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Resistance Warfare 1940 45

Author : Carlos Caballero Jurado
ISBN : UOM:39015012992684
Genre : History
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The occupation of Western Europe by the Wehrmacht brought about the birth of resistance movements in all the countries affected, as well as collaborationist movements directly opposed to the resistance. In effect, the war against Germany became a civil war within each country. Sought out by the Hohere SS und Polizeiführer ('High Command of the SS and Police') and often aided by the British Special Operations Executive, the Western European Resistance centred largely on espionage and intelligence-gathering. A companion volume to Men-at-Arms 142: Partisan Warfare 1941-45, this book explores the history of resistance warfare during World War II in Norway, Denmark, Holland, Belgium, France and Italy.
Category: History

Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Author : Library of Congress
ISBN : MINN:30000009891536
Genre : Subject headings, Library of Congress
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ISBN : OSU:32435019367804
Genre : Mechanization, Military
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Category: Mechanization, Military

Office Of Strategic Services 1942 45

Author : Eugene Liptak
ISBN : IND:30000124584495
Genre : History
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Offers the intriguing story of the development of the American espionage forces, with emphasis on the courageous teams operating in the field, in a book with full-color illustrations, maps, and diagrams, as well as photos taken by film director John Ford, who led the OSS Photographic Unit. Original.
Category: History

Aztec Mixtec And Zapotec Armies

Author : John Pohl
ISBN : UTEXAS:059173006257456
Genre : History
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Looks at the military organisation, weaponry, and tactics of the Indians of Mexico prior to the Spanish conquest, and describes the various wars they fought between themselves. Suggested level: secondary.
Category: History

Hitler S Great Panzer Heist

Author : Anthony Tucker-Jones
ISBN : IND:30000110557083
Genre : Military weapons
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The prowess of the German panzers is the stuff of legend, but it is not generally known that Hitler stole thousands of British, Czech, French, Italian, Polish, and Soviet tanks and armored fighting vehicles to feed his war machine. At its height, more than 25 percent of the German tank fleet was of foreign origin. In this meticulously research investigation, Anthony Tucker-Jones tells this hitherto unrecorded story, describing how captured fighting vehicles were reused by the German military throughout World War II.
Category: Military weapons

Belgium In The Second World War

Author : Jean-Michel Veranneman de Watervliet
ISBN : 9781473841178
Genre : History
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When the Nazis invaded neutral Belgium in May 1940, defeat and occupation were inevitable but Belgian armed forces held out against a vastly superior enemy for 18 days. The elected Government went into exile in London but King Leopold III controversially remained with his people as a prisoner.As described in this authoritative book, Belgians continued the fight both outside and inside their country. There were eventually two complete Belgian RAF squadrons. The Colonial Army defeated the Italians in East Africa and the Belgian Brigade fought from Normandy to Germany.The Belgian Resistance organized escape routes, sabotaged their occupiers' activities and spied for the Allies. 17,000 died or were executed and a further 27,000 survived detention. Meanwhile others collaborated and fought for the Nazis and large numbers were tried post-war for war crimes and treason.About half the Jews in Belgium in 1940 died in the Holocaust and there are many stirring stories of courage, as well as tragic ones.This is an overdue and honest account of one Nation's very varied experiences during five years of Nazi occupation and oppression.
Category: History

Historical Abstracts

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105029534083
Genre : History, Modern
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Total War

Author : Peter Calvocoressi
ISBN : STANFORD:36105041004388
Genre : Total war
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The Power Of The Object

Author : Esben Kjeldbæk
ISBN : STANFORD:36105132883328
Genre : Art
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This important book deals with key issues affecting all history museums, taking as a starting point the interpretation by museums of World War II.
Category: Art

Himmler S Ss

Author : Robin Lumsden
ISBN : STANFORD:36105124152377
Genre : History
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The real story of the SS, unlike its popular mythology, is so complex as to almost defy belief: it is a tale of intrigue and nepotism, of archaeology and Teutonism, of art and symbolism. Himmler's SS is a story of street fighters and convicted criminals becoming Ministers of State and police commanders; the story of charitable works and mass extermination being administered from the same building; the story of boy generals directing vast heterogeneous armies on devastating campaigns of conquest. Here, indeed, fact is stranger than fiction. Himmler's SS looks at the wide-ranging effects that the SS had on the Police, racial policies, German history, education, the economy and public life, as well as the uniforms and regalia which were carefully designed to set Himmler's men apart as the new elite in Third Reich society. Fully illustrated, this book is an authoritative history of the SS and as such will appeal to all with an interest in Hitler's Third Reich.
Category: History

The Third Reich At War

Author : Abc-clio
ISBN : STANFORD:36105024593811
Genre : Reference
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1,061 articles in European languages, with annotations, published between 1972-82. See the index for antisemitism.
Category: Reference

War In A Twilight World

Author : Juliette Pattinson
ISBN : NWU:35556040942419
Genre : History
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Based on papers from an international conference entitled Partisan and anti-partisan warfare in German-occupied Europe, 1939-1945, held at Glasgow Caledonian University in June 2007 in association with University of Strathclyde and German Historical Institute, London.
Category: History

Resistance Rebellion And Revolution In Hungary And Central Europe

Author : László Péter
ISBN : STANFORD:36105131628740
Genre : Communism
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"The Hungarian Cultural Centre in London is proud to be associated with this, the third volume on the history of Hungary which the Centre has supported and co-published. Like its predecessors on Lajos Kossuth and on British-Hungarian relations, the present work demonstrates the sustained interest in Great Britain in the field of Hungarian history. The collection draws together British, Hungarian and North American historians and thus illuminates the continued scholarly exchange between both countries and continents. ... The Hungarian Cultural Centre in London was opened in Covent Garden in 1999. From the very start its mission has been to familiarize the British people and the rest of the world with all the treasures that were spread to Europe by the Hungarians, as well as to highlight the values that Hungary owes to foreign cultures, in this way emphasizing Hungary's role as a bridge for inter-cultural communication. The present work comports entirely with this aim, as well as having its focus on one of the most important events in post-war Hungarian and European history - the Revolution of 1956." -- preface, p. ix.
Category: Communism

Danish Resistance 1940 45

Author : Sir Colin Gubbins
ISBN : WISC:89056357106
Genre : World War, 1939-1945
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Om udviklingen af S.O.E.s politik og planlægning i forhold til den danske modstandsbevægelse under den 2. verdenskrig
Category: World War, 1939-1945