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Ostfront Myths

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'The Reckoning' is a detailed account of the fighting in Ukraine in 1944, making use of the extensive memoirs of German and Russian soldiers involved in the fighting, as well as partisans behind the German lines, to bring the story to life. On the blog today, author Prit Buttar examines some of the myths that arose from the war.Continue Reading
From the street fighting that heralded the German occupation to the Gestapo repression that followed, 'Rome – City in Terror: The Nazi Occupation 1943–44' is the gripping story of the German occupation of Rome from the Italian armistice in September 1943 until the Allied liberation of the city on 5 June 1944. In today's blog post, author Victor Failmezger recounts the events that took place on October 16, 1943.Continue Reading

P-51B Mustang

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On the blog today, Bill Marshall, one of the authors of the fascinating study 'P-51B Mustang' discusses the inspiration behind his new release.Continue Reading
From the street fighting that heralded the German occupation to the Gestapo repression that followed, 'Rome – City in Terror: The Nazi Occupation 1943–44' is the gripping story of the German occupation of Rome from the Italian armistice in September 1943 until the Allied liberation of the city on 5 June 1944. In today's blog post, author Victor Failmezger gives a brief overview of the characters in this fascinating title.Continue Reading
On the blog today, Ryan K. Noppen, author of the recently released New Vanguard title, 'The Royal Netherlands Navy of World War II', shares how this latest book came about.Continue Reading

Hitler’s Eastern Legions

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Between 1941-45, the Germans recruited around 175,000 men from a number of minorities in the USSR. Of these, many formed rear-area auxiliary units, but at least 55,000 were combat troops. After training in Poland, individual battalions were posted to fill out German regiments in the front lines, at first in Army Group South but later in all three Army Groups fighting on the Eastern Front. On the blog today, Dr Nigel Thomas, author of the upcoming Elite title,'Hitler's Eastern Legions 1942–45', explores the origins and development of these legions.Continue Reading

Blazing Star, Setting Sun

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Today on the blog, author Jeffrey Cox discusses his writing approach and new book 'Blazing Star, Setting Sun'. His new book about the Guadalcanal and Solomons campaign is now available to order.Continue Reading

Wellington Units of Bomber Command

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On the blog today, Michael Napier examines the Vickers Wellington, the subject of his upcoming Combat Aircraft book 'Vickers Wellington Units of Bomber Command',Continue Reading
On the blog today, Marc Romanych, one of the authors of the upcoming New Vanguard title, 'World War II German Super-Heavy Siege Guns' gives a brief overview of this latest title and shares how the book came about.Continue Reading
Military historian Anthony Tucker-Jones explains what inspired him to write 'The Devil’s Bridge: The German Victory at Arnhem, 1944', which gives a unique insight into how the German armed forces so spectacularly defeated the Allied Operation Market Garden.Continue Reading

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