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A German Officer in Occupied Paris: The War Journals, 1941-1945

A German Officer in Occupied Paris: The War Journals, 1941-1945


Ernst ünger

ISBN: 9780231127400
Year of publication: 2018

Ernst Jnger A GERMAN OFFICER IN OCCUPIED PARIS THE WAR JOURNALS, 19411945 INCLUDING NOTES FROM THE CAUCASUS AND KIRCHHORST DIARIES Foreword by Elliot Y. Neaman Translated by Thomas S. Hansen and Abby J. Hansen Facsimile page from the First Paris Journal 45 July 1942 FOREWORD ELIOT NEAMAN Memories bear traits of an inverse causality. The world, as an effect, resembles a tree with a thousand branches, but as memory it leads downwards into the tangled network of the roots. When I confront memories, ...

Keywords: European German Literary Collections World War II
Nuremberg's Voice of Doom

Nuremberg's Voice of Doom


Wolfe Frank

ISBN: 9781526737519
Year of publication: 2018

Wolfe Frank NUREMBERGS VOICE of DOOM THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF THE CHIEF INTERPRETER AT HISTORYS GREATEST TRIALS Edited by Paul Hooley DEDICATED TO THE MEMORY OF WOLFE FRANK INTRODUCTION In 2015 retired panel beater and paint sprayer Mike Dilliway was about to move home. During the course of clearing out his property he came across some six to eight cardboard boxes, a number of files and two briefcases crammed full of assorted papers mostly in English but some in German that he had not thought about ...

Keywords: HISTORY Military World War II
War Story

War Story


Derek Robinson

ISBN: 97808573884830
Year of publication: 2011

Derek Robinson WAR STORY for my Mother Chapter 1 On the map it was about 160 miles from the aerodrome at Shoreham, across the English Channel and down through France to Pepriac, a scruffy little crossroads village some way south of Arras. That was on the map. In the air, and flying a BE2c, which meant crabbing against the wind and dodging the bigger clouds, the distance would be more like 200 miles. Allowing for a stop at the St. Omer depot near Boulogne to have lunch and a pee, ...

Keywords: Espionage World War I
Damned Good Show

Damned Good Show


Derek Robinson

ISBN: 9781623653224
Year of publication: 2013

Derek Robinson DAMNED GOOD SHOW To Flight Lieutenant Frank Lowe, DFM, and to his comrades of RAF Bomber Command in the Second World War. PART ONE High Alert FINE FETTLE 1 The group captain aimed his pipe at the wireless set. A Mess waiter hurried to switch it off. Never trust a man who carries an umbrella wherever he goes, Rafferty said. He thinks it will protect him. He deludes himself. I know its a big job, being Prime Minister, Hunt said. I just wish he wouldnt sound like an undertaker whos ...

Keywords: World War II
A Good Clean Fight

A Good Clean Fight


Derek Robinson

ISBN: 9781623653187
Year of publication: 2013

Derek Robinson A GOOD CLEAN FIGHT To Squadron Leader Bob Spurdle, DFC, to Squadron Leader R. W. Wally Wallens, DFC, and to their comrades of the RAF in the Second World War MAPS CHAPTER ONE Walkover It was good to be alive and young and flying Messerschmitt 109s from Barce airfield in April 1942. Barce was in Libya, near enough to the comforts of Benghazi and far enough from the Gazala Line, which was a couple of hundred miles to the east, near Tobruk. Beyond the Gazala Line which existed on the ...

Keywords: World War II
Piece of Cake

Piece of Cake


Derek Robinson

ISBN: 9781623653293
Year of publication: 2013

Derek Robinson PIECE OF CAKE For Wally and Beth SEPTEMBER 1939 Dawn was beginning to soften the edge of the night as the Buick convertible cruised through the Essex countryside. Its driver was a small man, so short that he had to sit on a cushion and lean forward to see over the Buicks broad bonnet. His right leg was at full stretch even so, only his toes pressed the accelerator. The rush of air lashed his curly hair forward. There were three other men in the car, all asleep. Like the driver, ...

Keywords: World War II
The Death of Hitler: The Final Word

The Death of Hitler: The Final Word


Jean-Christophe Brisard
Lana Parshina

ISBN: 9780306922589
Year of publication: 2018

Jean-Christophe Brisard and Lana Parshina THE DEATH OF HITLER THE FINAL WORD CONTENTS Cover Title Page Copyright Part I: The Investigation I Moscow, 6 April 2016 Berlin, May 1945 Moscow, October 2016 Paris, OctoberNovember 2016 Part II: The Last Days of Hitler 19 April: Where are the Russians Is the front holding Whats the Fhrer doing When is he leaving Berlin 20 April: Fhrers birthday. Sadly no one is in the mood for a party. 21 April: This is the final act. 22 April: The war is lost. 23 April: ...

