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The Resource Behind Soviet Lines : Hitler's Brandenburgers Capture the Maikop Oilfields 1942, David R. Higgins

Behind Soviet Lines : Hitler's Brandenburgers Capture the Maikop Oilfields 1942, David R. Higgins

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Behind Soviet Lines : Hitler's Brandenburgers Capture the Maikop Oilfields 1942
Title
Behind Soviet Lines
Title remainder
Hitler's Brandenburgers Capture the Maikop Oilfields 1942
Statement of responsibility
David R. Higgins
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Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In the summer of 1942, following the invasion of Russia the previous year, Hitler's 'Brandenburger' commando units undertook a daring operation deep inside Soviet-held territory. Disguised as members of Stalin's NKVD, the secret police dreaded by most Soviet citizens and soldiers, the Brandenburgers passed unsuspected past the Red Army's checkpoints, before launching their surprise operation to seize the vital Soviet oil facilities around Maikop - delivering them intact into Nazi hands. Featuring specially commissioned full-colour artwork, this expert assessment of the Maikop operation casts
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BTCTA
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Higgins, David R
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • photographs
Index
index present
LC call number
D757.66
LC item number
.H544 2014
Literary form
non fiction
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Shumate, Johnny
Series statement
Raid
Series volume
v.47
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  • Hitler, Adolf
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
Label
Behind Soviet Lines : Hitler's Brandenburgers Capture the Maikop Oilfields 1942, David R. Higgins
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 78-79) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction; Origins; Germany's special forces; World War II and the Brandenburgers; Initial Strategy; Operation Barbarossa; The Eastern Front in 1942; Operation Blau; The Plan; The war for oil; Technical challenges; Brandenburgers in Barbarossa; An unconventional plan; Training for the mission; Operating behind the lines; The Brandenburgers' opponents; The Raid; The Caucasus campaign; The battle for Rostov-on-Don; Hitler intervenes; The Brandenburgers seize Bataisk Bridge; Beyond the Don River; 'Not a single step back!'
Control code
ocn869771243
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
80 pages
Isbn
9781782005995
Lccn
2014498253
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, and photographs
System control number
(OCoLC)869771243
Label
Behind Soviet Lines : Hitler's Brandenburgers Capture the Maikop Oilfields 1942, David R. Higgins
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 78-79) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction; Origins; Germany's special forces; World War II and the Brandenburgers; Initial Strategy; Operation Barbarossa; The Eastern Front in 1942; Operation Blau; The Plan; The war for oil; Technical challenges; Brandenburgers in Barbarossa; An unconventional plan; Training for the mission; Operating behind the lines; The Brandenburgers' opponents; The Raid; The Caucasus campaign; The battle for Rostov-on-Don; Hitler intervenes; The Brandenburgers seize Bataisk Bridge; Beyond the Don River; 'Not a single step back!'
Control code
ocn869771243
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
80 pages
Isbn
9781782005995
Lccn
2014498253
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, and photographs
System control number
(OCoLC)869771243

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