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THE GERMAN WEHRMACHT IN WWII: KNIGHT’S CROSS HOLDERS, BIOGRAPHIES & MEMOIRS
Forever Forward: K-9 Operations in Vietnam
Mike
Lemish. The first in-depth account of K-9 Operations
during the Vietnam War, and provides a behind the
scenes look at howAllied forces employed dog teams in a
variety of roles, the evolution of the United States military
working dog program, and the aftermath of Vietnam.
Size:6”x9”•150bw images•256pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-3345-3•hard•$29.99
Along the Tigris: The 101st Airborne Division
in Operation Iraqi Freedom
Thomas L. Day. The
story of 16,000 soldiers, from the training grounds of
Fort Campbell, through the toughest battles in the blitz
of Baghdad to the Nineveh province, where the 101st
Airborne Division anchored for eight months after the
overthrow of Saddam Hussein. Without precedent or
a plan, the division sketched the blueprint to win the
peaceastheywent.Getbeyondtheheadlinestothetrue
story of the Army’s most storied division in the Iraq war.
Size:6”x9”•150colorphotos•400pp.
ISBN:0-7643-2620-2•hard•$35.00
THE GERMANWEHRMACHT INWWII
KNIGHT’S CROSS HOLDERS, BIOGRAPHIES & MEMOIRS
Knights of the Reich: The Twenty-Seven Most
Highly Decorated Soldiers of the Wehrmacht
in WWII
Günther Fraschka. Biographies of the twen-
ty-seven Holders of the Diamonds to the Knight’s Cross
from the Luftwaffe, Heer, Kriegsmarine and Waffen-SS:
Mölders, Galland, Gollob, Marseille, Graf, Rommel, Luth,
Nowotny, Schulz, Rudel, Graf Strachwitz, Gille, Hube,
Kesselring, Lent, Dietrich, Model, Hartmann, Balck,
Ramcke, Schnaufer, Brandi, Schorner, von Manteuffel,
Tolsdorff, Mauss, von Saucken.
Size:6”x9”•93bwphotos•320pp.
ISBN:0-88740-580-0•hard•$39.95
Knight’s Cross Profiles Vol.1: Heinz-Wolf-
gang Schnaufer • Rudolf Winnerl • Hermann
Graf • Hans-Georg Schierholz
Ralf Schumann.
This book is the first in a new series profiling the
Knight’s Cross holders of the Wehrmacht in World
War II. Concise biographies, rare photographs of
personalities, aircraft, and award documents cover
not only known soldiers and airmen, but lesser
known KC holders as well. This initial volume
covers four Luftwaffe fighter, and bomber pilots.
Size:8.5”x11”•440color/bwphotos•208pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-4057-4•hard•$35.00
Knight’s Cross Profiles Vol.2: Gerhard Türke
• Heinz Bär • Arnold Huebner • Joachim
Müncheberg
Ralf Schumann and Wolfgang
Westerwelle. This book is the second in a series
profiling the Knight’s Cross holders of the Wehr-
macht in World War II. Concise biographies, rare
photographs of personalities, aircraft, and award
documents cover not only known soldiers and
airmen, but lesser known KC holders as well.
Size:8.5”x11”•400bwphotos•208pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-4369-8•hard•$39.99
Knights of the Wehrmacht: Knight’s Cross
Holders of the U-Boat Service
FranzKurowski.Each
recipient is presented in a capsule biography including
dates of birth, awarding of the various Knight’s Cross
grades, and other particulars to rank and career. Each
is also shown in WWII era photographs.
Size:6”x9”•150bwphotos•280pp.
ISBN:0-88740-748-X•hard•$24.95
Knights of the Wehrmacht: Knight’s CrossHold-
ers of the Fallschirmjäger
Franz Kurowski. Each
recipient is presented in a capsule biography including
dates of birth, awarding of the various Knight’s Cross
grades, and other particulars to rank and career. Each
is also shown in WWII era photographs.
