Books on the men, their tactics, commanders, equipment, weaponry and histories of the major battles they fought in can be found on the bookshelves of almost all 20th Century history enthusiasts. Deutsche soldaten is a stunning visual history of the german soldier and provides a unique reflection of how the men lived, and washed themselves on the front, or behaved when at rest, ate, worries and how they spent their leave, ambitions, what were their pastimes, through the collections of personal items and other artifacts they left behind.
Deutsche Soldaten: Uniforms, Equipment and Personal Items of the German Soldier 1939-1945 #ad - The author, an expert on 20th-century military history and an avid collector of military items from many different armies, makes available to the general public for the first time all these artifacts which he has collected over the years in order to create this complete illustrated history. This book can best be understood as a G.
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HEITAI: Uniforms, Equipment and Personal Items of the Japanese Soldier, 1931-1945Andrea Press #ad - Also included are propaganda leaflets and simple reading material issued to the Heitai during long, slow periods of service on isolated sometimes bypassed Pacific islands. By examining the exact possessions of a japanese soldier—from dagger to toothbrush, from hand grenade to undergarments—one is able to see history come to life in a way no cinema or text alone could convey.
. In this lavishly illustrated book, readers and historians alike can finally glimpse the precise personal effects of the Imperial infantryman. Thanks to a collection carefully nurtured through the decades, every aspect of the Heitai’s daily existence is shown in detail with superb color photography accompanied by informative descriptions.
HEITAI: Uniforms, Equipment and Personal Items of the Japanese Soldier, 1931-1945 #ad - At the same time, it is of interest to note both the differences between an Imperial fighter’s equipment with that of a GI, and how in many ways it was similar. As a companion volume to the bestselling deutsche Soldaten, this over-sized, one-of-a-kind work on the Imperial Heitai provides a uniquely illuminating view of the Japanese fighting man who was once America’s most fearsome enemy.
Items range from weapons to clothing both tropical and arctic, visual devices, helmets, communications equipment, insignia, awards, eating implements, cameras, canteens, gas masks, tents and footwear. Once the seemingly invincible conquerors of nearly all of East Asia, uniforms, today relatively little is known of the exact weapons, and lifestyle of World War II Japanese soldiers the Heitai.
Panzers in Berlin 1945Panzerwrecks #ad - Mitte11. Spandau Breakout14. Reichskanzlei10 Oddities & unknown LocationsAppendixIndexBibliography. Neukölln & Tempelhof4. Panzers in berlin 1945 is a study of german armor during the Battle of Berlin in April and May of 1945 and is the first book to examine the role of Panzers in this final battle. This 392-page book is lavishly illustrated with 360 mostly unpublished photographs that take the reader from the retreat at Seelow to collecting wrecks from central Berlin.
Charlottenburg Bahnhof Scrapyard15. Panzer-vernichter-Abteilung 17. Years of painstaking research and a network of like-minded researchers from across the globe have enabled the authors to piece together the who, where, and why, including lists of wrecks documented by the military government in the immediate post-war period.
Panzers in Berlin 1945 #ad - In addition to informative text and hundreds of photos, many pages include a QR code - just point your smartphone camera at the code to show the scene today in Google Street View, while a separate map shows Berlin as it was in 1945 and plots the locations of the wrecks. To complete the coverage, acclaimed military artist Felipe Rodna has created sixteen pages of exquisite specially-commissioned artwork.
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Third Reich Collectibles: Identification and Price GuideKrause Publications #ad - The rise and fall of germany's Third Reich is one of the most studied, investigated and collected episodes of military history. A reign of terror that rose to near world domination during the 1930s and early 1940s, Adolph Hitler's Germany continues to fascinate generations of scholars and students of history alike.
Third Reich Collectibles: Identification and Price Guide #ad - The third reich's insatiable drumbeat of pageantry and propaganda produced countless uniforms, flags, insignia, daggers, and headgear, comprising one of the most desired categories in all of military collectibles to study, swords, medals, understand and own. Groundbreaking in scope and execution, third reich collectibles features more than 1, 300 color images with descriptions and values for:UniformsHelmetsHeadgearFlagsBadgesMembership pinsPatchesArmbandsFirearmsBladesEquipmentPaper IDsSignageAnd more associated with the military and paramilitary groups of the Third ReichThroughout the book you'll also find historical background information and period photographs capturing everyday Nazi Germany.
The Soviet Soldier 1941-1945Casemate Publishers #ad - Eight million soviet soldiers died on the Eastern Front between 1941 and 1945. The interested reader will find here a coherent wealth of information on the Red Army's organization and orders of battle, AFVs, its uniforms and equipment, and its materials soft skinned vehicles, Artillery, Signals. The various guises of the soviet soldier, marines, commissars, tankmen, artillerymen, have been reproduced in color with more than 50 studio reconstructions of infantrymen, parachutists, women soldiers, from Barbarossa to the fall of Berlin, etc.
