What do you read at the moment?

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Re: What do you read at the moment?

Post by sebastian » Fri Jan 07, 2011 2:55 am

im reading campagne in Rusland by Leon degrelle a 2nd hand book i picked up in a store hardcover (linnenwoven),goes about the stride and struggle of him and his w-ss Wallonien,a little book about 350 pages i think.the problem is there are not so many books in dutch,so to keep up with you guys i would have to read some english written books,and then stuff gets lost in translation :-)
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Re: What do you read at the moment?

Post by Helmut » Fri Jan 07, 2011 7:33 am

Richard Hargreaves wrote:The mammoth history of 16 (mot) Infanterie Division (Windhund division). Head and shoulders above any Heer unit history.
Richard,
Do you know where one could acquire this book?

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Re: What do you read at the moment?

Post by Richard Hargreaves » Fri Jan 07, 2011 7:59 am

Occasionally pops up on ebay (last time it went for over 200 €). It's a huge lever-arch file affair, rather than a book per se. Runs to over 2,000 pages. :shock:

There's a pdf version of it which the Windhund division site was selling a few years back, but no longer is evidently- the webmaster never responded to the e-mails I sent him. :(
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Re: What do you read at the moment?

Post by drGreen » Fri Jan 07, 2011 10:46 am

I'm reading Wilhem Tieke's "Das Ende Zwischen Oder und Elbe, der Kampf um Berlin 1945". :[]

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Post by Jan-Hendrik » Fri Jan 07, 2011 12:07 pm

Excellent Volume, after Venghaus the best book on the Berlin battle 1945 :up:
The mammoth history of 16 (mot) Infanterie Division (Windhund division).
I think I have heard about that one... :beer:

My actual reading:

Immer wieder Nahkampf-Ein Träger der Nahkampfspange in Gold erinnert sich,

The memories of the NSKiG-Holder Franz Schmid of 17.Pz.Div., edited by Ingo Möbius 8)

Avaibale on cimm.de

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Re: What do you read at the moment?

Post by Imad » Sun Jan 09, 2011 8:23 pm

Richard Hargreaves wrote:The mammoth history of 16 (mot) Infanterie Division (Windhund division). Head and shoulders above any Heer unit history.
Really? Beats Heinz-Guenther Guderian's account as well?
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Re: What do you read at the moment?

Post by Richard Hargreaves » Mon Jan 10, 2011 1:17 am

Imad wrote:
Richard Hargreaves wrote:The mammoth history of 16 (mot) Infanterie Division (Windhund division). Head and shoulders above any Heer unit history.
Really? Beats Heinz-Guenther Guderian's account as well?
Well, it's a bit disjointed, but the amount of material (over 2,000 pages :shock: ) gathered from people and official sources is just staggering. It ends in May 1944 when the division's re-formed as 116 Panzer, so you'll need both books for a complete history. :[]
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Re: What do you read at the moment?

Post by Jan-Hendrik » Sat Jan 22, 2011 3:27 am

Rolf Hinze - Hannvorsche Artillerie Vol.I 19. Infanterie- und Panzer-Division, Divisionsgeschichte aus der Sicht eines Artilleristen (again :D )

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Re: What do you read at the moment?

Post by Richard Hargreaves » Sat Jan 22, 2011 11:47 am

Oskar Munzel, Gekämpft, gesiegt, verloren - a history of Pz Regt 6. First class. :up:
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Re: What do you read at the moment?

Post by mammoth181 » Mon Jan 24, 2011 1:05 pm

To the Caucasus and the Austrian Alps, The History of the 23. Panzer-Division in WWII
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Re: What do you read at the moment?

Post by Helmut » Tue Jan 25, 2011 11:43 am

Servus,
I just started reading HITLER'S FIRST WAR which I received for Christmas.

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Post by Richard Hargreaves » Tue Jan 25, 2011 12:47 pm

There's been some interesting discussions on that in the WW1 fora, Helmut, and the other weighed in to an argument on the AHF. Sadly I don't know enough about the Kaiser's Army or the List Regiment to say whether Weber's right or wrong, but I certainly found it interesting.

Just arrived in the post this morning, Ulf Balke's Der Luftkrieg in Europa, a slightly misleading title for a stunning two-volume history of KG2 jam-packed with first-hand accounts. Quality. :up:
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Re: What do you read at the moment?

Post by Dutto1 » Wed Jan 26, 2011 1:56 pm

Berlin at War by Roger Moorhouse.Very good book !

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Re: What do you read at the moment?

Post by Harry64 » Fri Jan 28, 2011 7:38 am

Helmut wrote:
Richard Hargreaves wrote:The mammoth history of 16 (mot) Infanterie Division (Windhund division). Head and shoulders above any Heer unit history.
Richard,
Do you know where one could acquire this book?

Helmut
Helmut the CD with PDF-format is available from the "Windhund" internet-site:

http://home.arcor.de/axel.strube/html/j ... ldzug.html

scroll down and open an order via Email "Die gesamte CD der Geschichte der Windhund-Division können Sie für 19,00 EUR hier bestellen." with a click on "hier".
Price for the CD is 19 Euro plus package.
I emailed Axel few day´s ago. :wink:

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Re: What do you read at the moment?

Post by Helmut » Fri Jan 28, 2011 11:04 am

Thank you very much!

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