Size: 6”x9” • 130 bw photos • 280pp.
ISBN: 0-88740-749-8 • hard • $24.95
Knights of the Wehrmacht: Knight’s Cross
Holders of the Afrikakorps
Franz Kurowski. Each
recipient is presented in a capsule biography including
date of birth, awarding of the various Knight’s Cross
grades, and other particulars to rank and career. Each
is also shown in WWII era photographs.
Size:6”x9”•150bwphotos•352pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0066-0•hard•$24.95
The Knight’s Cross with Oakleaves, 1940-
1945: Biographies and Images of the 889
Recipients Schiffer LTD
Jeremy Dixon. This
two-volumesetpresentseveryrecipientoftheKnight’s
Cross with Oakleaves, awarded duringWWII, and
presentedbyHitlerfrom1940until1945. Included
are each of the 889 recipients from the Luftwaffe,
Heer,Waffen-SS,andKriegsmarine,aswellasforeign
recipients.ThisisthefirsttimesuchaworkisinEnglish.
Size:8.5”x11”•1000color/bwphotos•648pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-4266-0•hardcover,two-volume
set indeluxeslipcase•$125.00•
Schiffer LTD
Bayerlein: From Afrikakorps to Panzer
Lehr - The Life of Rommel’s Chief-of-Staff
Generalleutnant Fritz Bayerlein
P.A. Spayd.
The first and only comprehensive biography of
the life of Generalleutnant Fritz Bayerlein (1899-
1970), Erwin Rommel’s former Chief-of-Staff and
commander of the elite Panzer Lehr Division during
WWII. Over 340 photos and twenty war maps
drawn by Bayerlein, make this book a valuable
addition to a military or biographical collection.
Size:8.5”x11”•340color/bwphotos•304pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1866-7•hard•$59.95
Bayerlein: After Action Reports of the Pan-
zer Lehr Division Commander From D-Day
to the Ruhr
Spayd & Wilkins. Generalleutnant
Fritz Bayerlein, Commander of the Panzer Lehr
Division, wrote twenty manuscripts while interred
as a U.S. Army prisoner of war, from April 1945
until his release from captivity two years later.
All of Bayerlein’s manuscripts are presented here,
compiled into a chronological narrative, from the
Allied Invasion of Normandy to his surrender of
the LIII Armeekorps in the last days of WWII.
Size:8.5”x11”•170bwphotos•216pp.
ISBN:0-7643-2342-3•hard•$59.95
The Private Afrikakorps Photograph
Collection of Rommel’s Chief-of-
Staff Generalleutnant Fritz Bayerlein
Spayd & Dittmar-Bayerlein. The private
Afrikakorps photograph collection of
Rommel’s second in command, Gen-
eralleutnant Fritz Bayerlein. Over 200
photos, showing personalities, battle
scenes, behind the front line rest periods,
and non-battle scenery such as a tour of
ancient ruins with Rommel.
Size:11”x8.5”•200color/bwphotos•176pp.
ISBN:0-7643-2065-3•hard•$49.95
Bayerlein: The Denazification Trial of Rommel’s
Chief-of-Staff, and Panzer Lehr Division Com-
mander Generalleutnant Fritz Bayerlein
Spayd
& Insanally. This unique book about Bayerlein covers
his trial by the Denazification Tribunal conducted in
September 1947. Bayerlein’s German trial is extensively
documented including details of his testimony regarding
his actions as a commander during WWII.
Size:6”x9”•200color/bwphotos•224pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-3954-7•hard•$39.99
Generalfeldmarschall Fedor von Bock: The
War Diary 1939-45
Klaus Gerbert. The Von Bock
memoirs allow the reader to see the entire drama of
WWII through the eyes of one of Germany’s most
important military commanders. After the attacks
on Poland and Western Europe, von Bock became
Commander-in-Chief of Army Group Center which
carried out the main drive onMoscow during Operation
Barbarossa and brought the Red Army to the verge of
collapse in the great battles of encirclement.
