of Erprobungsgruppe 210, an experimental Luftwaffe
fighter-bomber unit testing special weapons and bombing
techniques in the Battle of Britain. It received more
Knights' Crosses than any other gruppe and lost four
Commanding Officers. This extensively ilustrated volume
contains over 280 black and white and colour photographs of
the unit's men and machines, many previously unpublished, as
well as numerous colour aircraft profiles. An invaluable
guide to modelers and general enthusiasts.
A photo-history of one of the
elite formations of the WWII German Armed Forces, Panzer
Corps "Gross Deutschland". All five divisions and the corps
that have borne the name "Grossdeutschland" are presented.
The book covers the Division's battles on the Eastern Front.
Prepared in co-operation with the Panzerkorps
Grossdeutschland Tradition Association, it includes a
chapter on the division's 180 holder's of the Knight's Cross
plus more than 500 photographs of GrossDeutschland
formations in action as well as on ceremonial duties.
New in d/w -
Large format, 240pp, 500 + photos & illustrations
OSPREY VANGUARD 5: US
101st AIRBORNE DIVISION 1942-45
by Philip Katcher
An illustrated account of the
101st "Screaming Eagles", the famous US Army modular light
infantry division which undertook air assault operations.
During World War II, it was renowned for its role in
Operation Overlord (the D-Day landings in Normandy),
Operation Market Garden, the liberation of the Netherlands
and the defence of Bastogne during the Battle of the Bulge.
New in card cover - A4 format, 40pp,
numerous b/w photo, 5 colour plates (incl. double page
Wellington’s Veterans and
the Liberation of the New World. In the aftermath of
Waterloo, over 6,000 British volunteers sailed across the
Atlantic to aid Simon Bolivar in his liberation of Gran
Columbia from her oppressors in Madrid. The expeditions were
plagued with disaster from the start, one ship sank shortly
after leaving Portsmouth with the loss of almost 200 lives.
Those who reached the New World faced disease, wild animals,
mutiny and desertion, and conditions on campaign were
appalling. Nevertheless, those who endured made key
contributions to Bolivar’s success.
This is the story of a
journalist’s wartime service at sea. Starting in the engine
room as a stoker, John Gritten recounts his early experience
of the dramatic events of the Norwegian campaign, followed
by service in many different locations. Commissioned, his
D-Day role was in a tank landing craft bound for King Red
beach. His notes give a sense of immediacy to a combined
operation on a hitherto unprecedented scale. Just as graphic
are some of the images of his final months of service in the