Know Your WW2 History: The Last German Victory of WW2 – How the Germans Got Their Last Laugh in Greece

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.

 

Chetnik Uprising in Srb, 27 July 1941

Fascinating Piece of WW2 era history.

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Background

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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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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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.

 

Stay Alert, Stay Armed and Stay Dangerous!

 

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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