By John F Winkler,Peter Dennis
By Samuel W. Mitcham Jr.
Built as a chain of forts, bunkers, and tank traps, the West Wall--known because the Siegfried Line to the Allies--stretched alongside Germany's western border. After D-Day in June 1944, because the Allies raced throughout France and threatened to pierce into the Reich, the Germans fell again at the West Wall. In determined fighting--among the war's worst--the Germans held off the Allies for numerous months.
By Gordon Williamson,Darko Pavlovic
By Warlord Games,Peter Dennis
By Janet Fogg,Charlotte Baldridge,Richard Fogg
Relying now not on memories rendered vague via the passage of time, or secondhand studies which necessarily lose context, A happen Spirit as a substitute provides observations from the gang historian, base chaplain, and the fighter pilots themselves, recorded as they happened through the clash. The complicated operation of a wartime fighter base, the deep pride of a profitable venture, and the heartbreak of expecting pilots that by no means again, are awarded with the readability which can basically come from contemporaneous reports.
A show up Spirit is a tribute to the officials that gave the 359th Fighter crew its association and course, the enlisted males who made it paintings, and specifically the pilots, 121 of whom made the final word sacrifice within the pursuit of freedom.
By Warlord Games,Peter Dennis
By Urs Luterbacher
By Captain John W. Thomason Jr.
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By Mark Crawford
“Rebel lodge of the lifeless” introduces readers to common health facility no 1 in Kittrell Springs, North Carolina, the place health center chaplain Rev. M. M. Marshall did his most sensible to are likely to the non secular wishes of seriously wounded males. Marshall’s lately stumbled on reminiscences are threaded all through this relocating narrative and comprise a number of the final phrases of demise soldiers.
“I’ll dwell but to bop on That Foot!” deals the letters of Charles Blacknall, a prosperous plantation owner-turned-Confederate officer who penned candid letters again domestic that display not just an informed and passionate guy, yet one that is slowly being fed on by way of war.
The remarkable story of a private clash among a Union significant and a accomplice colonel unfolds in “An Eye for an Eye.” The quarrel, which speedy turned deeply own, ended in a sequence of vicious retaliatory killings, guerrilla battle, the eventual intervention of president Abraham Lincoln—and the homicide of 1 of the officers.
The tale of the conflict of Dinwiddie Courthouse, a sour conflict throughout the final days of the battle in Virginia, is advised via many first-person money owed in “The South’s ‘Sunset Charge.’” during this struggle, the prelude to the better-known conflict of 5 Forks, Federal troops publish a stout struggle, regardless of being seriously outnumbered, with assistance from their lethal repeating carbines. Few understand that many accomplice infantrymen have been swept away and drowned there in a valiant cost throughout a muddy rain-swollen river.
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By John Milne
There isn't any Roll of Honour nor record of honours and awards, yet officer casualties and new arrivals are pointed out via identify within the textual content different ranks by means of totals. There are money owed of gallantry awards yet regrettably there is not any index both. In the entire battalion misplaced 628 lifeless (44 of them officers), and it's a sobering suggestion that just about a 3rd of them died at the morning of thirteen October 1915 on the Hohenzollern Redoubt.