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World War 2 Snipers and SOG Book Review

World War II Snipers And SOG – A Photo History Of The Secret Wars Book Reviews

Being there . . . . . to learn about and participate in the art of sniping; selecting any one of 13 rifles, its scope, and related equipment; the significant role the long-range gun plays in war; the study of sniping’s prewar and early WWII years; and, above all, pondering death and survival vignettes of …

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Among The Firsts and Jan Smuts Book Review

Among The Firsts And General Jan Smuts And His First World War In Africa Book Reviews

Being there . . . . welcoming Lieutenant Colonel Gerhard L. Bolland and General Jan Smuts. And their unconventional warfare strategies and tactics to the shelves of your personal libraries . . . . CASEMATE PUBLISHERS, YET AGAIN, OFFERS READERS BIOGRAPHICAL CHRONICLES OF APOTHEOSIZED MILITARY GENIUSES Reviewed and Highly Recommended by Don DeNevi “AMONG THE …

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World War I Gas Warfare Tactics and Equipment

Jones, Simon, illustrated by Richard Hook. World War I Gas Warfare Tactics and Equipment. Oxford, UK: Osprey, 2008. Softcover, illustrated, 64pp. ISBN: 978-1-84603-151-9.Review by Peter L. Belmonte World War I was the first war in which the combatants engaged in chemical warfare to any significant degree. Students of the war are at least somewhat familiar …

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Being there . . . . with expert analysts and brilliant writers who combine gripping first-hand accounts, rare photographs, and strategic tactical maps for new truths and insights about the realities of World War II frontline fighting

Being there . . . . with expert analysts and brilliant writers who combine gripping first-hand accounts, rare photographs, and strategic tactical maps for new truths and insights about the realities of World War II frontline fighting . . . . “Soviet Partisan versus German Security Solider – Eastern Front 1941-1944”, by Alexander Hill.Brutal fighting …

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Being there . . . to watch the high drama of the final months of World War II in Berlin – – the German conspiracy to exterminate the Fuhrer; the day and night bombing of the Nazi metropolis; Victory in Europe; and the Allied aftermath, especially the critical pursuit for the aviation secrets of the vanquished . . .

Being there . . . . to watch the high drama of the final months of World War II in Berlin – – the German conspiracy to exterminate the Fuhrer; the day and night bombing of the Nazi metropolis; Victory in Europe; and the Allied aftermath, especially the critical pursuit for the aviation secrets of …

Being there . . . to watch the high drama of the final months of World War II in Berlin – – the German conspiracy to exterminate the Fuhrer; the day and night bombing of the Nazi metropolis; Victory in Europe; and the Allied aftermath, especially the critical pursuit for the aviation secrets of the vanquished . . . Read More »

Blackboards and Bomb Shelters – The Perilous Journey of Americans in China during World War II

Being there . . . . in the summer of 1941 when three Yale graduates in the Yale-China Association traveled to Yuanling, China, to teach high school students English as Japanese Zero fighters and Zeke bombers strafed and bombed them . . . . Building Institutions of Education and Medicine While the Two Battle-weary Empires …

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Being there . . . when Stalin’s Red Army swept from Warsaw to Berlin and Victory in the closing months of World War II . . . CRUSHING HITLER’S THIRD REICH VIA A PROFOUND 1,407 PAGE, THREE-VOLUME EPIC

                                       Reviewed and highly recommended by Don DeNevi. “From the Realm of A Dying Sun”, by renown military historian, Douglas E. Nash, Sr., and published by incomparable Casemate, is an ultimate Christmas gift for the serious war reader.      Bar none, and simply put, this strikingly excellent series of three combat dramas on the tactical …

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Being there . . . to assist in the creation of the American Army’s technological communications, throughout World War II

                                             Defeating Hitler and Tojo with the U.S. Army Signal Corps Vehicles, 1941 – 45 An Overview: “U.S. Army Signal Corps Vehicles 1941 – 45, A CASEMATE Illustrated Special” by Didier Andres. Hardcover, 8”x10”, 160 pages; Kindle, $22.99, hc $37.95, Email: [email protected] The U.S. Army Signal Corps was at the forefront of technological development …

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Being there . . . with the heroines of the British Secret Service in World War II

Being there . . . with the heroines of the British Secret Service in World War II Countless Women of Valor, Prowess, and Gallantry Also Fought to the Bitter End Reviewed and Recommended by Don DeNevi By the end of September 1937, when Hitler pivoted his gargantuan armies and assorted armed forces from Poland to …

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