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From Front Line to Coal Mine By Michael Fitzalan
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This is the story of Karoly, a man whose family protected Jewish refugees who were trying to escape the advance of Nazi Germany from the west and the advancing Russians Red Army and their Romanian... More > allies to the east. Karoly was used as human-shield by Romanian 'liberators' in Hungary. When, after the war, Hungary was under Russian Communist control, he was sent to prison. Karoly was committed as a political prisoner for being a member of the Independent Small-holders Party, the communist party’s only serious political rival. Under the communist regime anyone who held authority in the community was a threat and Karoly was arrested under a trumped up charge. He was sent to Márianosztra where he was given the option of starvation or working as a miner in a forced labour camp. Karoly worked in a coalmine until he escaped the cruel communist regime in 1956. This is the story of a man who cheated death and suffered unimaginable privations before escaping to England to start again from nothing, a broken man.< Less
East Highland Gothic II By David Tallach
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These poems build on the first volume of the same name in looking at local history over the centuries. This one evokes the Pictish (Iron Age and Early Medieval) culture, left behind in many richly... More > carved stones up and down the east of Scotland. Some of these still stand in their original locations, some have been taken into the care of museums, such as Groam House in Rosemarkie in the Black Isle, where the author used to volunteer. The Rosemarkie Cross is the pride of their collection. The second half looks at Later Medieval history, up to the Battle of Flodden in 1513. Throughout the collection, the past comes to life in vivid detail as the seasons change, people live and die and nature is always beautiful. The front cover shows the ruins of Beauly Priory.< Less
Colorado's Fourteeners R1. Front Range By Gerry Roach
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Colorado’s Fourteeners: From Hikes to Climbs is a celebration of the joys that come from climbing Colorado’s highest peaks. Colorado’s 14,000-foot peaks offer the hiker and... More > mountaineer one of the finest arrays of alpine challenges in the Rocky Mountains. Climbing Fourteeners has become increasingly popular in recent years, and the challenge of climbing all the Fourteeners captures many people. The elevation celebration continues. Volume R1 covers all the Fourteeners in Colorado's Front Range - Longs Peak, Grays Peak, Torreys Peak, and Pikes Peak. Each peak has a detailed map and route descriptions. 199 pages, 66 routes, 2 approaches, 21 variations, 22 extra credits, 5 annotated maps, 83 color photos, 6 lists.< Less
Flames of War By Marcus Redly
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In the book the scenario of firefights for a vargeym, east front is described Flames of War
Operation Barbarossa: the Complete Organisational and Statistical Analysis, and Military Simulation Volume IIIA By Nigel Askey
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Volume IIIA relates to the Soviet armed forces, mobilisation and war-economy during 1941. All significant Soviet weapon systems and combat squads used in the campaign are analysed, along with a... More > contextual history. An assessment of each weapon system’s inherent ‘combat power’ is provided, as well as attributes such as the relative anti-tank and anti-personnel values. Volume IIIA then focuses on the detailed Shtaty (TOEs) for all the Soviet land unit types fielded during 1941. All significant units in the RKKA (Red Army), VVS, VMF, PVO and NKVD are included; ranging from the largest mechanised corps and tank divisions, down to small mortar battalions and NKVD security companies. Also included are the most detailed Orders of Battle ever published on the Red Army, PVO and NKVD forces in June 1941. Even small and obscure units are included down to battalion and company level. Lastly, Volume IIIA examines in detail every unit’s actual personnel and equipment in each of the USSR’s Western Military Districts.< Less
Grossdeutschland Division 1937-45 By Michael Manning
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Grossdeutschland Division, the premier German WW2, formation fought on the Eastern Front from 1941-45 with campaigns against the Red Army at Moscow, Rzhev, Dnieper, Kursk, Belgorod, East Prussia,... More > Memel and Pillau where the Division was decimated.< Less
The Battle of Vileyka By Frank Pleszak
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Very little is known in the west about the battles on the Eastern Front in the Great War. The Battle for the small town of Vileyka (now in Belarus), about 100km east of Vilnius, at the end of... More > September 1915 is one such battle. It is rarely, if ever, mentioned in English historical text, but it marked the extent of the German advance east at the end of the Russian Army’s ‘Great Retreat’ of 1915. It constituted one of the few military successes of Russia’s Army, and was instrumental in defining Germany’s Eastern Front for the remainder of the war with Russia.< Less
The Battle of Vileyka By Frank Pleszak
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Very little is known in the west about the battles on the Eastern Front in the Great War. The Battle for the small town of Vileyka (now in Belarus), about 100km east of Vilnius, at the end of... More > September 1915 is one such battle. It is rarely, if ever, mentioned in English historical text, but it marked the extent of the German advance east at the end of the Russian Army’s ‘Great Retreat’ of 1915. It constituted one of the few military successes of Russia’s Army, and was instrumental in defining Germany’s Eastern Front for the remainder of the war with Russia.< Less
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
Achterhoek: A Story of Immigrants By David Morris
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A story of Anna and Tom, children of German and Dutch immigrants who came to Canada after the Second World war. With their friend Sam they form a triangle of love and friendship that endures through... More > the years despite the tragedy that affects Anna when her father dies in mysterious circumstances. She is forced to confront the past of her parents and travels back to Germany. Tom likewise must make a similar journey back to the east of Holland, the Achterhoek, where he discovers terrible secrets that disturb both his life and Anna's.< Less