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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
Today on the blog, Martin Pegler, author of Sniping Rifles on the Eastern Front 1939–45, has curated a list of five best sniping rifles.Continue Reading

Atlas of the Eastern Front: Stalingrad

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To celebrate the publication of Atlas of the Eastern Front: 1941-45, we have pulled two extracts from the book's section on the beginning and end of the titanic Battle of Stalingrad, complete with two of its stunning maps.Continue Reading

Sunday Photo - Finnish Independence Day

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On 6 December 1917 Finland declared independence from Russia, ending its autonomy within Russia as the Grand Duchy of Finland. Thirty two years later they would find themselves battling against the might of the Red Army as the Soviet Union attempted to crush their Nordic neighbour...Continue Reading

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