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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/
The Memoir of a Luftwaffe Night Pilot in World War II by Wilhelm Johnen Another one of my favorite World War 2 books, because it is written relatively shortly after the war, in 1956, by someone who was one of the actively involved participants. In this case, a young German…
By Janet Macdonald This is a very nice hardback book on a subject that does not get enough coverage, ever….. the supply and support of armies. In this particular book Janet McDonalds takes us along to the humongous efforts that were needed to keep the British armed forces and their…