World War II

Operation ‘Dragoon’ and Beyond: Then and Now by author Jean Paul Pallud

     Operation Dragoon, the Allied invasion of Southern France during World War Two, was a successful, lightning-fast campaign that met its objectives in just over four weeks, from 15 August – 14 September 1944. Less famous than Operation Overlord, the cross-channel invasion of France that made the generic term D-Day synonymous with a single day …

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Brian E. Walter Books – Casemate UK

Post by Moon Mullins Here is something from my publisher regarding my most recent book (left) and my first book (right). Both are available 30% off from Pen and Sword.- Brian Walter 🟢Today is the 75th annual #CommonwealthDay. 🔵Did you know that the British Empire and Commonwealth eventually employed upwards of two million men in …

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Into the Endless Mist, Vol 1, The Aleutian Campaign, June- August 1941

Review and rating by Christopher Eric (Moon) Mullins Author : Michal A Piegzik DetailsGeneral – Pages : 106 | Images : 68 b/w photos, 17 colour profiles, 5 b/w maps, 1 colour map, 7 diagrams, 39 tables Paperback – Date of Publication : 6th December 2023 | Size : 297mm x 210mm | ISBN : …

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The Tanks are Coming Through Now, The Brigade battles at Gazala, May- June 1942

Review by Christopher Eric (Moon) Mullins Author : Neal Dando DetailsGeneral – Pages : 192 | Images : 8 colour maps, 3 tables Paperback – Date of Publication : 4th December 2023 | Size : 234mm x 156mm | ISBN : 9781804512326 | Helion Book Code : HEL1661 Neal Dando does a great job of storytelling regarding …

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The U.S. 37-MM Gun in World War II By Charles C. Roberts Jr.

     Charles Roberts work on the development and employment of the 37mm cannon by the United States is a straightforward and informative examination of the weapon in a variety of roles to include anti-tank support for infantry, armament for tracked vehicles, and its use in unarmored vehicles, waterborne craft, and airplanes. The book is very …

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The US Army Combat Historian and Combat History Operations

Review by Martin Koenigsberg Just finished my 1st Book Review of the Year!! In this book, two veterans of the Army and Department of the Army history programs give us the history of the overall Army History program from its roots in the new Industrial-sized army of WWI to the more smoothly planned and operated …

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2SAS – Bill Stirling and the Forgotten Special Forces Unit of World War II

Book by Gavin Mortimer Drawing on recently declassified files and interviews with veterans, this is a fascinating history of Bill Stirling and 2SAS – pioneering founders of modern special forces. David Stirling is the name synonymous with the wartime SAS, but the real brains behind the operation were, in fact, Bill Stirling, David’s eldest brother. …

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The story of Dominic T. Biello, who fell in Belgium in the 2nd World War

The mother, born in Filignano (CB) on 12 April 1883, was identified (she had all the many children involved in the world war) as one of the “symbol mothers of war sacrifice.” Story by By Geremia Mancini – Honorary President of “Ambassadors of Hunger” FILIGNANO (CB) – When Maria Anna Marzella left Filignano, together with …

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Gavin At War: The World War II Diary of Lieutenant General James M. Gavin, edited and annotated by Lewis Sorley

General Gavin is a legend among American paratroopers, leading the 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment and later the 82ndAirborne Division in four combat jumps in the European Theater during World War II. Lewis Sorley provides an unprecedented look at Gavin’s innermost thoughts as he fought his way from Sicily, through Italy, France, Holland, Belgium, and Germany …

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