Hitler's Terror Weapons: The Price of Vengeance

Hitler's Terror Weapons: The Price of Vengeance

by Roy Irons, Richard Overy

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ISBN-13: 9780007555840
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 12/19/2013
Sold by: HarperCollins Publishers
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 748,496
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Richard Overy is a leading authority in the field of modern history. He is Professor of Modern History at Exeter University, and is the general editor for the highly-acclaimed Times History of the World series of books.

Table of Contents

Foreword6
Preface9
Part I.Development and Dreams
1.The Seeds of Vengeance12
2.The Weapons of Vengeance23
Part II.Raids and Revenge
3.The Renewal of War35
4.Promise from Peenmuende49
Part III.Fear and Intelligence
5.The Doom of London68
6.Terror, Strategy and a Poison Cloud82
Part IV.Impact and Reality
7.Countdown103
8.The Robot Bombardment114
9.Attack from Airless Space--The Final Preparations120
10.The Rocket's Red Glare124
11.Terror and Morale128
12.Belgium the Brave139
13.Shooting the Rocket Down151
Part V.Evaluation and Hindsight
14.Hitler's War and the Terror Weapons156
15.Germany's War and the Terror Weapons163
16.Conclusion180
Appendices
1.The Paths of Vengeance187
2.'The Hubertus Train, the live whip of the German Armament Industry'192
3.Statistics194
4.Four Allied Analyses of the Flying Bomb196
Selected Bibliography207
Index213

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