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Postby harry palmer on 31 May 2007 13:20

From 1948 to 1951, "An Cosantoir", the Irish military journal, published an exclusive series of first hand accounts by German generals, as explained in this 1983 article.
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Postby harry palmer on 31 May 2007 13:21

"The German Connection."
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Postby harry palmer on 31 May 2007 13:23

I think I have a good chance of locating most of these articles, and I'll attach them in due course.
If anyone needs a specific article, let me know and I'll see what I can do.
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Postby Baltasar on 31 May 2007 13:29

I'm really looking forward to those :) Thanks for the effort!
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Postby Andreas on 01 Jun 2007 09:21

Thanks a lot to Harry for his superb effort in sharing these articles.

The following articles have been split out into their own threads:

Operation Sealion by Günter Blumentritt

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Battle of North-West Germany by Günter Blumentritt

viewtopic.php?t=121588

Battle on the Arctic Circle by General Dittmar

viewtopic.php?t=121585

Reflections on the Cassino Battles by Frido v. Senger und Etterlin

viewtopic.php?t=121587

War of Movement on the Eastern Front by Kurt von Tippelskirch

viewtopic.php?t=121668

Who defeated the German U-Boats by Kapitänleutnant Herman Rasch

viewtopic.php?t=121672

V2 Development Problems in 1944/45 by Colonel 'X'

viewtopic.php?t=121772

German Morale 1939 - 1945 by Hasso von Manteuffel

viewtopic.php?t=121770

Arnhem from the other Side
by Kurt Student

viewtopic.php?t=121769

Germans cross the Don
by H. Selle (Chef der Pioniere 6. Armee 1942)

viewtopic.php?t=121771

The Moscow Offensive - Part I & II by Heinz Guderian

viewtopic.php?t=122170

Three articles and a letter to the editor have been merged into one thread: Normandy - The Ruge/von Schweppenburg Debate by Vice-Admiral Ruge and General Geyr von Schweppenburg

viewtopic.php?t=124240

The Red Navy at War by Vice-Admiral Kluge

viewtopic.php?t=124564

A modern Anabasis - Advance into the Caucasus Part I & II by Geyr von Schweppenburg

viewtopic.php?t=124655

The Recollections of Marshal Mannerheim by General Waldemar Erfurth

viewtopic.php?t=127214

Assault from the Air - Crete 1941 by Generalmajor (then Captain) Gericke

viewtopic.php?t=127775

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Postby Andreas on 17 Jul 2007 20:41

Thanks a lot for continuing to post these Harry. It is very much appreciated by all of us on the forum staff.

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Postby Habu on 17 Jul 2007 22:17

Harry, this is fantastic stuff! Thanks for posting it!

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Postby Andreas on 21 Sep 2007 16:39

Thanks to Harry for continuing to add to this collection!

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