Download E-books The Meaning of the Second World War (Verso World History Series) PDF

By Ernest Mandel

The very scale of the 1939–45 battle has usually tempted historians to review specific campaigns on the price of the broader landscape. during this readable and richly designated heritage of the clash, the Belgian pupil Ernest Mandel (author of the acclaimed Late Capitalism) outlines his view that the warfare was once in reality a mixture of numerous precise struggles and a conflict among rival imperialisms for global hegemony. In concise chapters, Mandel examines the function performed by means of know-how, technology, logistics, guns and propaganda. all through, he weaves a attention of the army technique of the opposing states into his analytical narrative of the warfare and its effects.

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Download E-books World War II Allied Nursing Services (Men-at-Arms) PDF

The ability and care of the ladies of the Allied army nursing companies used to be remembered gratefully via millions of wounded servicemen of global battle II (1939-1945). The small peacetime companies elevated quickly through enrolling reservists and volunteers; the nice majority of the nurses who cared for Allied casualties have been 'civilians in uniform', who labored tirelessly less than tricky stipulations and - in tented hospitals just about front traces - in actual probability; many nurses paid for his or her devotion with their lives. This first-ever totally illustrated learn of the USA, British, Commonwealth, and different nursing agencies contains many unpublished pictures and 24 meticulously illustrated color figures.

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Download E-books The Bridge at Remagen: The Amazing Story of March 7, 1945, The Day the Rhine River was Crossed PDF

By Ken Hechler

The outstanding tale of the trap of the Ludendorff Bridge, a strategic bridge crossing the Rhine river on the city of Remagen. This up to date quantity comprises bandw photographs of yankee and German troops, artillery and aerial pictures of the Rhine, and the Ludendorff Bridge sooner than its final destruction.

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Download E-books Montgomery's Desert Army (Men-at-Arms) PDF

By John Wilkinson-Latham

Initially Churchill's moment selection as a commander, Montgomery was once to make the eighth military his personal. certainly, his first activity because the new commander-elect used to be to revive the morale of the military. The desolate tract military quicly assumed the nature in their forthright and cocksure commander, and the troops optimistically anticipated victory. This they accomplished on the conflict of El Alamein (1942) and the order of conflict for the British and Dominion forces is unique in complete. The problems of wilderness struggle and the kind of gear and uniforms also are mentioned.

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Download E-books The Eight Ballers: Eyes of the Fifth Air Force: The 8th Photo Reconnaissance Squadron in World War II (X Planes of the Third Reich Series) PDF

By John Stanaway

Starting operations in April 1942 with a shoestring flight of 4 Lockheed F-4 Lightnings (the photo-recon model of the famed P-38), the eighth picture Squadron gave the yank military Air Forces its basically aerial reconnaissance assurance of the Southwest Paci

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Download E-books Serbia and the Serbs in World War Two PDF

A beneficial and target reassessment of the position of Serbia and Serbs in WWII. at the present time, Serbian textbooks compliment the Chetniks of Draža MIhailovi? and make excuses for the collaboration of Milan Nedi?'s regime with the Axis. notwithstanding, this new assessment exhibits the extra complicated and arguable nature of the political alliances through the interval.

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