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REVIEW: Dog Company – The Boys of Pointe du Hoc by Patrick K. O’Donnell

An epic World War II story of valor, sacrifice, and the Rangers who led the way to victory in Europe. It is said that the right man in the right place at the right time can make the difference between victory and defeat. This is the dramatic story of sixty-eight soldiers of the U.S. Army’s 2nd …

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REVIEW: The Church Lads’ Brigade in the Great War by Jean Morris

REVIEW: The premise for this particular book is an interesting one; rather than a straightforward battalion history, the book is based on a page from ‘The Brigade’, the magazine of the Church Lads’ Brigade battalion, dated August 1917. This page shows pictures of eight men from the battalion who had been wounded, including the author’s …

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INTERVIEW: ‘Oder Front’ series Author A. Stephan Hamilton

‘Oder Front’ author A. Stephan Hamilton takes on the ultimate researcher’s challenge – Berlin during the chaotic final months of the Second World War. Here, we take a closer look at how Volume 2 is set to break new ground – examining the operational-level detail of the German defence of the Oderfront between January and …

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Waffen-SS in Combat - Bob Carruthers

REVIEW: Images of War – The Waffen-SS In Combat by Bob Carruthers

This is the photographic history of the Waffen-SS in combat on all fronts. The short six year history of the Waffen SS spanned triumph and disaster, and their story can be traced through these powerful images, which clearly document the reality of combat from 1940 to 1945. These rare images span the combat history of …

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REVIEW: SS Panzergrenadier by Hans Schmidt

BOOK: SS Panzergrenadier: A true story of World War II by Hans Schmidt One hardly knows where to begin in summarizing this magnificent book by Hans Schmidt who was born in Germany in 1927 and died – as American citizen for 55 years – in 2010. This book blends first person historical narrative, historical facts, sociology, the “problems” of …

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