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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
German Tactical Doctrine (FMFRP 12-11) By Department of the Navy & U.S. Marine Corps
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Fleet Marine Force Reference Publication (FMFRP) 12-11, German Tactical Doctrine, is published to ensure the retention and dissemination of useful information which is not intended to become doctrine... More > or to be published in Fleet Marine Force manuals. FMFRPs in the 12 Series are a special category; reprints of historical works which are not available elsewhere. This reference publication came about as the result of reports from American officers who attended the German General Staff School from 1935-1939. It describes the doctrinal similarities and differences which enabled the German Armies to achieve success in the early years of World War II, and gives the reader a view of German training and planning.< Less
German Tank Maintenance in World War II By Historical Division, EUCOM
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Merriam Press Military Reprint Series. This work will be of interest to persons who want to compare the United States and German systems of tank maintenance. The material for this pamphlet was... More > prepared for the Historical Division, EUCOM, by a group of former German generals, general staff officers, and tank maintenance specialists. The principal author, General Burkhart H. Mueller-Hillebrand, served as aide to the Chief of the Army General Staff before assuming command of an armored regiment on the Russian front. Successively appointed chief of staff of a panzer corps and a panzer army, he saw action in the Ukraine, Poland, and East Prussia. Originally published 25 June 1954 by the Dept. of the Army, Washington, D.C. Contents: Foreword; Introduction; Organization and Equipment; Operating Procedures; Operations; Conclusions; General Reference Map; 2 charts (Organization of a German Tank Maintenance Detachment, Organization of a German Tank Maintenance Company).< Less
Tom Willoughby's Scouts: A Story of the War in German East Africa By Herbert Strang
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Tom Willoughby's Scouts: A Story of the War in German East Africa by Herbert Strang. The author use the pseudonym of two English authors, George Herbert Ely (1866–1958) and Charles James... More > L'Estrange (1867–1947). They specialized in writing adventure stories for boys. Among the passengers who boarded the Hedwig von Wissmann at Kigoma on Lake Tanganyika, one June day in 1914, there were two who engaged more particularly the attention of those already on deck. The first was a tall stalwart man of some fifty years, with hard blue eyes, full red cheeks, a square chin, and a heavy blond moustache streaked with grey. He stepped somewhat jerkily up the gangway, brought his hand stiffly to his brow in response to the salute of the first officer, and was led by that deferential functionary to a chair beneath the deck awning.< Less
Enter the Enemy: A French Family's Life Under German Occupation By Roland J. Bain
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Merriam Press Military Memoir ME2. Rarely-described daily life in German-occupied France during WWII as well as the dramatic military experiences of a family member, are impressively chronicled in... More > correspondence between members of a French family. Excerpts from 45 recently translated letters form the foundation for Enter the Enemy. France’s surrender to Germany in June 1940 dramatically alters the lives of French Army Officer Henri Dunat, his wife, and his sister in the south of France. The essence of the letters offers unique insights into the life-changing hardships resulting from this deeply controlled life. Dunat’s exemplary military achievements, including his dramatic escape from Dunkirk and his hazardous escape from occupied France, also are tracked in the letters and from his official military record. His exploits in North Africa, Italy and France earned him high international honors. 25 photos and documents.< Less
Blowing up the Rock: German, Italian and Spanish Sabotage attacks on Gibraltar during the Second World War By Bernard O'Connor
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During the Second World War, Gibraltar faced the threat of invasion by Italy, Germany, and Spain. The Abwehr, the German Intelligence Service, rather than use their own saboteurs, paid young Spanish... More > men to undertake over sixty sabotage attacks on military installations and shipping with limited success. The Italian Decima Flotilla MAS, a specialist team of underwater frogmen, launched eight attacks which were relatively successful and Spanish Falangists made several unsuccessful attempts. The British Secret Intelligence Service endeavoured to stop or at least limit such attacks. Using contemporary files from the National Archives in Kew, autobiographies, biographies, histories and newspaper articles, this documentary history investigates the successes and failures of these attacks on Gibraltar and the roles played by intelligence officers, agents, double agents in discovering and preventing such acts. The book sheds light on an unusual and largely overlooked aspect of Gibraltar's history.< Less
Volume 2241, Muhvic --- Multi Family Office By Deutsch Print Wikipedia
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Volume 2241, Muhvic---Multi Family Office Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of human knowledge and a poetic gesture towards the inhuman scale of big... More > data. Michael Mandiberg wrote software transforms all of Wikipedia in thousands of print on print-on-demand volumes, drawing attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a poetic material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. This German version encompases 3406 volumes that were uploaded in May and June 2016. Eine gängige Größenordnung für Enzyklopädien sind die Bände ihrer Ausgaben. Michael Mandiberg hat die aktuelle Version der deutschsprachigen Wikipedia in enzyklopädische Artikel umgerechnet und eine ganze Bibliothek des Wissens geschaffen: 3.406 Bände.< Less
Treasury of C.F.W. : Walther Volume VII: Sermons and Addresses to: Synodical Conventions and Voters' Assemblies - Translated from Original German Sources and Edited by By C.F.W. Walther
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Synodical Convention sermons and presidential addresses of C.F.W. Walther, first president of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod. Invaluable resource for understanding the structure, presuppositions,... More > and Biblical basis for the polity established historically in the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod. Centering the authority structure of the church upon Christ and his Word and the congregational use of and responsibility for stewarship and proper use of Grace forms the kernal and star that must guide all discussions of church polity and governance.< Less
Day Symbols of the Maya Year Sixteenth Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1894-1895, Government Printing Office, Washington, 1897, pages 199-266. By Cyrus Thomas
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Cyrus Thomas (July 27, 1825 – June 26, 1910) was a U.S.... More > ethnologist and entomologist prominent in the late 19th century and noted for his studies of the natural history of the American West.Thomas was born in Kingsport, Tennessee, on July 27, 1825, and was of German and Irish descent. He was educated in village schools in the Kingsport area and an academy student at Jonesboro, Tennessee, as well as being self-educated. His mother hoped he would join the medical field, so he studied anatomy and physiology, but he was uninterested in medicine and took to the study of law. He was admitted to the bar in 1851. Between his study of medicine and law his father appointed him to a county seat to “take charge of some business.” From 1851 to 1854 Thomas served as county clerk of Jackson County. Excerpt from:< Less
Geschichte von England seit der Thronbesteigung Jakob's des Zweiten. Zweiter Band [German] By Thomas Babington Macaulay, Baron Macaulay
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Thomas Babington Macaulay, 1st Baron Macaulay, PC (25 October... More > 1800 – 28 December 1859) was a British historian and Whig politician. He wrote extensively as an essayist and reviewer; his books on British history have been hailed as literary masterpieces. He was a member of the Babington family by virtue of his aunt's marriage to Thomas Babington.Macaulay held political office as the Secretary at War between 1839 and 1841, and the Paymaster-General between 1846 and 1848. He played a major role in introducing English and western concepts to education in India. Excerpt from:< Less

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