The Cavalry of the Wehrmacht Book Review

I am always on the lookout for the more obscure WW2 books and this looks to be fascinating.

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The Cavalry of the Wehrmacht 1941-1945

By Klaus Christian Richter

Hardcover in dustjacket, 208 pages, heavily illustrated

Published by Schiffer Publishing, Ltd January 2004

Language: English

ISBN-10: 0887408141

ISBN-13: 978-0887408144

Dimensions: 7.2 x 0.8 x 10.2 inches

Some of the lesser-known formations in the Wehrmacht order battle consisted of traditional horse cavalry units.  After the First World War the Reichsheer possessed eighteen Cavalry Regiments totaling 16,400 men.  These were organized along the lines of standard infantry regiments with integral supporting formations such as artillery, communications, anti-tank, and anti-aircraft.  Cavalry brigades fought in Poland, Holland, Belgium, and France.  Several of these units were amalgamated to form the 1st Cavalry Division in October 1940.  The division fought during the invasion of Russia, but was reorganized to form the 24th Panzer Division during the winter of 41-42.

At this point the remaining cavalry strength of the Wehrmacht was disbursed into divisional…

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Why So Many Western Covert Operations Have Failed Since World War II

Shots in the Dark – Why So Many Western Covert Operations Have Failed Since WW2

 

A Great read both from a historical point of view and practical, Civilian Operator POV on the RELEVANCE of Guerilla Warfare in the 21st Century.

You have to Understand the Lessons of History in order not to repeat the mistakes of the past….this is why every Warrior needs to be a Scholar and Historian FIRST!

Read this article twice and look up the links and read about them…this is a study worthy of your time I promise you.

Stay Alert, Stay Armed and Stay Dangerous!

 

Obscure Military History: Psy-Ops

Although the title of this vid was “creepy sounds”, it had quite a collection of psy-ops (Psychological Operations) various militaries throughout history used to frighten and dishearten the enemies will to fight, including quite a few from WW2.

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Obscure WW2 History: Operation Columba, The Secret Pigeon Service

Operation Columba, Secret Pigeon Service: Untold Story Of World War II Resistance

 

I would also file this under World War Two Books Worth Reading.

Amazing Story.

 

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World War II History: Secret Nazi Base Discovered in The Arctic

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Secret Nazi Military Base Discovered By Russian Scientists In The Arctic

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No, I don’t think this is the lab where they were building the Uber-Soldats (Super Soldiers) or experimenting on Aliens trying to find the true Aryan bloodline, but is was definitely a Nazi base of some type.

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