Guderian Panzer General

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A welcome new edition of a book, first published in 1997 by Greenhill, is packed with information and original insights. Guderian is the father of the panzer concept of armoured fighting vehicles with personnel carriers and artillery intendedUpload Files for fast moving warfare with air superiority and tactical bombing to ensure rapid mobility – Highly Recommended.


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The Story of the Guards Armoured Division

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This important book is packed with information. The Guards Division was formed a year before the Normandy Landings and was to play a leading role in breaking out of the beachheads and advancing through France and Belgium, crossing the Rhine and completing the victory – Highly Recommended.


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Sinews of War, The Logistical Battle to Keep the 53rd Welsh Division On the Move During Operation Overlord

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This important book is packed with information. The author has provided a rare account of logistics in supporting a combat operation that will be of enormous value to historians and enthusiasts – Highly Recommended.


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Valentine Baker’s Heroic Stand at Tashkessen 1877, A Tarnished British Soldier’s Glorious Victory

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The Nineteenth Century saw a number of British naval and army officers follow disgrace with glorious service for a foreign power. This book covers Baker’s lows and highs to his triumph at Tashkessen, but it also includes some brief and fascinating views of his family – Highly Recommended.


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Images of War, SS DAS Reich At War 1939-1945, A History of the Division on the Western and Eastern Fronts, Rare Photographs From Wartime Archives

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This is a worthy addition to the highly popular Images of War series. Himmler had hoped to eventually replace the German Army with SS troops. He failed to achieve that but the Waffen SS became an important element in the German land forces – Highly Recommended.


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Tornado GR1, an Operational History

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The author is a former Tornado pilot who has researched and spoken with former comrades to produce an excellent and unique account of the Tornado GR1 and its part in the 1990-1991 Gulf War. The Tornado was born as a multi-role swing-wing combat aircraft for use in Europe against any Soviet threats. Later marks are still in frontline service but the story of the GR1 has not previously been told well – Highly Recommended.


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Magnum! The Wild Weasels in Desert Storm

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The authors are both experienced tactical pilots who have served in the USAF & Schreiner flew F-4G Wild Weasels during the desert campaign. This is a very important book that looks into the largely untold story of the electronic war that is critical to modern air warfare – Highly Recommended.


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Airbus-built full electric EUTELSAT 172B satellite reaches geostationary orbit in record time

New telecommunications satellite has completed the first electric orbit raising for a high capacity satellite in just four months after its launch in June, a world first

Paris / Toulouse, 11/10/2017 – The EUTELSAT 172B spacecraft, built by Airbus for Eutelsat, one of the world’s leading satellite operators, has now reached geostationary orbit, breaking the record for the fastest satellite electric orbit raising (EOR).

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Cessna Citation Latitude popularity soars, reaches 100th delivery milestone

 

Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing Rob Scholl (far left) and Textron Aviation employees celebrate the 100th Latitude delivery at NBAA 2017

LAS VEGAS (Oct. 10, 2017) – Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today announced at the National Business Aviation Association Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE) that it is in the process of delivering the 100th Cessna Citation Latitude midsize business jet. The milestone aircraft, which comes just 26 months after the first Latitude entered service, will be handed over to NetJets, Inc., this week at Textron Aviation headquarters in Wichita, Kansas.

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