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Operation Barbarossa: the Complete Organisational and Statistical Analysis, and Military Simulation Volume I By Nigel Askey
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In June 1941 the Wehrmacht launched Operation Barbarossa: the attack on the USSR and the largest land invasion in recorded history. Operation Barbarossa: the Complete Organisational and Statistical... More > Analysis, and Military Simulation focuses on 1941 - when the USSR came closest to defeat. It includes full analyses of the belligerents’ armed forces, weapons, equipment, personnel, transport, logistics, war-production, mobilisation and replacements. The work employs a unique military simulation methodology, extending from the tactical to the strategic level, and applies this methodology to each of the belligerents. Volume I, the first of six volumes, is primarily concerned with the structure of this methodology, but uses many of the events and weapons from Operation Barbarossa as illustrative case studies. The complete work represents the most historically accurate, advanced and comprehensive analysis of the first six months of the largest and most decisive military campaign of WWII.< Less
Operation Barbarossa: the Complete Organisational and Statistical Analysis, and Military Simulation Volume IIA By Nigel Askey
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Operation Barbarossa: Volume IIA concerns the Wehrmacht. All the significant German weapon systems and combat squads used in the campaign are analysed using the quantitative methodology detailed in... More > Volume I, along with the contextual history. An assessment of each weapon system’s inherent ‘combat power’ is provided, as well as attributes such as the relative anti-tank, anti-personnel and anti-aircraft values. Volume IIA then focuses on the detailed Kriegstarkenachweisungen (KStN, or TOE) for German land units (including those in the West), as well as the unit’s actual organisation and equipment. All significant units in the German Army (Heer), Waffen SS, Luftwaffe and security forces are included; ranging from the largest panzer divisions, down to small anti-aircraft companies, military-police units, Landesschutzen battalions, and rail-road and construction companies. In all cases the data is presented in detailed tables, using the weapon systems and combat squads previously analysed.< Less
Legends of the Rhine By H. A. Guerber
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The finest collection of myths, sagas and adventures to emerge from Germanic mythology are captured in this classic work. Tracing the route of the mighty Rhine River, the reader will delve into some... More > of the greatest legends ever to emerge from Germany in the Middle Ages, superbly retold in English by master mythological storyteller Hélène Guerber. This new version has been fully reset, re-illustrated, and had its index modernized.< Less
Legends of the Rhine By H. A. Guerber
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The finest collection of myths, sagas and adventures to emerge from Germanic mythology are captured in this classic work. Tracing the route of the mighty Rhine River, the reader will delve into some... More > of the greatest legends ever to emerge from Germany in the Middle Ages, superbly retold in English by master mythological storyteller Hélène Guerber. This new version has been fully reset, re-illustrated, and had its index modernized.< Less
Personaggi in cerca d'autore By Giuseppe Vaglica
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Una rapida galoppata storica attraverso il medioevo durante l'età Sveva e Normanna, conduce il lettore a valutare le vicende odierne del territorio, tra il basso Piemonte e l'Entroterra... More > Ligure, seguendo un'ottica accattivante.< Less
SCHOOL RIVER By Carlo Capone
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I racconti di questa raccolta hanno per protagonista un personaggio della Storia, del Pensiero, dell'Arte,della Scienza, oppure gli eroi di famosi romanzi. Personaggi in bilico tra assurdo e... More > quotidianità, distanti dallo stereotipo che li rende famosi. Il filo che li unisce è una pervicace tendenza alla menzogna o alla rimozione. E perciò il lettore, riconosciuto il nome illustre per un difetto o a una peculiarità noti, viene sedotto da una storia al cui termine si chiederà: costui è Cristoforo Colombo o è un baro che ne ha rubato le vesti?< Less
SCHOOL RIVER By Carlo Capone
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I racconti di questa raccolta hanno per protagonista un personaggio della Storia, del Pensiero, dell'Arte,della Scienza, oppure gli eroi di famosi romanzi. Personaggi in bilico tra assurdo e... More > quotidianità, distanti dallo stereotipo che li rende famosi. Il filo che li unisce è una pervicace tendenza alla menzogna o alla rimozione. E perciò il lettore, riconosciuto il nome illustre per un difetto o a una peculiarità noti, viene sedotto da una storia al cui termine si chiederà: costui è Cristoforo Colombo o è un baro che ne ha rubato le vesti?< Less
A History of Germany By H.E. Marshall
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The classic 1913 book, telling the story of Germany from before the Roman Empire to the time of Emperor Wilhelm II, was acknowledged an instant classic upon its appearance, but the tragic outbreak of... More > the First World War the following year saw the book suppressed. This work ranks with master-storyteller Marshall’s greatest works, providing an immensely readable but comprehensive history of Germany. Read about the mythological origins of the German people, their first great heroes Ariovistius and Hermann, their titanic struggles against the Huns (where they first earned the title of (European) “People’s Defender”), their forced conversion to Christianity under Charlemagne, the division of the Carolingian Empire into France and Germany, the repeated invasions and settling of Post-Roman Empire Italy, the various German states, the Holy Roman Empire, the wars against Napoleon, the struggle for ascendancy between Austria and Prussia and finally the unification of Germany.< Less
A History of Germany By H.E. Marshall
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The classic 1913 book, telling the story of Germany from before the Roman Empire to the time of Emperor Wilhelm II, was acknowledged an instant classic upon its appearance, but the tragic outbreak of... More > the First World War the following year saw the book suppressed. This work ranks with master-storyteller Marshall’s greatest works, providing an immensely readable but comprehensive history of Germany. Read about the mythological origins of the German people, their first great heroes Ariovistius and Hermann, their titanic struggles against the Huns (where they first earned the title of (European) “People’s Defender”), their forced conversion to Christianity under Charlemagne, the division of the Carolingian Empire into France and Germany, the repeated invasions and settling of Post-Roman Empire Italy, the various German states, the Holy Roman Empire, the wars against Napoleon, the struggle for ascendancy between Austria and Prussia and finally the unification of Germany.< Less
Nietzsche: The God of Groundhog Day By Michael Faust
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Is Groundhog Day the greatest philosophical movie of all time? It examines Nietzsche's eternal recurrence, Camus' Myth of Sisyphus, and the possibility of becoming a Superman and even a god. Did... More > Nietzsche's atheism disguise a pious Lutheran spirit? What is the basis of our love of music? What are the implications of building a machine that gives us everything we want? Is narrative non-fiction a form of parasitism? Do novels have personalities? How can a book be loved by some and hated by others? Is the publishing industry dominated by people of a certain Myers-Briggs type, and are certain sections of the population being denied the sorts of books they would like to read because the books they enjoy aren’t rated by commissioning editors? Is the human race destined to be always stupid? Did German philosopher Hegel think he was God? This is a book by the Pythagorean Illuminati.< Less