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Luftwaffe Field Divisions 1941-45

Written by Kevin Ruffner
Illustrated by Ronald Volstad


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2012
Price: $13.95

Hermann Göring raised the Luftwaffe Field Divisions [LwFD] during 1942, when Nazi Germany was still making spectacular gains but was first feeling the pinch of its losses on the Eastern Front. The Reichsmarschall decided to raise his own divisions for ground service under the command of Luftwaffe officers. On 17 September... Read more >
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Leopard 2 Main Battle Tank 1979-98

Written by Michael Jerchel
Illustrated by Mike Badrocke


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $13.95

In 1963 West Germany and the United States signed an agreement to develop the best tank in the world - the MBT/KPz-70. Though by 1970 this project was stopped, West Germany used the components created for the MBT/KPz-70 to develop a new main battle tank - the Leopard 2. Since 1979... Read more >
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Leopard 1 Main Battle Tank 1965-95

Written by Michael Jerchel
Illustrated by Peter Sarson


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $13.95

Development of the Leopard 1 can be traced back to November 1956, when the operational requirement for a new battle tank was formulated by the Federal German Armed Forces (Bundeswehr). Originally a Franco-German project, the tank under design was named the 'Standard-Panzer'. The French later dropped out, however, and on 1... Read more >
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The Berlin Wall
and the Inner-German Border 1961-89
Written by Gordon L. Rottman
Illustrated by Chris Taylor


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $13.95

The border between East and West Germany was closed on 26 May 1953. On 13 August 1961 crude fences and walls were erected around West Berlin: the Berlin Wall had been created. The Wall encircled West Berlin for a distance of 155km, and its barriers and surveillance systems evolved over the... Read more >
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German Infantryman (3) Eastern Front 1943-45

Written by David Westwood
Illustrated by Elizabeth Sharp


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $14.95

This third volume of a successful mini-series examines the German Infantryman in the latter part of World War II. Despite being constantly in retreat, often short of equipment, sometimes hungry, cold and wet, and the overwhelming numbers of Soviet troops and armour facing him, the German Infantryman’s resistance was always fierce... Read more >
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German Infantryman (2) Eastern Front 1941-43

Written by David Westwood
Illustrated by Elizabeth Sharp


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $14.95

In this second volume examining the German infantryman before and during World War 2, post-1941 training, weapons, equipment, combat experiences and medical care are examined. The 'faceless' German soldier who struggled through bitter fighting up to and including Stalingrad retains his identity both as a human being and as a vital... Read more >
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German Infantryman (1) 1933-40

Written by David Westwood
Illustrated by Adam Hook


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $14.95

The common German infantryman played a crucial role in the events that led to the outbreak of World War II (1939-1945), and the burden of duty lay on his shoulders during the opening moves of the conflict, in the invasion of Poland, the conquest of Norway and Denmark, the Low Countries... Read more >
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Soldiers
Soldiers
Written by Sonke Neitzel and Harald Welzer, Translated by Jefferson Chase
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307958150
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Soldiers
German POWs on Fighting, Killing, and Dying
Written by Sonke Neitzel and Harald Welzer
Translated by Jefferson Chase


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: September 25, 2012
Price: $13.99

On a visit to the British National Archive in 2001, Sönke Neitzel made a remarkable discovery: reams of covertly recorded, meticulously transcribed conversations among German POWs during World War II that recently had been declassified. Neitzel would later find another collection of transcriptions, twice as extensive, in the National Archive in Washington...

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German Field Fortifications 1939-45

Written by Gordon Rottman
Illustrated by Ian Palmer


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $13.95

The German Army of World War II considered itself an offensive, mobile force. The experiences in the trenches in World War I had done much to shape its concept of field fortification, and its mobile warfare ethos was intended to prevent the previous war's stalemate. This book addresses frontline defensive field... Read more >
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The German Army 1939-45 (1)
Blitzkrieg
Written by Nigel Thomas
Illustrated by Stephen Andrew


Format: eBook, 56 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $13.95

On 1 September 1939, when Germany attacked Poland, the Wehrmacht numbered 3,180,000 men. It eventually expanded to 9,500,000, and on 8-9 May 1945, the date of its unconditional surrender on the Western and Eastern Fronts, it still numbered 7,800,000. The Blitzkrieg period, from 1 September 1939 to 25 June 1940, was... Read more >
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The German Army 1939-45 (2)
North Africa & Balkans
Written by Nigel Thomas
Illustrated by Stephen Andrew


Format: eBook, 56 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $13.95

Hitler first considered an invasion of Great Britain in autumn 1940, then scheduled Operation Barbarossa, the conquest of the European part of the Soviet Union, for May 1941. Anxious to emulate Hitler's successes, the Italian dictator Mussolini embarked upon unnecessary military adventures in North Africa and the Balkans, which forced Hitler's... Read more >
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The German Army 1939-45 (3)
Eastern Front 1941-43
Written by Nigel Thomas
Illustrated by Stephen Andrew


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $13.95

Operation Barbarossa, the attack on the Soviet Union, commenced on 22 June 1941. It became the biggest conflict in military history, with some three million German troops and about 900,000 allies facing almost 4.7 million Soviet troops. The effects would colour postwar European history for the next 50 years. This title... Read more >
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The German Army 1939-45 (4)
Eastern Front 1943-45
Written by Nigel Thomas
Illustrated by Stephen Andrew


