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Ukraine War Update – March 28, 2022

March 28, 2022 SOF News Ukraine  Curated news, analysis, and commentary about the Russian invasion of Ukraine, tactical situation on the ground, Ukrainian defense, and NATO. Additional topics include refugees, internally displaced personnel, humanitarian efforts, cyber, and information operations. Photo: Special Forces Soldiers from the U.S. Army’s 10th Special Forces Group deploy light tactical vehicles from a …

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Radio Operator on the Eastern Front – An Illustrated Memoir

Being there . . . . in the final two years of World War II watching the Russians in their T-34’s steamroll the Nazi invaders who only five years before had inflicted crushing death and destruction on them. Then, relish a rare tour few citizens have been privy to until recently, the infamous military Wolfsschanze, …

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Being there . . . . April 29, 1945, with Berlin pounded into rubble, Hitler, having realized defeat was inevitable, and with no place to hide, simultaneously gulped cyanide and shot himself through the mouth . . .

Three Spellbinding Authoritative New Books Describe Nazi Germany’s Death Throes Millions upon millions upon millions of deaths deserve notices of sad recognition, biographical sketches, especially of the helpless and innocent, but none the vehement obituaries of the Third Reich and its ominous prodigy and his wicked, evil, sycophantic bootlickers deserve. The most destructive war the …

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Review: The Polish Air Force At War -The Official History, 1943 – 1945, Volume 2

Schiffer Publishing Company – Polish Air Force Association, Original Copyright, 1998, 9” x 12”, 410 b/w photographs, maps, 336 pages, $59.95 Publisher’s Summary:   After being overrun during the early Blitzkrieg in September 1939, and later in France in 1940, the Polish Air Force, flying British and American made fighters and bombers out of England in …

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Freely I Served: The Memoir of the Commander, 1st Polish Independent Parachute Brigade 1941 – 1944 by author Stanislaw Sosabowski

Published by Pen & Sword, available from Casemate Publishers Freely I Served is a remarkable combat memoir by one an underappreciated World War Two commander. Stanislaw Sosabowski served as an officer in the Polish Army for over twenty years and led an infantry brigade in the defense of Warsaw at the beginning of WW2. After …

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REVIEW: Tango 1-1 – 9th Infantry Division LRRPs in the Vietnam Delta

An excellent book that covers 9th Infantry Division LRRPS deployments and missions by his team during the Vietnam War. The author Jim Thayer does an outstanding job of covering all the things that make being a LRRP soldier into focus, the long deployments, the difficult missions, weapons and equipment modifications, special uniforms, and the learned …

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REVIEW: The Sniper Anthology – Snipers of the Second World War

The impressive list of contributors to The Sniper Anthology includes Mark Spicer writing on Harry M. Furness, the last surviving British sniper who went ashore on D-Day; Martin Pegler, who details the famous Soviet sniper Vassili Zaitsev; Adrian Gilbert on the Wehrmacht sharpshooter and lone wolf Sepp Allerberger; and Roger Moorhouse on Simo Hayha, the …

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