Germany’s Eastern Front in World War II saw many campaigns and battles that have been “forgotten” by a Soviet Union that tried to hide its military failures. The Red Army’s invasion of Romania in April and May 1944 was one such campaign, which produced nearly 200,000 casualties and tarnished the reputations of its commanders. The redoubtable David Glantz, the world’s leading authority on the Soviet military in World War II, now restores this tale to its proper place in the [...]
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The Katyn Findings 1952: The U.S. Congress investigates the murder of Polish officers and intellectuals by Stalin’s order in the spring of 1940
In September 1939, Germany and the Soviet Union invaded and occupied the republic of Poland, dividing the country between them. Some two hundred thousand Polish soldiers became prisoners of war in Russian camps, which were often converted monasteries. In March 1940, Joseph Stalin approved a plan to murder twenty-two thousand officers, sergeants, and civilian intellectuals, the better to deprive eastern Poland of the men who might contest communist rule when the eastern half of the country wasSale Price: Read More
Description: The hardcover The Dead Hand book recounts the epic build-up and final end to the Cold War arms race. The title takes its name from the Soviet plan to build a nuclear retaliation system in the event they were victim of a first strike by the U.S. A thrilling Cold War book, The Dead Hand, is also a frightening one, detailing the efforts of U.S. intelligence officers to keep the Soviet Union’s residual nuclear arsenal out of the wrong [...]
Description: The Gun A Visual History book is the perfect gift for anyone interested in firearms. From rifles and pistols to machine guns and grenade launchers, its pages showcase more than 300 guns. Read the hardcover gun book “A Visual History” for a comprehensive record of the weapons that spans the last 800 years. Regular price: 22.00 USD Our price: 22.00 USD
Germany Before The War The leadup to WWII in Germany and Russia. The color footage reveals how Hitler and Stalin prepared their respective countries for war. Ethnic cleansing is discussed in great detail here, too! The precursors to the Cold War are discussed.