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Images of War eBook Series

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  • Armoured Warfare and the Fall of France 1940

    Series series Images of War
    A visual account of the fall of France during World War II, featuring images of tanks and other armoured vehicles used by belligerents.At 21:00 on 9 May 1940, Codeword Danzig was issued alerting Adolf Hitler’s airborne troops that they were about to spearhead an attack on Belgium and the Netherlands. The following day his blitzkrieg rolled forward striking the British Expeditionary Force and the ... Read more

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  • The Eastern Front Air War, 1941–1945

    Series series Images of War
    This lavishly illustrated WWII history examines the bitter aerial combat of the Eastern Front through rare wartime photographs and informative text.Though the air war was a major aspect of the Eastern Front conflict, it has long been neglected by historians. Anthony Tucker-Jones’s photographic history offers a vividly detailed introduction to the subject. With more than 150 archival images—most of ... Read more

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  • The Battle for the Caucasus, 1942–1943

    Series series Images of War
    In late 1942 Hitler's forces advanced far into the Caucasus in the southern Soviet Union in one of the most ambitious offensives of the Second World War, but this extraordinary episode is often forgotten-it is overshadowed by the disastrous German attack on Stalingrad which took place at the same time. Using over 150 wartime photographs Anthony Tucker-Jones gives the reader a graphic, concise ... Read more

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  • Armoured Warfare in the Battle for Normandy

    Series series Images of War
    This fully illustrated WWII history offers a vivid look at the armored vehicles used by Allied and Nazi forces during D-Day and the Normandy Campaign.The remarkable photographs collected here illustrate in graphic detail the role armor played in the Allied D-Day landings and the liberation of occupied France—as well as the skill and tenacity of the German panzer units that confronted them. The ... Read more

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  • Armoured Warfare in the First World War 1916-18

    Series series Images of War
    A hundred years ago, on 15 September 1916, on the Western Front during the Battle of the Somme, the tank made its debut on the battlefield. The first tanks were crude, unreliable, vulnerable weapons, but they changed the character of land warfare forever, and Anthony Tucker-Jones's photographic history of these pioneering armored vehicles is the ideal introduction to them. In a selection of over ... Read more

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  • The Battle for Budapest 1944 - 1945

    Series series Images Of War
    The desperate struggle between the Wehrmacht and the Red Army for Budapest in 1944 and 1945 was as lethal and destructive as any of the urban battles fought during the Second World War. The losses of men and equipment sustained by the Germans were so great that they hastened the collapse of Hitler’s regime. Yet what happened in Budapest is less well remembered today than other flash points in the ... Read more

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  • The Normandy Air War, 1944

    Series series Images of War
    The Allied air forces of WWII come dramatically alive in this photographic history of D-Day and the invasion of France.In the months preceding the Normandy landings, Allied air forces played a vital role in blinding and isolating German forces in northern France. During the campaign, they supported the Allied armies in their push inland, most notably by hampering the march of Hitler’s panzer ... Read more

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  • Kalashnikov in Combat

    Series series Images of War
    The Kalashnikov assault rifle, generically known as the AK-47, is the most famous small arm ever made. This weapon has transcended its Soviet designer and country of origin to become the most prolifically produced and iconic weapon in the world – and it has become a brand that has been used to sell everything from T-shirts to vodka. Although it first appeared in the late 1940s, it did not make its ... Read more

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  • Armoured Warfare in the Far East, 1937–1945

    Series series Images of War
    Anthony Tucker-Jones's photographic history is a fascinating visual introduction to the armoured battles of the Second World War in the Far East and Asia-Pacific regions, from 1937 to 1945. In contrast to the experience of the armies that fought in Europe and North Africa, in the Far East tanks remained an infantry support weapon, and their role is often neglected in histories of the conflict. ... Read more

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  • The Panzer III

    Hitler's Beast of Burden

    Series series Images of War
    The Panzerkampfwagen III Panzer III was one of the German army's principal tanks of the Second World War, yet its history is often overlooked in comparison to its more famous successors the Panzer IV, Panther and Tiger. Anthony Tucker-Jones, in this volume in the Images of War series, provides a visual account of the tank in over 150 wartime photographs and describes in a concise text its ... Read more

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  • The Battle for Arnhem 1944–1945

    Series series Images of War
    A photographic history of WWII’s Operation Market Garden and the Allies’ quest for the famed “Bridge Too Far.”Operation Market Garden, September 1944, the Netherlands. Three parachute drops and one armored charge. The prize was the last bridge at Arnhem over the Neder Rijn. Taken intact, it would provide the Allies with a backdoor into Germany—the famous “Bridge Too Far.”This was one of the most ... Read more

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  • The Battle for Kharkov, 1941–1943

    Series series Images of War
    A pictorial history of a series of World War II battles between the Soviet Red Army and the Nazi Wehrmacht around a city in present-day Ukraine.The four battles fought for Kharkov during the Second World War are often overshadowed by the battles for Moscow, Leningrad, and Stalingrad, yet they were critical stages in the struggle between the Wehrmacht and the Red Army for control of the southern ... Read more

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