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Three Kings: Axis Royal Armies on the Russian Front 1941 By Patrick Cloutier
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THREE KINGS: AXIS ROYAL ARMIES ON THE RUSSIAN FRONT 1941, is about the armed forces of the kingdoms of Italy, Romania, and Hungary, which fought alongside the German Wehrmacht, in the 1941 invasion... More > of the Soviet Union. Foreword written by Colonel John R. Griffin (retired), US Army Special Forces. Author Patrick Cloutier discusses the motivations of the three Axis kingdoms for going to war against the USSR, the organization of the forces which participated, their roles as integral components of Army Group South, and traces their movements and progress during the course of Operation Barbarossa. He makes reference to the books of a number of authors - including Russian historians - through whose works we get a detailed view of events in the Ukraine in 1941. Included are accounts of Soviet armored trains in combat, identification of Red Army units which opposed the Germans and their Axis allies, and discussion of the political considerations which may have influenced the military decisions taken by both sides.< Less
Three Kings: Axis Royal Armies on the Russian Front 1941 By Patrick Cloutier
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THREE KINGS: AXIS ROYAL ARMIES ON THE RUSSIAN FRONT 1941, is about the armed forces of the kingdoms of Italy, Romania, and Hungary, which fought alongside the German Wehrmacht, in the 1941 invasion... More > of the Soviet Union. Foreword written by Colonel John R. Griffin (retired), US Army Special Forces. Author Patrick Cloutier discusses the motivations of the three Axis kingdoms for going to war against the USSR, the organization of the forces which participated, their roles as integral components of Army Group South, and traces their movements and progress during the course of Operation Barbarossa. He makes reference to the books of a number of authors - including Russian historians - through whose works we get a detailed view of events in the Ukraine in 1941. Included are accounts of Soviet armored trains in combat, identification of Red Army units which opposed the Germans and their Axis allies, and discussion of the political considerations which may have influenced the military decisions taken by both sides.< Less
WWII Eastern Front Skirmish Scenarios By Andrew Turlington
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WWII Eastern Front Skirmish Scenarios is a new collection of 12 miniature skirmish scenarios. These scenarios are presented in a format that makes them easily playable with any set of rules that you... More > may wish to use. Playtests were made using both 20mm and 28mm figures, and rules used were Soldat, Final Combat, Arc of Fire, Face of Combat, Rules of Engagement, Battleground, Nuts, Seven Brothers, and various sets of house rules. The scenarios included are: Battle of the Bzura 1939 Poland Operation Winter Storm 1942 Russia Fall Blau 1942 Russian Caucuses Pavlov's House 1942 Stalingrad Stalingrad Sniper Hunt 1942 Stalingrad (The only non historical scenario) Kharkov Must be Held 1943 Ukraine Defending Etligen 1943 Crimea The Battle of Krasny Bor 1943 Russia Tempelhof Bahn Station 1945 Berlin Lake Balaton 1945 Hungary Breakout at Baruth 1945 Germany Fall of Konigsberg 1945 Germany< Less
WWII Eastern Front Skirmish Scenarios By Andrew Turlington
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WWII Eastern Front Skirmish Scenarios is a new collection of 12 miniature skirmish scenarios. These scenarios are presented in a format that makes them easily playable with any set of rules that you... More > may wish to use. Playtests were made using both 20mm and 28mm figures, and rules used were Soldat, Final Combat, Arc of Fire, Face of Combat, Rules of Engagement, Battleground, Nuts, Seven Brothers, and various sets of house rules. The scenarios included are: Battle of the Bzura 1939 Poland Operation Winter Storm 1942 Russia Fall Blau 1942 Russian Caucuses Pavlov's House 1942 Stalingrad Stalingrad Sniper Hunt 1942 Stalingrad (The only non historical scenario) Kharkov Must be Held 1943 Ukraine Defending Etligen 1943 Crimea The Battle of Krasny Bor 1943 Russia Tempelhof Bahn Station 1945 Berlin Lake Balaton 1945 Hungary Breakout at Baruth 1945 Germany Fall of Konigsberg 1945 Germany < Less
World War 2 Eastern Front By Ronald Ledwell
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EASTERN FRONT: The strategic movement into the Crimea and the battle of Sevastopol was another one of Hitler’s grand schemes into which he bullied the German General Staff. At its center were... More > the oil fields in the Caucasus, but it was a plan that should have waited until the Russian Forces were soundly defeated. The Germans were coming up against better Russian Equipment as the war ground slowly on. The appearance of the superb Russian T-34 tank and newer field guns should have tipped the Germans off. Sound war management dictated the destruction of the Russian Army first: then the new industrial facilities beyond the Ural Mountains. To do this effectively, the Germans would have needed a bigger and more powerful Luftwaffe, with true strategic capabilities, including four engine bombers and long range fighters.< Less
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
Russian Memoirs 1942-1945 By Gerda Noack-Hottum
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The memoir of a young Red Cross nurse working near the Russian front during World War II.
The Ancient Orthodox Tradition in Russian Literature By Matthew Raphael Johnson
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"...This book is written with the aim in mind of altering the westerner's perception of Russian literature and culture. Once the screen of the English translation is pulled back, the content of... More > these works is of immense complexity and assumes a great amount of prior knowledge of Russian religion and culture...the single thesis [of this book] should be apparent: the historic and religious content of Russian literature is the dominant element in that literature, and hence, should be at the front of all interpretation and criticism...." An exciting new and must-read work from Matthew Raphael Johnson, surveying Russian Literature from an entirely new perspective. Both a scholar of Orthodox literature and a Russian Orthodox priest, the author opens the doors to new pathways of understanding the complex subject of Russian literary analysis in a new and exciting way, in his customary lucid and down-to-earth style.< Less
The Ancient Orthodox Tradition in Russian Literature By Matthew Raphael Johnson
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"...This book is written with the aim in mind of altering the westerner's perception of Russian literature and culture. Once the screen of the English translation is pulled back, the content of... More > these works is of immense complexity and assumes a great amount of prior knowledge of Russian religion and culture...the single thesis [of this book] should be apparent: the historic and religious content of Russian literature is the dominant element in that literature, and hence, should be at the front of all interpretation and criticism...." An exciting new and must-read work from Matthew Raphael Johnson, surveying Russian Literature from an entirely new perspective. Both a scholar of Orthodox literature and a Russian Orthodox priest, the author opens the doors to new pathways of understanding the complex subject of Russian literary analysis in a new and exciting way, in his customary lucid and down-to-earth style.< Less
Dialectics on Global Jihad_The Syrian Front By ahmad naim zaid
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This is a brief discourse on ‘global jihad’ focusing on the war in Syria. It presents an argument on the significance of the element of religion in the war and the fact that it can be a... More > beginning for a large-scale religious war.Iran has already moved to assist the regime alongside Lebanon’s Hezbollah but still the resistance is gaining momentum.The Sunni-Shia enmity has reignited fully due to this war.A western occupation of Syria will amplify the anti-Western sentiments amongst Sunni Muslims. Russian involvement will increase support for the Chechen cause. The inability and refusal of Sunni Arab regimes has already erased any lingering trust the Sunnis have towards them.In the end, the frustration, anger, isolation and most importantly the religious obligation to defend Islam and Muslims will lead to a mass revolution through the method of jihad.The Global Jihad Movement will earn the legitimacy and a grand struggle towards the Caliphate shall begin with a momentum gained indirectly from the war in Syria.< Less