Size:6”x9”•62bwphotos•640pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0075-X•hard•$39.95
Tiger Ace: The Life Story of Panzer Com-
mander Michael Wittmann
Gary Simpson.
The first comprehensive study of the legendary
Panzer commander. Though there have been
numerousarticlesonWittmann,nonehavecome
close to understanding the scope of his life and
combat experiences. Wittmann’s military exploits
stand out from all the rest, as his Sturmgeschütz
III and Tiger I crews succeeded in destroying
138 enemy tanks and 132 anti-tank guns and
field artillery pieces.
Size:7.75”x10.5”•77bwphotos•400pp.
ISBN:0-88740-526-6•hard•$39.95
Joachim Peiper: A Biography of Himmler’s
SS Commander
Jens Westemeier. In this new
historical investigation, Westemeier portrays the
riseand fallofanSSwarcriminal,anddemolishes
persistent myths of a Nazi icon. Using primary
sources and personal interviews, a compelling
image of the SS colonel emerges. The result is
a highly readable and scholarly account with
the first complete picture of Joachim Peiper.
Size:8.5”x11”•160bwphotos•288pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-2659-2•hard•$59.95
My Commando Operations: The Memoirs of
Hitler’s Most Daring Commando Otto Skorzeny
.
The memoirs of the legendary Skorzeny in its first un-
abridged English edition. Skorzeny’s fame began with
the successful raid to free Benito Mussolini from the Gran
Sasso, Italy, in 1943. Hitler presented Skorzeny with the
Knight’s Cross for this operation. Not only is this raid
explained in minute detail, many of Skorzeny’s previously
unknown operations in all European and Russian theatres
of WWII are given in detailed accounts. Size:6”x9”•26
bwphotos•496pp.ISBN:0-88740-718-8•hard•$39.99
SS-Brigadeführer und Generalmajor der
Waffen-SS Theodor “Teddy” Wisch
Markus
Lippl. The life of Theodor Wisch, Waffen-SS Gen-
eral and Swords to the Knight’s Cross holder told
in great detail. A member of the LAH from its
1933 creation to the end of WWII, he led some
of its most famous combat elements and rose
to command the division as successor to Sepp
Dietrich. Includes more than eighty illustrations,
most previously unpublished along with many
of Wisch’s surviving award documents.
Size:8.5”x11”•80bwphotos•80pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-4046-8•soft•$24.99
SS-Obersturmbannführer Otto Weidinger:
Knight’s Cross with Oakleaves and Swords
SS-Panzer-Grenadier-Regiment 4 Der Führer
Mark C. Yerger. This fully revised and expanded
edition of Weidinger’s authorized biography
provides a wealth of information for the historian
and military collector. Lavishly illustrated with
many never before seen photos, the volume
covers Weidinger’s military career and life in
complete detail.
Size:8.5”x11”•130bwphotos•96pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1169-7•soft•$24.95
SS-Sturmbannführer Ernst August Krag:
Träger des Ritterkreuzes mit Eichenlaub
Kommandeur SS-Sturmgeschützabteilung
2/SS-Panzer-Aufklärungsabteilung 2 Das
Reich
Mark C. Yerger. A close look at one of the
elite troops’ most decorated officers. Examining
his career from the pre-war armed SS to 1945,
the detailed text covers his entire wartime career
including accounts of the combats resulting in
his awards.
Size:8.5”x11”•35bwphotos•64pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0049-0•soft•$19.95
The War Diaries of a Panzer Soldier: Erich
Hager with the 17th Panzer Division on the
Russian Front • 1941-45
Edited by Garden &
Andrew. This book is a unique personal account
of the war on the Russian Front, written using
the diaries and photos of Hager who served in
the 39th Panzer Regiment, 17th Panzer Division
throughout the war in Russia.
Size:8.5”x11”•370color/bwphotos•240pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-3514-3•hard•$59.99
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