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Denmark and Norway, 1940 : Hitler's boldest operation

Author: Doug Dildy
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Osprey Pub., 2007.
Series: Campaign, 183.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"On 9 April 1940, German forces invaded Denmark, and then Norway, in an attempt to secure the vital mineral resources of Scandinavia for their war industry. This assault, Operation Weserübung, represents the first joint air-land-and-sea campaign in the history of warfare, and was the only such campaign planned, launched, and completed by the three services of the Wehrmacht. It also included the use of the rarest of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Doug Dildy
ISBN: 9781846031175 1846031176
OCLC Number: 77013121
Description: 96 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Origins of the campaign --
Chronology --
Opposing plans: The German plan ; The Allies' counterplan --
Opposing commanders: The Germans ; The Neutrals ; The Allies --
Opposing forces: German forces assigned ; Danish armed forces ; Norwegian armed forces ; Allied expeditionary forces --
Orders of battle: German forces ; Danish forces ; Norwegian forces ; Allied expeditionary forces --
The campaign: Opening moves ; Wesertag in Denmark ; Landings in Norway ; The Royal Navy responds ; The Allies arrive ; The Luftwaffe rules the air ... and the waves ; Trapped at Narvik ; The final act --
Operation Juno --
The aftermath --
The battlefield today.
Series Title: Campaign, 183.
Responsibility: Douglas C. Dildy ; illustrated by John White.
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On 9 April 1940, German forces invaded Denmark, and then Norway, in an attempt to secure the vital mineral resources of Scandinavia for their war industry. This book describes the events of this  Read more...

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