle scenes with cinematic intensity. A compelling introduction to one of the most important battles of World War II, The Battle of Britain pays tribute to the men about whom Winston Churchill would remark, "Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few." 100 illustrations, 7 maps

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 Handbook On German Military Forces - The Illustrated Edition - Volume 3 (Hitler's War Machine)
Handbook On German Military Forces - The Illustrated Edition - Volume 3 (Hitler's War Machine)
Author: Bob Carruthers
Handbook On German Military Forces - The Illustrated Edition - Volume 3 (Hitler's War Machine)
Coda Books Ltd
2013
Format: EPUB
Size: 13,0 МБ
Language: English
Pages: 658
Fully illustrated throughout with charts, tables, illustrations, diagrams and photographs, this authoritative reference book to the German Army during World War II is indispensable for the military enthusiast.
Written in 1945 by the US War Department as an essential guide for the American soldier in Europe, it examines the structure of the Wehrmacht, its organisation from the High Command down, tactics, fortifications and defenses, logistics, weapons, equipment, uniforms and the Air Force.
Available for the first time as an ebook, this is the last volume of three, and includes an in-depth study of German weapons, equipment, uniforms and insignia, and the Luftwaffe, with a comprehensive review of German small arms, mortars, artillery, armoured vehicles and tanks, specialist equipment for engineers, signallers and chemical warfare and the structure, training, equipment and tactics of the German Air Force.

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 World War II in Photographs: The Imperial War Museum
World War II in Photographs: The Imperial War Museum
Author: Richard Holmes
World War II in Photographs: The Imperial War Museum
Carlton Books Ltd
ISBN: 184222073X
2000
Format: PDF
Size: 74,4 МБ
Language: English
Pages: 400
This book utilizes many never-before-published photographs.

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 Tiger I in Combat (Hitler's War Machine)
Tiger I in Combat (Hitler's War Machine)
Author: Bob Carruthers
Tiger I in Combat (Hitler's War Machine)
Pen and Sword
ISBN: 1781591296
2013
Format: EPUB
Size: 2,4 МБ
Language: English
Pages: 128
"The Pz. Kpfw. VI with its heavy armor, dual purpose armament and fighting ability is basically an excellent tank." Major W. de l. Messenger, British Intelligence, 1944The Tiger I is the most famous tank in history. In the right hands, it enjoyed spectacular successes, but the Tiger I was also plagued by an array of technical and design flaws, which made it a death trap for novice and unwary crews. This unique overview draws on a wide variety of primary accounts of the Tiger I in action from both the Allied and the German perspective. Rare photographs, technical drawings and contemporary reports of the Tiger in combat help to set aside the myths and bring the reality into focus.This book is part of 'The Hitler's War Machine' series, a new military history range compiled and edited by Emmy Award winning author and historian Bob Carruthers. The series draws on primary sources and contemporary documents to provide a new insight into the true nature of Hitler's Wehrmacht. The series consultant is David Mcwhinnie creator of the award winning PBS series 'Battlefield'.

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 European Land Battles 1939-1943 (The Military History of World War II vol.1)
European Land Battles 1939-1943 (The Military History of World War II vol.1)
Author: Trevor Nevitt Dupuy
European Land Battles 1939-1943 (The Military History of World War II vol.01)
Franklin Watts, Inc.
1962
Format: PDF
Pages: 102
Language: English
Size: 27.2 MB

A retrospective of European Land Battles 1939-1943.

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 British Military Respirators and Anti-Gas Equipment of the Two World Wars
British Military Respirators and Anti-Gas Equipment of the Two World Wars
Author: Thomas Mayer-Maguire, Brian Baker
British Military Respirators and Anti-Gas Equipment of the Two World Wars
Europa Militaria №38
The Crowood Press
2015
Format: EPUB
Pages: 64
Size: 6 Mb
Language: English

By 1918, the British Army had developed a range of innovative protection methods that heralded the birth of the modern day military respirator. Throughout both World Wars, Great Britain led the way in developing anti-gas technologies. Today, items such as respirators and anti-gas equipment are highly sought after by the enthusiast. What the collector lacks is information and reference photographs of such items, and he also has little information available to him on topics such as preservation, manufacturer details and safety aspects of handling these items.

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 The Penguin History of the Second World War, 3rd Edition
The Penguin History of the Second World War, 3rd Edition
Author: Peter Calvocoressi, Guy Wint, John Pritchard
The Penguin History of the Second World War, 3rd Edition
Penguin Books
ISBN: 0140285024
1999
Format: EPUB
Size: 55,0 МБ
Language: English
Pages: 1344
First published in 1972 under the title TOTAL WAR, THE PENGUIN HISTORY OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR was designed by its authors to show a rising generation why the Second World War happened and how it was conducted. In this bold feat of compression they give as much stress and space to political, social and moral forces (not to mention intelligence and other activities 'behind the line'.) as to the ensuing clashes of arms. This acclaimed analysis of the causes and courses of the Second World War has stood the tests of time and criticism.

