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World War 2 In Review No. 19: French Fighting Vehicles By Merriam Press
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Merriam Press World War 2 In Review Series. First eBook Edition 2017. Presents articles and photos of these four French tanks that saw service prior to and during World War II: (1) Char B1 heavy tank... More > manufactured before World War II. (2) Char D1 was a pre-World War II French infantry tank. (3) Char D2 was an upgraded version of the D1. (4) Char 2C, also known as FCM 2C, was a French super-heavy tank developed, although never deployed, during World War I, which was the largest operational tank ever taken into production, and they were used mostly for propaganda purposes during the early months of World War II. 387 B&W/color photos/illustrations.< Less
World War 2 In Review No. 34: Fighting Vehicles By Merriam Press
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Merriam Press World War 2 In Review Series. This issue contains the following articles on these military vehicles of World War II: (1) Polish TK/TKS Tankette (2) Soviet BA-20 Armored Car (3) American... More > Ford GPA Amphibious Jeep (4) American M1 Heavy Tractor (5) American M4 Medium High-Speed Tractor (6) Hungarian Armored Car 39M Csaba (7) Stuart Tanks in the Desert (8) German Self-propelled Gun 7.5cm Pak 97/98(f) auf Pz. 740 (r) (9) German Self-propelled Howitzer 15 cm sFH 13/1 auf Lorraine Schlepper (f). 391 B&W and color photographs and illustrations.< Less
A Signaller's War: Notes Compiled from My Diary 1914-1918 By Sgt. Bernard Brookes
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Sergeant Bernard Brookes was a signaller in World War One. He recorded his day-to-day experiences in notebooks, which he wrote up later during convalescence. He describes unsentimentally the... More > appalling conditions in the trenches and includes the famous Christmas Truce, as well as humorous exploits during rest periods and even while under fire (including chimney-climbing and the chicken incident). After ten months in Flanders, Bernard was tasked with going ‘over the top’ to the captured lines to deliver an order – after two signallers had already been killed trying. Covered in mud and scrambling over dead bodies during heavy bombardment, 22-year-old Bernard achieved his mission but suffered shellshock. He was invalided out of active service and spent the rest of the War at various military hospitals, first as a patient and then as a staff member. He never regretted joining the Army. ***All profits from the sale of this book go to the Royal British Legion.***< Less
A Signaller’s War: Notes Compiled from My Diary 1914-1918 By Sgt. Bernard Brookes
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Sergeant Bernard Brookes was a signaller in World War One. He recorded his day-to-day experiences in notebooks, which he wrote up later during convalescence. He describes unsentimentally the... More > appalling conditions in the trenches and includes the famous Christmas Truce, as well as humorous exploits during rest periods and even while under fire (including chimney-climbing and the chicken incident). After ten months in Flanders, Bernard was tasked with going ‘over the top’ to the captured lines to deliver an order – after two signallers had already been killed trying. Covered in mud and scrambling over dead bodies during heavy bombardment, 22-year-old Bernard achieved his mission but suffered shellshock. He was invalided out of active service and spent the rest of the War at various military hospitals, first as a patient and then as a staff member. He never regretted joining the Army. ***All profits from the sale of this book go to the Royal British Legion.***< Less
The Democratic People's Republic of Korea By Roberto Miguel Rodriguez
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North Korea ranks among the world’s most centrally planned and isolated economies. The resulting economic distortions and the government’s reluctance to publicize economic data limit the... More > amount of reliable information available. State-owned industry still produces nearly all manufacturing goods and the regime continues to emphasize heavy and military industries at the expense of light and consumer industries under the songun (military first ideology). Although the country has a Constitution and theoretically an executive, a legislative and a judiciary system, in practice the system is a one-man dictatorship, enforced through the political machinery of the only party – the Korean’s Workers’ Party – and the military elite. In the 1992-1998 massive famine may have killed as many as 10% of the population. The estimated GNP per capita in 2006 was about $ 1038, approximately the same as Honduras, Guyana, and Cameroon. However, North Korea spends 20-25% of its GNP in the military sector.< Less
The 46th (North Midland) Division at Lens in 1917 By Lieut. P.S.C. Campbell-Johnston
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The units of the 46th (North Midland) Division came from Lincolnshire, Leicestershire, Staffordshire, Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire. Having sailed for France in February 1915 it became the first... More > complete territorial division to serve on the Western Front. It was transferred to the Loos sector in October and hastily thrown against a German strongpoint – the Hohenzollern Redoubt – on the afternoon of the 13 October 1915. The disaster which followed this attack was repeated the following year on the opening day of the battle of the Somme, when it sustained heavy losses during the diversionary attack at Gommecourt. This book details the Division’s involvement in the fighting around Lens in the summer of 1917. This much overlooked period of the Division’s history helped re-established its reputation as a formidable fighting unit which was borne out the following year when it successfully crossed the St. Quentin Canal – famously breaking the Hindenburg Line.< Less
The 46th (North Midland) Division at Lens in 1917 By Lieut. P.S.C. Campbell-Johnston
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The units of the 46th (North Midland) Division came from Lincolnshire, Leicestershire, Staffordshire, Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire. Having sailed for France in February 1915 it became the first... More > complete territorial division to serve on the Western Front. It was transferred to the Loos sector in October and hastily thrown against a German strongpoint – the Hohenzollern Redoubt – on the afternoon of the 13 October 1915. The disaster which followed this attack was repeated the following year on the opening day of the battle of the Somme, when it sustained heavy losses during the diversionary attack at Gommecourt. This book details the Division’s involvement in the fighting around Lens in the summer of 1917. This much overlooked period of the Division’s history helped re-established its reputation as a formidable fighting unit which was borne out the following year when it successfully crossed the St. Quentin Canal – famously breaking the Hindenburg Line.< Less
Turkish Coup: The Failed Attempt By Bill Stonehem
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The Turkish Coup took place late night on July 15 to early July 16, 2016 which resulted in hundreds killed and more than a thousand people injured. The military forces employed the use of heavy... More > machinery to try and bring down Tayyip Erdogan, the President of Turkey. It has since resulted in a three-month state of emergency all across the country allowing the government to have sweeping powers. Many individuals linked to the coup attempt have also been taken into custody and are said to be suffering behind bars.< Less
Sabotage in Norway By Bernard O'Connor
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Between 1940 and 1945 over forty Norwegians were trained in industrial sabotage at Brickendonbury Manor, near Hertford, U.K. and infiltrated by the 'Shetland Bus', fishing boats, motorboats or... More > submarines or parachuted by planes to attack transport, industrial, military and telecommunication targets across Norway. Whilst most will have heard of the sabotage of the Norsk heavy water plant at Vemork, this book tells the stories of many of the saboteurs other successes and failures.< Less
Terrorist Threat Finance Operations and Training By 2LT Scott Bennett 11th Psychological Operations Battalion
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In 2014's Global Community, amidst the roaring storms of wars, terrorist threats, savage religious fanaticism, and schizophrenic police-military-intelligence surveillance operations, the... More > counter-balance and solution to these violent offenses against sophisticated and civilized living can be found in the lifeforce of money; More specifically, in the psychological warfare and influence operations designed to specifically seduce, impregnate, and shape the minds and hearts of barbarians unfamiliar with the soft optimism and spiritual heaviness of money.< Less

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