Zaloga, Steven J.

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Imagen de Campaign Nº320. Brittany 1944
Campaign Nº320. Brittany 1944
One of the prime objectives for the Allies following the D-Day landings was the capture of sufficient ports to supply their armies. The original Overlord plans assumed that ports along the Breton coast would be essential to expansion of the Normandy beach-head. This included the major ports at (...)
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Imagen de Weapon Nº060. The Anti-Tank Rifle
Weapon Nº060. The Anti-Tank Rifle
The emergence of the tank in World War I led to the development of the first infantry weapons to defend against tanks. Anti-tank rifles became commonplace in the inter-war years and in the early campaigns of World War II in Poland and the Battle of France, which saw renewed use in the form of the (...)
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Imagen de Atlas of the European Campaign: 1944-45
Atlas of the European Campaign: 1944-45
In June 1944 the Allies opened the long-awaited second front against Nazi Germany on the beaches of Normandy, and this was to be the start of a long struggle throughout Western Europe for the Allied forces in the face of stiff German resistance.The European Theater was where the bulk of the Allied (...)
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Imagen de Ploesti 1943 : The Great Raid on Hitler's Romanian Oil Refineries
Ploesti 1943 : The Great Raid on Hitler's Romanian Oil Refineries
Operation Tidal Wave was one of the boldest and most controversial air raids by the United States Army Air Forces (USAAF). At the time, the Romanian Ploesti oil fields produced about a third of all Axis oil, and was Germany's single most important fuel source. In the summer of 1943, the USAAF (...)
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Imagen de New Vanguard Nº276 German Guided Missiles of World War II
New Vanguard Nº276 German Guided Missiles of World War II
Although not as well-known as the V-1 buzz bomb and the V-2 missile, the first German missiles to see combat were anti-ship missiles, the Henschel Hs.293 guided missile and the Fritz-X guided bomb. These began to see extensive combat in the Mediterranean in 1943. In their most famous use, the (...)
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Imagen de New Vanguard Nº281 Tanks in the Battle of the Bulge
New Vanguard Nº281 Tanks in the Battle of the Bulge
The Battle of the Bulge raises many questions which, until now, have not been adequately answered: How did the major tank types perform during the battle? What were the specific ‘lessons learned' from the combat? And did these lessons result in changes to tanks in the subsequent months?Offering (...)
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