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 Ferdinand and Elefant Tank Destroyer (Osprey General Military)
Ferdinand and Elefant Tank Destroyer (Osprey General Military)
Ferdinand and Elefant Tank Destroyer
Author: Thomas Anderson
Osprey Publishing
Osprey General Military
ISBN: 978 1849083904
2015
Language: English
Pages: 257
Format: PDF
Size: 34,9 MB

This is the story of the largest and statistically most successful tank destroyer of World War II. The Ferdinand was a true behemoth, and although only 91 examples were built, they took a savage toll of Soviet armour in the Battle of Kursk and subsequent operations on the Eastern Front. This study explores the technical development and combat deployment of this remarkable vehicle, from its' origins in the Porsche Tiger Tank through its deployment under the designation ‘Ferdinand' in the Citadel offensive, to its modification and redesignation as the ‘Elefant' and final use in the desperate Battle of Berlin. Drawing on original archival material from within Germany, private collections and heretofore unpublished photographs this title is an essential illustrated history to one of the most famous armoured vehicles ever built.

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 Boulogne (Battleground Europe)
Boulogne (Battleground Europe)
Author: Jon Cooksey
Boulogne: 20 Guards Brigade's Fighting Defence, May 1940
Pen and Sword
Battleground Europe
ISBN: 0850528143
2002
Format: EPUB
Pages: 192
Size: 76 Mb
Language: English

Boulogne - 23 May, 1940. A town under siege. A rampant German panzer division hammers at its gates. Panic in the street and chaos on the docks. Air Raids. Frightened refugees and dispirited Allied soldiers scramble to escape. Churchill sends battalions of the Irish and the Welsh Guards, to help the French garrison stem the German tide.

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 The Birth of the Luftwaffe
The Birth of the Luftwaffe
Author: Hanfried Schliephake
The Birth of the Luftwaffe
Henry Regnery Company
1971
Format: PDF
Pages: 232
Language: English
Size: 36.3 MB

A massively detailed history of the Luftwaffe from the end of WW1 through to rebuilding in the the 1930's and up to 1939. The well produced photos cover all aspects of the Luftwaffe and cover both major types like the Bf109 & Ju87 through to less well known Luftwaffe types such as the Hs126 & He51. A very good reference for modellers and Luftwaffe historians.

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 Cherbourg
Cherbourg
Author: Andrew Rawson
Cherbourg
Pen and Sword Military
Battleground Europe
2004
Format: EPUB
Pages: 160
Size: 9 Mb
Language: English

Following the landings in Normandy, one of the Allies main concerns was how to supply the expanding beachhead. Having cut off the Cotentin peninsula, General Bradley turned his attentions to the port of Cherbourg, the deep-water port nearest to the American landing beaches. However, Hitler had given specific orders that the port must be held until the last man. For over two weeks three divisions battled for the ring of forts surrounding the town and only after heavy casualties was the port taken. It was, however, too late, the Germans had reduced the docks to ruins. This book details this important, yet little known battle, giving a detailed and illustrated account of the events around Cherbourg in June 1944. Visitors to the area will also be able to visit the key sites on a series of tours around the peninsula.

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 British Cruiser Tanks of World War 2
British Cruiser Tanks of World War 2
British Cruiser Tanks of World War 2
Author: Pat Ware
Kelsey Publishing
The War Archives
ISBN: 978 1909786318
2014
Language: English
Pages: 100
Format: PDF
Size: 89,7 MB

Developed according to a specifi cation drawn up by Lieutenant-Colonel E D Swinton, and designed by William Tritton, the tank was the brainchild of Winston Churchill, then First Lord of the Admiralty. Churchill hoped that his massive, armoured ‘landships’ would be able to break the stalemate that was the inevitable result of the opposing armies becoming entrenched on the Western Front

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 Hell's Highway: Chronicle of the 101st Airborne Division in the Holland Campaign, September-November, 1944
Hell's Highway: Chronicle of the 101st Airborne Division in the Holland Campaign, September-November, 1944
Author: George E. Koskimaki
Hell's Highway: Chronicle of the 101st Airborne Division in the Holland Campaign, September-November, 1944
Casemate
2003
Format: PDF
Pages: 488
Language: English
Size: 84.8 MB

In 1944 members of the U.S. 101st Airborne Division - the Screaming Eagles - took part in Operation Market Garden in an attempt to liberate the Netherlands. Hell's Highway is a never before told personal account of 612 members of this renowned force who risked their lives for the freedom of this small country and the world.

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