A large variety of individual equipment, personal items, small arms, insignia and medals are illustrated in detail. However, their history, uniforms, and day-to-day plight remain mostly undocumented to this day. His vast knowledge of the subject has enabled him to contribute many articles to the French Militaria Magazine.
The Soviet Soldier 1941-1945 #ad - Many misconceptions prevail, most of them stemming from the ferocious Nazi propaganda of the time. His uniform and equipment improved constantly during the Great Patriotic War, despite the shortcomings of a war-crippled economy. There have been few books on the history and uniforms of the World War II Soviet Army.
The book also features hundreds of unpublished period photographs, many from the soldiers themselves. A career french army nco, philippe rio has a passion for the Red Army, from the 1930s to the 1950s.
Deutsche Kriegsmarine: Uniforms, Insignias and Equipment of the German Navy 1933-1945Andrea Press #ad - Deutsche Kriegsmarine: Uniforms, Insignias and Equipment of the German Navy 1933-1945 #ad - Over 500 pages, 2600 photographs most unpublished before accompany the clear, explanatory text. This book offers an outstanding visual record of the history, uniforms and gear used by the Kriegsmarine.
Deutsche Luftwaffe: Uniforms and Equipment of the German PilotCasemate Publishers #ad - From their uniforms to equipment to everyday sundries, we can share their experiences on airfields or in the very skies of Europe, drawn from incredible collections of memorabilia, above the dark cause which unfortunately they served. But as other great powers rose to combat hitler, Stuka, the supremacy of the Me-109, and Focke-Wulf soon began to pale before vast fleets of Allied warplanes which German industry could hardly match.
Deutsche Luftwaffe: Uniforms and Equipment of the German Pilot #ad - Nevertheless, until at the very end of the war they nearly gained the edge again with their aces flying the world’s first jet fighter, while “flying till they died, ” Luftwaffe pilots continued to write a record of heroism and innovation, the Me-262. In this large, lavishly illustrated, full-color work we gain an intimacy with the daily life of Luftwaffe pilots as never seen before.
When world war ii began, germany’s luftwaffe was the most powerful air force yet seen, achieving victory after victory in tandem with the German Army.
German Army Uniforms and Insignia 1933-1945Brockhampton Press #ad - This book is packed full of examples of the typical equipment, rank and badge insignia and uniforms from 1933 to 1945. The colour section includes side arm knots, shoulder straps & collar patches for NCO's and other ranks, officers and generals. It contains 375 black and white photographs whit-in 212 pages of information in a hardback binding.
German Army Uniforms and Insignia 1933-1945 #ad - Every section of the german army had its own unique badges and accoutrements, all of which are illustrated and explained in this book. There is also a rather interesting section on how the "Zeltbahn" a triangular cape or poncho also used as a shelter was worn. Very useful and informative for any student of this era.
Rations of the German Wehrmacht in World War IISchiffer Publishing, Ltd. #ad - Covering all the major food groups emergency and special rations, Scho-ka-kola, the supply system and wartime packaging materials and construction this book is a must for every serious collector and historian of the German military in World War II. Relying mainly on wartime german and American references, most unknown to the general public, this book dispels the many myths associated with German rations of World War II.
Lavishly illustrated with over 600 photographs and over 200 charts, wartime advertisements and other educational aids, it represents the most accurate and detailed look at the rations provided to the German soldier in World War II. This book is the definitive reference on the topic.
American Web Equipment: 1910-1967 Europa MilitariaThe Crowood Press UK #ad - In this book, holsters, a follow-up to the same author's well-received study of British web equipment, Martin Brayley gives a detailed illustrated overview of the webbing straps, carriers and haversacks used by American combat troops from before World War One to the Vietnam War. This book will be required reading for all students of American uniform and equipment, modelers, re-enactors and collectors.
Hundreds of different items are photographed, and the often small differences between suppliers and periods are pointed in the learned and informative text.
GOVERNMENT ISSUE: U.S. Army European Theater of Operations Collector GuideHistoire and Collections #ad - This is spectacular new book from europe’s leading uniform and equipment publisher will follow in the footsteps as such classics from the past as From Doughboy to GI. Histoire and collections has earned a reputation for producing the finest, incredibly detailed and sumptuously illustrated books. Their technique reaches a new level with this latest book.
All the uniforms, badges, insignia, weapons and equipment of the ETO are described in detail and depicted in both photographs and full color graphics. This book is a must for any collector in the field.