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by Brendan O’Carroll Brendan O’Carroll has put together an excellent and interesting book in the Images of War series, covering the Long Range Desert Group’s exploits and equipment during the period from 1940-1943. It is one of the many special activities that were carried out by small groups of armed…
By John Fairley This Pen & Sword book is indeed a little different from the books I normally read. My main interest is World War 2, globally, in all its facets. This book however is about military aviation, over various periods and hence in other battles than just WW2. What’s more,…
Here is the link to an awesome bit of film about the Mulberry harbor in Normandy, June 1944. Found it in the digital archives of the IWM and hadn’t seen it before. Click on the URL to watch it! https://film.iwmcollections.org.uk/record/4066
Porpoise ammo sledges, to be hidden underneath a Sherman….. http://the.shadock.free.fr/sherman_minutia/porpoise/porpoise.html
Here’s an excellent article on the Landings at Anzio in 1944, aimed at breaking the German’s opposition at Montecassino by attacking from the rear….. https://www.iwm.org.uk/history/anzio-the-invasion-that-almost-failed
by Charles More Marcus Cunliffe and the 144th Regiment Royal Armoured Corps 1944–1945 Marcus Cunliffe was an officer of the 144th Regiment of the Royal Armoured Corps when it landed in Normandy back in June 1944. His notes and diaries are kept in the George Washington University in Washington DC…
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…
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/