Hitler Strikes North: The Nazi Invasion of Norway & Denmark, April 9, 1940

Hitler Strikes North: The Nazi Invasion of Norway & Denmark, April 9, 1940

by Jack Greene, A. Massignani

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781848326613
Publisher: Pen & Sword Books Limited
Publication date: 03/19/2013
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

List of Maps and Illustrations vii

Introduction ix

1 The Setting 1

2 Iron Ore and Casus Belli 8

3 Rivals 21

4 Norwegian Defence Preparations 30

5 Nazi Planning 47

6 Opening Moves and Painful Collisions 69

7 The Fall of Denmark 89

8 The Seizure of Oslo 108

9 Littoral Operations in Action 143

10 Narvik 172

11 The Aftermath: Allied Reactions and German Exploitation 192

12 A Tale of When Deterrence Failed 237

Chronology Leading Up to War 250

Appendix 1 Order of Battle - Denmark 257

Appendix 2 Order of Battle - Germany 260

Glossary of Terms and Table of Ranks 267

Notes 271

Bibliography 311

Index 321

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