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- Osprey Publishing 2012; US$ 17.95
By the outbreak of World War 2, the Luftwaffe had acquired effective tactical battlefield experience from its involvement in the Spanish Civil War in 1936-1939, centered around the operations conducted by the Legion Condor, a force of some 19,000 'volunteer' German airmen, staff, technicians and groundcrew formed into fighter, bomber, reconnaissance,... more...
- Osprey Publishing 2012; US$ 20.99
The 'storm troopers' of the Luftwaffe, the elite Strumgruppen units comprised the most heavily armed and armoured fighter interceptors ever produced by the Germans. Their role was to smash like a mighty fist through the massed ranks of USAAF daylight bombers. Only volunteers could serve with these elite units, and each pilot was trained to close with... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 1999; US$ 30.14
Hauptbeschreibung Wie gingen westdeutsche und japanische Historiker nach dem Zweiten Weltkrieg mit der jüngsten Vergangenheit um? Sowohl in Japan als auch in Deutschland schien die gesamte nationale Geschichte neu interpretiert werden zu müssen. Sebastian Conrad vergleicht die geschichtswissenschaftlichen Diskurse in Deutschland und Japan nach 1945... more...
- The History Press 2011; US$ 26.24
Adolf Hitler understood the importance of sport, and exercised his malign and dangerous influence to try to co-opt it for the Nazi cause. He intended to own the Olympic movement, housing it permanently in Berlin from 1940 in a stadium seating 450,000 people. His hijack of the 1936 Games remains one of sport's most controversial events. Austria was... more...
- Osprey Publishing 2012; US$ 13.95
Despite the popularity of the U-boats and larger surface vessels like the Bismarck and the Graf Spee , the vast majority of vessels within the Kriegsmarine served in the coastal forces. Although less frequently mentioned, these smaller ships gave crucial service during the war and continued to serve decades after VE day, either in the German Navy... more...
- Osprey Publishing 2012; US$ 14.95
The security units of the Third Reich were many and diverse, yet often an oversimplified view is projected of these organisations. This title provides a detailed and informed picture of the variety of operations and duties, as well as the motivation and behaviour of the men involved. It charts the experiences of typical World War II security forces... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2007; US$ 15.99
The ?German question? haunts the modern world: How could so civilized a nation be responsible for the greatest horror in Western history? In this unusual fusion of personal memoir and history, the celebrated scholar Fritz Stern refracts the question through the prism of his own life. Born in the Weimar Republic, exposed to five years of National... more...
- Osprey Publishing 2012; US$ 13.95
Designed to change the course of the war, the V-weapons required ambitious plans to defend their expensive and complicated launch sites. Steven J Zaloga describes the configuration and planned deployment of heavy missile sites, as well as the unique Allied tactics developed to counter this threat, including a remote-control version of the B-17 bomber.... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 17.99
The author attempts to analyze Hitler's appeal to German farmers, workers, businessmen, industrialists, women and youth. Beginning with Germany's social situation after World War I, he demonstrates how Hitler improvised a programme that claimed to offer a classless society. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 80.00
This volume challenges the widespread belief that scientific knowledge as such is international. Employing case studies from Austria, Poland, the Czech lands, and Hungary, the authors show how scientists in the late Habsburg Monarchy simultaneously nationalized and internationalized their knowledge. more...