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- The University Press of Kentucky 2012; US$ 40.00
The Allied invasion of Normandy on June 6, 1944, marked a critical turning point in the European theater of World War II. The massive landing on France's coast had been meticulously planned for three years, and the Allies anticipated a quick and decisive defeat of the German forces. Many of the planners were surprised, however, by the length of time... more...
- Osprey Publishing 2012; US$ 13.95
In 1963 West Germany and the United States signed an agreement to develop the best tank in the world - the MBT/KPz-70. Though by 1970 this project was stopped, West Germany used the components created for the MBT/KPz-70 to develop a new main battle tank - the Leopard 2. Since 1979, when the first Leopard 2 rolled off the production line, the Leopard... more...
- Osprey Publishing 2013; US$ 13.95
The Seven Years? War in Germany was characterised by an increasing use of ?light? troops in conjunction with regular infantry and cavalry as part of an ongoing evolution in military tactics. This book draws attention to these tactical developments and also provides an analysis of the allied army that fought alongside Frederick the Great in Germany.... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 1978; US$ 45.00
Although Germany's short-lived colonial empire (1884-1918) was neither large nor successful, it is historically significant. The establishment of German colonies and attempts to expand them affected international politics in a period of extreme tension. Smith focuses on the interaction between Germany's colonial empire and German politics and, by... more...
- Osprey Publishing 2013; US$ 13.95
The German A-4 ballistic missile, better known by its propaganda name of V-2, was the world's first successful ballistic missile, breaking through the atmosphere to reach its target quicker. It was a forerunner of Cold War ballistic missiles and its combat use in 1944-45 set the pattern for the use of Scud ballistic missiles in recent decades. The... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2013; US$ 50.00
Throughout the 1920s, German politician and activist Ernst Thälmann (1886--1944) was the leader of the largest Communist Party organization outside the Soviet Union. Thälmann was the most prominent left-wing politician in the country's 1932 election and ran third in the presidential race after Hitler and von Hindenberg. After the Nazi Party's victory... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 41.99
From Crusade to Hazard: The Denazification of Bremen Germany contributes to a better understanding of one of the most controversial and significant aspects of the U.S. occupation of Germany - the denazification program. It fills a significant scholarly void in an era when interest in military government and in methods of de-politicizing old classes... more...
- Osprey Publishing 2013; US$ 9.95
While Allied propaganda would have us believe that during the Second World War the German population were downtrodden workers, with no rights and totally under the power and influence of the all-controlling Gestapo, the truth is somewhat different. While the Allies saw Hitler as an evil to be removed from power, in 1933 the German people saw him as... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 43.99
This thoroughly revised and updated edition of The German Polity provides a comprehensive introduction to contemporary German politics, focusing especially on the recovery of the economy and Germany?s growing power in Europe and beyond. Looking back, David P. Conradt and Eric Langenbacher trace the country?s transformation since the seminal... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 140.00
The Jewish experience of expulsion from a familiar cultural, linguistic, and social milieu during the period of the Third Reich and Jewish attempts to deal with the circumstances of exile can be regarded as paradigmatic in many ways for the experiences of refugees and migrants during our times. This volume is based on a conference presented by the... more...