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Kos and Leros 1943
Language: en
Pages: 96
Authors: Anthony Rogers
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-08-22 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

This title is an illustrated account of the autumn 1943 battle for the Dodecanese, as Winston Churchill attempted to secure the Aegean islands in the wake of the Italian armistice. The occupation was a gamble intended to increase pressure against Germany and at the same time possibly provide encouragement for
Churchill's Folly
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Anthony Rogers
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-02-02 - Publisher: The History Press

In autumn 1943 the Italian-held Dodecanese was the setting for the last decisive German invasion of the Second World War – and the last irreversible British defeat. After the Italian armistice that followed the downfall of Mussolini, Churchill seized the opportunity to open a new front in the eastern Mediterranean,
Kos and Leros 1943
Language: en
Pages: 96
Authors: Anthony Rogers
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-08-22 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

This title is an illustrated account of the autumn 1943 battle for the Dodecanese, as Winston Churchill attempted to secure the Aegean islands in the wake of the Italian armistice. The occupation was a gamble intended to increase pressure against Germany and at the same time possibly provide encouragement for
George Jellicoe
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Nicholas C Jellicoe
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-08-31 - Publisher: Pen and Sword Military

George Jellicoe, son of Admiral Sir John Jellicoe, commander of the British Grand Fleet at Jutland, was never compromised by his privileged upbringing. In this insightful biography, his son describes a life of action, drama, public service and controversy. George’s exploits with the newly formed SAS, as David Stirling’s second-in-command,
The Junkers Ju 52 Story
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Jan Forsgren
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-01-20 - Publisher: Fonthill Media

The iconic and legendary Junkers Ju 52 first flew in 1930. Designed and built by the Junkers Aircraft Company of Dessau, Germany, the Ju 52 was originally intended as a single-engine cargo aircraft. An upgraded model, the Ju 52/3m, was powered by three engines and excelled as an eighteen-seat airliner.