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German Army Manuals of World War II By Charles Lemons
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This book is a listing, in English, of German Army Manuals which survived World War II and are available in libraries or Archives in the US and Europe. The manuals include Druckvorschriten, Heeres... More > Dienstvorschriften and Merkblatter. When possible, the repository of the manual is identified. The various printings of manuals is also noted, if known.< Less
Rear Area Security in Russia: The Soviet Second Front Behind the German Lines By Dept. of the Army
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New edition of the Dept. of the Army Pamphlet 20-240 in the German Report series published in 1951. This study on the problems of rear area security was based on German experiences during the Russian... More > campaign. Particularly striking examples were selected which show most clearly the type of disturbances created by the Russians, the German countermeasures taken against them, and the lessons learned. Full-color cover photo, 4 photos, 2 maps.< Less
Operations of Encircled Forces: German Experiences in Russia By U.S. Army
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Your units are surrounded: what next? This book was prepared by a committee of former German officers under the supervision of the U.S. Army's Historical Division. Among the contributors were former... More > corps commanders and general staff officers at corps, army, and army group level, who had extensive experience on the Russian front during the period 1941-45. In addition to discussing the tactical and logistical problems peculiar to operations of encircled forces, the authors take issue with Hitler's conviction that significant advantages can be gained by leaving isolated forces behind the advancing enemy lines. Rich in anecdotes, this volume was written by Germans from the German point of view and is presented without interpretation. Out of print since 1952, this edition is lavishly illustrated, including maps. This is not a facsimile reprint but newly typeset in a modern book design.< Less
Kriegshunden: Soldiers and Their Dogs in the Imperial German Army, 1914-1918 By Nicholas Efstathiou
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This is a short photo album containing 71 pictures of Imperial German soldiers and their dogs during the First World War. Kriegshunden also includes a very short introduction concerning dogs in war,... More > as well as a works cited page for that introduction.< Less
Headquarters Nights: A Record of Conversations and Experiences at the Headquarters of the German Army in France and Belgium By Vernon Kellogg
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In 1915, Kellogg was a pacifist and humanitarian working with relief organisations in war-torn Europe. By 1917, he wanted war with Germany, pursued to total victory. Headquarters Nights is the story... More > of his conversion. The Prussians told Kellogg how Darwinism justified war and offered the ultimate test for the ‘survival of the fittest’. Kellogg was shocked. This perverted Darwinism. It had to be resisted. Kellogg’s conversion was no easy journey. This offers an intimate study of one man’s transformation from an opponent of all wars into a firm advocate of one war. It will offer insight for modern thinkers about world events today.< Less
The German Campaign in Poland (1939) By Robert M. Kennedy
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Merriam Press Military Reprint MR30 (First Edition, 2015). Historical Study German Report Series, Dept. of the Army Pamphlet No. 20-255. The German attack on Poland precipitated World War II, making... More > the Polish campaign one of particular significance to the student of the 1939-45 conflict. The lessons learned by the German Army in its operations in Poland were put to use in the later campaigns against the western Allies, the Balkan states, and the Soviet Union. Poland also formed the testing ground for new theories on the use of armored forces and close air support of ground troops. The purpose of this campaign study was to provide the U.S. Army with a factual account of German military operations against Poland, based on source material from captured records then in the custody of The Adjutant General, Dept. of the Army; monographs prepared by a number of former German officers for the Historical Division, U.S. Army, Europe; and such Polish accounts as were available. 20 photos, 10 maps, 4 charts.< Less
Airborne Operations: A German Appraisal By Historical Division, EUCOM
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Merriam Press Military Reprint MR31 (First Edition, 2015). Historical Study, German Report Series, Dept. of the Army Pamphlet No. 20-232, by a committee of former German officers. It comprises a... More > review of German airborne experience in WWII, an appraisal of German successes and failures, the reasons for the apparent abandonment of large-scale German airborne operations after the Crete operation, the German experience in opposing Allied and Russian airborne operations, an appraisal of the effectiveness of these operations, and the probable future of airborne operations. This study is concerned only with the landing of airborne fighting forces in an area occupied or controlled by an enemy and with the subsequent tactical commitment of those forces in conventional ground combat.< Less
The Armies and Enemies of Imperial Rome By Phil Barker
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The Armies and Enemies of Imperial Rome spans the period from 150 BC to 600 AD and describes the forces of the later Roman Republic and the Byzantine wars as well as the armies of the heyday of the... More > Roman Empire. Coverage of Rome’s enemies includes Gallic, British, Pictish, Scots/Irish, German, Dacian, Sarmatian, Frankish, Saxon, Vandal, Visigothic, Ostrogothic, Hunnic, Pontic, Parthian, Armenian, Jewish, Palmyran, Sassanid and Blemye armies. It examines tactics and strategy, organisation and formations and orders of battle as well as providing a detailed guide to the dress and equipment of the armies of the period. Comprehensive illustrations by Ian Heath complement Phil Barker’s text and the result is a wealth of information for anyone interested in the warfare of the time. Long out of print, the book has been a source of inspiration to wargamers and academic historians alike. It is reprinted here in its complete 1981 fourth edition with an updated bibliography.< Less
Nine months behind German lines By Lawrence Bains
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In 1942 Lance Corporal Lawrence Bains, then 22 years old, was captured in North Africa and sent to a Prisoner of War camp in central Italy. In 1943 he escaped, and went on the run in the hills and... More > villages of Marche in Italy, hiding from the Italian police and army, and the Germans. Starting with no supplies, no money and knowing no Italian, he lived with the peasant farmers of Marche for nine months before being repatriated as the Allied Forces moved up the Italian peninsula. This is the story of those nine months behind German lines.< Less
Technical Manuals for German Vehicles, Volume 2, Sonderkraftfahrzeug By Charles Lemons
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This book contains a listings of technical manuals for the repair and maintenance of German World War II armored vehicles. Each vehicle is listed by its Sd Kfz number, followed by a list of the... More > known manuals which you would require to repair and maintain both the vehicle and the equipment it would carry including radios, weapons, and other equipment. This not only includes the military manuals, but also pamphlets, announcements, and any civilian company manuals used to maintain on board equipment. Manuals include those published for the Heer and Luftwaffe. All manual titles have been translated into American English.< Less