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Tito's Partisans, 1941-45

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The civil war that raged in Yugoslavia following the German invasion in 1941 was brutal, uncompromising and complex, pitting royalists, fascists communists, ethnic groups, and the Axis powers against one another in a shifting and bloody theatre of war. The Partisan forces under the command of Josip Broz Tito were a constant thorn in the side of the Wehrmacht divisions in the Balkans, prompting numerous anti-partisan operations. Using primary source material, stunning contemporary images and personal accounts, ...

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Overview

The civil war that raged in Yugoslavia following the German invasion in 1941 was brutal, uncompromising and complex, pitting royalists, fascists communists, ethnic groups, and the Axis powers against one another in a shifting and bloody theatre of war. The Partisan forces under the command of Josip Broz Tito were a constant thorn in the side of the Wehrmacht divisions in the Balkans, prompting numerous anti-partisan operations. Using primary source material, stunning contemporary images and personal accounts, this book explores a well-known but little published subject for the first time, bringing to light the development, training, weaponry, tactics and combat experiences of Tito's formidable guerrilla force, and the events of this bloody theatre of World War II (1939-1945).

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781841766751
  • Publisher: Osprey Publishing, Limited
  • Publication date: 6/15/2003
  • Series: Warrior Series
  • Pages: 64
  • Sales rank: 530,093
  • Product dimensions: 7.25 (w) x 9.75 (h) x 0.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Velimir Vuksic is a talented and experienced military illustrator and writer, whose published work covers a wide variety of periods, conflicts and armies. He has worked for numerous magazines over the years, including Military Illustrated. Velimir has also worked at the Belgrade Military Museum, gaining him full access to the archives there. A native of Croatia, Velimir has served in the armed forces, as a paratrooper.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 4, 2012

    Very informative and gives a good feel of the subject.

    Very informative and gives a good feel of the subject.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 10, 2004

    Biased

    I found this book worthy of the bin as many truths were hidden or simply not used to explain further.

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