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Excellent book on the Battle of the Bulge
The Americans and Germans at Bastogne (Hardback)First-Hand Accounts from the Commandersby Gary Sterne Now here’s a book to my heart !! Not only is its subject about one of the iconic battles in Europe during the Second World War, but also it is chockful of maps and situational sketches. AND…
Documentary on D-Day Normandy
The Indispensible LST
Here’s a great article on the LST’s, one of my pet subjects of WW2, taken from the Navy Times website. https://www.navytimes.com/news/your-navy/2019/06/06/the-unloved-unlovely-yet-indispensable-lst/
Duel Under the Stars
The Memoir of a Luftwaffe Night Pilot in World War II by Wilhelm Johnen Another one of my favorite World War 2 books, because it is written relatively shortly after the war, in 1956, by someone who was one of the actively involved participants. In this case, a young German…
Supplying the British Army in the Second World War
By Janet Macdonald This is a very nice hardback book on a subject that does not get enough coverage, ever….. the supply and support of armies. In this particular book Janet McDonalds takes us along to the humongous efforts that were needed to keep the British armed forces and their…
The Rimini Enclave
“….On May 15, 1945 the British of the Eighth Army created Enklave Rimini , an area that stretched from Cervia to Riccione which was the largest long-lasting Italian concentration camp of the defeated of the Second World War which contained 150,000 prisoners…..” Interesting article about the Italian Campaign….. read it here.
New Zealand History
In my research on the Italian Campaign of World War 2 I continue to find new sources and material I haven’t seen before. Today I happened onto this excellent New Zealand website that has a large area dedicated to the NZ history during WW2. The main WW2 part is here.There…
M2/M3 American Half-tracks of the Second World War
A book of the Landcraft Series (Paperback)By Robert Jackson I read this excellent book by Robert Jackson last night. Taught me a lot about the history of the half-track that I didn’t know. Like all of these books there is a part with the actual history of the development of…
Battle for Cassino
Found this interesting website covering the Battle of Monte Cassino. There has been much written about this particular part of the Italian campaign, but new articles continue to appear. Remains an interesting topic and a gruesome battle. http://www.dalvolturnoacassino.it/asp/le-battaglie-per-cassino.asp