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After The Battle Magazine Issue 159 Back Issue

English 48 Reviews   •  English   •   General Interest (History & Knowledge)
THE BATTLE FOR THE REICHSWALD - On February 8, 1945, the First Canadian Army, along with the British XXX Corps (operating under Canadian command) launched Operation 'Veritable', a massive offensive designed to conquer the northern half of the German Rhineland and obtain positions favourable for a later assault across the Rhine. Western Desert Battlefield Tours - Steve Hamilton has been exploring the Western Desert long before battlefield tour companies even existed. After the Battle takes a look at this remarkable operation prior to the launch of our new book The Desert War Then and Now. The International Tracing Service at Arolsen - The upheaval caused by Germany transporting hundreds of thousands of civilians from one country to another right across Europe presented a huge problem for the Allies in 1945. In January 1946 the Central Tracing Bureau was established under the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration. We tell how this was set up and run, and the effect it has had on many family's since. The Kingsclere Massacre - Matthew Spicer recounts how a group of American soldiers based at Kingsclere in Berkshire brought murder and mayhem to this English village. The Desert War Then and Now - Jean Paul Pallud introduces his latest masterpiece in the form of this 592-page book published by After the Battle, which covers the campaign in North Africa from 1940 to 1943.
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Issue 159 THE BATTLE FOR THE REICHSWALD - On February 8, 1945, the First Canadian Army, along with the British XXX Corps (operating under Canadian command) launched Operation 'Veritable', a massive offensive designed to conquer the northern half of the German Rhineland and obtain positions favourable for a later assault across the Rhine. Western Desert Battlefield Tours - Steve Hamilton has been exploring the Western Desert long before battlefield tour companies even existed. After the Battle takes a look at this remarkable operation prior to the launch of our new book The Desert War Then and Now. The International Tracing Service at Arolsen - The upheaval caused by Germany transporting hundreds of thousands of civilians from one country to another right across Europe presented a huge problem for the Allies in 1945. In January 1946 the Central Tracing Bureau was established under the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration. We tell how this was set up and run, and the effect it has had on many family's since. The Kingsclere Massacre - Matthew Spicer recounts how a group of American soldiers based at Kingsclere in Berkshire brought murder and mayhem to this English village. The Desert War Then and Now - Jean Paul Pallud introduces his latest masterpiece in the form of this 592-page book published by After the Battle, which covers the campaign in North Africa from 1940 to 1943.


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THE BATTLE FOR THE REICHSWALD - On February 8, 1945, the First Canadian Army, along with the British XXX Corps (operating under Canadian command) launched Operation 'Veritable', a massive offensive designed to conquer the northern half of the German Rhineland and obtain positions favourable for a later assault across the Rhine. Western Desert Battlefield Tours - Steve Hamilton has been exploring the Western Desert long before battlefield tour companies even existed. After the Battle takes a look at this remarkable operation prior to the launch of our new book The Desert War Then and Now. The International Tracing Service at Arolsen - The upheaval caused by Germany transporting hundreds of thousands of civilians from one country to another right across Europe presented a huge problem for the Allies in 1945. In January 1946 the Central Tracing Bureau was established under the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration. We tell how this was set up and run, and the effect it has had on many family's since. The Kingsclere Massacre - Matthew Spicer recounts how a group of American soldiers based at Kingsclere in Berkshire brought murder and mayhem to this English village. The Desert War Then and Now - Jean Paul Pallud introduces his latest masterpiece in the form of this 592-page book published by After the Battle, which covers the campaign in North Africa from 1940 to 1943.
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