The Last German Victory of WW2 – How the Germans Got Their Last Laugh in Greece
Superb chapter of obscure WW2 History your normie history books don’t discuss much.
Fascinating Piece of WW2 era history.
On 27th of July 1941., a rebellion began against the government of Independent State of Croatia. For a long time, this day was celebrated as the day of Antifascist uprising in Croatia. Uprising caught the area of Srb, Lapac, Drvar and Bosansko Grahovo, that is the area of Lika and Western Bosnia. Since the territory of NDH in Yugoslavia was divided into two republics – Croatia and BiH – both marked the day as the Day of the Uprising.
But the uprising was significantly different from what it is usually portrayed as. The “antifascist” uprising was carried out primarily by Serb Chetniks, with significant support from Communist Partisans as well as Fascist Italy. Representatives of Serb Chetniks and Italian authorities had met in Benkovac on 23rd July – just before the uprising. In the meeting it was agreed that Serbs will return to their homes and work…
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I am always on the lookout for the more obscure WW2 books and this looks to be fascinating.
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
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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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!
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