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German Ground Forces of World War II: Complete Orders of Battle for Army Groups, Armies, Army Corps, and Other Commands of the Wehrmacht and Waffen Ss - Sep 1939 to May 1945

Product code:  11092MIL2
This massive new reference work is broken up into sections presenting a detailed analysis of each corresponding order of battle for every German field formation above division. Additional new ground is broken by describing the orders of battle of the myriad German and Axis satellite formations assigned to security commands throughout occupied Europe and the combat zones, as well as those attached to fortress commands and to the commanders of German occupation forces in Eastern and Western Europe...

Kursk 1943

Product code:  07076MIL
In the summer of 1943, the German launched Operation Zitadelle (Citadel), aimed at cutting off a large number of Soviet forces in the Kursk salient. This offensive resulted in the battle of Kursk, the largest tank battle of World War II. Kursk quickly became a fierce contest of attrition, as Wehrmacht and elite Waffen-SS Panzer-Divisions with their powerful Tiger and Panther tanks unsuccessfully tried to hammer their way through the intricate lines of strong Soviet defensive positions. What fol...

American Armor in the Pacific

Product code:  08189MIL
American armor during the Pacific Campaign of WWII, from 1942-45. During this period there were over twenty major tank battles and operations where tanks provided heavy support to infantry units. These operations include the battle of Tarawa and the Bougainville Campaign. Relying heavily on first-person accounts, the strategies and tactics of the opposing forces are discussed. This book also looks at the Pacific theater, and how American armor was employed with great success in that theater of w...

Arnhem: The Complete Story of Operation Market Garden 17-25 September 1944

Product code:  01562MIL
On the afternoon of Sunday 17 September British tanks advanced into Holland in concert with 1,534 transport aircraft and 491 gliders. Their objective was a series of bridges across the Rhine, possession of which would allow the Allies to advance into Germany. In the event the operation was dogged by bad weather, flawed planning, tardiness and overconfidence, and ended with the Arnhem crossing still in German hands despite an epic nine-day battle that cost the British 1st Airborne Division over t...

Legends of Warfare: Tiger I & II Germany's Most Feared Tanks of WWII

Product code:  58487MIL
Germany’s Tiger tank, whether in the form of the Tiger I or later Tiger II (King Tiger), was the most feared tank of WWII. Despite production totaling fewer than 2,000 units, its heavy armor, its power, and perhaps the even more powerful Nazi propaganda machine ensured that the Tiger remains well known over seven decades after last being on the battlefield. Through more than 175 photos, this volume chronicles the design, development, and deployment of this famed German tank. Full-color photograp...

Hackenberg - The Giant of the Maginot Line

Product code:  38532MIL
French Language book. Built between 1929 and 1935 riding on the eponymous hill, Hackenberg (A19) is the largest structure on the Maginot Line. In this formidable fortress buried in places 96 meters deep, everything is immoderate: two entrances, 17 combat blocks, divided into two half-west and east, 25 guns including 7 anti-tank, 33 light mortars, 30 machine guns and 60 rifles -mitrailleurs, a storage capacity of nearly 80 000 shells and 1.5 million cartridges of 7.5 mm, a thickness of 3.50 meter...

STUG III Enthusiasts Manual-Sturmgeschutz III Ausfuhrung A to G (SdKfz 142)

Product code:  12130MIL
Based on the chassis of the Panzer III tank, the Second World War German Sturmgeschutz series of assault guns was a successful and cost-effective range of armoured fighting vehicles. Originally intended as a mobile assault weapon for infantry support, the StuG was constantly modified and saw extensive use on all battlefronts as an assault gun and tank destroyer. Author Mark Healy examines the development, construction and fighting qualities of the StuG, including insights into what it was like t...

Italienfeldzug: German Tanks and Vehicles 1943-45 Vol.1

Product code:  62615MIL
In his preface to this work, Steve Zaloga points out that although the performance of German troops on the Russian front, North Africa, and Normandy is well known to military history aficionados, knowledge of the operations in the Italian theatre are much more obscure. This new book will help shed light on the subject with a detailed photographic study of the German land operations in Italy beginning with the battles on Sicily in July of 1943.

LeGion Wallonie Vol.2

Product code:  83601MIL
Here is an unpublished work about the Wallonie Legion and its members engaged on the Eastern Front in the uniform of the Heer from 1941 to 1945. Here the reader will dive into the archives and documents still mostly unpublished to this date, including previously unedited stories and also tales of the legionnaires. It offers biographies of most of the officers. One will also find rare and previously unseen archives of newspapers and propaganda for the Wallonie Legion, shedding light on its develo...

Nuts & Bolts Vol.43 Famo's Sd.Kfz. 9 18 ton Zugkraftwagen – Armoured and Unarmoured Variants

Product code:  NAB43MIL
With black and white photos from manuals, combat and war fronts in black and white most of them previously unpublished

Legends of Warfare: Sherman Tank Vol.2 America's M4 and M4(105) Medium Tank in World War II

Product code:  58470MIL
Volume 2 on the Sherman medium tank covers the welded-hull, radial-engine-equipped M4 and documents its development and production through its many variations, as well as its combat use around the globe. Produced by Chrysler, Pressed Steel Car Company, Alco, Pullman-Standard, and Baldwin Locomotive Works, the M4 bore the brunt of fighting until late summer 1944, when the M4A3 began to become available in quantity. Powered by a nine-cylinder air-cooled radial engine, the M4 fought in North Africa...