Secret Weapons of World War II by William B. Breuer

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In Secret Weapons of World War II, first-class historian, William Breuer, Secret Weapons of World War II book the clandestine battles that occurred between the brilliant scientists and codebreakers of the Allies and the Axis powers.

Here are the extraordinary tales behind the ingenious weapons and technological wizardry that determined the outcome of the war. From radar, huff-duff (high Cited by: 2.

Secret Weapons of World War II records all of the Department’s developments through the course of the conflict, both successful and not, and is written with humor and insight. “Their story has the fascination of the unexpected, in a British well-played spirit.” Kirkus Reviews/5(97).

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Though many blueprints of German secret weapons developed toward the end of World War II never made it further than the drawing board, some did indeed advance to the prototype and testing stages. Some—such as the half-track motorcycle, one-man torpedo, and rocketpropelled tanks—came to play an effective role in the field of battle.

German Secret Weapons of the Second World War draws comparisons between similar Allied projects and narrates the deeper purpose behind many of these projects.

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The Secret War was a seven-part television series that was produced by the BBC in conjunction with the Imperial War Museum (IWM) that documented numerous key secret technical developments during World War II. It first aired during and was presented by William Woollard, drawing on the first-hand recollections of participants from both principal.

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Powerful illustrations and a unique new narrative make this an incomparable illustrated history of the secret weapons that changed the course of World War II. The book's basic structure is chronological, charting the race in technology between the Allied and Axis powers, with examples of their use in battle, along with those that remained experimental or.

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Ian V. Hogg has provided a comprehensive, highly detailed study of the V-weapons, as well as the rest of Nazi Germany’s secret weapon program, in German Secret Weapons of the Second World War (Stackpole Books, Mechanicsburg, Pa.,$).Author: Historynet Staff.

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and a great selection of related books. This book is a good reference guide for the subject of secret weapons, prototypes, rare weapons and aircraft produced by Germany both before and during World War II. It is not an A-Z dictionary but one that explores this lesser known area of the German "war machine" in chronological order; beginning with "The Kaiser's Panzers" of /5(6).

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In recent years David has contributed articles and book reviews to the BBC History /5(7). "In my opinion this is the real secret weapon of World War II," said Ralph B.

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Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order (1-to-Z). Flag images indicative of country of origin and not. Broken down by weapon types, the book includes exhaustive reference tables, diagrams, colorful maps and charts, presenting all the core data in easy-to-follow formats.

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