world war ii

  1. M

    George Jellicoe, SAS and SBS Commander by Nicholas Jellicoe

    Pen and Sword Military have pulled it off again: they have published yet another brilliant and readable military biography, worthy of a place beside Richard Mead's biography of Major-General Bob Laycock, Commando General: The Life of Major General Sir Robert Laycock KCMG, CB, DSO (reviewed for...
  2. untallguy

    Logistics in World War II 1939-1945

    Logistics in World War II 1939-1945 by John Norris sets out to explain the logistic systems II 1939-1945 employed by the major warring nations in World War II. It covers a range of issues and examines a number of theatres. I was interested in this book for professional and academic reasons (I...
  3. MoleBath

    Allied Intelligence And The Cover Up At Pointe Du Hoc Vol 2

    This is the first of 2 volumes covering the famous Pointe Du Hoc assault by the US Rangers; it examines the training equipment and doctrine of the US Rangers. All good armies see elite formations arise, compete, merge or survive. The US has the advantage that a large US Marine Corps makes for...
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    Ian Fleming and Operation Golden Eye:

    Two Naval Officers, Ian Fleming and Alan Hillgarth, were the architects of Operation Golden Eye, a little-known sabotage and disruption plan that would have been activated if Germany had invaded Spain or Spain had become an Axis ally during the Second World War. Although this was far from...