There is a chapter of World War 2 history that remains largely untold: the story of the fourth largest Allied military of the war, and the only nation to have fought in the battles of Leningrad, Arnhem, Tobruk, and Normandy. This is the story of the Polish forces during the Second World War.
In 2006, President George Bush declared it ?priority number one? to defeat the threat of improvised explosive devices. This volume describes the military's rapid response in developing and deploying mine-resistant ambush-protected vehicles that ultimately overcame the threat of roadside bombs in Iraq and Afghanistan. Presents in detail all the major MRAPs: RG-31, RG-33, Cougar, Caiman, MaxxPro,...
I was only 17 years old when the knock came on our door late one night. The French police barged in, arresting me and my father as member of the French Resistance. We, along with 2000 others, were jammed into 20 box cars and shipped to Buchenwald, the most horrific Nazi camp where we were viewed by our SS keepers as expendable sub-humans and forced to work as slave laborers. I was beaten and starved. I witnessed brutal tortures and senseless murders. But I survived.
The centenary of the First World War has brought with it much attention on the lives of those left behind at home. This book explains how the daily life of children one hundred years ago was affected by war.
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