Keywords: 20th Century Europe Germany World War II
Crimes Unspoken

Crimes Unspoken


Miriam Gebhardt

ISBN: 9781509511204
Year of publication: 2017

Miriam Gebhardt CRIMES UNSPOKEN THE RAPE OF GERMAN WOMEN AT THE END OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR Translated by Nick Somers ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS I am grateful for the assistance provided to me while researching this book from Martina Bhmer, an expert in dealing with traumatized rape victims in geriatric care, and Jrgen Klckler, city archivist in Konstanz. My thanks go also to the staff of the archives mentioned in this book, particularly Gerhard Frmetz from the Bayerisches Hauptstaatsarchiv. The ...

Keywords: World War II
Survival on the Death Railway and Nagasaki

Survival on the Death Railway and Nagasaki


Jim Brigginshaw

ISBN: 9781526740106
Year of publication: 2018

Jim Brigginshaw SURVIVAL ON THE DEATH RAILWAY AND NAGASAKI AUTHORS NOTE ANGRY, argumentative, a living skeleton that was the Jim Bodero I met 27 years after the war had ended. Id just taken over as editor of the newspaper where he was a compositorreader, the scourge of any journalist who mutilated the English language. I understood his irascibility when I learned of the terrifying ordeals hed been through as a prisoner of the Japanese, ordeals that for 27 years had left him in constant agony ...

Keywords: World War II
The Taster

The Taster


V S Alexander

ISBN: 9781496712271
Year of publication: 2018

V. S. Alexander THE TASTER To James E. Gunn, who lit the fire PROLOGUE Berlin, 2013 Who killed Adolf Hitler The answer lies within these pages. The circumstances surrounding his death have been disputed since 1945, but I know the truth. I was there. Now Im a childless old widow left alone in a house filled with memories as bitter as ashes. The linden trees in spring, the blue lakes in summer, bring me no joy. I, Magda Ritter, was one of fifteen women who tasted Hitlers food. He was obsessively ...

Keywords: Germany World War II
Memoirs of a Wartime Interpreter

Memoirs of a Wartime Interpreter


Elena Moiseyevna Rzhevskaya

ISBN: 9781784382810
Year of publication: 2018

Yelena Rzhevskaya MEMOIRS OF A WARTIME INTERPRETER FROM THE BATTLE FOR MOSCOW TO HITLERS BUNKER Translated by Arch Tait Foreword by Roger Moorhouse Acknowledgements This is the story of the war as I saw it, from the battle for Moscow to the last days in Hitlers bunker, and Stalins efforts to rewrite history to his own ends. I am profoundly grateful to Yelena Kostyukovich, who took this book to an Italian publisher and kept an eye on how it was faring, just when her own amazing book, Food: ...

Keywords: World War II
Architects of Death

Architects of Death


Karen Bartlett

ISBN: 9781785903571
Year of publication: 2018

Karen Bartlett ARCHITECTS OF DEATH THE FAMILY WHO ENGINEERED THE HOLOCAUST For Max CAST OF CHARACTERS TOPF FAMILY JOHANNES TOPF 18161891: founded J.A.Topf and Sons in Erfurt on 1 July 1868. JULIUS TOPF 18591914: son of Johannes Topf. Ran Topf and Sons jointly with his brother Ludwig Sr, until he relinquished his share due to ill health. LUDWIG TOPF SR 18631914: son of Johannes Topf. Ran Topf and Sons until his death in 1914. ELSE TOPF 18821940: wife of Ludwig Topf Sr, mother of Ludwig Jr and ...

Keywords: Europe Germany Holocaust World War II
The German Army on the Eastern Front

The German Army on the Eastern Front


Jeff Rutherford
Adrian E Wettstein

ISBN: 9781473861749
Year of publication: 2018

Jeff Rutherford and Adrian E. Wettstein THE GERMAN ARMY ON THE EASTERN FRONT AN INNER VIEW OF THE OSTHEERS EXPERIENCES OF WAR Introduction For the English-speaking world, the German army of the Second World War is generally viewed through the prism of war against the Western Allies. The brilliance and audacity of German panzer commanders and their troops led to the shocking defeat of French and British forces in 1940, while the Africa Corps proved extremely vexing to British forces in North ...

Keywords: World War II
Romanov Succession

Romanov Succession


Brian Garfield

ISBN: 9781453237724
Year of publication: 2012

Brian Garfield THE ROMANOV SUCCESSION For Bob and Mary, the Duke and Duchess of Leonia. Few events occur at the right time, and many do not occur at all it is the proper function of the historian to correct these faults. Herodotus A Note This is a novel of historical speculation. Some of its events and characters are real. Many are not. There were in fact three Romanov Pretenders to the Imperial Russian throne but they were not the three fictional Pretenders who appear in this book, nor were ...

Keywords: World War 2 World War II
The Ocean Liner

The Ocean Liner


Marius Gabriel

ISBN: 9781477805145
Year of publication: 2018

Marius Gabriel THE OCEAN LINER For Teddy, Tom, Emma and Sabby Le Havre, 1939 Hes a very ugly man, Rachel said. Even uglier than his photographs. But look at his eyes, Masha replied. They burn like coals. Well, I dont find him impressive. And as for his music You dont like his music Not in the slightest. Rachel, who had studied at the music conservatory in Leipzig before the Nazis had ejected her, had firm views on modern music. If I wish to be disturbed, I shall go to the zoo and listen to the ...

Keywords: World War II

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