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $13.95

In early 1943, the annihilation of the 6th Army at Stalingrad marked the irreversible turning-point of World War II (1939-1945) in the East. Despite occasional local successes gained in the face of great odds – testimony to the Wehrmacht’s extraordinary resilience – from now on Germany was on the defensive. Despite... Read more >
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The German Army 1939-45 (5)
Western Front 1943-45
Written by Nigel Thomas
Illustrated by Stephen Andrew


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $13.95

This book covers the high command, the developments in unit organisation, the campaigns and the uniforms and equipment of the German Army in the last two years of the war in North-West Europe and Italy. Despite the huge pressure of fighting on three fronts, ever-worsening shortages of manpower and equipment, and... Read more >
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Hitlers Social Revolution
Hitlers Social Revolution
Written by David Schoenbaum
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307822338
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Hitlers Social Revolution

Written by David Schoenbaum


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: August 8, 2012
Price: $14.99

The author attempts to analyze Hitler's appeal to German farmers, workers, businessmen, industrialists, women and youth. Beginning with Germany's social situation after World War I, he demonstrates how Hitler improvised a programme that claimed to offer a classless society. Read more >
Dead Funny
Dead Funny
Written by Rudolph Herzog, Translated by Jefferson Chase
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781612191300
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Dead Funny
Telling Jokes in Hitler's Germany
Written by Rudolph Herzog
Translated by Jefferson Chase


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: August 7, 2012
Price: $16.95

In Nazi Germany, telling jokes about Hitler could get you killed
 
Hitler and Göring are standing on top of the Berlin radio tower. Hitler says he wants to do something to put a smile on the Berliners’ faces. Göring says, “Why don’t you jump?”
 
When a woman told this joke in Germany in... Read more >
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Fallschirmjäger
German Paratrooper 1935-45
Written by Bruce Quarrie
Illustrated by Velimir Vuksic


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $14.95

Few of the combatants of World War II have captured the imagination as compulsively as the Fallschirmjäger. Boldness and courage were vital characteristics in the rigorous selection process, and their training was highly demanding. Hitler's airborne troops were involved in some of the most daring actions of the whole war; from... Read more >
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Home Before the Leaves Fall
A New History of the German Invasion of 1914
Written by Ian Senior


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $12.99

The German invasion of France and Belgium in August 1914 came within an ace of defeating the French armies, capturing Paris, and ending the First World War before the autumn leaves had fallen. But the German armies failed to score the knock-out blow they had planned. The war would drag on... Read more >
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Panther
Germany's quest for combat dominance
Written by Mike Green


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $12.99

The German Panther tank was almost certainly the most elegant design of WWII. It embodied a balance of firepower, armor protection, and mobility unmatched by any other tank of the period. Yet, it was not the war-winner it might have been. Author Mike Green examines the disparity between the potential of... Read more >
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SdKfz 251 Half-Track 1939-45

Written by Bruce Culver
Illustrated by Jim Laurier


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $13.95

Following in the best traditions of German ingenuity in design and construction of armoured vehicles, the SdKfz 251 firmly realised the concept of a competent cross-country tactical vehicle for armoured infantry units. So successful was this half-track that not only did a modified version of it remain in use with Czech... Read more >
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Kriegsmarine Auxiliary Cruisers

Written by Gordon Williamson
Illustrated by Ian Palmer


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: June 19, 2012
Price: $13.95

Despite the popularity of the U-boats and larger surface vessels like the Bismarck and the Graf Spree, the vast majority of vessels within the Kriegsmarine served in the coastal forces. Though the public may generally have forgotten these smaller ships, many gave crucial service during the war and continued to serve... Read more >
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Gebirgsjager
German Mountain Trooper 1939-45
Written by Gordon Williamson
Illustrated by Darko Pavlovic


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: June 19, 2012
Price: $14.95

Few branches of the German armed forces were represented on so many fronts as the mountain infantrymen, or Gebirgstruppen. From the Blitzkrieg campaigns of 1940, through the invasions of the Balkans and Russia and the North African campaign, to the defence of the Reich 1944-45, the Gebirgsjäger earned a reputation for... Read more >
German Security and Police Soldier 1939-45

Written by Gordon Williamson
Illustrated by Velimir Vuksic


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: June 19, 2012
Price: $14.95

The security units of the Third Reich were many and diverse, yet often an oversimplified view is projected of these organisations. This title provides a detailed and informed picture of the variety of operations and duties, as well as the motivation and behaviour of the men involved. It charts the experiences... Read more >
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Jagdflieger: Luftwaffe Fighter Pilot 1939-45

Written by Robert Stedman
Illustrated by Karl Kopinski


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: June 19, 2012
Price: $14.95

Osprey's survey of German fighter pilots of World War II (1939-1945). Fighter pilots have always been held in the highest regard and the Luftwaffe Fighter pilots or Experten were undoubtedly the best pilots in the world, often racking up huge scores when compared to Allied fighters. It is for this skill... Read more >
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Kriegsmarine Coastal Forces

Written by Gordon Williamson
Illustrated by Ian Palmer


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: June 19, 2012
Price: $13.95

Despite the popularity of the U-boats and larger surface vessels like the Bismarck and the Graf Spee, the vast majority of vessels within the Kriegsmarine served in the coastal forces. Although less frequently mentioned, these smaller ships gave crucial service during the war and continued to serve decades after VE day... Read more >
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